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Beedie School of Business

The following list contains Internal and Donor funded awards available to your academic unit. Click on the award name to read more about the award, including the full eligibility and requirements.

Award values
Awards values listed are approximations and vary in value and number depending on the terms of reference of the award, as well as the availability of funds. 

When to apply
Main award competitions are open in the spring, with student deadlines falling between March-June. Some departments may run subsequent competitions in later cycles with the student deadline usually falling in the second month of the term (October or February).

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Andrew Petter Graduate Scholarship in Public Policy

 
This scholarship in intended to recognize and provide financial support to graduate students studying public policy.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to graduate students studying public policy.
  2. The eligibility criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate degree program with a focus on public policy;
    2. have achieved excellent academic standing at the graduate level or in the most recent degree program completed; and
    3. have demonstrated leadership potential.
  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. Applications will be made via the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) managed by Graduate Studies. Required documents include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript;
    2. letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work; and
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship.
  5. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and social sciences or her/his designate.

July 2020 / GPSR105

Anil Patel Graduate Award in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

 
This award is intended for a student enrolled in the Beedie School of Business who has demonstrated an interest in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology.

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Terms of Reeference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide funding to graduate students enrolled in the Beedie School of Business who have demonstrated an interest in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology.
  2. One award, valued at a minimum $2,000 will be offered annually, in any term, to a graduate student who fulfills the following criteria:
  3. Is enrolled in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business;
    1. has demonstrated an interest in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology and;
    2. has demonstrated excellence in graduate level CGPA (3.50 or above) or has a minimum GMAT score of 600 or 
    3. has demonstrated professional experience based on work experience, leadership, entrepreneurship or innovation.
  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. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current curriculum vitae
    2. copies of post-secondary transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    3. a one page statement outlining the applicant’s demonstrated interested in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology
    4. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work
  6. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  7. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.  

GPSR087

Association of Women in Finance Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended for an outstanding female student pursuing a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business with past work experience in the field of finance and have future plans to pursue a career in the area of Finance.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Association of Women in Finance Graduate Scholarship is to recognize and reward an outstanding female student pursuing a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Finance, and the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programs with past work experience in the field of finance and have future plans to pursue a career in the area of Finance.
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  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 Beedie School of Business
    3. previous work experience in the field of Finance
    4. future career plans in the field of Finance
  4. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a letter from the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business describing the merits of the candidate
    2. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. a letter from the candidate detailing future work plans
    5. a letter of reference or other documentary evidence reflecting the candidate’s extracurricular activities such as volunteer work, service on or chairing community committees, mentoring, coaching or fundraising
  5. Preference will be given to female students with a history of volunteer/ community service experience.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2012 / GPSR013

Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship in the Beedie School of Business

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student currently enrolled in or entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship is to support graduate students currently enrolled in or those entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business. This includes students enrolled in the Master's, PhD or Certificate programs. The scholarship will allow the Beedie School of Business to reach into the community and recruit exemplary students for the various graduate programs.
  2. The Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000, will be awarded annually from the income earned from the endowment fund. If sufficient funds are available and multiple students meet the criteria for this scholarship, multiple scholarships may be granted. In the event that a suitable candidate cannot be found, the income earned may be reinvested in the endowment to protect its value over time.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level.
  4. To be eligible to receive the award, the prospective student must be currently enrolled or applying to enter a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business at SFU.
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. A curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements
    3. A nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR 184

Bel Construction Graduate Scholarship in Business

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business with a special interest in starting his/her own business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business with a special interest in starting his/her own business.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with an interest in starting a business
  3. Students must be nominated for this scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. 
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements
    3. a brief outline of the student's plans regarding starting his/her own business
    4. a nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Faculty of Business Administration, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR025

Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing study or research in the field of natural resource management or development.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business is to offer financial assistance to and reward an outstanding graduate student enrolled in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The criteria for this scholarship are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and if applicable at the graduate level
    2. registration to enter or current enrollment in a Master's or Doctoral Program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. pursuing study or research in the field of natural resource management or development
  3. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current, unofficial SFU transcript (if applicable) and/or a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    3. an outline of the proposed program of studies, relevant to the aims of this scholarship
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: January 2014 / GESR 197

BMO Graduate Scholarship in Business

 
This award is intended for a student pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree in Business Administration at the Segal Graduate School of Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this fellowship is to provide financial support for graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree in Business Administration at the Segal Graduate School of Business.
  2. The award is tenable in the Fall term. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows. When the endowment is fully funded, multiple awards may be offered.
  3. 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 and the graduate level if applicable
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
  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. Students will be nominated for this award by the Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post secondary transcripts
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR156

BMO John Ellis Graduate Scholarship in Indigenous Business and Leadership Annual Award

This award is intended for an Indigenous graduate student enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program who has over eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  2. One award, valued at $10,000, will be offered annually, in any term, to graduate students who fulfil the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedie School of Business;
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada); and
    3. who demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. Have achieved a minimum CGPA of 3.5 at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, in EMBA coursework; or
      2. Have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.
  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. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current curriculum vitae; and
    2. copies of post-secondary transcripts. 
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director, EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.

