COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
MENTORSHIP AWARD for Post-doctoral Fellows
Call for Nominations
In recognition of the important role that post-doctoral fellows play in guiding and
inspiring undergraduates and graduate student researchers, the College of Biological
Science would like to invite nominations for its inaugural Mentorship Award for Post-
doctoral Fellows. Students, faculty and/or staff are invited to nominate a post-doctoral
fellow within CBS who has demonstrated excellence in the mentorship of undergraduate
and/or graduate students. Post-docs may also be nominated by another post-doctoral
fellow.
Nominations will be evaluated on the following criteria:
1) Demonstrated commitment to mentoring junior trainees in the areas of research, professional
development, career planning and/or personal challenges.
2) Impact of the post-doc’s mentoring activities on trainees.
A nomination package should include the following:
1) Nomination form (provided below).
2) Cover letter from the nominator with a statement of recommendation that speaks to the
evaluation criteria outlined above.
3) A minimum of one additional support letter, and no more than three.
At least one of the letters (either nominator’s cover letter or letter of support) must be from a current or
former student who was mentored by the nominee. Additional letters may be provided, as appropriate,
by additional students, other post-doctoral fellows, faculty or staff.
No
mination packages are due to the CBS Associate Dean Academic Office
(cbsada@uoguelph.ca
) no later than
October 21st, 2019
COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Nomination Form for Mentoring Award for Post-Doctoral Fellows
A nomination form must be completed by the nominator(s) and included with the submission.
NAME OF NOMINEE
DEPARTMENT
EMAIL ADDRESS
The nominee must sign this nomination form, agreeing to the nomination.
SIGNATURE OF NOMINEE:
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NAME OF NOMINATOR
DEPARTMENT
EMAIL ADDRESS
The recipient will be selected by the College of Biological Science Awards Committee.
Recipients will receive $500 and a certificate of recognition, and will be presented with the
award at a future CBS event.
Note - Nominations should include a cover letter from nominator with a statement of recommendation
about the nominee and 1-3 letters of support. At least one of these letters must be from a current or
former student mentored by the nominee. Additional letters may be provided, as appropriate, by faculty,
staff, alumni, students or other post-docs.
N.B. A post-doc may receive a Mentoring Award only once.
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