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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).

Deadlines posted in the Graduate Awards System supersede those posted elsewhere.

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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

Backwater Industries / Eduard Jost Sr. & Jr. Graduate Scholarship

 
This scholarship is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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The Backwater Industries/Eduard Jost Sr. & Jr. Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $10,000 to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Backwater Industries/Eduard Jost Sr. & Jr. Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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 and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: September 2017 / GESR022

BCAA Environmental Studies in Transportation Award

 
This award is intended to support a graduate student whose thesis research is related to the study of land-based transportation systems and their relationship to, and improvement of, the environment.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding academic performance by a graduate student whose thesis research is related to the study of land-based transportation systems and their relationship to, and improvement of, the environment.
  2. The BCAA Environmental Studies in Transportation Award is a one-term award equal to the net income from the endowment fund.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on research related to the study of land-based transportation systems and their relationship to, and improvement of, the environment.
  4. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    3. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR052

Borden Ladner Gervais Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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The Borden Ladner Gervais Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $20,000 to the University's capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems. Up to 2001, it was called The Ladner Downs Graduate Scholarship in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Borden Ladner Gervais Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award of $1,000, tenable in the Spring term. Two scholarships will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
    4. preference to applicants who have interest in studying deductive databases, particularly as might find application in the law and administration of justice. Where no such candidate is identified, disbursement of the award will be at the discretion of the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Applied Sciences
  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 post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: September 2017 / GESR026

Century 21 Charlwood Family Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is meant to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Century 21 Charlwood Family Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $10,000 to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Century 21 Charlwood Family Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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 and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: September 2017 / GESR028

Clark Wilson LLP Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Clark Wilson LLP Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $20,000 to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Clark Wilson LLP Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $1,400 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems;
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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 and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: Sept 2017 / GESR029

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

Faculty of Applied Sciences Graduate Fellowship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Each FAS-GF is funded on a matching basis: half is funded by the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences; the other half, in the form of a research assistantship, is provided by the applicant's senior supervisor.

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Process note: Applicants submit the complete FAS-GF application package to their academic supervisor to guarantee FAS-GF matching funds, for further comment and their signature. Once these steps have been completed, the FAS-GF application and accompanying documents must be submitted by the departmental deadline to the Graduate Program Assistant/Secretary in the department of enrolment.

Terms of Reference

  • The Faculty of Applied Sciences Dean's Fund Graduate Fellowship (FAS-GF) is a merit-based award valued at $6,500 (effective Fall 2015).
  • This fellowship is available strictly on a matching funds basis: half of the fellowship will come from the Dean's Fund and the other half, in the form of a research assistantship, from the thesis supervisor.
  • To be eligible to hold a Faculty of Applied Sciences Dean's Fund Graduate Fellowship, a student must be registered as a full-time, regular (not "on leave" or "part-time") student, and should normally have a firstclass (>3.5) grade point average. However, good standing in research ability may outweigh the grade point average criterion. A student may not be recommended for a FAS-GF while carrying a deferred grade.
  • Each school will advise applicants of the criteria of academic merit, based on grades, research ability and progress.
  • Recipients of the Faculty of Applied Sciences Dean's Fund Graduate Fellowship may accept scholarship support from other sources, but the total value of the support (external scholarships, internal scholarships and research assistantships) should not exceed $60,000 per year (effective Fall 2021).
  • There is no restriction on FAS-GF recipients receiving income for other work during the tenure of the FAS-GF, except as noted in Point 5. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may restrict students from holding a FAS-GF at the same time as the external award.
  • Students will normally be eligible to receive FAS-GF support during the first nine (9) semesters of a Master's program and during the first fifteen (15) semesters of a Ph.D. program. (Where a student transfers from a Master's program directly into a Ph.D. program, the first term registered in the Ph.D. program will be used to determine eligibility.)
  • Applicants may apply for and be recommended for one semester of support in each academic year (commencing in the Fall academic term).
  • Awards are made by the Senate Awards Adjudication Committee on the recommendation of each School’s Graduate Program Committee.
  • Application is made on the Graduate Award Application System.

Revised: April 2015

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

Franklin D. & Helen K. Van Pykstra Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for outstanding students, preferably to those who have a permanent disability, and are pursuing a graduate degree in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for outstanding students, preferably to those who have a permanent disability, who are pursuing a graduate degree in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. 
  2. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Applied Sciences
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
    4. preference will be given to physically disabled students, and/or to students in the Management and Systems Science Program.
  4. The student must be nominated for this award by the Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences.
  5. 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 brief personal statement addressing the aims of the scholarship
    3. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrollment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: Sept 2017 / GESR033

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

Hargreaves Scholarship in Science and Applied Sciences

This award is intended for a student pursuing a graduate degree in Science or Applied Sciences whose research will contribute to growth companies in the British Columbia technology sector. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in Science or Applied Sciences whose research will contribute to the technology sector in British Columbia.
  2. One scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,500, will be awarded annually to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level;
    2. full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences or the Faculty of Science;
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research;
    4. is undertaking research that will address issues of importance to growth companies in the British Columbia technology sector; and
    5. is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  3. The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by SFU or other agencies, where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Multiple scholarships may be distributed if undisbursed funds have been carried forward from a prior year or term.
  5. The award application is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript;
    2. a concise description (one page) of the student's research program including a description of the research implications for a British Columbia technology firm or the BC technology sector in general; and
    3. a letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's academic achievements and experience.
  6. The completed application and all supporting documentation must be received by the Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences. 
  7. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee. 

