Mathematics Doctoral Prize

Award type: 
Award description: 

The Mathematics Doctoral Prizes valued at $1500, $1000 and $500 are given annually to recognize the achievement of graduating doctoral students in the Faculty of Mathematics. Recipients will be selected by a committee within the Faculty of Mathematics based on nominations received for consideration of the Governor General’s Gold Medal in March. The award will be paid against the student’s last registered term.

Value description: 

$1,500 – 1st place
$1,000 – 2nd place
$500 – 3rd place

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • Recipients of these prizes will be determined based on the evaluation of nomination packages received by the Faculty of Mathematics for the Alumni Gold Medal from the previous fall term and Governor General’s Gold Medal that are due in the winter term.
  • Each Department/School may nominate up to two students.
  • A separate nomination package is not required.
  • The first-place recipient will be the doctoral nominee who the Faculty of Mathematics submits for institutional consideration for the Governor General’s Gold Medal of the same year, while the second and third-place recipients will be selected based on the Faculty’s ranked order of the nominees.
Mathematics→Applied Mathematics, Combinatorics & Optimization, Computational Mathematics, Computer Science, Mathematics for Teachers, Pure Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Canadian/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Student selected automatically by Faculty/Department
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