3M Student Fellowship Award

3M winner
Sarah Khan, Biochemistry, 2017 3M Award Winner

The 3M National Student Fellowship honours up to ten full-time undergraduate and graduate university students at Canadian institutions who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their university. These students embrace a vision of quality education that enhances their academic experience and beyond.

Nature of Award

Award recipients receive $5,000, to be spent at their discretion, and are invited to join other award winners at the annual conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), where they will also participate in a 3M National Student Fellowship Program retreat. Awardees will receive a contribution towards their cost of travel to and accommodation during the conference. While at the conference, they will have the opportunity to develop a cross-Canadian collaborative project with other award winners with the goal of enhancing teaching and learning at the post-secondary level.


  • Undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time in a post-secondary Canadian institution.
  • Have completed at least one full semester of study at the time of nomination.
  • Have not previously received a 3M student fellowship.
  • Please see Frequently Asked Questions
For further information please visit the STLHE website.

Internal UVic Deadline for Nominations: Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:30 PM to awardfac@uvic.ca

STLHE Deadline for Nominations: January 31, 2018, 5:00 PM Eastern

For more information: 3M National Student Fellowship

3M Student Fellowship Call For Nominations

3M Student Fellowship Application Procedure for UVic Internal Deadline

Leadership Information PowerPoint

Potential Candidate Worksheet

3M Student Fellowship Blank Rubric

2017 - Sarah Khan, 4th year Biochemistry. Please see The Ring article and video for Sarah's story.

2016 - Paul Kim, 3rd year Biochemistry. Please see the media release article for Paul's story.

2015 - Navarana Smith, 3rd year Biology/Environmental Studies. Please see The Ring article for Navi’s story.

2014 - Tye Landels, 3rd year English. Please see The Ring article for Tye's story.