Honorary Degree Call for Nominations

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

The Senate of the University of Northern British Columbia is inviting nominations for the University’s most distinguished public award, the Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree:

The award of an Honorary Degree is recognition by the University of excellence, eminence and accomplishment in scholarship, research, teaching, the creative arts, business or other fields of service to the public.

Nominees will have established a regional, provincial, national or international reputation for excellence in their field of endeavor, will have made a notable contribution in the service of humanity and, be a role model exemplifying the vision and mission of the University.

Nominations received by Tuesday, October 8, 2019, will be considered in the current selection cycle, and award recipients may be recognized at the 2020 Annual Convocation Ceremony on May 29, 2020, or at a subsequent Convocation ceremony.

A UNBC College, Faculty or Academic Program will normally host honorary Degree recipients. Nominator(s) who are not affiliated with UNBC may be asked to play a role in hosting the recipient.


Nomination Submissions

Nominee Information

Name and Current Address of Nominee

Please attach the nominee's C.V. in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) or MS Word (DOC or DOCX) format (if available).
Nominee Achievements
Please provide a list of representative items to support the achievements of the nominee (i.e. publication, artwork, musical performance, etc.)
Please provide a brief statement outlining why the nominee should be considered for this honour.
Nominator Information