How to nominate
A nomination may be for one person or for a group of persons.
You may submit one or more nominations for the medal. To make a
nomination, please submit (for each) a typed statement, not exceeding
two pages, stating:
- The medal for which the nomination is being made.
- The justification for the nomination in terms of the criteria
set for the medal for which the nomination is being made.
- The essential biographical details on the nominee(s) (name,
date and place of birth, formal education, career highlights).
- A description of the main achievements of the nominee(s)
and, if relevant to a nomination for the Gold Medal,
of the event.Your name, address and telephone number,
as the person making the nomination.
- A nominee's curriculum vitae
and a bibliography of his/her principal published works should
also be included. Book length submissions,
however, are discouraged.
Nominations should be addressed to:
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Suite 200, 1155 Lola Street
The Committee will keep all nominations under consideration for
a period of three years. Properly documented nominations received
at the Society's office by close of business on March 15 will be considered in awarding medals for the following
We encourage you to submit nominations for the Massey
Medal and Gold Medal as we wish to ensure that all persons worthy
of the awards are brought to the Society’s attention. Please look
outside your organization, as well as within, when considering who
might be an outstanding nominee.
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