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Graduate Studies

Dean’s Award for Outstanding Leadership and Contributions to the International Graduate Student Community

Recognizing and rewarding specific contributions of graduate students who have had a significant positive impact on the lives of international graduate students at McMaster University.

Criteria

The nomination may be made by a current graduate student or faculty member at McMaster University.

Eligibility

The nominee should have engaged in activities that had a significant positive impact on the quality of the experience of international graduate students at McMaster University.

Award

There are up to three awards available. Each winner will receive a certificate of appreciation and a $500 payment.

Nomination Package Requirements

  • Nomination Web Form (below)
  • Letter of Nomination (250 words)
  • Two letters of support by McMaster University graduate students

In your letter of nomination, please describe the nominee’s impact on the experiences of international graduate students. How did they contribute to the spirit, moral, cohesion, quality of life and/or positive outcomes for international graduate students?

Only the materials described above will be considered by the Selection Committee.

All materials will be treated as confidential. The Selection Committee consists of the Associate Deans of the School of Graduate Studies, and the Coordinator, International Graduate Students. Nominees may be asked to furnish copies of their CVs.

The letter of nomination, and two letters of support should be uploaded to the MacDrive folder with the name of the nominee in the title. Please note you will not get a confirmation of the upload to MacDrive put the upload should show as complete in the bottom left hand corner.

Questions should be sent to gradawards@mcmaster.ca.


Dean’s Award for Outstanding Leadership and Contributions to the International Graduate Student Community Nomination Form

Form Instructions

  • All fields must be completed.
  • A mix of text and multiple choice.
  • To complete the nomination form and package, you must upload all required documents to MacDrive.

Nominator Information

To complete the nomination, upload all required documents to MacDrive no later than November 23, 2020.

NOTE: All required letters should include the name of the nominee in the document title.