Revised: February 2019/ GPSR092

Bruce E. Welch Award for Science and Technology Commercialization

 
This award is intended for a student registered in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization whose research shows promise for commercialization.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization in the Beedie School of Business whose research shows promise for commercialization.
  2. Awards will be granted to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1.  is registered at SFU in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization 
    2. whose research shows promise for commercialization
    3. who demonstrates excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level (defined as a CGPA of 3.50 or greater), or
      2. has demonstrated excellent professional experience and accomplishments
      3. has a minimum of 4 years of work experience in a leadership or management role, including professional research experience
      4. has demonstrated experience and accomplishments relevant to innovation
      5. has a minimum upper division (or final two year) CGPA of 3.0
  3. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post secondary transcripts
    2. copy of the applicant's CV
    3. one letter of reference from an individual familiar with the innovative nature of the applicant's work
    4. one page proposal describing the viability of their research for commercialization
  4. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Academic Director, Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization

Revised: September 2017 / GESR223

Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarships for Master's and PhD Students

 
This award is intended for a student registered full-time in a research-intensive degree leading to a MA, MSc, MASc or PhD in a non-Beedie program or faculty and concurrently registered in a Beedie master's diploma or certificate program.

This award is by nomination only.
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Award previously known as SFU Science & Technology Commercialization Scholarship

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to increase business and entrepreneurship knowledge by encouraging outstanding non-Beedie students registered in a SFU MA, MSc, MASc or PhD programs to concurrently register in a SFU certificate, diploma or master's program run either primarily by, or jointly with, the Beedie School of Business.
  2. A limited number of scholarships will be offered annually. Students are eligible to receive this award only once during their degree program.
  3. Eligible degree programs include the Master of Business Administration (part-time), Management of Technology, MSc Finance, Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Graduate Diploma in Aboriginal Business and Leadership, and Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Other programs may be added at the discretion of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  4. The scholarships will be awarded annually to graduate students who fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
    1. registered full-time in a research-intensive degree leading to a MA, MSc, MASc or PhD in a non-Beedie program or faculty
    2. concurrently registered in a Beedie master's diploma or certificate program
    3. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level
  5. Preference will be given to students who are engaged in knowledge mobilization in conjunction with external partners.
  6. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other fellowships, scholarships or awards granted by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  7. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual research project relevant to the aims of the scholarship
    3. a letter of support from the MA, MSc, MASc or PhD faculty supervisor
  8. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2016 / GPSR068

Cecelia Suragh Graduate Award in Business

 
This award is intended for a student who holds an undergraduate degree in Science and is now pursuing a graduate degree at the Segal Graduate School of Business. Preference will be given to females with a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in life sciences.

This award is by nomination only.
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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 holds 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 Graduate Awards Application System 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

CIBC Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership

This award supports Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership program. Candidates must have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference
  1. Three awards, valued at $10,000 each, will be offered annually for three years, in any term, to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. Are enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedie School of Business;
    2. Are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada); and
    3. Demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. Have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program; or
      2. Have demonstrated accomplishments in leadership; 
      3. Have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current curriculum vitae; and
    2. Copies of post-secondary transcripts.
  4. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  5. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Director of Indigenous Programs at the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: August 2019 / GPSR096

 

CN Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership (Currently Unavailable)

 
These awards are intended for Indigenous students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program, who have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  2. Six awards, valued at $10,000 each, will be offered over two years, in any term, to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedie School of Business;
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada); and
    3. demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program; or
      2. have demonstrated accomplishments in leadership; or
      3. have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.
  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. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current curriculum vitae; and
    2. copies of post-secondary transcripts. 
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Director of Indigenous Programs at the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: February 2019 / GPSR093

CN/Joe Segal Graduate Entrepreneurship Award in Business

 
This award is intended for a student pursuing a degree in the Beedie School of Business who has demonstrated involvement in entrepreneurial endeavours.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a graduate student at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund, and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. To be considered eligible, candidates should demonstrate their involvement in entrepreneurial endeavours by providing their CV and cover letter describing their interest and involvement in entrepreneurial pursuits, and including a letter of reference from a mentor or supervisor of the candidate’s work.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. demonstrated entrepreneurial activities as outlined in point 3 above
    3. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level if applicable
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. Students must be nominated for this award by the Chair, Beedie School of Business Graduate Committee. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post secondary transcripts
    3. supporting documents as outlined in Point 3 above
  7. 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.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR124

Daniel Janzen Memorial Graduate Scholarship

 
This award supports a student pursuing a master's degree in Economics or Political Science, a Master's degree in the Beedie School of Business, or Masters Degree in Public Policy. Preference will be given to a student from the University of the Fraser Valley. This scholarship will be rotated between the Beedie School of Business (2019) and the Public Policy Masters Program (2020), Economics (2021) and Political Science (2022).

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a Master's degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in either Economics or Political Science, a Master's degree in the Beedie School of Business, or Masters Degree in Public Policy. Preference, when possible, will be given to a student coming to Simon Fraser University from the University of the Fraser Valley.
  2. The Daniel Janzen Memorial Graduate Scholarship is awarded annually and will be valued at a portion of earned income on the Endowment. The Scholarship will be rotated between Economics, Political Science, the Beedie School of Business and the Public Policy Masters Program.
  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 the Faculty of Arts Masters degree program in Economics or Political Science, a Master's degree in the Beedie School of Business, or Masters Degree in Public Policy
  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. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work
  6. The completed application and all 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.

