Requirements & Process for Nomination

Nominating a Deserving Candidate for a MetSoc Award




Please note that the awards process is confidential, and as such, we ask that no nominations be disclosed or discussed, except by those who are preparing the nomination.

Required documents and process

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Each award has its own conditions. The Call for awards nominations is open to only a select number of awards.  Please ensure that the candidate meets the criteria by viewing the award descriptions.

How do I nominate?

  1. Click the Nominate a Candidate button and begin your online nomination process.
  2. Create an account, indicate the name of your candidate and the Award name for which you wish to submit a nomination
  3. Submit the document or documents required and follow each step

Review Process by Committee

The Awards Chair, after ensuring that all conditions of the award have been satisfied and that the procedures were followed, in turn, forwards the nomination and its supporting documentation to the MetSoc Awards Committee.


  1. The awards committee will review the submissions and the CVs or papers and prepare a short-list of candidates for each Award.
  2. Hold a teleconference and, if required, prepare a list of questions to be sent back to the original nominators via the selected person from the secretariat. Ie. the nominator must fill out further endorsements or letters attached.
  3. Before voting takes place the awards committee discusses the various short-listed nominees and reviews answers to any questions.
  4. The nominations are then put to a vote by ballot will of the committee. The ballot must include a “no award” option.


METSOC is a constituent society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
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