North Shore ElderCollege Society Award in Gerontology

Terms of Reference

1. The purpose of this award is to recognize and provide financial support to a Master's or PhD student in the Department of Gerontology who is undertaking research related to active aging, with preference to those whose research involves the benefits of lifelong learning for older adults.
2. One award, valued at $1,500, will be granted annually to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
        a) is registered in a research-based Master's or PhD program in the Department of Gerontology in  the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
        b) has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level;
        c) is conducting research related to active aging, with preference to those whose research touches  on the benefits of lifelong learning to older adults
3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
4. Applications will be made via the Graduate Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3). Required documents include:
        a) copies of post-secondary transcripts
        b) a letter of nomination from the applicant's senior supervisor or graduate program chair.
5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
6. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee on the nomination of the Chair, Department of Gerontology.

Revised: January 2019 / GPSR090

 

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