Revised: November 2013 / GESR068

Deloitte Graduate Entrance Scholarship in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for full-time students entering the Master of Financial Risk Management Program. This student demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The Deloitte Graduate Entrance Scholarship in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program provides financial support to full-time students entering the Master of Financial Risk Management Program.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. Demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. Full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program
    3. Promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  3. Students must be nominated for the Deloitte Graduate Entrance Scholarship in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies and research
    3. a current curriculum vitae detailing employment experience
    4. a letter of nomination describing the applicant’s suitability as a candidate
  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. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, and on the nomination from the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR085

Don and Pat Hudson Scholarship in International Business Relations

 
This award is intended to recognize and to provide financial support for a student studying international business relations as part of their graduate business degree.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Don & Pat Hudson Scholarship in International Business Relations is to recognize and provide financial support to a student studying international business relations as part of their graduate business degree.
  2. One scholarship, valued at the maximum annual spending allocation of the endowment fund, will be granted annually, in the fall term, to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. has demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level;
    2. is registered at Simon Fraser University in a graduate degree program through the Beedie School of Business; and
    3. is studying international business relations as part of their graduate business degree.
  3. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts;
    2. a one-page description of the applicant's demonstrated involvement or experience in international business; and
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant’s research work.
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, with the recommendation of the Academic Director of MBA Programs and the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: January 2017 / GESR132

Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Entrance Scholarship

 
This award is intended for a student entering the MOT-MBA Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the MOT-MBA program.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Entrance Scholarship is to provide financial support for a student entering the Management of Technology MBA Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program. 
  2. The Rix Entrance Scholarship is a two-term award.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence
    2. admission and registration in the Management of Technology MBA Graduate Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. preference will be given to graduate students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program.
    4. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  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. The student must be nominated for the award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. one letter of reference from either a Faculty member or employer
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2017 / GESR131

Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Scholarships

 
This award is intended for a student in the MOT-MBA Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the MOT-MBA program.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Scholarships is to provide financial support for students in the Management of Technology MBA program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in the Management of Technology MBA Graduate Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. preference will be given to graduate students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program.
    4. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  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. The student must be nominated for the award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter
    2. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and copies of other post-secondary transcripts, if applicable
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. one letter of reference from either a Faculty member or employer
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee

Revised: September2017 / GESR130

Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to recognize and reward an outstanding student pursuing a graduate degree, whose field of study is of benefit to the South Asian community and pertains to South Asian history, culture, politics, or diaspora.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship is to recognize and reward an outstanding student pursuing a graduate degree, whose field of study is of benefit to the South Asian community and pertains to South Asian history, culture, politics, or diaspora.
  2. One scholarship will be awarded each year.
  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
    3. demonstrated research focus on a topic of benefit to the South Asian community and related to the areas of South Asian history, culture, politics or diaspora
  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 Graduate Awards Application System and must be accompanied by:
    1. a concise description (one page or less) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    2. curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    3. two letters of reference: one letter of reference from the student's supervisor confirming the student's research focus on South Asian history, culture, politics, or diaspora, and a second letter of reference from someone other than the supervisor who is familiar with the applicant's research abilities
    4. a current unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GPSR057

Dr. L.B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing an MBA or EMBA whose thesis or project addresses issues in business ethics.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. L.B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics is to recognize a student pursuing an MBA or EMBA whose thesis or project addresses issues in business ethics.
  2. The Dr. L.B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics is a one-term award valued at a portion of the income available from the Endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration, at the time of application, at Simon Fraser University in the MBA or EMBA graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. submission of a paragraph of a topic concerning business ethics and why it is important to the student
  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. The thesis or MBA project should be submitted to the Beedie School of Business Awards Committee and will be adjudicated by two permanent faculty members. No award will be made if, in the opinion of the referees, a suitably high standard has not been reached. Students are advised to consult with faculty regarding the suitability of their proposed thesis or project subject.
  6. The completed application and all 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.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR077

Duncan and Jean McEachran Memorial Prize in Canadian Business

 
This prize is intended to recognize a student in a graduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business whose thesis or project essay addresses issues in Canadian Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this prize is to recognize a student in a graduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business whose thesis or project essay addresses issues in Canadian Business.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. current enrolment at Simon Fraser University a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. demonstrated academic excellent at the graduate level
    3. completion of an outstanding thesis or project essay on any topic concerning Canadian Business
  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. Students must be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business upon the recommendation of the Awards Committee.
  5. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current, unofficial SFU transcript
    2. A copy of the nominated work
    3. A nomination letter by an adjudicating faculty member describing the academic merits of the work
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, based on the recommendations of the Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Beedie School of Business and the Awards Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR167

EMBA Alumni Annual Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended for a student entering or enrolled in the EMBA program in the Beedie School of Business, who has demonstrated career progression and outstanding leadership or service to the community.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to attract and provide financial support for outstanding graduate students entering or enrolled in the EMBA program in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The criteria for this award normally are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. demonstrated career progression and potential for future career achievements
    3. demonstrated outstanding leadership or service to the community
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a current CV detailing employment experience
    3. a letter of nomination
  5. The scholarship will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: August 2017 / GPSR019

