Ethel Barbara Tuck Graduate Scholarship in Education

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to a student pursuing a Master's degree in the Faculty of Education and who is seeking improved skills in working with children or youth who experience reading difficulties.
  2. The Ethel Barbara Tuck Graduate Scholarship in Education is awarded annually and will be valued at a portion of earned income on the Endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. a Master's degree program registration at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Education with a focus on teaching children or youth experiencing reading difficulties
    3. intention to practice as a teacher specializing in remedial reading
  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. Application is made on the Application for a Private Graduate Scholarship form and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    3. a concise one-page outline of the proposed program of studies
  6. The completed recommendation and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR082


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