GABC Chuck Bayley Memorial Graduate Award in Gerontology

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the GABC Chuck Bayley Memorial Graduate Award is to provide an annual award to graduate students who have, through volunteer or paid work experience, demonstrated an aptitude for and interest in the field of Gerontology. 
  2. The GABC Chuck Bayley Memorial Graduate Award is valued at a portion of the income earned from the endowment fund, and is normally tenable in the Fall term. If sufficient funds are available and multiple students meet the criteria for this award, multiple awards of equal value may be granted.
  3. The criteria for the award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Department of Gerontology
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level
    3. demonstrated aptitude for and interest in the field of Gerontology either through volunteer or paid work experience
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be NOMINATED for the award by the Chair of the Gerontology Department. Nomination must be made on the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. a CV summarizing scholastic achievements and work or volunteer experience relevant to the aims of this award
    3. a letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's experience and interest in the field of Gerontology
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Chair of the Gerontology Department, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR175

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