Douglas Cole Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Cultural History

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize the academic merit of a graduate student entering the Department of History graduate program whose focus will be on cultural history. The scholarly work of the recipients of this scholarship, named after Douglas Cole, will hopefully reflect the values that he stood for as a scholar: the willingness to challenge received wisdom, the taking of innovative approaches, and the commitment to solid and careful research.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Department of History, with a focus on cultural history
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  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 Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies
    3. one 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.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR096


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