UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DISTINGUISHED DISSERTATION AWARD
Eligibility: The Faculty of Graduate Studies will offer six awards to doctoral students, one in each of the following areas: applied sciences, health sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary sciences, natural sciences, and social sciences. Citation certificates and a cash prize will be awarded recognizing the successful nominee at an award luncheon, hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Eligible dissertations must have been completed (final copies of thesis submitted) between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year. In case there are no qualified candidates in a given Faculty/School, the Faculty/School selection committee may choose not to submit a nominee. The Faculty of Graduate Studies will verify the eligibility of nominees submitted.
Value: Citation Certificate plus a cash prize
Deadline: February 26
Application Details: Each Faculty/School may forward one doctoral nomination to Graduate Studies. Nominations must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies no later than the deadline of February 26. Contact your Faculty/School for their nomination deadline. Each nomination must include:
* a letter of support from the Dean of the Faculty/Director of School that also indicates the process used by the selection committee to select the nominee * a letter from the Graduate Chair of the student's department describing the reasons for the nomination, and why the dissertation is viewed as a groundbreaking piece of original work * the name and departmental affiliation of the nominees' research supervisor * a copy of each examiner's pre-defence report * a copy of the abstract of the dissertation, not to exceed 350 words in length * a current curriculum vitae for the nominee