Faculty of Health Sciences Faculty & Staff Community Health Practicum Award

Terms of Reference

  1. This is an achievement award for Graduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences who are pursuing relevant practica. Awards will be given to graduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences who are applying for a full-time practicum term for the summer and intend to use the Award to help defray costs to participate in field research in Health Sciences.
  2. The number of awards granted through the Faculty of Health Sciences Practicum Award Program each year will be based on the amount of money raised each year by the Faculty of Health Sciences through the Campus Community Campaign and the number of students who meet all the criteria below.
  3. The eligibility criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level (minimum 3.50 GPA) or relevant professional and volunteer achievements which may offset this criteria. (Note that the
      minimum GPA for “academic excellence” of all merit-based awards administered by DGS Office is 3.50)
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Faculty of Health Sciences
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  4. Awards will be granted based on the following criteria:
    1. relevance of practicum proposal to applicant’s academic career
    2. relevant academic, professional and volunteer achievements
    3. proposed use of the award
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. Applications in writing should be sent to the Awards Committee, Faculty of Health Sciences and must include:
    1. a completed Application for a Private Graduate Scholarship form
    2. a copy of the applicant’s most recent transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)
    3. applicant’s CV, outlining academic, professional and volunteer experience
    4. two-page description of the proposed practicum, its relevance to the applicant’s research area, practicum budget (travel and living costs, etc.) and any other relevant information that will aid the Committee in its decision
  7. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the Graduate Program Assistant, Faculty of Health Sciences.
  8. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Faculty of Health Sciences Awards Committee, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication
    Committee.

Revised: February 2012 /GPSR029

Downloads

* Department Scholarship Application Form.pdf
Departmental Application form

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