O.H. Sorila Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Philosophy

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student entering a Master of Arts program in the Department of Philosophy. Preference will be given to M.A. students who come from overseas but intend to return to their homeland at the end of their degree program.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in an M.A. program in Philosophy
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level.
  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 or actual program of studies
    3. one letter of reference
    4. one letter from the applicant discussing his/her intention to return to the country of origin upon completion of their studies
  5. 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 Chair, Department of Philosophy.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR097


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