Introduction

The Academic-Excellent Award (AEA) is the highest academic honor granted by the National Union of Ghana Students China (NUGS-China). This award was established in the year 2020 to reward members who have been diligent in their studies with respect to coursework and research. The NUGS-China AEA award is grouped under: Language Category, Medical Student Category, Bachelor Category, Masters Category, and PhD Category.

Award Categories

Main Categories

  1. Bachelors Category
  2. Masters Category
  3. PhD Category
  4. Outstanding Medical Student
  5. Outstanding Language Student

Special Categories

  1. Most Cited Paper
  2. Outstanding Female Researcher (Publication-Based)
  3. Most Promising Female Researcher
  4. Female Personality Award (Voting by members based on works, support to the union,
    participation, etc.)
  5. Male Personality Award (Voting by members based on works, support to the union, participation, etc.)

All applicants are required to apply for Main Categories only. Qualified candidates will be automatically considered for the special award categories

Requirement

BACHELOR CATEGORY

Given the general conditions for obtaining a Bachelor Degree or certificate here in China, the following considerations or requirements will suffice for members who are pursuing various Bachelor Degree programs:

  1. Academic transcripts (official)
  2. Good Standing (Active Participation & Full Dues Payment)
  3. Publication (Scientific published articles or books in which the applicant is either the first
    author, second author, or corresponding author would be considered)
  4. Patent or copyright
  5. Any other relevant academic document
  6. Marks allocation: 90% from transcript and 10% from publication or any patent

MASTERS CATEGORY

The following conditions will suffice in the determination of deserving awardees under this category:

  1. Academic transcripts (official)
  2. Good Standing (Active Participation & Full Dues Payment)
  3. Scientific publication in which the member (nominee) is either the first author, second
    author, or corresponding author would be considered.
  4. Patent or any recognized projects
  5. Any other relevant documents
  6. Marks allocation: 80% from transcript and 20% from publication or any patent

PHD CATEGORY

The sub-committee acknowledges the fact that, even though many universities in China require
their PhD candidates to meet certain scientific and research publication requirements, it is the view of the committee that other universities have multi requirements for their PHD candidates (ie Taught Courses and publications). For this reason, the committee recommends that the following requirements for the determination of qualified award winners should suffice:

  1. Academic transcripts (official)
  2. Good Standing (Active Participation & Full Dues Payment) )
  3. Scientific publication in which the member (nominee) is either the first author, second
    author, or corresponding author would be considered.
  4. Patent or any recognized projects
  5. Any other relevant documents
  6. Marks allocation: 40% from transcript and 60% from publication or any patent

OUTSTANDING LANGUAGE STUDENT

Outstanding Language Student Award will be given to the language student applicant with the highest GPA and publications if any. Additional scores will be awarded to an applicant who submits other academic certificates. Other requirements needed for this category are:

  1. Academic transcripts (official)
  2. Good Standing (Active Participation & Full Dues Payment)
  3. Scientific publication in which the member (nominee) is either the first author, second author, or corresponding author would be considered.
  4. Any other relevant documents

OUTSTANDING MEDICAL STUDENT

Outstanding Medical Student Award will be given to the medical student applicant with the highest GPA, publication, or any other academic-related documents.

  1. Academic transcripts (official)
  2. Good Standing (Active Participation & Full Dues Payment)
  3. Publication (Scientific published articles or books in which the applicant is either the first author, second author, or corresponding author would be considered)
  4. Any other relevant academic document


REGULATION

  • I. Outstanding Researcher Award will be given to the applicant with the highest score for publication. (Only articles will be considered in this category)
  • II. All academic transcript MUST be officially certified by the issuing authority international office of the nominee’s respective school
  • III. Only papers published articles from June 2020 to May 2021 will be included in the calculation

V. Scores for Article Publications

Application Timelines

7th June – 18th JuneAccepting of Awards Application
18th June – 24th JuneVerification of Documents and Score Calculation
24th June – 28th JuneConfirmation of Scores by applicants
30th JunePublication Results

Application Procedure

  1. Download and fill the Statement Form (NUGS-China AEA Statement Form ). Can be found above.
  2. Download and fill the Paper Collection Form if you have any publication ( NUGS-China Paper Collection form ). Can be found above .
  3. Prepare any other relevant documents in one file (to be uploaded).
  4. Proceed to the online application form below, complete the form and upload the relevant document file and other forms completed.
  5. Submit your application and receive a success email.

Award Application