Cecelia Suragh Graduate Award in Business

Cecelia Suragh gained her Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology from SFU before going on to work in a project management position at the BC Cancer Agency. She returned to SFU to pursue her Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and then further strengthened her links with SFU when she returned again to join the Management of Technology (Biotechnology) MBA program in 2009. See the award announcement.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue a graduate degree at the Segal Graduate School of Business, and who hold an undergraduate degree in science.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, at the graduate level
  3. Preference will be given, in this order to:
    1. females with a bachelor of science undergraduate degree in life sciences; and
    2. any student with a bachelor of science undergraduate degree (in any other field of study)
  4. This award may be held in any term in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Student(s) should be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Segal Graduate School of Business.  The award application and/or nomination is made using the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
  6. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, based on the nomination of the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR 183


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