AWARDED TO: Individual(s) in the University of Manitoba archival studies program who receives a “pass with distinction” designation on the completion of their thesis.
AWARD: Cash award
NOMINATED BY: Thesis examination committee
SELECTION: Thesis examination committee
DEADLINE: Determined by course instructors.
AWARDED: Spring OR Once an academic year
ADMINISTERED BY: Management Committee in conjunction with the University of Manitoba.
History of the Award: This award was established by the AMA in conjunction with the University of Manitoba and members may contribute to the award on an ongoing basis. Recipients of the award between 1994 and 2003 were determined by a selection committee comprised of the AMA Chair of the Board, the Head of the University of Manitoba Department of Archives and Special Collections and the Archivist of Manitoba. The award was given to the student judged to have written the best thesis completed in the Archival Studies program in a given calendar year. Since 2003, the award has been given to students receiving the designation "pass with distinction" from their thesis examination committee.