CoLab4Good Award for Service to Society

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The CoLab4Good Award for Service to Society is an Award that recognises student initiatives which have made significant contributions to either the community, or the environment in the preceding year.

​Award recipients will receive the following:

  • Certificate
  • Cash award of $2,000
  • Grant of $3,000 to be used for future initiatives related to the areas in which they have been awarded


To be eligible for this Award, the nominated student initiative must belong to student organisations that come under the purview of the Student Affairs Office. Student organisations that have faced disciplinary actions in the last two years will not be eligible to receive the Award.

Student initiatives nominated for the Award must have taken place in the preceding year, i.e. August 2018 to August 2019. ​

Nomination Process

All nominations are now closed.

Click here to download the Form and here to read about some frequently asked questions.


Nomination Period18 June – 19 August 2019
​Pitch Session
​30 August 2019
Final Review Period
September 2019
Award Ceremony 20 September 2019

Nomination requires the endorsement by the respective President of the student organisation AND a Nominator, who can be a staff, faculty member or student leader of a different student organisation. Late submissions will not be entertained and all received Forms will be treated as final and cannot be amended.

Self-nominations are not allowed.

Award Evaluation

Nominations will be evaluated by a panel consisting of at least two staff/faculty members and one immediate past student leader.

Service to society may be evidenced by, but is not restricted to, such accomplishments as:

  • A specific programme or project with demonstrable social impact.
  • Creation of special opportunities that advance inclusivity and diversity.
  • Garnering the interest and involvement of the general public.​

Further questions about eligibility and nomination process should be directed to​

Read more about our past winners:

Student organisations may also consider to apply for the Mr and Mrs Kwok Chin Yan Award for Student Initiative, that recognises student initiatives which have made significant contributions towards enhancement of student life, the improvement of campus environment or the betterment of the larger community. Click here to read more.

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