Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD)
Stress and Depression
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. 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 by participating educational institutions, along with a personalized certificate signed by the Governor General. There is no monetary award associated with the medals.
Students must have submitted the final copy of their thesis to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.
Graduate programs must check with their respective Dean’s Office for their Faculty’s internal nomination deadline. Internal nomination deadlines are normally several weeks before the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies deadline. Each graduate program nomination must include the following:
Deans review nominations submitted by their graduate programs and nominate up to two students to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, one for the Master’s medal and one for the doctoral medal. Each Faculty nomination must include the following:
Nomination materials may be submitted as hard-copy or electronic files. If you plan to submit nomination materials electronically, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will create a shared folder in Workspace and provide instructions for uploading files.
The deadline for disciplinary Faculties to submit their nominations to G+PS is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 6 March 2020.
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will form a committee to review the recommendations from all Faculties and select the two winners.
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will:
Governor General Recommendation Forms for the winners will then be submitted to the Student Financial Assistance and Awards office, which assigns the awards on the Student Information System.