Each academic year, the Governor General’s Gold Medal is awarded to the graduate student with the highest academic standing overall and a Medal of Merit is awarded to the student in each graduate program with the highest academic standing in that program.
From the list of students graduating in the Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 Convocation:
- Each Graduate Program Committee will recommend to the Medal Committee the recipient of that program’s Medal of Merit and;
- The Medal Committee (Graduate Council Executive) will select the recipient of the Governor General’s Gold Medal from the pool of successful Medal of Merit recipients.
Medal recipients are selected using the
The School of Graduate Studies or appropriate Faculty will pull for the following information from the system to complete the application:
- CV ;
- Transcripts ;
- Abstract ;
- Thesis/research or project report.
Deadlines to Submit Nominations
It is the Supervisor’s responsibility to ensure that documentation (above) required for a nomination for the Medal of Merit and/or the Governor General’s Gold Medal is provided to the respective Graduate Program office by the respective deadline.
|Program||Internal Deadline||Submit to:|
|Master of Arts||April 22, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Master of Fine Arts||April 22, 2019 email@example.com|
|Master of Music||April 22, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Master of Nursing||April 22, 2019 email@example.com|
|Master of Science||April 22, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Doctor of Philosophy||April 22, 2019 email@example.com|
|Master of Science (Management)||April 22, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Master of Education||April 15, 2019 email@example.com|
|Master of Counselling||April 15, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org|