Doug Drummond Research Fellowship

Terms of Reference

The fellowship is granted in recognition of the work of Doug Drummond, Mayor of the City of Burnaby, 1996 – 2002, in building effective relationships between the City of Burnaby and Simon Fraser University.

  1. The purpose of the Doug Drummond Research Fellowship is to provide financial support for a graduate student pursuing research on subjects related to the planning and management of the environment and infrastructure of the City of Burnaby.
  2. The Doug Drummond Research Fellowship is valued at a portion of the earned income and will be awarded annually.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. commitment to research relating to the City of Burnaby
  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 graduate award system (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual research project
    3. two letters of reference from faculty members familiar with the applicant's work
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the Director of the Graduate Program in Department of Urban Studies
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, based on the recommendation of the Chair of the Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Studies.

Revised: July 2015/ GESR104


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