These awards recognize significant contributions to public education by non-members and to support student achievement. Further information and, if applicable, application forms, can be accessed on each individual page.
- Lamp of Learning
The Lamp of Learning Award, a silver replica of the symbolic educational lamp, is presented each spring to a non-member resident of Ontario who has made an outstanding contribution to public education in the province.
- Student Achievement Awards in honour of Marion Drysdale
The Student Achievement is a writing and creative arts competition which is open to all public secondary school students in Ontario. The competition is meant to encourage the intellectual development of our students and an interest in society.
- OSSTF/FEESO Faculty of Education Award
The OSSTF/FEESO Faculty of Education Award, valued at $1,000 annually, shall be awarded to one graduating Intermediate/Senior or Technological Education Teacher Candidate at each English-language publicly assisted Ontario faculty of education who applies for the award and who in the opinion of the OSSTF/FEESO Provincial Executive has shown a clear understanding and empathy for the values of unionism, is attempting to secure a job with a public secondary board, and best exemplifies the criteria.