Ph.D. Thesis Prize

The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources offers an annual prize to the student who has successfully completed all the requirements for a doctoral degree program delivered by any unit with high academic standing and who has completed the best doctoral thesis.

AWARD VALUE:    $1,000.00

DEADLINE DATE:    September 29, 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Has successfully completed all of the requirements for a Doctoral degree program delivered by any unit in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
  2. has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
  3. has received approval of their thesis, and has submitted the final version to the Faculty of Graduate Studies between September 1 and August 31 of the 2016-2017 academic year.

Applications must be accompanied by two letters of support, one from the candidate’s thesis advisor and one from a member of the candidate’s examining committee. The letters should describe and explain the strengths, merits, and innovative nature of the thesis and the candidate’s research.

Completed applications must be submitted to Ilka Cudmore, Awards Secretary, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources Dean’s Office in 440 Wallace Building.

Application forms are available in the Dean's Office, 440 Wallace Building.