ASUS prides itself on a history of leadership excellence. As such, we recognize the excellence of Arts and Science students, both in and out of the classroom. Applications for these awards will be posted as they are made available.

W.J. Barnes Teaching Award 

The W. J. Barnes Teaching Excellence Award of the Arts & Science Undergraduate Society is considered the highest tribute the Society can pay to an individual for teaching excellence. The Award is presented to deserving members of the Faculty of Arts & Science who have made a significant contribution to teaching.

ASUS Scholarship

The ASUS Scholarship is the highest tribute the Society can pay to a graduating student for academic achievement and extracurricular involvement. The scholarship is awarded annually to up to four, full-time undergraduate students.

Mark R. Wilson Award

The Mark R. Wilson Award is the highest tribute the Society can pay to a student for valuable and distinguished service to the University in non-athletic, extracurricular activities. This award may recognize exceptional service in a single area or contributions over a wide range of activities.


If you are looking to improve your academic experience or have a great idea, we can help you out. There are four grants available in both the Fall and Winter semesters for students and committees. Grant applications for the fall semester are now closed. Grants for the winter semester will open on February 10th, 2017. 

ASUS Committee Grant

The ASUS Committee Grant is open to groups or committees within ASUS that intend to benefit the Society and/or its membership.

Sibling Society Grant

The Sibling Society Grant shall be open to undergraduate groups or clubs within COMPSA and CESA that intend to benefit the membership of their respective societies.

Student Initiative Grant

The Student Initiative Grant is open to undergraduate students within ASUS seeking to positively affect their university experience or education.

Student Research Grant

The Student Research Grant is open to undergraduate students within ASUS seeking funding for an academic research project/position.