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Ludwik & Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize Award 2017: Call for nominations

Nomination forms are now available for the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize Award. The deadline for nomination submissions is 4 pm, Friday, January 20, 2017.

Submissions are to be sent to the attention of Rosalyn Figov, Director, Operations & Finance, Office of the Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity.

Information on application procedures and selection criteria is available on the Alumni website. Should you have any questions about the award, or the submission process, please contact your HR Divisional Office. Please note that support in preparing nominations is available to Division heads.


Who is eligible?


University of Toronto faculty, staff and students are eligible.


About the Prize


The Ludwik and Estelle (Stella) Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize was established in 1995 in memory of two Polish educators who risked their lives during the Holocaust to save others.

The award is presented to a faculty, staff or student member of the University who has made a positive and lasting contribution in one or more of these areas:

  • Education and action against discrimination;
  • Supporting the University’s mission to realize an exemplary degree of equity and diversity; and,
  • Extending our knowledge as a consequence of our diversity.

The award recipient will receive a prize of up to $1,500 and will be honoured at the Awards of Excellence ceremony held in the spring of 2017.