http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/departments/Education2013-12-06T06:26:28.233ZFaculty of EducationAdobe CQUndergraduate Student Research Awards email@example.comApplications are now open for the Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA). http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/USRA-20132013-12-04T18:02:39.182Z2013-12-04T18:02:39.182ZExternal Awards: Asia Pacific Foundation Post-Graduate Research Fellowships firstname.lastname@example.orgAsia Pacific Foundation Canada is now accepting applications for its Post-Graduate Research Fellowships. Applications are due by February 17, 2014.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/year/2013/12/APF-fellowship-20142013-12-04T20:07:09.251Z2013-12-04T20:07:09.251ZExternal Awards: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fundnoemail@noemail.orgclongAwards of $12,000 are available to women from developing countries who are currently studying in Canada or the US from the Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund. Application deadline is January 9, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/mcnamara20132013-11-28T19:34:58.632Z2013-11-28T19:34:58.632ZExternal Award: Graduate Study in Transportationnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) is offering scholarships worth $4,000–$6,000 to Canadian graduate students in business administration, engineering, economics, geography, law, planning or related fields.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Transportation2013-11-27T20:15:02.169Z2013-11-27T20:15:02.169ZExternal Award: International Space Universitynoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Canadian Foundation for the International Space University (CFISU) invites graduate students to apply to attend the International Space University’s (ISU) 2013 Space Studies Program.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/SpaceUniversity20132013-11-27T20:27:16.986Z2013-11-27T20:27:16.986ZExternal Awards: CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC (Tri-Councils)email@example.comThe Tri-Councils (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) fund a large number of Canadian graduate students. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/year/2013/09/tricouncil-awards-20132013-09-20T21:06:43.856Z2013-09-20T21:06:43.856ZResources for Parentsnoemail@noemail.orgweGraduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are also parents have a large number of responsibilities, and often don't have as many opportunities to get together with their fellow students.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/tips/SFU-parents2013-09-16T21:27:45.310Z2013-09-16T21:27:45.310ZEuraxess Science Slam firstname.lastname@example.orgEuraxess Science Slam, sponsored by the European Commission, is looking for North American contestants to compete in Washington, DC, and then win a free trip to Europe for the finals. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/year/2013/07/EURAXESS-Slam-20132013-08-01T05:53:08.158Z2013-08-01T05:53:08.158ZNVivo 10: Research Analysis Software available through SFU Librarynoemail@noemail.orgweSFU Library currently has a three-year site license for NVivo Software. NVivo is a research analysis tool for qualitative information, used for coding data, creating visual models, running queries, and sharing reports. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/tips/NVIVO2013-07-24T21:48:22.688Z2013-07-24T21:48:22.688ZJASON Scholarships email@example.comThe University of Melbourne hosts the Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network (JASON), which contains a large database of postgraduate scholarships. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/JASON-scholarships-database2013-07-19T20:50:11.661Z2013-07-19T20:50:11.661ZExternal Award: Mitacs-Accelerate PhD Fellowshipsnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Mitacs-Accelerate PhD Fellowships provides three years of funding for PhD students in all academic disciplines, valued at $30,000 per year. Deadline to apply in September 19, 2013. International students are welcome to apply. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Mitacs_PhD-Fellowships2013-07-05T22:32:21.385Z2013-07-05T22:32:21.385ZExternal Awards: Sofja Kovalevskaja Awardnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Sofja Kovalevskaja Award is providing up to eight grants, valued at 1.65 million EUR each.This international award is granted to young and exceptionally promising researchers to establish their own junior research groups at a research institution of their choice in Germany. If you are nearing the completion of your PhD, or you have completed your PhD within the last 6 years, you will want to apply for this award. Application deadline is July 31, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/srk2013-1412013-06-27T16:42:26.769Z2013-06-27T16:42:26.769ZExternal Grants: Vancouver Foundationnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Vancouver Foundation awards over $40 million each year to community organizations. