Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Graduate Scholarship

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Graduate Scholarship is to support graduate students at Simon Fraser University’s Hellenic Studies Program
  2. Preference will be given to graduate students entering their second year of studies after having successfully completed all first year requirements. In the event that no second year graduate students qualify, the scholarship may be used to help recruit exceptional incoming first year graduate students.
  3. If a suitable candidate is not found in a given year, the interest will be reinvested in the Endowment Fund.
  4. The criteria for this scholarship are:
    1. successful completion of the first year of the Hellenic Studies Program at Simon Fraser University (applicable to 2nd year nominees) and full-time registration in the Hellenic Studies Program (applicable to both first and second year nominees); and
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level for second year graduate students and at the undergraduate level for incoming first year graduate students.
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. Application is made on the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. a letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s academic potential
    3. if relevant, a letter from the Chair of the Hellenic Studies Program confirming that no second year students were eligible for the award
  7. The completed application and all the supporting documents must be submitted directly to the Hellenic Studies program by the deadline.
  8. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, on the recommendation of the Chair of the Hellenic Studies program.

April 2017/GESR185


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