How to nominate
The Awards Committee,
as sole judge of nominations, shall consider the nominations submitted
each year. Up to two Awards may be granted each year, provided that
there are not more than forty living recipients at any given time.
However, the Committee is not bound to grant the Award in any given
Individuals may be nominated for the Award by any person who is
currently serving, or has served, in any of the following roles:
Officer or Governor of the Society, member of a Society committee
or Executive Director. A letter of nomination is to be accompanied
by a rationale — of not more than 500 words — that includes a description
of the significance of the nominee's contribution to the Society
in any capacity, including details of service to the following committees:
Board of Governors, Audit, Geographic Education, Awards, Lectures
Committee, Editorial Advisory, Merchandise, Executive, Nominating,
Expeditions, Policy & Planning, Fellows, Research Grants,
Finance, and various ad hoc committees or special events.
In recognizing outstanding service to the Society, the Camsell
Medal is distinct from the Massey
Medal and Gold Medal which
salute professional service to geography. Therefore, receipt of
either of these honours does not preclude consideration for the
Nominations will stand for a period of three years after which
time they shall be deemed to have expired. Nominees may be re-nominated
once after the expiration of their first nomination. All nominations
shall be kept confidential.
Deadline for nominations is March 15.
Nominations should be addressed to:
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Suite 200, 1155 Lola Street