The Lewis Perinbam Award

The Lewis Perinbam Award is awarded to Canadians dedicated to improving people's lives across the globe. The award recognizes significant volunteer efforts that: improve people’s lives in the developing world; engage and inspire Canadians to undertake volunteer action; and offer new ways of thinking about and/or addressing development challenges. The award is presented at the International Forum Awards Soirée

Local Committee of the Year Award

The WUSC Local Committee of the Year Award is awarded by the WUSC Board of Directors to recognize the recent contribution of a student or group of students who have demonstrated commitment to international development. This award is presented at the International Forum Awards Soirée.

WUSC Campus Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 WUSC Campus Awards! Three WUSC Campus Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding WUSC Local Committees across the country. Local Committees are invited to submit their nomination for one or more of the award categories.


Event of the Year: For a Local Committee (LC) event (or series of events) that distinguished itself through its scope, ingenuity and substantial contribution to WUSC’s public education advocacy efforts.

Outstanding Contribution to the SRP: For an LC that has demonstrated strong and consistent commitment to the Student Refugee Program and the relevant SRP students.

Committee on the Rise: For a new (or recently revived) LC with outstanding achievement in increasing their presence.

Nominations will be accepted until Sunday Jan. 8th 2017. Please follow the instructions in the Nomination Form.

These awards are presented during WUSC's International Forum held in January.