Merit Awards for Sport are annually awarded to top achievers at club Annual General Meetings or Prize Giving functions. These awards are in the form of official NMMU Merit Certificates.
The process of awarding merit certificates must be concluded before the annual Achievers’ Dinner
All nominations for NMMU Merit Awards are for the year beginning on 1 September and ending on 30 August.
Merit Awards for Sport are awarded to bona fide NMMU students who meet the minimum criteria required for the awards
Students will qualify for maximum of five sport merit awards while studying at the NMMU.
NMMU Merit Awards for Sport may be awarded to the following categories of recipients:
Nominations for NMMU Merit Awards for Sport must be in writing and submitted electronically according to the requested format. The nominations must also be accompanied by a copy of the minutes of the sport club meeting where the nominations were approved by the executive committee, as well as a verification letter from the provincial body confirming the national and provincial representation. All nominations must be submitted to the relevant Sport Bureau controlling officer by close of work on the first Friday of September each year. It is crucial to submit information regarding the highest achievement of the nominee, for example, South African team, South African age group team, SASSU team and/or Provincial A.
The members of the NMMU Sport Committee must approve all sport merit awards nominations received, before it is submitted to the Co-Curricular Awards Committee for final ratification.
The NMMU Sport Committee may call a meeting with the Sport Manager and Chairperson of any club to discuss or get further clarity regarding any nomination submitted.
Candidates must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for the awarding of NMMU Merit Awards for sport:
Any student/registered member who has been found guilty by the disciplinary committee of the NMMU/or is still under investigation may not be nominated for any award.
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