OURA 2019 – Innovation Award
This biannual award is designed to recognize, reward and share university achievements in improving the quality of, and reducing the cost of, academic administration in the following areas: admissions, registration, examinations, scheduling, transcripts, systems, records, calendars, scholarships and awards, secondary school liaison, and other activities or undertakings that may be deemed appropriate by OURA.
This award is $5,000 towards awards and scholarships at the recipient’s institution.
The following information is requested:
– A brief summary of the project and the intended outcome.
– Presentation of how the project demonstrates each of the following five categories, Portability; Originality; Quality Impact, Productivity Impact; and Involvement.
– Clear documentation of how the project is being implemented and, where applicable, clear evidence of the outcomes that reflect at least 12 months of measurable results are also required.