Honorary Degree Nomination Form
The need for confidentiality is paramount.
The nominee should not be informed they are under consideration.
• Enter information in the fields below.
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• Nominators should refer to the Guidelines for Awarding Honorary Degrees for complete details regarding
the nomination process and criteria.
Degree for which nominated
Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)
I would like the Committee to select the most suitable degree
Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)
The following documentation must be included with the nomination.
Details for each item can be found within the Guidelines – s.5. Documentation
Completed nomination form
Resume/ Curriculum Vitae C.V./ Biography
(C.V. required for D.Sc. degree, see guidelines
Citation (should approximate 250 words)
Letters of support
(minimum of two, and no more than three)
Appraisal (should approximate 750 words)
Evidence of institutional support
(evidence of endorsement from Dean or
Dean’s office of the nomination)
Nominations, with required documentation, may be
submitted in confidence to the University Secretariat at
firstname.lastname@example.org *electronic submissions preferred*
Questions may be directed to Joanne Emeneau, Associate
University Secretary (
Senate Honours and Awards Committee
c/o University Secretariat
University of Guelph, University Centre 4
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
Or by email to: email@example.com