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/VancouverFoundation-20132013-06-24T16:41:37.925Z2013-06-24T16:41:37.925ZGSS Professional Development Grant - Fall firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Graduate Student Society (GSS) is now accepting applications from SFU grad students to its Professional Development Grants of up to $500 towards conference and research travel. Application deadline is August 1, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/GSS-Professional-Development-August20132013-06-24T16:46:39.045Z2013-06-24T16:46:39.045ZExternal Awards: IDRC Research Awards for Research on Developing Countriesnoemail@noemail.orgweThe International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is offering approximately 16 Research Awards tenable in 2014 to graduate students and recent Master's or PhD degree holders working on research focused on one or more developing countries. Award values range between $38,248 - $44,276 plus benefits. Apply by August 7, 2013. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/IDRC2013-08-01T05:59:35.422Z2013-08-01T05:59:35.422ZExternal Awards: Mitacs - New Open Accelerate Opportunitiesnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyMitacs has just sent over a list of 18 new internships with 9 different companies, though Mitacs Accelerate.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/MitacsOpenAccelerate2013-06-24T17:07:15.440Z2013-06-24T17:07:15.440ZExternal Award: Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals Award of Merit email@example.comThe Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals is seeking nominations for the Award of Merit. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Chinese-Canadian-Professional-Award2013-07-19T22:45:46.845Z2013-07-19T22:45:46.845ZPaule Desgroseilliers receives Dean's Convocation Medalnoemail@noemail.orgweDr. Paule Desgroseilliers' thesis, Étude des représentations du bilinguisme et du français langue seconde chez des apprenants en Colombie-Britannique, is a masterwork which distills all of the experiences of her long and distinguished career as a professional educator and administrator of French language programs in BC.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/PauleDesgroseilliers2013-07-18T00:05:56.962Z2013-07-18T00:05:56.962ZThomas Culham receives Dean's Convocation Medalnoemail@noemail.orgweReturning to university — and especially to a doctoral program — after 30 years as a business executive can be daunting, but Dr. Thomas Culham managed the transition with great success.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/ThomasCulham2013-08-16T19:10:19.447Z2013-08-16T19:10:19.447ZExternal Awards: Minerva Awardsnoemail@noemail.orgjdm11The Minerva Foundation for BC Women is now accepting applications for a number of awards for BC women who have demonstrated financial need and academic proficiency. Application deadlines range over the summer. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Minerva-Awards2013-06-19T17:56:04.216Z2013-06-19T17:56:04.216ZDean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellencenoemail@noemail.orgweWe’re delighted to announce the recipients of the 2012 Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/DGS-Awards-20132013-10-24T23:27:30.058Z2013-10-24T23:27:30.058ZSFU Aboriginal Community Engagement Awardnoemail@noemail.orgweSFU Aboriginal graduate students can apply for the Aboriginal Community Engagement Award valued at $2,500 by May 17, 2013. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/SFU-Aboriginal-Awards2013-07-17T22:42:20.489Z2013-07-17T22:42:20.489ZExternal Grants: Vancouver Foundation Greenest City Fundnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Vancouver Foundation, in partnership with the City of Vancouver, has created the $2 million Greenest City Fund. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/VancouverFoundation-Green-Grants2013-07-22T21:59:09.530Z2013-07-22T21:59:09.530ZExternal Awards: Minerva Foundation for BC Women, Nancy Harrison and Paul Buitenhuis Education Award firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Minerva Foundation for BC Women is now accepting applications for the Nancy Harrison and Paul Buitenhuis Education Award. The purpose of the award is to support eligible women who wish to advance their education at SFU. Preference will be given to single mothers. Apply by June 1, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Minerva-NancyHarrison20132013-06-19T17:53:05.380Z2013-06-19T17:53:05.380ZExternal Award: Government of Japan MEXT Research Student Scholarshipnoemail@noemail.orgclongThe Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently accepting applications for its 2014 Research Student Scholarship.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Japan-MEXT-20132013-06-19T17:56:31.927Z2013-06-19T17:56:31.927ZExternal Awards: Australia Endeavour Research Awardsnoemail@noemail.orgweUndertake part of your postgraduate or postdoctoral research in Australia with support from the Australian government.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/AustraliaEndeavourResearch20132013-06-19T17:56:45.638Z2013-06-19T17:56:45.638ZTriCouncil Harmonization Project (CIHR / NSERC / SSHRC)email@example.comCIHR, NSERC and SSHRC have formed a Tri-Agency Harmonization Team to redesign the Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Master’s and Doctoral programs. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Tricouncil-Harmonization2013-06-19T17:56:32.258Z2013-06-19T17:56:32.258ZExternal Award: Lewis Perinbam Award in International Developmentnoemail@noemail.orgclongNominations are open for the 2013 Lewis Perinbam Award for International Development.
