Carleton University Medals for Academic Achievement

Governor General’s Medal
Awarded annually in the Fall to a graduate student at the head of the graduating class and in the Spring to two undergraduate students standing at the head of the graduating class. Donor: His Excellency the Governor General of Canada

Chancellor’s Medal
Awarded annually in the name of the Chancellor of the University to a graduating undergraduate student of outstanding academic achievement

President’s Medal
Awarded annually in the name of the President of the University to the student with the highest standing in a general or major degree program of studies

University Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work—Doctoral Level
Awarded, when merited, for outstanding graduate work at the doctoral level

University Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work—Master’s Level
Awarded, when merited, for outstanding graduate work at the master’s level

University Medal – Undergraduate Level
Awarded annually, when merited, to the graduating students standing highest in architectural studies, arts, commerce, computer science, engineering, humanities, industrial design, information technology, interfaculty studies, international business, journalism, mathematics, music, public affairs and policy management, science, and social work

Senate Medals for Outstanding Academic Achievement — Graduate
Awarded, when merited, to graduating students of outstanding academic achievement

Senate Medals for Outstanding Academic Achievement — Undergraduate
Awarded, when merited, to graduating students of outstanding academic achievement


Carleton University Awards

Board of Governors Award for Outstanding Community Achievement
The Board of Governors Award recognizes voluntary involvement in the not-for-profit sector and as such, is intended primarily to honour non-academic work while pursuing a full-time program of study at Carleton University.

Founders Award
Carleton University’s highest non-academic honour recognizes and pays tribute to those individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of Carleton University through their dedication, generosity and commitment to the values of the university.

Henry Marshall Tory Award
Presented annually to a graduating Carleton University student who has shown a high degree of academic achievement and has indicated an interest in the university by broad participation in extra-curricular affairs of a constructive nature pertaining to the university, the Carleton University Students’ Association and the Carleton community.