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CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award
|$1,500 prize, Citation Certificate, up to $1,500 travel expenses
Winners of this award will be granted a $1,500 cash prize, a certificate of recognition, and an opportunity to attend the 61st Annual CAGS Conference, to be held in Victoria, B.C., in November 2023.
Dissertations may be submitted in either official language.
This year, a first-place winner will be selected from each of the following categories:
Eligible dissertations include:
Note: In interdisciplinary domains or in fields that overlap the two broad areas in which the prizes are given, the Dean of Graduate Studies must decide for which prize it is appropriate to submit the dissertation.
Note: If nominated to the national competition, dissertations must be disseminated in full text format via the ProQuest Dissertation & Thesis Global database (PQDT Global) prior to jury selection.
The CAGS-ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field. They were established in 1994 and are presented annually by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), with sponsorship support provided by ProQuest.
To nominate a student for this competition, please use our online application and provide the following documents:
The candidate should be made aware of their nomination for the award and provide the information in items 3 and 4. If this isn’t possible, provide the reason(s) in the appropriate space in the online nomination
Graduate Awards & Scholarships
|Open for application at the beginning of each Winter term.