From the list of students graduating in the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 Convocation:
- Each Graduate Program Committee will recommend to the Medal Committee the recipient of that program’s Medal of Merit;
- The Medal Committee (Graduate Council Executive) will make the final selection for any Medal of Merit where there are nominations from multiple Graduate Program Committees;
- 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 Confidential Appraisal Form along with a letter of reference that highlights the student's various strengths and accomplishments, provided by each of the Supervisor(s), the Supervisory Committee Members, and/or other Faculty Members, and the External Examiner (each reference letter requires the form). It is necessary for the supervisor to provide an up to date CV and student contact information. All documents are to be submitted electronically to the appropriate email by the associated deadline (see table below).
The School of Graduate Studies or appropriate Faculty will pull for the following information from the system to complete the application:
- CV -if an updated one is not provided by the supervisor;
- Transcripts ;
- Thesis Abstract ;
- Thesis/research or project report.