Flight 752 Graduate Memorial Scholarship

 
This scholarship is intended to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in any Faculty who are pursuing a graduate degree at Simon Fraser University.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in any Faculty who are pursuing a graduate degree at Simon Fraser University.
  2. One scholarship will be granted annually, in any term, to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. is registered at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in any faculty;
    2. has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate or undergraduate level;
    3. shows promise of originality and creativity in research; and
    4. has contributed to the advancement of Persian culture and the Iranian community through volunteerism or research in Canada or in the applicant's country of origin.
  3. Preference will be given to an entering student.
  4. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Applications will be adjudicated via the Graduate Awards, Application and Adjudication System  (GA3) managed by Graduate Studies, and must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial transcript or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work;
    3. a current curriculum vitae; and
    4. a one-page statement outlining the applicant's contributions to the advancement of Persian culture and the Iranian community through volunteerism or research.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

May 2021 / GPSR110

Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration

 
This award is intended for a student entering or enrolled in the EMBA program in the Beedie School of Business, who has demonstrated career progression and outstanding leadership or service to the community.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student entering a graduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration is a one-semester award valued at a portion of the earned income from the endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. admittance at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business.
  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. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all postsecondary transcripts
    2. one letter of reference from an individual familiar with the applicant's professional or academic accomplishments
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Faculty of Business Administration Graduate Program Committee, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: January 2017 / GESR092

Graduate Fellowships

 
This award is intended for graduate students in full time research based programs. This award can only be held within the first nine (9) terms of a Master's program or the first fifteen (15) terms of a PhD program. *Currently, we are waiving the number of terms that student can apply and/or hold the GF as long as their research has been impacted by COVID-19. This special arrangement is applicable for 3 terms: Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021. Student also needs to be approved by the Graduate Program Chair within their program before receiving the award.* Applicants are only eligible to receive up to a maximum of two full GFs, or four half GFs, during an academic year.

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Terms of Reference

  1. To be eligible to hold a Graduate Fellowship (GF), a student must be registered as a full-time, regular (not "on-leave") student in a Master’s or Doctoral program.  In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, students must be taking at least six credit hours to be eligible to receive a Graduate Fellowship. *Currently, we are waiving the number of terms that student can apply and/or hold the GF as long as their research has been impacted by COVID-19. This special arrangement is applicable for 3 terms: Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021. Student also needs to be approved by the Graduate Program Chair within their program before receiving the award.*
  2. Eligible students must have a minimum first-class (3.50) cumulative grade point average. In exceptional cases, other evidence of outstanding ability may outweigh this criterion. Since academic merit is the primary criterion for ranking eligible applicants, departments must notify all applicants in advance if additional criteria will be used.
  3. Students will be eligible to hold a GF only during the first 9 semesters of a Master's program and during the first 15 semesters of a Ph.D. program.
  4. Students who did not complete a Master's program before transferring into a PhD are eligible to hold the GF within the first 15 semesters of their PhD, from the PhD start date
  5. GFs will be awarded in increments of .5, 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0. A partial GF (.5) is valued at $3,500; a full GF (1.0) is valued at $7,000. Applicants may be eligible to receive up to a maximum of two full GFs, or four partial GFs, during the academic year (September 1 – August 31).
  6. GF recipients are eligible to hold other scholarships funded from SFU sources.
  7. Graduate Fellowship recipients may accept other scholarship support from external funding sources including SFU’s ‘private’ awards (derived from annual and endowed funds). Recipients should be aware that some external awards may restrict students from holding a GF at the same time as the external award. Effective Fall 2021, if the total of the GF and other external support exceeds $60,000 per annum, the value of the GF will be reduced so that the total equals $60,000.
  8. There is no restriction on GF recipients receiving income for work performed during tenure of the GF.
  9. Application is made through the Graduate Award Application System.
  10. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee on the recommendations of the Departmental Graduate Program Committee.

Revised: November 2020

HSBC Graduate Award in Business

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student who is pursuing, or intends to pursue, a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The award is an annual award disbursed over two terms. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
    4. demonstrated 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. Students must be nominated for this award by the Dean of the Beedie School of Business.  The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee, and their financial need if applicable
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    3. a statement of financial need
  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.

Revised: August 2012 / GESR125

IODE Seaman Morley Scott Memorial Graduate Scholarship

This memorial graduate scholarship award is intended to provide financial support for a female graduate student who is Canadian citizen and has a CGPA above 3.50.

