Access Copyright Graduate Award in Publishing Studies

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Access Copyright Graduate Award in Publishing Studies (formerly known as CanCopy Graduate Award in Publishing Studies) is to provide financial support for a graduate student pursuing a Master of Publishing.
  2. To be eligible for the award, a student must satisfying the following criteria:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in the Master of Publishing graduate program
    2. demonstrated experience within the Canadian book publishing and/or periodical publishing and/or music publishing sector
    3. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
  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. Application is made on the online Graduate Awards system (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual program of studies and area of professional emphasis.
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member or senior industry member familiar with the applicant's recent work
    4. a curriulum vitae which includes the student's education and work history
    5. at least one short sample of professional, academic or business writing or portfolio piece
  5. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, on the recommendation from the Director of the Master of Publishing Studies Program.

Revised: November 2017 / GESR050


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