Revised: April 2019 / GESR229

Helmut and Hugo Eppich Family Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Helmut and Hugo Eppich Family Endowment Fund was established in 2013 through an amalgamation of existing endowment funds, all of which were first established in 1989 by generous donations from various individuals and organizations in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems. The amalgamated endowment fund now supports the Helmut and Hugo Eppich Family Graduate Scholarships.

Terms of Reference 

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Helmut and Hugo Eppich Family Graduate Scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000 will be awarded annually from the income earned from the endowment fund. Multiple scholarships may be granted and/or the value of the scholarship may be increased in increments of $500. This is normally awarded in the spring term.
  3. The criteria for this scholarship 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 Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  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 a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. a statement as to why the students work is relevant to this scholarship
    3. if applicable, a list of any papers the student may have published
  5. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the Department of enrolment.
  6. The student must be nominated for this award by the Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences or designate.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee and on the recommendation of the Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences or designate.

Revised: September 2017 / GESR188

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

Joy de Cosson Graduate Research Fellowship in Sustainable Transportation Administration

 
This award provides financial support and recognition for a graduate student pursuing research on subjects related to sustainable transportation. Preference will be given to outstanding students entering or currently enrolled in the Graduate Program in Urban Studies.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Fellowship is to provide financial support and recognition for a graduate student pursuing research on subjects related to sustainable transportation.
  2. As defined by Canada's Centre for Sustainable Transportation, the principles of sustainable transportation are as follows:
    1. Equity - Sustainable transportation allows the basic access needs of individuals and societies to be met safely and in a manner consistent with human and ecosystem health, and with equity within and between generations.
    2. Affordability - Sustainable transportation is affordable, operates efficiently, offers choice of transport mode, and supports a vibrant economy.
    3. Ecology - Sustainable transportation limits emissions and waste within the planet's ability to absorb them, minimizes consumption of non-renewable resources, limits consumption of renewable resources to the sustainable yield level, reuses and recycles its components, and minimizes the use of land and the production of noise.
  3. The criteria for this Fellowship are:
    1. acceptance and registration to enter or continue in Simon Fraser University in a Master's or Doctoral program
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
  4. Preference will be given to outstanding students entering or currently enrolled in the Graduate Program in Urban Studies.
  5. 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 transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual research project related to sustainable transportation
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    4. curriculum vitae summarizing scholarship achievements and work relevant to the aims of this research fellowship
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Studies.
  7. 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 Director, Graduate Program in Urban Studies.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR202

Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education Graduate Scholarships

 
The purpose of these scholarships is to provide financial support to a graduate student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences pursuing research in digitally-controlled power electronics.

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The Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education Graduate Scholarships were established in 2016 with a generous pledge of $60,000 ($30,000 per annum) from the Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education (The Kaiser Foundation). The Kaiser Foundation Graduate Scholarships were established with the intention of recognizing graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research involves the study of modern digitally-controlled power electronics.

Terms of Referenece

  1. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide financial support and recognize a graduate student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences pursuing research in digitally-controlled power electronics.
  2. Three renewable scholarships, valued at $10,000 per annum over two years, will be granted to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence and research abilities at the
      graduate level;
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in either a Master's or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences; and
    3. undertaking research related to digitally-controlled power electronics.
  3. The scholarships may be renewed once (for an additional $10,000 per recipient), provided the recipient(s) continue to meet the eligibility requirements.
  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 current research is of relevance to the aims of this scholarship.
  5. The application for renewal for a second year must be approved by the Faculty of Applied Science.
  6. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the scholarship may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  7. 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 Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences.

Revised: March 2017 / GPSR076

Kaiser Foundation Graduate Scholarship in Engineering Science

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate program in the School of Engineering Science who demonstrates academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicablem at the graduate level.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate program in the School of Engineering Science.
  2. The Kaiser Foundation Scholarship in Engineering Science is a one-term 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. full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the School of Engineering Science
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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 student must be nominated for this award by the Chair of the School of Engineering Science.
  6. 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
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the School of Engineering Science Graduate Program Committee, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR133

Kaltenegger Family Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Kaltenegger Family Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $5,000 (matched by Ebco Industries Limited) to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Kaltenegger Family Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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 and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: September 2017 / GESR040

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

Lang Wong Memorial Endowment Scholarship in Engineering

 
NOTE: Faculty of Applied Science students must apply through the School of Engineering Science in GA3. This award is intended to provide financial support for a student enrolled in either the School of Engineering Science (MEng) or Applied Science (MASc) or PhD graduate program with one term completed.

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This scholarship is funded in the memory of Lang Wong by the Lang Wong Memorial Endowment Fund with generous contributions from his family, friends and colleagues. Mr. Wong was a Canadian who devoted over 50 years of his life to the cause of international development, primarily in Asia, through service with the United Nations and its member agencies, the Canadian government, the International Development Research Centre and the Ford Foundation.

