Manuela Dias Memorial Scholarship in Publishing Studies

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student entering or pursuing a Masters degree in Publishing Studies.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Masters of Publishing Studies graduate program
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
    4. demonstrated commitment to community involvement
  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. one letter of reference from a faculty member or senior industry member familiar with the applicant’s work
    3. one letter of reference from a board or staff member of a community organization with which the applicant is, or has been involved
    4. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies and area of professional emphasis
    5. a resume, including education and work history
    6. at least one short sample of professional, academic or business writing or portfolio piece
  5. The completed application and 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 and on the recommendation of the Director of the Master of Publishing Studies Program.

Revised:  November 2017 / GESR127


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