Centennial Gold Medal

Centennial Gold Medal Nominations

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Any Mount Royal student, staff or faculty member can nominate an eligible student for the Centennial Gold Medal. To start the nomination process fill out the form below.

Nomination Form!

Nomination guidelines
Eligibility and criteria

Nominees will be considered by the selection committee in terms of the following criteria:

  • graduating from diploma and degree programs
  • graduating at the upcoming Spring/Fall Convocation
  • must have a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher
  • demonstrates leadership through involvement in campus and community activities


  • Nominators must be faculty, staff member or a student of the university.
  • The nominator must complete the nomination form, have the candidate sign the form and confirm all contact information is correct. Additionally, a letter or paragraph outlining the rationale for nomination needs to be attached to the nomination form.
  • Nominations are to be received by Cyndi Cave, Student Awards and Financial Aid in A101 no later than March 15 each year.

Selection Process

  • Nominated students will be sent a letter asking them to submit a resume of their work and extracurricular activities, as well as a short essay (approximately 250 words). explaining how their leadership has impacted the Mount Royal community.
  • The Student Awards selection committee, a sub-committee of General Faculties Council Student Awards Committee, will review the student's submission and select the Centennial Gold Medal recipient.
  • A maximum of one recipient per credit faculty will be selected.

Acknowledging award recipient

The recipient of the award will be presented with the Centennial Gold Medal at Spring/Fall Convocation.