American University of Sharjah

Student Recognition

Student Recognition

Student Recognition

We place great emphasis on appreciating student contributions to extracurricular activities.

Student contributions and achievements are acknowledged through various scholarship and recognition programs offered by the Office of Student Affairs.

Athletic Scholarship
Athletic Scholarships are awarded to AUS varsity players who demonstrate athletic excellence and outstanding sports qualities. The scholarships consist of a 50 percent tuition remission and are granted on a renewable semester basis. The athletic scholarship program aims to encourage, improve and develop sports at the university. It also aims to support student-athletes who have limited financial resources.

Active Student Scholarship
Active Student Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who have excelled in extracurricular activities and whose efforts have yielded exceptional results. The scholarships consist of up to 50 percent tuition remission and are granted on a renewable semester basis. The scholarship program aims to further encourage and support students who have served the community and the university. It also aspires to support students who have limited financial resources and who demonstrate excellent leadership skills.

Student Employee of the Year Award
This award aims to recognize outstanding student employees for their distinguished contributions to the university. Every year, one student is recognized with the Student Employee of the Year Award with five students receiving honorary mentions. The Office of Student Affairs awards the winner of the Student Employee of the Year Award with a shield and a certificate endorsed by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and his/her photograph is displayed on the Student Employment website and on the notice board of his/her employer's work area.

Most Outstanding Athlete Award
The most outstanding athletes are honored for their contributions to AUS sports team/programs, especially those who exhibit noteworthy leadership qualities. The awardees receive an AED 5,000 tuition remission for the following academic year.

Most Outstanding Active Student Award
This award goes to students who have exceeded expectations through hard work, dedication, leadership and professionalism and have provided extraordinary support to clubs/organizations during various events. The awardees receive an AED 5,000 tuition remission for the following academic year.

Most Outstanding Community Services Volunteer Award
Students are selected for this award based on their exemplary record of serving humanity and in making a difference in the life of the underprivileged. The awardees receive an AED 5,000 tuition remission for the following academic year.

Most Outstanding Student Leader Award
Students selected for this award have made significant contributions and exhibited leadership at AUS and the community in general. They have exceeded expectations with their hard work and dedication during various events/projects. The awardees receive an AED 5,000 tuition remission for the current academic year.

Athletics Award
Team members are honored for their contribution, hard work and achievement in various sporting events/programs.

Activities Award
Club members are recognized for providing extraordinary support in the planning and implementation of clubs/organizations activities during the previous academic year.

Community Service Award
This award honors students who have made significant contributions to Community Services in general through impartial outstanding volunteerism and community outreach programs. Recipients must be in good academic standing with the university.

Student Leadership Award
Active members of the Student Leadership Program are honored with this award for their achievements and contributions toward the university's leadership program.

Student Council Award
This award is given to the board members of the Student Council for their effort and service in supporting AUS students in different tasks or events.

Global Day Award
Students are recognized for their active participation, dedication, time and effort, energy and enthusiasm in planning and implementing Global Day.

Global Day Best Corner Award
This award goes to the three corners that best reflect the cultural and traditional concepts of the represented country through performances. They are recognized for their level of planning, hard work, effort and contributions.

Global Day Best Performance Award
This award goes to the three performances that best exhibit traditions of the represented culture. They are recognized for their level of planning, teamwork, effort and contribution.

Global Day Creative Idea Award (Pavilion)
Awarded to the cultural club with the most innovative and creative idea for their pavilion on Global Day.

Global Day Creative Idea Award (Performance)
Awarded to the cultural club with the most innovative and creative idea for their cultural performance on Global Day.

Teamwork Award (Pavilion)
Awarded to the cultural club which has shown teamwork in building and presenting its Global Day pavilion.

Teamwork Award (Performance)
Awarded to the cultural club which has shown teamwork during rehearsals and in their actual cultural performance on Global Day.