http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/lewis-perinbam2013-06-19T17:56:54.885Z2013-06-19T17:56:54.885ZExternal Award: Youth in Care Bursarynoemail@noemail.orgweThe Federation of Community Social Services of BC is offering a Youth in Care bursary.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Youth-in-Care-20132013-06-19T17:52:22.445Z2013-06-19T17:52:22.445ZThree Minute Thesis 2013: Nick Zap, Educationnoemail@noemail.orgweSFU's Three Minute Thesis finals took place on March 6, 2013. Nick Zap, Faculty of Education, spoke on "Making Sense of Nonsense."http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/studentvoices/3MT-Nick-Zap2013-10-04T19:32:39.544Z2013-10-04T19:32:39.544ZExternal Award: Grand Challenges Explorations Grant firstname.lastname@example.orgGrand Challenges in Global Health is a family of grant programs focused on improving health in the developing world. Each grant is valued at $100,000, with the opportunity to receive a follow-up grant of up to $1 million. The deadline for proposals for Grand Challenges Explorations Round 11 is May 7, 2013.
http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/GCGH-ExplorationsRound112013-06-19T17:53:44.273Z2013-06-19T17:53:44.273ZExternal Award: Malaysia International Scholarshipnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract top students to pursue post-graduate and post-doctoral studies in Malaysia. The Scholarship covers airfare, tuition, monthly allowance, health insurance, as well as other expenses. Application deadline is March 31, 2013. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/MalaysiaIntlScholarship20122013-06-19T17:57:01.664Z2013-06-19T17:57:01.664ZSFU Service Awardsnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyGraduate students are eligible for a number of SFU Service Awards, including a number for achievements, strength in adversity and service to the SFU community. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/SFU-service-20132013-06-19T17:54:56.592Z2013-06-19T17:54:56.592ZThe Canadian Committee of Graduate Students in Education Mentorship Awardnoemail@noemail.orggradstdyThe Canadian Committee of Graduate Students in Education put out a Call for Nominations for their 2013 Mentorship Award. The deadline for submission is April 5, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/tips/CCGSE20132013-06-19T17:57:03.155Z2013-06-19T17:57:03.155ZExternal Awards: BC Aboriginal Student Awardnoemail@noemail.orgcallencApplications are now open for the BC Aboriginal Student Award and the Aboriginal Teacher Education Award. Renewable awards of $5,000 are available. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/BarberAboriginal20132013-06-19T17:56:45.429Z2013-06-19T17:56:45.429ZContest Entry: Lihua Zongnoemail@noemail.orgsjanzenWe're sharing the contest entries from our Photos of Home graduate student photo contest.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/studentvoices/PhotosHomeLihua2013-08-01T21:34:04.445Z2013-08-01T21:34:04.445ZCentral TA, TM and Sessional Postings now available on Graduate Studies email@example.comWe're pleased to announce that the Graduate Studies website will be the host website for all of SFU's TA, TM and Sessional job postings. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/jobpostings/TA-Postings2013-06-19T17:52:43.433Z2013-06-19T17:52:43.433ZExternal Award: OAS Fellowships Programsnoemail@noemail.orgclongThe Organization of American States (OAS) offers scholarships for study or research at the Master’s or PhD level that lead to a degree at a university or educational institution in an OAS Member State, except within the nominating country.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/OASFellowships-20132013-06-19T17:56:36.229Z2013-06-19T17:56:36.229ZExternal Awards: Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Programnoemail@noemail.orgclongGrants of up to $25,000 are available to young researchers from eligible countries working on their doctoral thesis as visiting scholars through the RSM Fellowship Program. Application deadline is July 31, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/rsmcnamara20132013-06-19T17:52:31.270Z2013-06-19T17:52:31.270ZExternal Awards: CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awardsnoemail@noemail.orgweThe Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) has opened nominations for the Distinguished Dissertation Awards. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/CAGS_UMI12013-06-19T17:54:38.611Z2013-06-19T17:54:38.611ZGraduate Student Surveysnoemail@noemail.orgsjanzenSFU's graduate students were surveyed in 2011 to find out more about their experiences of their supervisors and in their programs. The reports on their feedback are now available.
