Dr. H.R. MacCarthy Graduate Bursary

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this annual award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in the Department of Biological Sciences, with preference given to a student studying the biology and management of pest organisms.
  2. The H.R. MacCarthy Graduate Bursary is valued at the interest accrued from the Endowment Fund.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Department of Biological Sciences, with preference given to students studying the biology and management of pest organisms
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. promise of service to mankind through the application of science
    4. financial need
  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
    3. a statement of financial need
    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, on the recommendation of the Biological Sciences Graduate Studies Committee.

Revised: October 2014 / GESR071

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