The Starkey-Robinson Award for Graduate Research
The Starkey-Robinson Award gives recognition to high quality graduate research that furthers understanding of the geography of Canada. The Award is adjudicated annually by the Awards Committee of the CAG. Eligibility for the Award is based on the completion of a thesis or comparable work at the Masters or Doctoral level at a Canadian University within the preceding 2 years. See the list of recipients.
The CAG will accept ONE nomination for the Award from each Geography department with a graduate program.
Nominations for the Award should be submitted to the CAG Office by Departmental Chairs or Graduate Supervisors by January 31st. Each nomination should include a brief statement (maximum two pages) outlining the topic and findings of the work and explaining its significance for the geography of Canada. An extract from the thesis (or equivalent) of a maximum of eight pages may be attached to the nomination. Each nomination and accompanying documents must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Award is a cash prize, currently a single award of $500. The number and value of awards made annually will be determined from time to time by the Executive Committee of the CAG. In any year, the Awards Committee may decline to make an award.