Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Standing committee (Reporting Category "B")

Last Updated October 13, 2019
Members Conditions Term Expiry Date Name
Faculty Senator Elected by and from Senate 3 years May 31, 2020  
Faculty Senator Elected by and from Senate 3 years May 31, 2021 Pablo Nepomnaschy
Registrar, Executive Director, Student Enrolment
Ex-officio     Rummana Khan Hemani
Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies  Ex-officio     George Agnes
Faculty Member Dual position (SGAAC & SPCSAB) elected by Senate 2 years May 31, 2021 Stephen Spector
Faculty Member Dual position (SUAAC & SPCSAB) elected by Senate 2 years May 31, 2020 Corina Andreoiu
Faculty Member Elected by Senate 2 years May 31, 2021 Paul Tupper
Undergraduate Student Dual position (SUAAC & SPCSAB) elected by Senate 1 year May 31, 2020 Aliya Khan
Undergraduate Student (Alternate) 1 year May 31, 2020 Pooria Arab
Graduate Student Dual position (SGAAC & SPCSAB) elected by Senate 1 year May 31, 2020  
Graduate Student (Alternate) 1 year May 31, 2020  
Convocation Senator Elected by and from Senate 3 years May 31, 2020 Colin Percival
Director, Administrative Services, Graduate Studies Ex-officio (non-voting).     Rachel Dawson
Director, Financial Aid and Awards Ex-officio (non-voting).     Manoj Bhakthan
Associate Registrar, Senate and Academic Services Secretary,  Ex-officio (non-voting).     Kris Nordgren

NOTE: In general an "alternate" member is invited to attend meetings when a regular member is not available. Please confirm the role of the alternate member on this committee with the committee secretary.

 2019 Meeting Schedule

The Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries (SPCSAB) meet every third Monday of the month from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm in Room 3107, MBC.

Date of Meeting Material Deadline

January 21, 2019

January 14, 2019

February 25, 2019

February 19, 2019

March 18, 2019

March 11, 2019

April 15, 2019

April 8, 2019

May 27, 2019

May 21, 2019

June 17, 2019

June 10, 2019

July 15, 2019

July 8, 2019

August 19, 2019

August 12, 2019

September 16, 2019

September 9, 2019

October 21, 2019

October 15, 2019

November 18, 2019

November 12, 2019

December 16, 2019

December 9, 2019

Contact Kris Nordgren at 778.782.5350 or email kdn1@sfu.ca for more information.

 2020 Meeting Schedule

The Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries (SPCSAB) meet every third Monday of the month from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm in Room 3107, MBC.

Date of Meeting Material Deadline

January 20, 2020

January 13, 2020

February 24, 2020

February 18, 2020

March 16, 2020

March 9, 2020

April 20, 2020

April 14, 2020

May 25, 2020

May 19, 2020

June 15, 2020

June 8, 2020

July 20, 2020

July 13, 2020

August 17, 2020

August 10, 2020

September 21, 2020

September 14, 2020

October 19, 2020

October 13, 2020

November 16, 2020

November 9, 2020

December 21, 2020

December 14, 2020

Contact Kris Nordgren at 778.782.5350 or email kdn1@sfu.ca for more information.

Responsibilities:

  1. To set terms of reference for all University funded and donor funded student financial aid and awards.
  2. To review University policies relative to student funding from non-University sources.
  3. To approve under delegated authority changes to the terms of reference for student financial aid and awards.
  4. To make recommendations to the Provost with regard to the overall student financial aid and awards funding for graduate and undergraduate students.
  5. To ensure that student financial aid and awards are consistent with established University priorities.
  6. To receive regular reports evaluating the effectiveness of student financial aid and awards.
  7. To report annually to Senate.

Chair/Vice-Chair

A Chair will be elected by SPCSAB from among the Faculty Senators.  A Vice Chair will be elected by SPCSAB from among its voting members for the term of the Chair of SPCSAB or whenever the Vice Chair position is vacant. The duties of the Vice Chair will be to serve as Chair whenever the Chair is unavailable.

Quorum

A quorum will consist of four voting members.

Annual Reports

Meeting Minutes