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The Birks Graduate Medal

Awarded at Spring Convocation yearly (including graduates of previous Fall convocation

Awarded to a graduate student “who has shown most leadership in student affairs during is or her university years”, i.e., active leadership, interest and involvement in student life

Application includes a current CV with outline of active involvement

Application deadline ca. April 15 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by April 30)

Governor General’s Gold Medal

Awarded to a “top” Ph.D. candidate. (If no suitable Ph.D. candidate is nominated, the Governor General’s Gold Medal may be awarded to a suitably qualified Master’s candidate)

Application deadline ca. April 15 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by April 30)

Eligibility:

all requirements for the degree completed, approval by Senate for the conferring of the degree and be eligible to graduate at the Spring Convocation or have graduated at the previous Fall Convocation

Nominations must be made by letter and include the following:

A description of the program and, more particularly, of what is considered in defining high achievement, e.g. the relative importance of courses/thesis/oral defence/internship, etc.

The candidate’s graduate transcript, his/her ranking in each graduate course completed and overall ranking in the program.

The candidate’s ranking relative to other graduates of the program during the last five years.

Where appropriate:

A description of the nature of the thesis research work and its significance;

Copies of thesis examiners’ reports;

Peer-reviewed papers published and/or submitted during the program;

Other papers and presentations expected from or produced during the program;

A summary of progress during internship or other training in addition to courses and/or thesis;

Other awards and honors obtained; and

Dates of duration of the program and part-time/full-time status.

University Medal for Excellence in an All-Course Master’s Program

Awarded to a “top” master’s candidate

Application deadline ca. April 15 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by April 30)

Eligibility:

all requirements for the degree completed, approval by Senate for the conferring of the degree and be eligible to graduate at the Spring Convocation or have graduated at the previous Fall Convocation

Nomination of candidates by the Faculties or Schools to the Dean of Graduate Studies must be made by letter and include the following:

A description of the program and, more particularly, of what is considered in defining high achievement, e.g. the relative importance of courses/thesis/oral defence/internship, etc.

The candidate’s graduate transcript, his/her ranking in each graduate course completed and overall ranking in the program.

The candidate’s ranking relative to other graduates of the program during the last five years.

Where appropriate:

* A description of the nature of the thesis research work and its significance;

* Copies of thesis examiners’ reports;

* Peer-reviewed papers published and/or submitted during the program;

* Other papers and presentations expected from or produced during the program;

* A summary of progress during internship or other training in addition to courses and/or thesis;

* Other awards and honors obtained; and

* Dates of duration of the program and part-time/full-time status.

University Medal for Excellence in an A Thesis-Based Master’s Program

Awarded to a “top” Master’s candidate

Application deadline ca. April 15 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by April 30)

Eligibility:

all requirements for the degree completed, approval by Senate for the conferring of the degree and be eligible to graduate at the Spring Convocation or have graduated at the previous Fall Convocation

Nominations must be made by letter and include the following:

A description of the program and, more particularly, of what is considered in defining high achievement, e.g. the relative importance of courses/thesis/oral defence/internship, etc.

The candidate’s graduate transcript, his/her ranking in each graduate course completed and overall ranking in the program.

The candidate’s ranking relative to other graduates of the program during the last five years.

Where appropriate:

* A description of the nature of the thesis research work and its significance;

* Copies of thesis examiners’ reports;

* Peer-reviewed papers published and/or submitted during the program;

* Other papers and presentations expected from or produced during the program;

* A summary of progress during internship or other training in addition to courses and/or thesis;

* Other awards and honors obtained; and

* Dates of duration of the program and part-time/full-time status.

The Very Reverend Edward and Marjorie Rusted Harlow Travel Award

Available for master’s or doctoral study

Awarded to a graduate student “who wishes to travel to Harlow either to undertake graduate thesis-related research or who have enrolled in a graduate course that is offered at the Harlow campus”

An award of $2000 will be made annually to help defray the expenses for airfare and accommodation

Application deadline April 15 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by April 30)

CAPSLE – Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education

Value $3000

Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status required, as well as enrollment in graduate education or law program

Applicants submit a one-page (maximum) proposal for a paper, project or research related to current practical issues in education law to be completed by May of the year following the award

Application also includes 2-page CV and 3 letters of reference

Paper will be presented at CAPSLE’s Annual Conference

Information available http://www.CAPSLE.com

Note mailing deadline for application (ca. April 20 annually)

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