BC Council of Garden Clubs Mildred Wells Scholarship

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a Master of Pest Management degree, whose course of studies emphasizes horticultural pest control.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. admission and/or registration in the Master of Pest Management Program at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality pertaining to horticultural pest control
    4. Canadian citizenship
  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 Application for a Private Graduate Scholarship form and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise description of the proposed or actual program of studies, describing the emphasis on horticultural pest control
    3. letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work
  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.
  7. The award winner(s) will be invited to give a brief presentation of their research at the BC Council of Garden Clubs’ annual general meeting held in the Fall.

Revised: February 2012 / GPSR018

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