Gordon Diewert Graduate Scholarship in Kinesiology

Terms of Reference

  1. The fund has been established in honor of Dr. Gordon Diewert for his contribution to Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. The purpose of this annual award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology.
  2. The Gordon Diewert Graduate Scholarship in Kinesiology is a one-term award.
  3. 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 Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
    3. students conducting research in the area of motor learning, motor control, motor performance, age-related mobility impairment and disability, falls, and/or fall-related injuries in the elderly
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. 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, giving evidence of work in the area of motor learning
    3. a curriculum vitae
    4. two letters of reference from faculty members familiar with the applicant's work
  6. The completed application and supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the recommendation of the Chair, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology.

Revised: April 2017/ GESR103

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