Terms of Reference

  1. To be eligible to apply for this award, a person must be enrolled in either the School of Engineering Science (MEng) or Applied Science (MASc) or PhD graduate program with one term completed.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. strong academic record; normally a first-class grade point average; and
    2. international student.
  3. Applications will be made on the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3). For this award application, applicants must select ‘Engineering Science’ in the GA3 application’s Department drop box. Applications must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all post secondary transcripts;
    2. two confidential letters of reference; and
    3. concise outline of the proposed program of studies.
  4. 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 School of Engineering Science Graduate Studies Committee.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR006

Matthew Knott Memorial Graduate Award in Diving Safety

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a full-time graduate student pursuing research in diving physiology, diver safety or dive equipment design.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to graduate students enrolled full-time in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing research in diving physiology, diver safety or dive equipment design.
  2. One award normally will be offered annually to a graduate student who fulfills the following eligibility criteria:
    1. is registered full-time in a graduate program at SFU
    2. has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level
    3. is pursuing research in diving physiology, diver safety or dive equipment design
  3. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a copy of the post-secondary transcript
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    3. a one page research summary of the applicant's research noting how it relates to research in diving physiology, diver safety or dive equipment design
  4. 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 Dean, or her designate, Faculty of Science.

Revised: May 2017 / GPSR084

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

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

Pacific Metals / Leon Lotzkar Memorial Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is meant to support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Pacific Metals/Leon Lotzkar Memorial Graduate Scholarship was established in 1990 with a gift of $10,000 to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems. The gift was given in memory of Leon Lotzkar of Pacific Metals Ltd.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Pacific Metals/Leon Lotzkar Memorial Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
    4. a demonstrated record of involvement in activities related to recycling and/or environmental preservation or improvements; and/or have been in a course of study or research related to recycling and/or environmental preservation or improvement.
  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
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: September 2017 / GESR044

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.

Ralph M. Howatt Family Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems, with a particular interest in Shell Development.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Ralph M. Howatt Family Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $5,000 (matched by Ebco Industries Limited) to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems, with a particular interest in Shell Development. Should there be no candidate able to pursue that specific aspect of intelligent systems, the award may be otherwise directed by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Applied Sciences.
  2. This is a one-term award valued at approximately $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: September 2017 / GESR045

Robar Industries Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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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 in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Praxair Inc. Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: Sept2017 / GESR046

Robert Russell Family/First Nations Graduate Award

 
This award provides support for an entering or current First Nations or aboriginal graduate student pursuing studies in the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

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Terms of Reference

The purpose of the Robert Russell Family/First Nations Graduate Award is to provide financial support for a First Nations or aboriginal graduate student who is entering or pursuing graduate studies in the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

  1. The Robert Russell Family/First Nations Graduate Award is valued at a portion of the earned income and will be awarded annually.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. aboriginal student (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit)
  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 all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual research project
    3. two letters of reference from faculty members familiar with the applicant's scholarly work and academic background
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR126

Sulzer (Bingham) Pumps Inc. Graduate Scholarship

 
This award supports a graduate student in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Applied Science. Preference will be given to applicants who are sons, daughters or legal dependants of Sulzer Pumps Inc. employees.

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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 in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Applied Science.
  2. 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 either a Science or Applied Science graduate program
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, graduate level
    4. preference will be given to applicants who are sons, daughters or legal dependants of Sulzer Pumps Inc. employees, but where no such candidate is identified, disbursement of the award will be at the discretion of the Dean of Graduate Studies
  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 all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual program of studies
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s recent work
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017/ GESR081

University of Central Asia – Simon Fraser University Graduate Exchange Award

 
This award is intended to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students nominated by the University of Central Asia and accepted to a master’s or doctoral program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University.

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 nominated by the University of Central Asia and accepted to a master’s or doctoral program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University.
  2. One or more awards will be granted annually to University of Central Asia students on exchange to Simon Fraser University who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are registered full-time in a master’s or doctoral program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences;
    2. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in their current graduate program; and
    3. whose work exhibits outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability and originality.
  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 the award by the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, following the university’s regular nomination process for such awards. The nomination should be made through the Graduate Awards Adjudication System and must be accompanied by:
    1. a nomination letter from the University of Central Asia; and
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts.
  5. The award 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 Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

July 2021 / GPSR112

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

Westak International Sales, Inc. Graduate Scholarship

 
The Westak International Sales, Inc. Graduate Scholarship is meant to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.

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Note: this award is part of the Ebco/Eppich award competition, which runs in late September/Early October each year.

The Westak International Sales, Inc. Graduate Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $10,000 to the University’s capital campaign, and in support of the Ebco/Eppich Chair in Expert Systems.

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree in research relevant to the area of Intelligent Systems.
  2. The Westak International Sales, Inc. Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at $700 and tenable in the Spring term. One scholarship will be awarded each year subject to the availability of funds in 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. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in Intelligent Systems
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the 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. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a brief outline of the proposed research
  6. The completed nomination 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: Sept 2017 / GESR047

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