Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy
Prize: $1,000 to the recipient and a trip for the recipient to attend the RCGS College of Fellows Annual General Meeting and College of Fellows dinner to receive the award.
Criteria: The Alex Trebek Medal for Geographic Literacy shall be awarded to
- an individual who has made significant contributions to increasing geographic literacy in Canada throughout his/her career
- an individual who goes above and beyond his/her job description to increase geographic literacy
- The award will be given to an individual who works in the public, private or not-for-profit sector
- The award recipient may not be currently serving as a member of the Can Geo Education executive or on the RCGS Board of Governors
- The award recipient must be a Canadian citizen OR a permanent resident of Canada
- Prior to September 15 the nominator completes the online nomination form by clicking here.
- Immediately following submission, both the nominator and nominee will be informed that their nomination has been received and will be provided log-in information for an online account.
- Prior to September 15 the nominee is responsible for uploading a current C.V. to their online account.
- Prior to September 15 the nominator is responsible for uploading two different letters of support to the nominee’s online account.
- Prior to October 15 all candidates’ files will be reviewed by a selection committee of Canadian Geographic Education.
- Via teleconference, the selection committee will discuss the applicants.
- A confidential vote will be taken the day after the teleconference and all nominees will be contacted with the results by e-mail no later than October 25.