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Terms of Referencee

  1. The eligibility criteria for this award are:
    1. female Canadian citizen
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    3. cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5
  2. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies
    3. a curriculum vitae
    4. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
  3. The completed application and supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR067

John and Leanne Rooney Graduate Scholarship

 
This multi-year scholarship is to attract and provide financial support for outstanding graduate students in a master's degree program at the Beedie School of Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the multi-year scholarship is to attract and provide financial support for outstanding graduate students in a master's degree program at the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The scholarship is intended to support the same student throughout their education at SFU, provided they continue to meet the eligibility requirements every term. When the student recipient is no longer eligible (e.g. they have graduated), a new student recipient will be selected.
  3. The criteria for the scholarship are as follows:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level;
    2. registered full-time in a master's degree program in the Beedie School of Business; and
    3. demonstrated career progression and potential for future career achievements.
  4. The scholarship can be renewable for the duration of the student's degree program, as long as the student recipient continues to demonstrate academic excellence at the graduate level.
  5. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. a current curriculum vitae detailing employment experience; and
    3. a nomination letter describing the merits of the student if they are entering their first year of their graduate program at SFU; or
    4. a letter of reference from an SFU faculty member verifying the student is making excellent academic progress in the program. A letter of reference is needed on an annual basis for renewal of the scholarship. The letter must also include the approximate date of completion of the degree.
  6. The nomination must be submitted annually in order for disbursement of the scholarship, including nominations for renewal.
  7. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be granted in a subsequent term or year.
  8. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR212

John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration

 
This award is intended for a student who is active in social innovation and the non-profit sector, with preference given to those working internationally.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration is to attract the best and brightest graduate students to the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The John Ellis Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at a portion of the earned income from the endowment. If multiple awards are handed out, when possible, one of the scholarships each year will be awarded to a student who is active in social innovation and the nonprofit sector, with preference given to those working internationally.
  3. To be nominated, a student must be applying to enter a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic and research excellence at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, at the graduate level, with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level
  5. To receive the award, the student must be registered in the intended graduate program at SFU.
  6. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  7. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    3. evidence of professional activity in the social and nonprofit sector with preference given to those working internationally, in the event there are multiple awards available
  8. 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 Dean of the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: August 2017 / GESR154

Knud George Pedersen International Graduate Students Fund Endowment

The purpose is to provide support for international graduate students with unforeseen or unmet expenses and may also support programs and initiatives designed to enhance the educational experience for international graduate students.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose is to provide support for international graduate students with unforeseen or unmet expenses and may also support programs and initiatives designed to enhance the educational experience for international graduate students. Expenditure amount and type will be at the discretion of the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies or their designate.
  2. Eligible student expenses may include but are not limited to:
    - funding for personal expenses such as food and rent;
    - travel expenses for family emergencies;
    - travel expenses for education purposes such as conferences; and
    - registration fees for conferences and workshops.
  3. To be eligible for this award, students must:
    1. be designated as international students; and
    2. be enrolled either full-time or part-time in a graduate program at SFU.
  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. The application will be made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must be accompanied by:
    1. a copy of the SFU transcript; and
    2. statement of financial need.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

October 2020 / GESR240

Leith Wheeler Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Award

 
This award is intended for a student who is entering the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business and has a demonstrated history of leadership in business, community, or public service.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize and provide financial support to a graduate student who is entering the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business. 
  2. One award, valued at a minimum of $5,000, will be granted annually, in any term, to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level or in the most recent degree program completed, or demonstrates potential for academic excellence at the graduate level;
    2. is registered at Simon Fraser University in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business; and
    3. has a demonstrated history of leadership in business, community, or public service.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies, but funding per student should not exceed reasonable costs to participate in the program.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member, or other individual, familiar with the applicant's work;
    3. a current curriculum vitae
    4. a personal statement of goals related to the aims of the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership; and 
    5. a statement of financial resources available for the program.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.

Revised: January 2017 / GPSR065

Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership

This award is intended to provide funding for Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership program.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled In the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership program. 
  2. At least two awards, valued at a minimum of $5,000 each, wlll be offered, in any term, to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA In Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedle School of Business
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, In accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metls, and Inuit peoples of Canada)
    3. demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program
      2. have demonstrated accomplishments in leadership
      3. have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments In leadership.
  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. Applications are made on the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. a current curriculum vitae
    2. copy of the post secondary transcript
  5. The award will be made by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Director of Indigenous Programs at the Beedle School of Business.

Revised: November 2019 / GPSR097

Lin Perceval Graduate Scholarship in Business

 
This scholarship is intended to provide financial support for a female graduate business student in the Management of Technology program.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to female graduate students in the Management of Technology program.
  2. At least one scholarship, valued at a minimum of $2,500, will be granted annually in any term to female graduate students who meet the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled full-time at Simon Fraser University in the Management of Technology program at the Beedie School of Business;
    2. have demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level and if applicable, at the undergraduate level; and
    3. have promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level.
  3. This scholarship can be used to support the same female student in her second year in the Management of Technology program.
  4. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.
  6. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
  7. A current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    1. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements; and
    2. a nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Faculty of Business Administration, describing academic merits and potential of the nominee.
  8. The scholarship will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: August 2019 / GPSR095

Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship in Urban Development

 
This award is intended to recognize and provide financial support for an outstanding Master’s or PhD student whose research is in urban development.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship in Urban Development is to provide financial support to a Master’s or PhD student whose research is in urban development.
  2. The Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at a portion of the earned income from the endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    2. demonstrated academic and research excellence at the post-graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  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. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript OR an official transcript from the most recent degree program at another post-secondary institution
    2. a concise description (one page or less) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholarship achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. two letters of reference: one letter of reference from the student’s supervisor and a second letter of reference from someone other than the supervisor who is familiar with the applicant’s research abilities
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR142

Methanex Annual Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for an outstanding student enrolled in the full-time MBA program (excluding EMBA, MOT, FRM).

