2018 Australian Sikh Award Nomination

Please see criteria below Nomination Form

VSA COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

VSA APPRECIATES THE FACT THAT COMMUNITY SERVICE IS A THANKLESS SERVICE AND THE UNSUNG HEROES HAVE TO BE RECOGNIZED AND GIVEN DUE ACCOLADES. THIS AWARD IS SPONSORED BY THE FAMILY’S OF SURINDER GURDIAL AND KERPAL MARNE.

THIS AWARD IS PRESENTED TO SOMEONE:

  1. WHO HAS SERVED THE COMMUNITY WITH PASSION, DEDICATION, ENERGY AND HUMILITY.
  2. THEY SHOULD HAVE SERVED FOR AT LEAST A DECADE IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY; OR
  3. COME STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FROM MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY.

THE RECIPIENT

  1. MUST BE A SIKH, HAVE AT LEAST 1 PARENT WHO IS A SIKH OR 1 GRANDPARENT OR IS SIKH.
  2. MUST BE RESIDENT IN VICTORIA OR WAS BORN IN VICTORIA
  3. THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE WILL EXERCISE DISCRETION IF POINT 2 IS NOT MET.

THE AWARD COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE FROM THE VICTORIAN SIKH ASSOCIATION AND A $500 CASH AWARD.

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VSA SPORTS EXCELLENCE AWARD

VSA WAS BUILT ON SPORTING ACTIVITIES AND OUR STRONGEST ADVOCATE IN THIS AREA WAS THE LATE BALBIR SINGH CHAIL, OUR FIRST LEGEND. IN HIS HONOUR, THE VSA IN CONJUNCTION WITH BALBIRS FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO RECOGNISE AND REWARD YOUTH’S WHO HAVE EXCELLED IN SPORT.

THIS AWARD IS PRESENTED TO SOMEONE:

  1. WHO HAS PLAYED SPORT AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL; REPRESENTING AUSTRALIA INTERNATIONALLY, THE STATE OF VICTORIA NATIONALLY OR AT STATE LEVEL
    CHAMPIONSHIPS.
  2. THEY HAVE TO BE PROMISING SPORTS PEOPLE WHO HAVE A PASSION NOT ONLY TO SUCCEED BUT TO HELP OTHERS ACHIEVE GREATER HEIGHTS.

THE RECIPIENT

  1. MUST BE A SIKH, HAVE AT LEAST 1 PARENT WHO IS A SIKH OR 1 GRANDPARENT OR IS SIKH.
  2. MUST BE RESIDENT IN VICTORIA OR WAS BORN IN VICTORIA
  3. THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE WILL EXERCISE DISCRETION IF POINT 2 IS NOT MET.

THE AWARD COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE FROM THE VICTORIAN SIKH ASSOCIATION AND A $500 CASH AWARD SPONSORED BY THE LATE BALBIR SINGH CHAILS FAMILY.

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VSA EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARD

VSA RECOGNIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION. THIS AWARD IS SPECIALLY DEDICATED TO SIKH YOUTHS WHO ARE COMMMITTED TO SUCCESS AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN COMPLETING THEIR FINAL YEAR OF SCHOOLING. THIS AWARD IS SPONSORED BY THE FAMILY OF SANTOKH SINGH S/O RAM SINGH

THIS AWARD IS PRESENTED TO SOMEONE:

  1. WITH A HIGH ATAR SCORE IN THE VCE EXAMINATIONS, PREFERABLY IN THEIR 90’S.
  2. WHO HAS SHOWN ALL ROUND PARTICIPATION IN CO CURRICULAR OR SPORTS ACTIVITIES POINT 2 IS TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION IF THE COMPETITION IS PARTICULARLY CLOSE.

THE RECIPIENT:

  1. MUST BE A SIKH, HAVE AT LEAST 1 PARENT WHO IS A SIKH OR 1 GRANDPARENT OR IS SIKH.
  2. MUST BE RESIDENT IN VICTORIA OR WAS BORN IN VICTORIA
  3. THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE WILL EXERCISE DISCRETION IF POINT 2 IS NOT MET.

THE AWARD COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE FROM THE VICTORIAN SIKH ASSOCIATION AND A $500 CASH AWARD.

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VSA BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD

THIS AWARD IS SPONSORED BY BOB UPPALL TO COMEMORATE HIS LATE FATHER, MR GS UPPAL WHO WAS A PATRON OF THE VSA. ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS A TRAIT THAT IS VERY EVIDENT IN THE SIKH COMMUNITY AND THE VSA TOGETHER WITH THE UPPAL FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO RECOGNISE SIKHS THAT HAVE DONE WELL IN BUSINESS.

THIS AWARD IS PRESENTED TO SOMEONE:

  1. WHO IS AN ENTREPREUNEUR AND HAS GROWN THEIR BUSINESS CONSISTENTLY OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS.
  2. WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED MORALLY ACCEPTED BEHAVIOR WHILST ACHIEVEING BUSINESS GROWTH

THE RECIPIENT

  1. MUST BE A SIKH, HAVE AT LEAST 1 PARENT WHO IS A SIKH OR 1 GRANDPARENT OR IS SIKH.
  2. MUST BE RESIDENT IN VICTORIA OR WAS BORN IN VICTORIA
  3. THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE WILL EXERCISE DISCRETION IF POINT 2 IS NOT MET.

THE AWARD COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE FROM THE VICTORIAN SIKH ASSOCIATION AND A $500 CASH AWARD SPONSORED BY BOB UPPAL.