Honorary degree nominations

Members of the McMaster community are invited to nominate candidates for honorary degrees for consideration for the 2015 spring and fall convocations.


There are three general categories of people upon whom the University confers honorary degrees:

i) individuals who are distinguished scholars or who have made outstanding contributions to the creative and performing arts


ii) individuals who have distinguished reputations in the area of public service at the national or international level, or who have had long and distinguished careers in professions such as law, education, the sciences, etc.


iii) individuals who have made important and noteworthy contributions to McMaster University and/or the local community.


Nomination forms are available at http://www.mcmaster.ca/univsec/reports_lists/S_HD_FRM_Nomination.pdf or by contacting the University Secretariat at the contact information below.


All nominations should be submitted by Friday, October 3, 2014 to:


Chair, Committee on Honorary Degrees

c/o University Secretariat, McMaster University

1280 Main Street West, GH-210

Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8


You may e-mail your nomination package to univsec@mcmaster.ca