Call for nominations: Murray G. Ross Award

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The Scholarships and Bursaries unit in the Office of the Registrar is now accepting nominations for the Fall/Winter 2015 – 2016 Murray G. Ross Award, one of York University’s most prestigious graduating accolades

The Murray G. Ross Award was established by the student council in 1962 in honour of York University’s first president and is presented annually to a graduating student for scholarship and outstanding contributions to undergraduate student life. The recipient of this award will receive a medal at their convocation ceremony this June 2016 and a notation will appear on his/her transcript.

Each faculty is asked to put forward at least one nomination. Nomination package(s) should be submitted by Friday, April 29, to Karen Warner, c/o Scholarships and Bursaries, W223 Bennett Centre for Student Services.

Nomination packages must include a nomination letter that includes a detailed summary outlining the student’s academic performance and contribution to University/Faculty activities and no more than three letters of recommendation.

For more information, contact Karen Warner, manager of scholarships and bursaries at