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Methanex Annual Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration is to award an outstanding student enrolled in the full-time MBA program (excluding EMBA, MOT, FRM).
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. full-time registration in the MBA program at the Segal Graduate School of Business at Fraser University
    3. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Program, the Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    4. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    5. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    6. a nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, the Beedie School of Business, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, the Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2015 / GPSR001

Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended for a student enrolled in a doctoral program who has demonstrated research excellence at the postgraduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for students enrolled in a doctoral program at Simon Fraser University.
  2. The Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship is a three-term award and it is tenable during three consecutive academic terms in Fall, Spring, and Summer.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level
    2. full-time registration in a doctoral program in any Faculty at SFU
    3. demonstrated research excellence at the postgraduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  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. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program complete
    2. resume summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    3. letter of reference from the student’s senior supervisor describing the candidate’s research abilities
  6. Student applications are normally accepted at the departmental level. One nomination from each Department is submitted to Graduate Studies and forwarded to the Faculty offices.
  7. The selection of a successful candidate(s) in each Faculty will be made by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee from the departmental nominations received. One nomination from each Faculty Dean will be forwarded to Graduate Studies, who will make the final selection from among the Faculty nominations received, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR 181

Nancy McKinstry Graduate Scholarship for Leadership

 
This award is intended for a female student entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business in which women are currently under-represented and where increased participation from women is needed most.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the SFU Nancy McKinstry Graduate Scholarship for Leadership is to support a female student entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business in which women are currently under-represented and where increased participation from women is needed most. This award will allow us to reach into the community and recruit and support women who may avoid enrolling in a graduate studies program in the Beedie School of Business for economic reasons.
  2. One scholarship will be awarded annually to a student applying to one of the Segal Graduate programs at the Beedie School of Business. Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of five years of professional and/or managerial experience with a passion for advancing diversity in the workplace.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of five years of professional and/or managerial experience
    3. preference will be given to applicants who have done exemplary work in advancing gender diversity in the workplace or their extracurricular activities such as, but not limited to, volunteer work, service on or chairing community committees, mentoring, coaching or fundraising
    4. to receive the award, the student must be registered in the intended graduate program at SFU
  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. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a letter from the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business describing the merits of the candidate
    2. a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.

Revised: June 2013 / GESR160

NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership

 
This award is intended for a student entering or enrolled in the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program with a demonstrated history of community leadership.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

The NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership was established in 2015 with a generous minimum two year commitment from NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. Two awards will be granted annually to entering or continuing students enrolled in the Executive Master of Business Administration in Aboriginal Business and Leadership program at Simon Fraser University.

  1. The purpose of the award is to offer financial assistance to and reward deserving students entering or enrolled in the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program.
  2. The awards will be disbursed to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic achievement in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program;
    2. demonstrated history of community leadership; and,
    3. enrollment in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program.
  3. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/ or a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work (if the applicant is a continuing student); and,
    3. a current curriculum vitae; and,
    4. a personal statement of goals related to the aims of the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program.
  4. The completed nomination and all supporting documentation must be received by the
    office of the Dean of Graduate Studies from the Program Director.
  5. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director, EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.

Revised: January 2017 / GPSR077

Peter Legge Graduate Volunteer Leadership Award in Business

 
This award is intended for a student in the Beedie School of Business at the Segal Graduate School of Business, with demonstrated involvement in unpaid volunteer activities.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a graduate student at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing, or entering, any graduate program in the Beedie School of Business at the Segal Graduate School of Business.
  2. To be considered eligible, candidates should demonstrate their involvement in unpaid volunteer activities by providing their curriculum vitae and cover letter describing their volunteerism, the length of service and time-commitment dedicated to such interests, and including a letter of reference from a supervisor of the candidate’s volunteer work.
  3. 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 and, if applicable at the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
    4. demonstrated volunteer activities as outlined in Point 2 above
  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. Students must be nominated for this award by the Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post secondary transcripts
    3. supporting documents as outlined in Point 2 above
  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.

Revised: November 2012 / GESR123

Premier Diversified Holdings Graduate Award

 
This award is intended to recognize a student in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program whose research has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize an SFU student in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program whose research has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.
  2. One award, valued at a minimum of $1,500, will be granted annually to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level;
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in either a Master's or Doctoral program;
    3. registration in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology program; and
    4. has completed or is engaged in research that has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.
  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. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work; and
    3. one-page letter describing how their research has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Academic Director of the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program.

Revised: January 2017 / GESR209

President's PhD Scholarship

 
This award PhD students who have made excellent progress in their degree, and who have demonstrated academic excellence, substantial scholarly output and leadership early in their PhD program relative to their peers. Note that not all departments use this award.