http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/gradstudies-news/student-survey-reports2013-08-01T19:17:58.097Z2013-08-01T19:17:58.097ZExternal Award: Autism Research Training Programnoemail@noemail.orgweThe Autism Research Training Program (ART) seeks to recruit and train highly qualified researchers in transdisciplinary autism research.
http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/ART_autism-20132013-06-19T17:51:53.548Z2013-06-19T17:51:53.548ZEuropean Commission Awardsnoemail@noemail.orgmhorgasThere are a large number of awards for Master's and PhD students to support study in Europe via the European Commission's Erasmus Mundus program. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/EuropeAwardsOngoing2013-06-19T17:52:41.885Z2013-06-19T17:52:41.885ZDean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellencenoemail@noemail.orgweWe’re delighted to announce the recipients of the 2012 Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/DGS-Awards-20122013-07-18T23:16:58.349Z2013-07-18T23:16:58.349ZNorman Barwin Scholarship for Reproductive Health firstname.lastname@example.orgCanadians for Choice has just announced the 2012 Norman Barwin Scholarship for Reproductive Health, valued at $2,500.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/barwin-20122013-06-19T17:51:08.144Z2013-06-19T17:51:08.144ZProvince of BC Grants Databasenoemail@noemail.orgweThere's a large grants database on the Province of BC's website. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/BC-Awards-database2013-06-19T17:56:54.021Z2013-06-19T17:56:54.021ZImmigration Update on Federal Skilled Worker Program: PhD Streamnoemail@noemail.orgclongInternational PhD students at SFU may be eligible to apply for permanent residence as Federal Skilled Workers. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/tips/PhDsImmigrationUpdate2013-11-26T17:24:33.785Z2013-11-26T17:24:33.785ZDr. Ghizlane Laghzaoui Receives Dean's Convocation Medalnoemail@noemail.orgweDr. Ghizlane Laghzaoui is the first student to complete her thesis in our French Ed.D program at SFU and her defense attracted a lot of academic and media attention.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/GhizlaneLaghzaoui2013-07-18T23:35:44.630Z2013-07-18T23:35:44.630ZDaniela Elza Receives PhD and Dean's Convocation Medalnoemail@noemail.orgweDr. Daniela Elza's dissertation addressed not only the long standing epistemological split between the philosophic and poetic but attempts to heal that very split. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/DanielaElza2013-07-18T23:56:43.784Z2013-07-18T23:56:43.784ZConvocation Medal Winners email@example.comCongratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 12–15, 2012.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/ConvocationMedals-20122013-07-18T23:33:11.961Z2013-07-18T23:33:11.961ZScholarship-Positions firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Scholarship-Positions.com website, run by international students from over 25 countries, contains a very large number of awards, with daily updates.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/Scholarship-Positions2013-06-19T17:56:55.110Z2013-06-19T17:56:55.110ZTip: Practicum Courses and Criminal Record Checksnoemail@noemail.orgweA new law came into effect this month for classes with practicum components where students will work with children or vulnerable adults. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/tips/practicum-crc2013-06-19T17:52:31.993Z2013-06-19T17:52:31.993ZFaculty Profile: Dr. Rina Zazkis, Educationnoemail@noemail.orgweDr. Rina Zazkis' graduate students in the Faculty of Education say that she's supportive, enthusiastic and innovative, and their multiple achievements are the products of her labours.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/RinaZazkis2013-07-18T23:53:51.368Z2013-07-18T23:53:51.368ZNew Path to Permanent Residency for International PhD Studentsnoemail@noemail.orgclongCitizenship and Immigration Canada announced today that Canada intends to accept up to 1000 international PhD students per year as Permanent Residents through the Federal Skilled Worker Program.