Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 1, 2018

Governor General’s Gold Medal

One gold medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record as a Master’s student completing a thesis. Students must have submitted the final copy of their thesis to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017. This is an opportunity to honour the best in the graduating class within the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, as there is only one award for more than 2,000 master’s graduates and one award for more than 500 doctoral graduates. Medals are presented on behalf of the Governor General of Canada, along with a personalized certificate signed by the Governor General. There is no monetary award associated with the medals.

Please be aware of the deadline for the Governor General’s Gold Medal competition, which is open to nominations from all graduate programs at UBC via their Faculty Dean’s Office. Deadline for nominations to be received by admisisons@mech.ubc.ca: 8:00 a.m. Thursday, February 1 2018.

For further information and nomination procedures, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/governor-generals-gold-medal

The contact at the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for this competition is Joanne Tsui (joanne.tsui@ubc.ca).