Call for Applications: CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award – Deadline: 8AM – May 30, 2022

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

The CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: one in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering and one in Social Sciences. To be eligible, the nominee must have completed their doctoral degree requirements in the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022, inclusive. UBC will forward one nominee in each category to the international competition (open to all institutions who are members of the Council of Graduate Schools in the US and Canada).

Two CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards, each consisting of an award of $2,000 and a certificate of recognition, will be presented at the CGS Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon in December 2022, in San Francisco, CA.  Reasonable travel expenses of award recipients will be covered.

Application deadline to 8:00 AM Monday, 30 May 2022

For detailed eligibility requirements, application procedures, and nomination procedures, please see: