OURA Innovation Award
This award program 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.
One innovation award will be available every second year, or at the discretion of the OURA Executive, and is valued at $5,000 to be given to fund a student scholarship at the winning 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.