The VSA Awards was created in 2010 to showcase and celebrate the accomplishments of the Vietnamese student organizations across North America. Now entering its ninth year, the VSA Awards is now an official component of our gala as part of the annual UNAVSA leadership conference. We at UNAVSA strongly believe that “Excellence has its Rewards.”

Important Dates

May 13 – Nomination window opens
June 3 – Nominations window closes
June 10 – All nominations finalized and uploaded for review
July 27 – VSA Awards ceremony in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Conference Awards Ceremony

The 2019 VSA Awards will be presented at the 16th Annual UNAVSA Leadership Conference’s gala event in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, July 27. For more information on how to attend the UNAVSA-16 awards gala, visit

The categories for this year are:

Most Outstanding VSA of the Year ($75 prize)
Most Outstanding VSA Member of the Year ($75 prize)
Most Outstanding Performance ($75 prize)
Most Outstanding Cultural Program ($75 prize)
Most Outstanding Philanthropic Program ($75 price)
Most Outstanding Multimedia Production ($75 prize)
Most Outstanding Educational Program ($75 prize)


The Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations (UNAVSA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, community-based organization. UNAVSA is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of leaders who will serve as stewards of the Vietnamese community.