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Achievement Awards

J.B. Hyne Research Innovation Award
The Faculty of Graduate Studies created this award to recognize graduate students in any discipline who excel in research. It is named to honour Dr. James B. Hyne, the first Dean of Graduate Studies (1966-1989).
Value A commemorative plaque and $500 cash prize
Eligibility Up to four
Application You must provide the following to your Graduate Program Administrator:
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae that clearly indicates your contribution to publications and collaborative research activities
  • A one-page summary of your thesis that explains the research objectives and the significance, impact, and the originality of the results. This summary must be written and signed by you.

Graduate Programs may nominate one graduate student for each award. In addition to the documents above, the program will include:

  • A one-page letter, from your Graduate Program Director, identifying your contributions to research and to any publications.

The nominations will be adjudicated by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Deadline Consult with your graduate program office for deadline information.

Program deadline for uploading of nominations to the FGS SharePoint Intranet is April 25.

Questions Contact gsaward@ucalgary.ca
Michael Lazar Community Service Award
This award is presented to a graduate student from any discipline who, through a sense of personal commitment, has served the university community well beyond meeting academic requirements. Michael Lazar was someone who cared for the university and the community in which he lived. He served as Graduate Students’ Association president in 1992/93, was a member of the Alumni Association Board, a fundraising volunteer in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, a member of University search committees, and was appointed adjunct professor in the Faculty of Engineering. Michael’s longstanding commitment to the university was recognized in 1995 with the Order of the University of Calgary.
Value A commemorative plaque and $500 cash prize
Number of awards One
Application You must provide the following to your Graduate Program Administrator:

An up-to-date curriculum vitae that clearly indicates your leadership and involvement in the university community

Graduate Programs may nominate one graduate student for each award. In addition to the documents above, the program will include:

  • A one-page letter, from your Graduate Program Director, identifying your contributions to the university community
  • The nominations will be adjudicated by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Deadline Consult with your graduate program office for deadline information.

Program deadline for uploading of nominations to the FGS SharePoint Intranet is April 25

Questions Contact gsaward@ucalgary.ca