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Student Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

Father Michael Bach Memorial Endowment Fund
$1,000 awarded in Fall

For undergraduate students registered in either the third or fourth year of their humanities program. Friends, relatives and colleagues of the late Father Michael Bach have established an endowment fund to support one or more scholarships in the humanities program. The award will be made by the senate undergraduate awards adjudication committee on the nomination of the department in recognition of outstanding scholastic ability.

Institute for the Humanities Travel-Study Award
$1500 awarded Spring or Summer

Third or fourth year students who are registered in a Humanities Program, to assist them to attend a travel-study/field school program offered by Simon Fraser University. Letters of application should be sent to the Director, Institute for the Humanities, and must include a resume, copy of university transcript, statement describing the relevance of the program/field school to the student's academic program and goals, and two letters of reference from Simon Fraser University faculty. The application deadline is March 15th.

Mahatmi Gandhi Humanitarian Scholarship
$400 awarded in Fall

Offered by Dr. and Mrs. Devendra P. Goel to a student who has demonstrated overall excellence in the humanities program. Nomination required from the Chair of the humanities department.

Gandhi Essay Award
$700 awarded in Fall

SFU undergraduates who have completed at least 30 credit hours and who are registered for courses in the current academic year (September-August) are eligible for the award. Essays should be typed and be no longer than 2500 words. Essays must be submitted to the Director, Institute for the Humanities in September (see current topic for specific date). The award is made available under the auspices of the Gandhi Peace Trust fund of the India Club.

Grace Woodsworth MacInnis Bursary
$700 awarded in Spring

An undergraduate student who either has an approved minor in Humanities or has an approved major in Women's Studies or Political Science. The recipient should have demonstrated financial need and a satisfactory academic standing; preference given to a woman student. Applications to be submitted to Financial Assistance and Awards by the end of week 2 of classes.

India Club Scholarship
$500 awarded in Spring

A fourth year student with high academic standing who has demonstrated good citizenship and community service. The letter of application should discuss the individual’s contributions toward enhancing cross-cultural harmony and communication in the University student body and/or in the community at large.

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