Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Standing committee (Reporting Category "B")

Last Updated October 20, 2020
Members Conditions Term Expiry Date Name
Faculty Senator Elected by and from Senate 3 years May 31, 2023 Holly Hendrigan
Faculty Senator Elected by and from Senate 3 years May 31, 2021 Brian Krauth
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  
Faculty Member Dual position (SUAAC & SPCSAB) elected by Senate 2 years May 31, 2022  
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, 2021 Corbett Gildersleve
Undergraduate Student (Alternate) 1 year May 31, 2021 Alan Wong
Graduate Student Dual position (SGAAC & SPCSAB) elected by Senate 1 year May 31, 2021 Abdul Zahir
Graduate Student (Alternate) 1 year May 31, 2021  
Convocation Senator Elected by and from Senate 3 years May 31, 2023 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.

 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.

 2021 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 18, 2021

January 11, 2021

February 22, 2021

February 16, 2021

March 22, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 19, 2021

April 12, 2021

May 17, 2021

May 10, 2021

June 21, 2021

June 14, 2021

July 19, 2021

July 12, 2021

August 16, 2021

August 9, 2021

September 20, 2021

September 13, 2021

October 18, 2021

October 12, 2021

November 15, 2021

November 8, 2021

December 20, 2021

December 13, 2021

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