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/tips/PhDsImmigrating2013-06-19T17:57:03.655Z2013-06-19T17:57:03.655ZFaculty Profile: Dr. Kieran Egan, Educationnoemail@noemail.orgweThe graduate student who nominated Dr. Kieran Egan for the Excellence in Graduate Supervision award says, "he knew my capabilities better than I knew myself."http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/KieranEgan2013-07-18T23:48:02.997Z2013-07-18T23:48:02.997ZThe Family Who Convocates Together ...email@example.comHaving the support of your family is important in graduate school. Nobody knows that more than four amazing Aboriginal women who studied together and then were awarded their Master's degrees at our fall Convocation ceremonies.
http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/FirstNationsGrads2013-07-18T23:47:51.025Z2013-07-18T23:47:51.025ZMitacs Elevate firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Mitacs Elevate program provides two types of fellowships for postdoctoral fellows and PhD students about to complete their degrees.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/scholarships/MitacsElevate2013-06-19T17:53:38.207Z2013-06-19T17:53:38.207ZLet's Talk Science Seeks Volunteersnoemail@noemail.orgsjanzenGraduate students interested in science outreach and education are invited to volunteer with Let's Talk Science, an award-winning program to deliver science learning programs that engage children and youth with science and learning.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/jobpostings/LetsTalkScience2013-08-01T19:23:38.818Z2013-08-01T19:23:38.818ZGSS Professional Development Award Recipientsnoemail@noemail.orgweThe Graduate Student Society has announced the recipients in its first round of Professional Development Grants. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/GSS-recipients-august20112013-07-19T00:02:08.675Z2013-07-19T00:02:08.675ZStudent’s award-winning documentary airs on CBCnoemail@noemail.orgweJordan Paterson, a graduate student in SFU’s Educational Technology Program, just produced and directed the award-winning documentary From C to C: Chinese Canadian Stories of Migration.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/CBCdocumentary2013-07-18T23:46:51.590Z2013-07-18T23:46:51.590ZProfile: Rob McTavishnoemail@noemail.orgweConvocation brings many inspirational stories of growth and excellence despite early challenges. http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/RobMcTavish2013-07-18T23:40:47.004Z2013-07-18T23:40:47.004ZConvocation Medal Winners email@example.comCongratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners who will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 14–17, 2011.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/ConvocationMedals-20112013-07-18T23:44:15.811Z2013-07-18T23:44:15.811ZDean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellencenoemail@noemail.orgweWe’re delighted to announce the recipients of the 2010 Dean of Graduate Studies Service Awards.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/DGS-ServiceAwards2013-07-18T23:44:46.557Z2013-07-18T23:44:46.557ZProject Profile: Nadia Chaney and Shaheen Nanjinoemail@noemail.orgsjanzenEducation graduate student Nadia Chaney (right) and International Studies graduate student Shaheen Nanji are serving on the advisory group for the Engaging Diaspora in Development project, which will host its first dialogue at SFU’s Wosk Centre for Dialogue on January 19, 2011.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/studentprofiles/Chaney-Nanji2013-08-01T22:28:34.415Z2013-08-01T22:28:34.415ZDean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellencenoemail@noemail.orgweCongratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 11–14, 2013.http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/achievements/ConvocationMedals-20132013-07-18T00:10:47.719Z2013-07-18T00:10:47.719Z