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Terms of Reference

  1. A limited number of President’s PhD Scholarships are available annually and the award is currently valued at $7,000.
  2. To be eligible to hold a PS, the applicant must have completed fewer than 12 terms of enrolment in the program and be registered as a full-time, regular (not “on-leave” or “part-time”) student in good standing in the PhD program at Simon Fraser University.
  3. At the time of nomination, eligible students must have completed all departmental and University requirements for the degree (eg. courses, comprehensive or qualifying examinations), except the thesis and, in the case of students in the Clinical Psychology Program, the internship. Evaluation criteria includes: the extent to which PhD students have made excellent progress in their degrees, and have demonstrated academic excellence, substantial scholarly output and leadership early in their PhD programs relative to their peers.
  4. While there is no restriction on PS recipients receiving income for work performed during their tenure of the PS, given the intent of the award, recipients are expected to limit the number of hours worked weekly and restrict positions to those that are keeping with the spirit of the award.
  5. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may restrict students from holding a PS at the same time as the external award. Students holding a national award from SSHRC, CIHR, NSERC or their equivalent (ie. SFU Entrance Scholarship or a major international award) are ineligible to hold the PS award during the period that they are holding the other award.
  6. A PhD student must be nominated for the PS by the student’s senior supervisor whose nomination letter should address the evaluation criteria. Eligible students may not receive more than one PS during their doctoral program or have previously received a President’s Research Stipend award.
  7. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and is submitted to the department of enrolment by the deadline date. The application must be accompanied by a nomination letter from the senior supervisor.
  8. Awards are made on the recommendations of the academic unit’s Graduate Program Committee to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  9. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies.

RBC Award in Aboriginal Business and Leadership

This award provides funding to Aboriginal graduate students enrolled in the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program who have demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments or who show entrepreneurial potential.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide funding to Aboriginal graduate students enrolled in the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program who have demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere or who show entrepreneurial potential as demonstrated through their academic work. 
  2. Awards are normally valued at a minimum of $2,000. The total funds available annually is usually $20,000.
  3. Recipients will have fulfilled one of the following sets of eligibility criteria: Awards based on demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere or Awards based on entrepreneurial potential as demonstrated through academic work
  4. For awards based on demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere, students must:
    1. have demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere
    2. be enrolled in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program
    3. be of Aboriginal heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada)
    4. have excellent professional experience, defined as 8 years of work experience with at least 6 of these in a managerial or professional position
    5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
      1. a current curriculum vitae
      2. documentation of entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere
      3. one letter of reference from an individual who can attest to the applicant's entrepreneurial accomplishments
  5. For awards based on entrepreneurial potential as demonstrated through academic work, students must:
    1. be enrolled in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program
    2. have achieved a minimum CGPA of 3.5 in coursework completed in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program
    3. be of Aboriginal heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada)
    4. demonstrated entrepreneurial potential through coursework completed in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership or other post-secondary program
    5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
      1. copies of post-secondary transcripts
      2. document of coursework completed in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership or other post-secondary program that demonstrates entrepreneurial potential
      3. a current curriculum vitae
      4. one letter of reference from an individual who can attest to the applicant's entrepreneurial potential demonstrated by submitted coursework
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director of the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership. The nomination must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the Program Director referencing which award option the student is nominated for.

Revised: June 2017 / GPSR074

RGF Integrated Wealth Management - Clay Gillespie Endowment Fund

 
This award supports a student pursuing a graduate degree with the Master of Science in Finance program at the Beedie School of Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

The Endowment supporting the RGF Integrated Wealth Management - Clay Gillespie Graduate Scholarship was established at Simon Fraser University in 2018 with a generous gift from Clay Gillespie.

  1. One or more scholarships, valued at minimum $2,500 each, will be granted annually in any term, over two terms, to students who meet the following criteria: 
    1. are enrolled full-time in the term of eligibility;
    2. are pursuing a graduate degree with the Master of Science in Finance program at the Beedie School of Business;
    3. are in excellent academic standing;
    4. have demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level, if applicable; and
    5. promise outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research and originality.
  2. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate programs, the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed; and 
    2. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential nominee. 
  3. Successful applicants will receive this award upon registration to the Master of Science in Finance at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean in the Beedie School of Business. Successful applicants will receive this award upon registration to the Master of Science in Finance at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.  

Revised: January 2019 / GESR226

Scotiabank Graduate Award in Business

 
This award is intended to to provide financial support for graduate students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to for graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The award is an annual award, disbursed over two terms. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. The criteria for this award are as follows:
    1. registration in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. promise of outstanding achievement
  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) must be nominated for the Scotiabank Graduate Award in Business by the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee and their financial need if applicable
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    3. a statement of financial need
  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 Beedie School of Business.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR141

Scotiabank Graduate Scholarship for Women

 
This award is meant to attract and provide support for a female student in a Master of Business Administration degree program at Simon Fraser University, who demonstrates the potential for success in business. Preference will be given, where possible, to a candidate who is, or has been, an entrepreneur, or who plans to study entrepreneurship as part of her degree.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to attract and provide financial support for female graduate students in a Master of Business Administration degree program at Simon Fraser University, who demonstrate the potential for success in business. Preference will be given, where possible, to a candidate who is, or has been, an entrepreneur, or who plans to study entrepreneurship as part of her degree.
  2. The Scotiabank Graduate Scholarship for Women is a two-term award valued at a portion of the interest earned from the Endowment Fund.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full- or part-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a Master’s program in the Beedie School of Business 
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. preference will be given to a candidate who can demonstrate entrepreneurial experience
    4. where no candidate with entrepreneurial experience is identified, criteria a) and b) will apply
  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. The student must be nominated for the award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts, if applicable
    3. a concise description of the proposed or actual research
    4. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    5. one letter of reference from someone other than their supervisor who is familiar with the applicant’s research ability
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: July 2017 / GESR108

TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration

This award is intended to provide support for a graduate student in a Master’s program in the Beedie School of Business. To be eligible for the award, the student must be a BC resident.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration is to provide support for a graduate student in a Master’s program in the Beedie School of Business. To be eligible for the award, the student must be a BC resident.
  2. The TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration is a two-term award valued at a portion of the earned income from the Endowment Fund.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration in a Master’s program in the Segal Graduate School of Business, Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level
    4. student must be a BC resident
  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. Students must be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.  The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter from the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. a current, unofficial SFU transcript if a current student and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic and work or other achievements
    4. a letter of reference from a former instructor or employer or community member familiar with the student’s potential
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR017

University Women’s Club of Vancouver Annual Graduate Award in Business

This award is meant to attract and provide financial support for female students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue a graduate degree in which women are under-represented in the Beedie School of Business. Candidates must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

The purpose of the University Women’s Club of Vancouver Annual Graduate Award in Business is to attract and provide financial support for female students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue a graduate degree in which women are under-represented in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.

  1. The criteria for this award are:
    1. Registration in a graduate program in which women are under-represented in the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. Candidates must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
    3. Demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. The student must be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee and their financial need if applicable
    2. Copies of all post-secondary transcripts
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Award Adjudication Committee, upon receipt of the nomination from the Associate Dean of the Segal Graduate School of Business in the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: February 2012 / GPSR054

Vancity Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Graduate Award

 
The purpose of this award is to offer financial assistance to and reward deserving student(s) entering or enrolled in the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated history of community leadership.

This award is by nomination only.
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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to offer financial assistance to and reward deserving student(s) entering or enrolled in the EMBA Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program. 
  2. The award(s) will be disbursed to student(s) who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic achievement in the most recent degree program completed or in EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program
    2. demonstrated history of community leadership
    3. enrollment in the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business.  
  3. Students must be nominated for the award by the Program Director, Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/ or a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. a personal statement of goals related to the aims of the EMBA in Aboriginal Business Leadership Program
    3. a current curriculum vitae
    4. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work (if the applicant is a continuing student)
  4. The completed application and all supporting documents should be submitted directly to the office of the Program Director, Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.
  5. The completed nomination and all supporting documentation must be received by the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows from the Program Director of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.

Revised: April 2015 / GPSR066

Waterhouse Graduate Fellowship in Organizational Change and Innovation

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a graduate student whose research focus is on organizational change and innovation.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this fellowship is to provide financial support for a graduate student whose research focuses is on organizational change and innovation.
  2. The Fellowship is an annual award, disbursed over two terms in the Fall and Spring. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. indication of interest in issues related to innovation and change management
    4. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
  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. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts, for the first year graduate student, or a current unofficial SFU transcript, for students past their first year of graduate study
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual program of studies pertaining to sustainability, organizational change and innovation
    3. two confidential letters of reference
  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.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR159

The William & Ada Isabelle Steel Memorial Scholarship

 
This award is intended to support a graduate student who is engaged in, or planning to engage in, research which requires work outside the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The William and Ada Isabelle Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship is valued at approximately $17,000 per annum of which $15,000 is the scholarship portion and $2,000 is available for travel, accommodation, and related research expenses. One scholarship is awarded per year.
  2. To be eligible to apply, a student must:
    1. be enrolled in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University
    2. be engaged in, or planning to engage in, research which requires work outside the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. evidence of outstanding achievement at the graduate level, with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  4. This award is paid over three consecutive terms starting in the Fall term.
  5. During tenure of the award, the recipient must be registered full-time in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, students must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award. If a recipient wishes to register "on-leave" or "part-time" for one term, a deferment of the scholarship should be requested by writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. Permission will be granted in exceptional circumstances only.
  6. The Steel Scholarship recipient may accept other scholarship support from external sources and/or from awards administered by SFU. Effective Fall 2021, if the total of the Steel Scholarship and the other support exceeds $60,000 per annum, the value of the Steel Scholarship will be reduced so that the total equals $60,000. 
  7. The Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship is intended to provide students with a period of time that they can devote largely to graduate studies and research. Departments may build this principle into their criteria for awarding this scholarship. There is no restriction on Steel Scholarship recipients receiving income for other work during the tenure of the scholarship, except as noted in Point 6. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may restrict students from holding a scholarship at the same time as the external award.
  8. The award is made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee after a University-wide competition in which departmental recommendations are considered.
  9. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1.  SFU transcript
    2. Autobiographical sketch and statement of research interests and goals
    3. List of scholarly publications
    4. List of other scholarship or financial support held or applied for.
    5. Three letters of reference from Faculty members familiar with the student's academic and research potential.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR013