Internal + Donor Funded Awards

Global Humanities

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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Featured Graduate Student

  • Juliana is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in the lived experiences of post-secondary international students in Canada, and how their voices can inform more socially just ways to internationalize higher education. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hadia is an Educational Technology and Learning Design Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching on how technology can be used in educational settings for improving the instructional/training/learning goals. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sophia is a Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research aims to find out basic chemical behaviour of PFOS and help improve its risk assessment. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Parmissa is a Nuclear Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching on the development of new pharmaceuticals (radiopharmaceuticals) for cancer that incorporates a radioactive metal atom. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Hannah works with coastal First Nations to investigate how access to important seafood is affected by climate change and the recovery of sea otters. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Hannah is researching numerical methods for partial differential equations on surfaces. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Meridith is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research explores the design of sociable, healthy, and equitable cities. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Annika is researching group processes and collective environmental action. (Special Entrance Graduate Scholarship)

  • Mar is a Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences trying to explain environmental urban issues through the sounding creative process. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Dr. Blake's research examines the development of ‘diversity’ as a policy objective in national and international policy debates.

  • Tatiana is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business preparing for leadership roles in the business world and beyond. (A. John Ellis Grad Ent Scholarship)

  • Annie is an Arts Education Master's student in the Faculty of Education learning how to become a better art teacher.

  • Ranjani is a Gender, Sexuality and Women Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a variety of issues that affect minorities in society in order to contribute to a better world for young girls and women. (G.W. MacInnis Grad Award)

  • Saba is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose current project argues that Joyce's references to Ireland are not perceived through a temporal experience at the time of writing Ulysses.

  • Caroline is a Political Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research looks at the intersection of liberal democracy and cultural autonomy in the Canadian context. (Dave and Ann Trick Award)

  • Eddie is a Philosophy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on the interaction between truth and the world. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Samuella is a Sociology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research surrounds labour migration particularly among women but on a local level.

  • Wen is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is guiding her to a language-teaching career in the near future. (Aphra Behn Grad Scholarship ENGL)

  • Reza is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on improving the sustainability of transportation systems, such as systems and vehicles, to help the environment decrease CO2 production and other emissions in the world. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Stevan is a History Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose researching about the phenomenon of paramilitarism in various regions and at various time periods to prevent their perpetration. (McWhinney Fdn Hellenic Studies)

  • Adriana is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who uses an evolutionary approach to understand mental processes through evolution. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Lucy Bell, a PhD student in Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies, is interviewed on BC Museums Association Podcast.

  • Kristin is an Archaeology Master's student in the Faculty of Environment researching on what species were present in the waterbodies in and around K'ómoks Estuary on Vancouver Island in order to contribute better information to peoples and organizations that are trying to conserve what is left of the populations. (BC Graduate Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Cesar is a Mechatronics Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on improving the computational models of spinal cord injury to have more accurate results that would allow for prediction of injury progression after a specific impact. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hamed is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focus is on exoskeleton robots - wearable robots that can help paralyzed people walk again and improve the lives of people with limited or no hand mobility. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Xuan is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research goal is to motivate people to contribute their data to help Machine Learning models make wise decisions while not losing too much of their privacy. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Payten is a Criminology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on arson and wrongful convictions. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Chirong is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research interest focuses on data pricing. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hang is a Computer Science Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research will be beneficial to the autonomous driving community and also image evaluation community.

  • Allison is BPK PhD student investigating how to help women perform sport and exercise through the menstrual cycle. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Casey is an MBB PhD student studying the rate of snow melt due to certain factors such as snow algae blooms and climate change.

  • Isla is a PhD candidate in MSE working in the field of Power Systems and Smart Grids (Kaiser Foundation Scholarship).

  • Elaheh is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working on improving the interfacial properties, like adhesion, between different layers of solar cells to enhance the total efficiency of solar cells. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ilvy is a Forensic Psychology & Law Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying how to talk better about the findings following assessments for violence risk. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Rachelle is researching the various health, emotional, and social impacts of intergenerational relationships/programs have on older adults. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emma is a Full-Time MBA student. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Homa is a Fine Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology learning new practices of making art. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rebekah is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research will explore the interactions between breathing patterns and the reflexive tuning of heart rate and blood pressure. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Yuka is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science reconstructing past fishing activities as well as environmental changes by tracing ancient fish DNA. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Lucy is an Independent Interdisciplinary Studies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is on Indigenous museology and Haida museum practice in particular.

  • Amin is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences developing next-generation electronic and optoelectronic devices based on atomically thin 2D materials to have faster, smaller, and more efficient processors. (Kaiser Foundation for Higher Education)

  • Carlos is a Full-Time Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business studying business from different angles by analyzing real life examples. (Legge Grad Vol Lead Award in Business)

  • Stan is an Interactive Arts and Technology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research revolves around the understanding that the data used in real-world decisions is messy, incomplete, and requires an exploration of alternative interpretations. (Andrew Wade Mem Scholarship; Van Pykstra Graduate Scholarship; Presidents PhD Scholarship; SFU Big Data Graduate Scholarship)

  • Rodolfo is a Full-Time Master of Business Administration student in the Beedie School of Business whose studies focus on developing soft skills and seek to strengthen hard skills. (A. John Ellis Grad Ent Scholarship)

  • Belen is a School of Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research collaborates with women who have migrated from rural parts of Ecuador to Quito, the country's capital city, and which local community media gather and share alternative experiences of wellbeing in the context of internal migration, and to collectively consider their relation to structural factors shaping women's health. (Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship)

  • Katerina is a School of Interactive Arts and Technology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research explores how the immersive powers of modern technology can be leveraged to help people become more connected with themselves, each other and the world around them. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Mark is a Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research hopes to combine a thorough critique of how labour is used in North American prisons with an exploration of better solutions focused on rehabilitation first and foremost. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Ilana is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research focuses on innovative education characteristics and on how to support teachers in becoming innovative teachers who dare to get out of their comfort zone and explore pedagogy. (BC Graduate Scholarship & Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kate is an Education Doctoral Student in the Faculty of Education whose research begins with the assumption that a cancer diagnosis enlivens the question of what it means to live well with the Earth and its multi-dimensional beings. (EDUC EdD Grad Fellowship)

  • Matthew is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research ranges from video games to virtual reality simulations. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Kim-Ly is a School of Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research seeks to inform community-driven actions and policy supporting Indigenous food sovereignty in the context of a changing climate. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emma is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on national policy pathways to reach net zero emissions in Canada by 2050. (BC Graduate Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kevin is a Counselling Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research seeks to explore how a therapist's own growth as a result of the counselling relationship can be used to support the client's growth and therapeutic outcomes. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kevin is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is based on determining whether the gut microbiota influenced the severity of transplant rejection, and which bacterial species or components were most important. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Annabelle Kilham is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on optimizing nanoparticle catalysts for their use in fuel cell. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Breanna is a Molecular Biology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on a dominant snow algal species, Sanguina. (NSERC CGS-M)

  • Alaa is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research aims to exploit single-molecule biophysics techniques to characterize how collagen type IV balances structural stability with responsiveness to physiologically relevant environmental changes. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship Doctoral & Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Anthony is an Earth Sciences Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research involves using the geologic record to reconstruct earthquake and tsunami events in the past to help inform British Columbians of the seismic hazards, as well as to improve community preparedness. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Mozhdeh is a Master's student focusing on political cinema, violence & cinema, and cinema & reality. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Catherine is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a project that explores the tension that exists in literary scholarship between 'serious' literature and 'popular' literature. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship & Aphra Behn Grad Scholarship ENGL)

  • Elise is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on public policy solutions to reduce textile waste in BC. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Trevor is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences who develops energy models to evaluate system level renewable energy transitions and support effective policy development. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Samira is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses is on isolating specific cellular components that trigger a pathway that leads to cell division and cancer. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Cari is a master's student who is interested on innovating and creating opportunities for older adults to live purposeful, connected, and fulfilling lives regardless of their health status. Special (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emma is exploring Asian-Canadians' feelings of safety given the recent rise in hate crimes due to COVID-19. (BC Graduate Scholarship; SSHRC CGS-M)

  • Lakshmi is a School of Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching on how visual analytics methods may serve to help people recognize patterns from large sets of collected data and reflect on their wellbeing and health-related behaviors. (Fraser Health Graduate Scholarship)

  • Momoko is a School of Criminology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching about stable isotopes in human teeth collected from across Metro Vancouver to better understand what the stable isotope values look like and whether the values differ from other Canadian cities.

  • Nadia Springle is a Resource Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment researching bioplastic packaging in the foodservice industry. (BC Graduate Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Nelson is a Computer Science Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Sciences who works with AI-driven research helping architects to design floor plans more efficiently. (External Grad Award - General)

  • Melissa is an Archaeology Master's student in the Faculty of Environment conducting an ethnoarchaeological study of beer production in Tigrai, Northern Ethiopia. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Raffaele is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science examining how the heart changes based on short and long term physical activity in populations that are healthy and those who are impacted with various chronic diseases. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ghislain is an Energy Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working on an innovative process to perform thermal decomposition of methane into hydrogen with no greenhouse gas emissions or water consumption. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jonas is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology who wants to apply his knowledge in AI and Deep Learning to create and express himself. (Mitacs Globalink Fellowship)

  • Katja is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry student in the Faculty of Science studying fruit flies to learn more about how their cells communicate with each other as they grow and become adults in order to have a better understanding of human development and diseases that arise when the cells do not coordinate with each other properly. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Yiwen is an English Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences seeking to understand the causes of hatred and injustices across the world and how to prevent them from happening in the generations to come. (Messenger Grad Fellowship in English & CTEF Graduate Fellowship)

  • Felix is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a project that examines the relationship between cultural production and gentrification. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Pinyao is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology leveraging Virtual Reality technology to foster human connection and positive emotions. (Mitacs Globalink Fellowship)

  • Avinash is a Physics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science experimenting on colloidal particles. (Billy Jones Grad Award in Physics)

  • Celeste is a Biological Sciences Master's student in the Faculty of Science exploring how environmental variation influences marine foraging dynamics of Pacific salmon by examining variation in the isotopic signatures found in their scales. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Adrienne is a Geography Master's student in the Faculty of Environment studying digital soil mapping and spatial distribution of soil carbon. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jenny is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science trying to understand human diseases in both molecular and therapeutic levels through fruit flies. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Maude is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences studying the interaction between genetic and environmental factors in the development of mental health problems in the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Erin is a Publishing Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching on zines and the zine community of the west coast of Canada as a publishing counterculture.(BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Thomas Girard to present his research paper at the Sorbonne in Paris 2023.

  • Thomas is a Graduate Liberal Studies master’s student researching Greek Mythology, and fiction and non-fiction literature.

  • Momoko Ueda, a PhD candidate in the School of Criminology at SFU, will be live on Twitch on November 3 to present her recently published research!

  • Danrui is a PhD student who is working on data science. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Logan is using methods from machine learning to analyze, translate, and visualize ancient text corpora. (NSERC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Dingyi's research interests include to path planning, machine learning, and robotic perception. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sami is researching is utilizing sonar data and video footage in machine learning tools to count salmon. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Aaron research focuses on questions about the mind, and how to use both scientific and philosophical methods to answer those questions. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Amanda is an Urban Studies master’s student researching collaborative governance and the ways in which process design is influenced by municipal reasons for choosing to initiate a collaborative process. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Diana is researching about how technology is changing social dynamics globally, deepening gaps and inequalities, but also opening spaces for participation and empowerment. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Clarissa's research looks at radical politics and how different social, cultural, and economic issues impact political behaviour and party competition. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emily is a PhD student who is focusing on traumatic brain injury. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Julia is a Clinical Psychology masters student expanding her previous work in adult risk-taking behaviours to focus on adolescents and the impact of close relationships in the future. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emma's research looks at the influence that seeing social media profiles for potential suspects of a crime. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Jesse is focussed on how people process and interpret imperative sentences with no overt subject from audio recordings. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Fatima is a Economics Master's Student. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jacob is a master’s English student researching the interactions of medieval English authors with medieval Italian literature. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Inez's research is heavily focused on alternatives to policing and facilitating access to social services (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Mackenzie is an English PhD student researching poetry, Indigenous literature, and urban spaces. (Edward M.W. Gibson Fellowship in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

  • Liam is enjoying the cohort experience of the Public Policy master's program along with the practical and theoretical knowledge the program offers. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Maegan McKay is currently working on a survey project which is collecting quantitative data and analysis on the mental health of seniors, and the accessibility to Mental Health Care and Services. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Madelyn research looks at makers to understand what contributes to their making practices and products. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Naz is researching the Greek-Orthodox Carnival celebrations in the Ottoman Empire, Greece, Balkans and Modern Turkey. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Shelbie is a PhD student who is focusing on using interview techniques to enhance eyewitness memory. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Rawia is a PhD student exploring how individual and group fantasies are embedded in cultural objects that reproduce the Palestinian-Israeli context. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Nikola's research is focused on children's memory for events, and researching best practices for interviewing children. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Sherif is a master’s of Philosophy student focusing on the nature of scientific knowledge and the connections between logic, human reason, and rationality. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rashmi is a master’s student involved in Clinical Psychology research done in private practices and hospitals. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Nikita is a master’s of International Studies student researching Latin American refugees and forced migration. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Stephen is studying aspects of professional design implementation, situating the intersection of professional ethics of public space design and social equity within the formation of the city. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Tasnim is researching the use and diffusion of English language in non-native contexts, to explore the theoretical models of World Englishes. (Special Entrance Graduate Scholarship)

  • Teresa is a Graduate Liberal Studies Master's student. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Taline researches on the experiences of foster children in the justice system. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Tiara is a graduate student in Social Psychology who is focusing on the intersections of life transitions and pro-social behaviors on well-being outcomes. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Thinh is a master's student in Economics to approach high standards and modern knowledge for practical researches in the future. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Alexandra is studying the social and political role of contemporary art in transition societies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Victoria is researching how individual characteristics covary with support for social movements such as BLM, and discovering fascinating trends. (Social Science and Humanities Research Council CGS-M Award)

  • Paola is a Full-Time MBA student. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Anthony is focusing on Digital Health Technologies (DHTs) at the centre of delivering health interventions moving into the mid 21st century. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Matthew is working on expanding the shape that art can take and reinventing the relationship that people have to art and artists in the world. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Chelsea is exploring technology that allows social relationship over the Internet. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Jean is a Contemporary Arts master's student creating electroacoustic music and researching the broader historical relationship between science and music, through the lens of philosophy. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Katie is a master's student researching the role of media in contemporary politics. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Tylar is an Interactive arts & Technology PhD student researching visual anthropology, media archaeology, and how humans interface with technology to create new realities. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Thomas is a master's student interested in political communication, online participatory cultures, and film and online media studies. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Silas is exploring the realm of sound from deaf people and how they transform sounds through the medium of photography into images. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Camilla is a Counselling Psychology master’s student researching the development of the parent-child relationship within the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Jessica is an Educational Psychology master’s student researching parental perceptions and attitudes towards adolescent substance use. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Qiang is a Mathematics Education PhD student researching the multiple lenses of mathematics education. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Christine is researching to help cultivate functional conservation strategies for the endangered and at risk species of Curaçao. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Babak is a PhD student interested in Digital Soil Mapping, and use soil field and environmental data to generate maps for soil properties. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Daniel is a master's student that is focusing in updating the sediment budget for the lower Fraser River. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hannah is studying recreational fisheries as social-ecological systems. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Anne is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD student researching the effectiveness of avalanche risk communication. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Joy is a master’s student researching underexplored history of racism and segregation policies in public swimming spaces in Vancouver. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Deanna is an Archaeology master’s student researching age estimation methods for forensic and human rights investigations. (Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Amanda studies how stress and sleep patterns may affect women's reproductive development.

  • Thomas is working to advance analytical tools capable of assessing the effectiveness of policies to achieve a transition of our energy systems towards a path of rapid deep decarbonization. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Marianna is investigating how stress caused by marginalization impacts the development of the skeleton in childhood and the eventual shape of the adult skeleton. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Javier is working on improving the efficiency and accuracy of computational simulations of skeletal muscle mechanics. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kennedy is researching flatfish mechanisms that control visual tuning. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Koushik is exploring the physical properties of the collagen protein in the human body. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Joshua is a Physics master’s student researching quantum computers. He is involved with studying quantum spins used as qubits in quantum computers. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Hamza's work is related to experimental high energy physics. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Zarah is a PhD student interested in understanding how cities can be designed to preserve, protect, and promote health. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Alexander is studying the Large Hadron Collider which produces an incredible amount of data from proton collisions. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Tsatia is PhD student bringing the urban Indigenous communities in the Metro Vancouver and Russian into dialogue with each other. (Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Brooklyn is a master's student who is researching metalloproteins. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Anqi is using statistical methods to describe and compare the characteristics of frequent and non-frequent ED users in two Canadian provinces. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Aniqa is working on a cure for HIV/AIDS. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Troy is a PhD student undertaking research to improve the lives of people with the neurodegenerative disease, KAND. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Leea is designing a cavity which enhances the photon-qubit interactions. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship and Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Nasrin is a PhD student researching how to improve the properties of materials to improve the everyday life of people. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Obinna is studying magnetism and superconductivity in quantum materials. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ryan is researching the mathematical modelling of skeletal muscle. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kristen is a PhD student focusing on microbial genomics, investigating pathogenic bacterial species from a genomics perspective. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Winfield is a Statistics master’s student researching genome-wide association studies involving ways to improve the storage and processing of human genetic data. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Alexandra is a Political Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research examines how different generations view security and defense issues. (CTEF Graduate Fellowship)

  • Bicram Rijal, a PhD candidate in Anthropology at SFU, writes an article and is interviewed on CBC Radio.

  • Catherine is a BPK Aerospace Physiology Laboratory Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose ultimate goal is to assist astronaut crews to withstand the physiological effects of space as they explore deeper into (and beyond) the solar system.

  • Emily is a Contemporary Art Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on arts integration as a foundation for social justice and decolonization in early education, with a focus on music and musical storytelling as a pedagogical tool for teaching and learning. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Doaa is a School of Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring race and female agency in contemporary horror films, and dance as a movement to reclaim cultural identity and dismantle white supremacy within marginalized groups. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Tin is an Interdisciplinary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on how to better hold space for individual and collective reflection on identity, positionality, and place. (McPhee Grad Scholarship)

  • Hailey-Thomas is a Gerontology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring aging, including topics such as, health and the built environment. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Marina Candeia, a Global Management Officer at SFU International and a Master of Arts student in International Studies, was selected as one of the 2021-22 ICN Youth Delegates and attended the West Coast Security Conference in November 2021, which took place virtually over the course of five days.

  • Ahmad is a Master’s of Applied Science (MASc) student investigating how to improve connectivity and develop new control methods for industrial systems. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Maksym is an Applied and Computational Mathematics Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research is in studying and developing accurate, robust and efficient artificial intelligence, specifically deep neural networks, for image reconstruction. (BC Graduate Scholarship & NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Hesam is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on developing environmentally-friendly fuel cell materials.

  • Dane is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching the regulation mechanism of stress-induced protein aggregation that helps animal cells survive harmful conditions. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Shahriyar is a Mechatronics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working on a novel concept in the development of next generation condensers for energy systems. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Robline is examining how online interaction create challenges to from non-dominant cultures who are enrolled in post-secondary online education. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship & NEIHR Network Doctoral Scholarship )

  • Former Graduate Program Assistant, Department of Mathematics

  • Professor in the Beedie School of Business

  • Former Graduate Program Assistant, Department of History

  • Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences

  • Professor in the School for the Contemporary Arts

  • Stefanie is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences trying to understand what immigrant women's access to healthcare looks like and how it may look different for younger women, as well as for people with precarious immigration status during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award, Graduate Fellowship, President's PhD Scholarship)

  • Shadi is a Mechatronic System Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching on application of machine learning for cancer diagnosis and detection. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Beth is a Public Health Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose interests range from global health to social determinants of health to epidemiology. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Valentina is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research aims to investigate ancient subadult diet and potential stigmas in sociocultural practices of postnatal care and assist throughout the Neolithic in Croatia using stable isotope analysis. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Katherine is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses specifically on how wildlife might use streams as connector habitat to navigate through human-developed areas. (School of EVSC Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Bhavesh is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program is designed to train him in real world situations. (Beedie Family Grad Scholarship)

  • Jaime is a Pest Management Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on exploring the foraging preferences and chemical communication methods of ants. (Thelma Finlayson Graduate Fell)

  • Catherine is a Communication Master's Student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research focuses on the ways that finance has become a key part of everyday life. (SSHRC-CGS Master's Scholarship)

  • Michaela is a School of Criminology PhD student examining the importance of belonging, justice, and injustice by analyzing decolonization, belonging, resurgence and self-governance. (Ph.D. Graduate Dean's Entrance Award, SSHRC CGSM, SFU Graduate Deans Entrance Award, etc.)

  • Marybelle is a master's student exploring the relationship between language and politics. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Salman is a Mechatronic System Engineering PhD student researching ofunctional adsorbents for adsorption cooling systems. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & Graduate Fellowship Award)

  • Alexandra studies the properties of networks for her doctoral research in mathematics.

  • Magali is a Languages, Cultures, and Literacies doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching the ways in which school-aged children and teenagers negotiate their identities and engage in creative practices with digital technologies when several languages are involved at home and in school. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship; President's PhD Scholarship; International Reading Association Scholarship)

  • Brett is investigating the concept of 'programmed' mass loss in European starlings.

  • Emmanuel is a Chemistry PhD student researching on fuel cells and how they can be made cheaper and more efficient with environmentally friendly starting materials. (MITACS Research Training Award, Chemistry Graduate fellowship (3), and NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Kailyn is researching the trigonometric work of Georg Rheticus (1514-1574), and seeks to explain the peculiar flaws his tables contain. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Boah is a Gerontology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose main research interest is community-based integrated care for older adults with complex needs. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Shaianne is a Molecular Biology & Biochemistry master's student in the Faculty of Science studying how a special cell type, Mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (MSCs) are affected by certain environmental stressors including aging, diet and chronic stress, and how these compromised cells function in disease. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Matthew is researching atomic nucleus and the forces which both hold it together and allow it to interact with other nuclei. (NSERC Doctoral Awards)

  • Sonja is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research is focused on students from refugee backgrounds. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Paige is a Computing Science doctoral student who is researching how robots can be used to preserve and teach minority languages.(NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Priyanka is an MBB master’s student researching the evolution of a family of DNA/RNA mutating enzymes. (Special Graduate Entrance and Graduate Fellowship Award)

  • Anthony is a Communications Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology studying computation, computing, computers, and the worlds that surround them (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Andrew Cheng, a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Linguistics, was interviewed for a podcast about Korean Linguistics.

  • Hannah is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment researching the under-ice hydrodynamics and biogeochemistry of arctic lakes in the Mackenzie River Delta of the Northwest Territories. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Geography)

  • Eric is an Engineering Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working with miniature probes that use light, in a way similar to ultrasound, to look at the layers of tissue in the body to identify and treat early cancer. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Farinaz is a Gerontology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who compares the perception of walkability and patterns of walking behaviour between two culturally different groups of Iranian and White Canadian older adults who live in Metro Vancouver. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship, CERi Graduate Fellowship, Lillian Zimmerman Graduated Scholarship Gerontology)

  • Leslie is a Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research seeks to shed light on the sexual harassment of women lawyers by male lawyers. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Cahit is a History Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on a specific province of Byzantium referred to as Paphlagonia spanning the North-Central portion of Asia Minor. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship)

  • Nazmus is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology studying fictions and speculations in his design research to foresee different future of possibilities. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Denise is a PhD student who is passionate in exploring holistic healing and transformation that have ensure the survival of Indigenous people throughout millennia. (BC Graduate Scholarship 2020, SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Iveoma is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences working on a research project that 1) aims to critically examine the motivations underlying the move to privatize humanitarian aid; and 2) analyze the Canadian government's role in promoting privatized humanitarian aid as a solution for reproductive, maternal and infant global health challenges around the world. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Chelsea is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology working on diverse projects to practice skills, such as, product management, game design and UX design. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Salome is a School of Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose project explores the intersection between her cultural heritage and butoh aesthetics, deconstructing the Mexican female archetypes in performance. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Steffanie is a Sociology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences focusing on national agendas and extractivism in the international area of contemporary art. (BC Graduate Scholarship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Carolyn is a PhD student that is working towards changing the educational system and the education programs to help future generations with their education. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mathew is a Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies PhD building bridges between feminist STS and the work of Indigenous theorists on multispecies governance (Dean's Graduate Fellowship, the BC Graduate Scholarship, the Margaret & Claude Mitchell Graduate Award, the National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship, and Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC))

  • Rachel is researching the lack of corporate and government accountability for effective caribou habitat restoration in interior BC. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship and Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Cameron is a School of Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on community benefit agreements which are often negotiated between impacted communities and resource project developers. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Aspen Anderson, an Earth Sciences Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science, studying an important to everyone resource - water. (The Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship)

  • Matthias is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in documenting adult learners' experiences with digital access, literacy, and problem-solving in interactions with resources and services online. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship; President's PhD Scholarship)

  • Makhfirat is an Individualized Studies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research is focused on what factors emerge as the primary drivers of success and failure among Central Asian students at the University of Central Asia (UCA). (University of Central Asia Scholarship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shrey is an Educational Technology and Learning Design Master's student in the Faculty of Education striving to design the most rewarding systems and processes for learners by not only leveraging technology but also investigating 'how,' 'why,' and 'to what extent' technology needs to be leveraged. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Keenan is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on cellular and metabolic changes that help hinder viral replication. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Reuben is a Curriculum & Instruction Master's student in the Faculty of Education interested in the ways that natural spaces like gardens and parks have been narrativized, have been composed, and have been written as natural spaces. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Livia is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education studying the development of identity among French immersion students in British Columbia by looking at how these students' language and accent intersects with their classroom group affiliations, and Francophone community affiliations. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alex is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on expanding the modeling of geospatial systems, where interactions between various environments and individuals can be mapped by their locations on Earth and expanding it into three spatial dimensions and through time. (CanPacific/Teck Resources Award, Wayne Goeson Memorial Award)

  • Viviane is a School of Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research investigates consumer response to low-carbon transport innovations and car-based mobility, aiming to clarify the transformative potential of such innovations. (BCAA Environmental Studies Award)

  • Kaisong is a School of Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences dedicated to building faster database systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Liang is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research program helped him develop new world views and better understand who he is. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Zoe is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences interested in the female and gender history of the People's Republic of China. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Douglas Cole Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rohith is a full-time Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Mohammad is a School of Computing Science doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences helping to improve robots' intelligence to be able to use them at home or shopping centers, etc. to make people's life easier. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Brandi is a Master's student who is focusing on the relationship between Indigenous language fluency and health and wellness. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Maggie is a Statistics and Actuarial Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science carrying out innovative researches and projects regarding pricing and funding methods for insurance industry. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ramis is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying how microbial communities form and how they can be directed and controlled, which can lead to generating value from waste at a scale and at low cost. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rafael is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research relates to improving Artificial Intelligence algorithms for music composition and improvisation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alice is a PhD student in Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology examining how journalists use preprints - studies that have not yet gone through the peer review process - and what this means for the publics who rely on their reporting. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship, Michael Stevenson Grad Scholar)

  • Marcel is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business. (Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation G)

  • Xinglu is a School of Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences who aims to improve the explanation of why algorithms make certain decisions and help the users establish trust with them. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Joanne is a Graduate Liberal Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying how women working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic are reshaping the domestic environment. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau Awrd GLS)

  • Kelly is a Public Health Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences who's working on developing evidence-based interventions and programs that address the upstream causes of poor health outcomes among communities and populations, rather than just at an individual-level. (Janes Corbett Grad HS Practice)

  • Anita is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science interested in the biological control potential of a disease-causing fungus towards soil-dwelling Elaterid beetle larvae for use in agricultural systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Himani is a Chemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Sciences developing inhibitors for carbohydrate processing enzymes in our body using synthetic organic chemistry. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Franklin is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is focused on the design or improvement of systems that will help promote the production of hydrogen as a renewable energy source. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Katherine is a Clinical Psychology Graduate Certificate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on issues germane to forensic psychology. (SSHRC Vanier Canada Grad Scholarship)

  • Samara is an Ecological Restoration Master's student in the Faculty of Environment studying the ways in which we can increase and improve critical habitat for at-risk raptors in the Lower Mainland by taking advantage of anthropogenic features (namely, the Vancouver Landfill). (John Halliday McCrae Graduate Scholarship)

  • Marissa is a social psychology master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose interests include cancel culture and collective validation; social media group interactions; toxic masculinity and gender-based violence and oppression; and methodology and psychometrics. (Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's)

  • Gregory is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science who's studying how the anticancer drugs behave in relevant biological environments using spectroscopic techniques involving magnets, such as MRI. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship - Doctoral)

  • Josiah is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is aimed at developing new methods for accessing molecules which have relevance for drug discovery and the development of new imaging agents for PET imaging. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship - Doctoral)

  • Zoe is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD Student researching how new technologies can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector over time and how policy can ensure that these technologies are compatible with climate change goals. (Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and a Graduate Fellowship)

  • Sarah is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD student researching the benefit of climate policies for Indigenous Nations’ own near-term efforts towards reconciliation. (Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service)

  • Pardis is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research was to develop a mathematical/numerical model to predict the behaviour of a novel capillary-driven microfluidic flow battery named PowerPAD. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Véronique is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose current research examines the labour geographies of 'microwork', the hidden and underpaid 'human intelligence' work behind artificial intelligence algorithms. (SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Crystal is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences conducting a research predominantly on the cross-race effect and its impact on lineup procedures. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Taylor is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a project that examines traditional language use and revitalization as an element of colonial resistance among Scottish (Scots Gaelic) and Cree peoples, and also exploring the history and impact of language loss due to colonialism. (David and Mary Macaree Graduate Fellowship)

  • Emily is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research involves investigating how adverse life events, such as growing up poor or being bullied, can impact overarching structure of our DNA, and how that can lead to changes in our reactions to future stress and potentially impact mental health later on. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Leandro is an Urban Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is about how friendly our cities will be in the future in terms of urban mobility, considering the consequences of our present choices like when private trips or ride-hailing substitutes public transit. (Lambda Alpha International Vancouver Grad Award)

  • Natalie's research focuses on accessible and inclusive education for students who are studying online with mental-health-related disabilities. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Jacqueline is a master's student in History investigating actor/producer/director Leslie Howard and his contributions to the war effort in WW2. (Baldwin Graduate Scholarship)

  • Alexandra is an Archaeology master's student examining archaeological animal bones to understand how people in the past lived and interacted with the land. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Jessica is a PhD student in the Clinical Psychology researching the dyadic effects of emotion regulation on relationship and sexual satisfaction, and the implications these effects have for individuals and couples seeking treatment. (SSHRC CGS-D award)

  • Masood is an Economics Master’s student investigating how economic models can be used to simplify the amount and complexities of information and data. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sdahl K’awaas is the recipient of Simon Fraser University’s 2021 Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy for her bravery in calling out racism in the heritage field and advocating for change.

  • Michael is a Biology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the change in numbers and diversity of wild salmon in British Columbia over the last century by reading the individual and collective stories bound within the scales of fish extracted from fisheries. (Weston Family Scholarship)

  • Courtney is a Earth Sciences doctoral student. Her research aims to promote, support, and advance geoscience communication in British Columbia. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Isamara is interested in the decision-making process about urban transportation and urban mobility in Brazil and Canada.

  • Dr. Knight focused on Indigenous writers who authoritatively proclaim enduring national, linguistic, and land-based connections for her research.

  • Dr. Kim from the Department of Linguistics investigated syntatic and interpretive properties of Korean anaphoric devices.

  • Sarah is researching effective current human rights advocacy strategies, specifically for defending LGBTQ workers' rights.

  • Abigail's research looks at the effects of ethical capital on social enterprises.

  • Madison's research focuses on witness memory and what makes a credible witness in the legal system.

  • Connor's research concentrated on the intersection of Gothic literature and ecocriticism in children's and young adult literature.

  • Katherine studies the assessment of violent behavior and psychopathic personality.

  • Dr. McCuish is from the School of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts + Social Sciences.

  • Adam Vaughan, PhD Candidate in the School of Criminology, is one of two researchers to have been awarded the newly created Health Policy Fellowship by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

  • Elena Pennell wants to shed light on the effect of SAWP on family life for Mexican migrant workers.

  • Dr. De'Ath provides new insights into the relationships between culture and capital in a moment of protracted economic crisis.

  • Mohamed is a PhD Economics student researching monetary policies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Britny is focused on the decomposition of human remains underwater and the use of novel underwater detection techniques to assist recovery and identification of missing people. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Natalie is a Graduate Liberal Studies master’s student who aims to learn the skills required to put forth her own ideas into the world through the magic of the written word.

  • Ileanna is a master's student who is researching dance improvisation. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Dr. Kyle Willmott's doctoral research broadly focused on questions of political and economic sociology, and Indigenous policy.

  • Darya is researching Track II diplomacy, that is to say, unofficial dialogues between academics, policy experts, and retired government officials, rather than the official diplomacy that we typically think of when world leaders visit other countries. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Nancy researches on The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and its application to environmental matters. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Alyssa is researching archival and manuscript studies, with a focus on materiality. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kathleen is researching how trans youth in BC connect to support and resources online, including how they handle privacy issues and misinformation. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Connor is a Master's student researching the social construction of gender concepts. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ashley is a student who is researching labour trafficking of migrant workers who enter the country legally but are later coerced into exploitative conditions. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Chun is researching the psychological and developmental harms resulting from the gamble-like mechanism in video games. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Hira is a Clinical Forensic Psychology graduate student researching the risks for violence and sexual offending, criminal behaviours, psychopathy, and other issues in the area of mental health and law. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Megan is exploring how the government can use and incorporate Indigenous Knowledge to support climate adaptation policy and decision-making. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Hung Truong is a economics doctorate student who explores the interaction between human behaviour and economic modeling. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Erika is researching the way young adults internalize (or not) the messages received in school-based sex education and how that knowledge shapes their perceptions regarding sex and sexuality. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jorji researches pop culture from the 70s until now demonstrating how romantic love continues to be connected to the dynamics of capitalism. (Messenger Graduate Fellowship in English)

  • Reema is a Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies PhD student who joins her colleagues in researching the roots of oppression along vectors of difference and the struggle for equality.

  • Thuy is a Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s studies PhD student researching gender politics and identity, migration, multiculturalism, economic development, and Vietnam's economic history. (Graduate Fellowships, and the Meredith Kimball Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rowena is researching the experiences of people working in grocery stores during the global pandemic. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Robin is Master's Student focusing in finding points of connection between content and form. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Dr. Wiwad is a doctoral graduate from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Art + Social Sciences.

  • Yun Zhang is an international master's student in Sociology and Anthropology and participated in the International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Program.

  • Dr. Warren designed an innovative method to estimate age of immature insects which can be applied to death investigations.

  • Dr. Teeple explored the feasibility of creating a nuclear arms control regime in the Arctic within the context of the U.S.-Russia arms competition.

  • Denise researches and creates design guidelines for VR to help enhance people's well-being.

  • Anil is a postdoctoral fellow interested on human-computer interaction and virtual and augmented reality.

  • Shawn is a User Experience Designer with a Master's in Digital Media. Building impactful digital solutions that solve real-world problems, drive business values, connect and resonate with people.

  • Simranjot is a master's student who is specialized in core user-centered research, interaction design, user experience and interface programming skills.

  • Dr. Chen is a PhD graduate from the School of Communication in the Faculty of Communication, Art + Technology.

  • Carina is studying social network "thinking" from a perspective that engages both technical and social sciences. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Naghmi's research revolves around interfaces and tools enabling designers for creative problem solving.

  • Lauren is a communication master's student who wants to bridge Indigenous perspectives within soundscape research and methodology to consider how such techniques are controlling via surveillant practices and mediated listening. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Nawal aims to equip students with the ability to apply theories, methods, and practical skills in a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

  • Israt is a Contemporary Arts master’s student researching culture, performance, gender, and the less discussed issues in society. (Graduate Fellowship Award & Entry Scholarship)

  • Mayra has obtained a Ph.D. in human-computer interaction (HCI), a sub-area of computer science.

  • Yasamin is a UX researcher with an engineering and computer science background. She is eager to improve people’s lives by using technology and creating new designs.

  • Devan is a Global Communication master’s student researching hospitality and COVID-19.

  • Dr. Ayaka's dissertation looks at the "memoryscapes" of the sex trade in Japan's Koganecho district in the 2000s.

  • Pearl is a Master's in Publishing student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology.

  • Shaleeta is a Master's in Publishing student working to find ways to support the publishing industry. Graduate Fellowship Scholarship)

  • Dr. Kitson completed her School of Interactive arts & Technology PhD from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology.

  • Shawn Deng is an international student from China in the Master of Digital Media program.

  • Dr. MacAulay examined how new technologies affect gay men's communities and their HIV prevention needs.

  • Ms. Teegee has completed her Executive MBA Indigenous Business and Leadership program.

  • Martha works with various Indigenous communities and manages the development of corporate strategy and programs related to Indigenous programming.

  • Kofi is a Full-Time MBA student.

  • Ahmad is a graduate student in Business with i2I program experience as an entrepreneur.

  • Dr. Kris Frederickson has a Master's of Business in Indigenous Business & Leadership from the Beedie School of Business.

  • Claudia is a Business Administration Ph.D. candidate studying traditional gender stereotypes in advertising, and help promote self-esteem and self-empowerment.

  • Grace has completed her MBA in the Beedie School of Business where she learned how to create sustainable change in healthcare systems.

  • Dr. Pek studied how companies can integrate environmental & social sustainability into their cultures and operations.

  • Anastasia is a postdoctoral fellow at the Beedie School of Business focusing on regulations adopted by host states to govern foreign direct investment made by state-owned enterprises.

  • Mandy is a Executive MBA (EMBA) student in Beedie School of Buisness.

  • Sharina is a Management of Technology master’s student working to develop cloud data models and visualization dashboards of operational and financial information.

  • Dr. Michael Ouellette completed his MBA from the Beedie School of Buisness.

  • Rosa is a Executive MBA (EMBA) student in Beedie School of Business.

  • Sally is a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) student.

  • Steven is a PhD student researching how and why people change in their fundamental belief systems (i.e., political/religious ideologies) that result in violent behaviours. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Cristina is an EdD graduate in the Faculty of Education. Her main research interest is educational leadership.

  • Michelle's doctoral Education program is focused on Educational Leadership in Post-Secondary Contexts.

  • Lynda is a PhD graduate in the Faculty of Education. Her program looked at Educational Technology and Learning Design.

  • Dawn Marsden is a master's student enrolled in Counselling Psychology focusing on Indigenous Knowledge.

  • Jessamyn is a Counselling Psychology master’s student researching youth born of genocidal sexual violence during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Ki is a PhD student researching the relationship between media production education, media work cultures and systems of oppression. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Yearin's research looks to support practitioners who work with Korean-Canadians who have a child with Autism.

  • Kathryn is an EdD graduate in the Faculty of Education. Her program focused on Educational Leadership.

  • Dr. Patzak completed her Educational Psychology PhD from the Faculty of Education.

  • Tiana is a Curriculum & Instruction (in French) master’s student, researching how to teach French, and learning about the diversity and equity intersections involved.

  • Amber is an education Postdoctoral Fellow investigating how storied resistances against rape culture are enacted online through young adult (YA) fanfiction. (Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • Dr. Louise St. Pierre completed her PhD from the Faculty of Education.

  • Evelyn is a graduate diploma student in Education investigating young children's agency and capacity to self-actualize holistically.

  • Tiffany's research used energy-economy modelling to analyze policy options for Canada to achieve greenhouse gas emission targets.

  • Monique Auger, a proud Métis woman, is a recipient of the 2015 Graduate Aboriginal Entrance PhD Scholarship.

  • Dr. Carter in Health Sciences studied sexual health, happiness, and pleasure among more than 1,400 women living with HIV in Canada.

  • Natalie's research on the genetic features of the HIV virus aims to bring us closer towards a cure.

  • Nathan researches dopamine neurotransmission, namely how important proteins may interact with other proteins of the dopamine signalling system.

  • Harry's research is on the development of novel statistical methods on the assessment of environmental chemical mixtures on pregnancy outcomes.

  • Josh is a master’s student using quantile regression to understand the relationship between exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy and child autism outcomes. (BC Graduate Scholarship and NSERC CGS Master's Scholarship)

  • Dr. Collins' research examined gendered poverty relations, poverty, and the built environment when it comes to overdose risk impact among women.

  • Emanuel is a PhD student aiming to generate evidence that will inform the clinical management of people with opioid use disorder with concurrent mental disorders. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Dr. Patterson worked with women living with HIV to examine how the law may impact their healthcare engagement.

  • Dr. Rezansoff from Health Sciences is the first SFU student to be awarded two Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medals.

  • Dr. Closson explored the intersect between sexual decision making, gender, and HIV-risk among young people in Soweto, South Africa.

  • Dr. Adams from the Faculty of Health Sciences spent three months in Mexico to learn how medical tourism practices shape health-care delivery.

  • Farah's research study genetic mutation that affects the functionality of the heart.

  • Kendra is a master's student focusing in implementing methods to analysis of the urban environment, of study areas with a high level of development and densification. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Dr. Jones' research will study the influence of external interventions on microbiome composition.

  • Mahdi is PhD student who is researching the role of AID/APOBEC in cancer, and novel therapies based on exploiting AID/APOBECs to work against cancer. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Erin is a master's student who is researching fainting. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Pavreet is researching why children with cerebral palsy are less active than other children. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Joseph is working to understand the behaviors of the really small molecular motors operating inside our cells that are responsible for our body’s continued function. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Betty is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology master’s student researching the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to study the human brain. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Florian is studying the dynamical properties of systems of many interacting quantum particles theoretically. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship and Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mariah is a master's student studying whether society can reduce carbon emissions in large vehicles. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Brooke is a PhD student researching how to target cancerous cells in an extremely targeted manner. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship and NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Ray is researching how atmospheric waves interact with clouds and how clouds interacts with waves. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • David is a Chemistry PhD graduate. His research looked at liquid crystalline materials and how it can be tailored for an application.

  • Dr. Zucca published numerous papers in scholarly journals during his time at the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.

  • Andreas is a Biology PhD student who is studying how spiders communicate with chemicals. (NSERC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Chris is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry master’s student involved in Nucleic acids-based therapeutic research. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kalvin is a Chemistry master's student researching on the development of precision/targeted cancer therapy. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Dr. Adamski's dissertation focuses on implementation of a hydrogen-powered, clean energy economy through new functional material designs.

  • Nikola's research interests include machine learning and goodness-of-fit.

  • Asim is a Biological Sciences PhD student researching the behaviors of ants and how they communicate information to each other, especially during group tasks. (NSERC-CGSD)

  • Matthew is researching biological molecular machines; both why they’ve evolved the way they have, and how we might go about designing better ones in the future. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship and BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Prince is interested in exploring the various functionalities of DNA.

  • Debora is studying how nutrients move from ocean into land, and how this affect plants and animals. (NSERC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Matt's research is furthering our understanding of the Boltzmann equation from an analytic perspective. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kieran is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences researching anthropogenic noise and the ecological effects of noise pollution on fish and invertebrates communities. (Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • Brea is fascinated by people, cultures, and the extremes of the human experience.

  • Dr. Burt's research illuminates the drivers of ecosystem transformations occurring as sea otters recover and expand their range on BC's coasts.

  • Dr. Wilson studies the social-ecological diversity and resilience in Canadian fisheries.

  • Victoria’s Master’s of Science research in the Faculty of Environment focused on measuring carbon storage in seagrass ecosystems in BC.

  • Dr. Anderson developed a suite of geosimulation models to represent the dynamics and behaviour of emerald ash borer infestation.

  • Adrienne researches the spatial distribution of carbon in BC's soils. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ian studies how rivers connect the land and the ocean, and how that link varies from river to river.

  • Anne St. Clair is from the School of Resource and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment.

  • Myfannwy is exploring how First Nation government can address housing need for those who are off-reserve. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Alexandra is archeology master's student who is working with archaeological collections of fish bones from Atl'ka7tsem/Howe Sound, BC. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Simon is creating a framework for a systematic survey of Jamaica for early sites and mapping the most ideal ecological locations that people would have chosen to settle 1500 years ago. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Tommy is a recent doctoral graduate from the School of Resource + Environmental Management.

  • Friederike is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environment.

  • Andrew is a PhD student researching how the political and economic aspects of primary care reform shape whether jurisdictions are successful in their efforts to improve the health of communities and limit public health care costs. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Phil is researching ways to improve decision making for water management in BC. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Alexander is a postdoctoral fellow researching wetlands and their process of removing pollutants such as industrial wastes from the water. (Canadian Pacific/Teck Resources Award for Environmental Innovation, Simons Foundation Graduate Award in the Faculty of Environment, three Mitacs Accelerate internships and the Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship award)

  • Bradley is a Master's student who is assessing the impact that climate-motivated policies at various levels government have on greenhouse gas emissions and technology choice. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Alex is studying glacial landforms to reconstruct how water moved beneath the Cordilleran Ice Sheet. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mariah is a master's student studying whether society can reduce carbon emissions in large vehicles. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Nadia is researching bio-plastic packaging in the food service industry. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Erin is a recent doctoral graduate from the Department of Archaeology.

  • Jen is studying stone projectile points, that is arrowheads and spear points, in the southwestern boreal forest. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Jonathan researches how Indigenous communities engage with resource extraction projects, their impact and legal decision process. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Dr. Letham examines shoreline changes in the Northwest Coast of North America.

  • Skye Augustine is passionate about working in the field of marine science and contributing to First Nations communities.

  • Maureen is a Resource and Environmental Management master’s student researching equity and justice within large-scale land-use planning for wildlife recovery. (HeliCat Canada Wildlife and Environmental Research Fund, Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship, and SFU Graduate Fellowship)

  • Dr. Spake completed her Archaeology PhD from the Faculty of Environment.

  • David from the Faculty of Environment uncovered ways that new biometric technologies could intensify and extend surveillance.

  • Valerie Bob combines her interests in native language renewal and ceremonial music for her PhD program.

  • Katrina is interested in exploring approaches to counselling that centre Indigenous worldviews and support resisting colonial violence.

  • Dr. Kanji in the Faculty of Education examined how a large Canadian university could increase dental science student retention.

  • Dr. Trevisan's research examines how people with autism perceive, understand, and communication emotions.

  • Jane has been selected as one of Canada's Top 25 Canadian Immigrants according to the 11th Annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.

  • Dr. Niu of the Faculty of Education developed an online argumentation visualization tool called the dialectical map for her dissertation.

  • Dr. Wilson's work shows how qualitative research contributes to the efforts of community-based organizations towards social justice.

  • Dr. Long from the Faculty of Education investigated young children's prosocial development in a Montessori classroom in a longitudinal study.

  • Dr. Rodgers from the Faculty of Education uses philosophy of mind to question long-held pedagogical questions.

  • Carolina is a PhD student who is interested in learning how to transfer knowledge from her body to other bodies. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Kathleen PhD thesis looks toward picturebooks as rich sites for exploring more-than-human relationality through a queer worlding framework. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Dr. Olivia Kanna has earned her third Master's degree in Education, in Teaching English as an Additional Language.

  • Dr. Thrift has completed her Educational Psychology PhD from the Faculty of Education.

  • Viviane examines how contractual approaches in health care hinder and/or advance equity in mental health.

  • Weng Sut Sio is a Master of Public Health student seeking to identify myopia protective factors to implement in schools to help in myopia control.

  • Natasha is a Master of Public Health student working to contribute to finding solutions that allow aging in place.

  • Marco Zenone completed his master’s from the Faculty of Health Sciences.

  • Rachel is an International Studies master's student investigating how to divert plastic waste away from the ocean and into a circular economy in Taiwan. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Jakub is a master’s student developing instrumentation for detecting illusive particles to expand our insights about the universe. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Em is a master's student in biology and is focused on the role of invertebrates in animal-mediated nutrient cycling. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Sydney is studying the politicization of human trafficking laws. (BC Graduate Scholarship; SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Rachel is an English Doctoral Student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences interested in applying a postsecular literary framework - a framework that allows for the study of religion and literature - to nineteenth-century American and British fiction. (SSHRC CGS Masters & Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Yifan is a doctoral student in the department of History interested in social history of the People's Republic of China. (CTEF Graduate Fellowship; SFU President's PhD Scholarship; SFU Multi-Year Funding)

  • Jason is a Social Psychology PhD student researching human social cognition and emotions and helping to develop community prosociality programs. (Community Engaged Research Initiative Graduate Research Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship at SDFU, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's, & Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service)

  • Callum is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching and developing a novel pulsating pipe that involves the spread of heat. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Nicholas is a Physics Master's student trying to achieve all-optical control of qubits in Silicon. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Chuqiao is an Earth Sciences Doctoral Student in the Faculty of Science researching about the geological history of Vancouver Island to other subduction zones around the world, in order to understand how subduction zones pose unique risks and economic opportunities to the people living near them. (NSERC CGS Doctoral Scholarship )

  • Parsa is a Chemistry master’s student researching the DNA sequence detection of two different Ginseng species. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Matthew is a Biology Master's student in the Faculty of Science researching on how microgravity (space) affects the nervous system at the cellular level. (BC Graduate Scholarship; Dean's Graduate Fellowship; NSERC)

  • Abu is a Sociology and Anthropology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying Hazara refugees in time and across space to see how memories and forgetting of the past are implicated in their migration trajectory and settlement desires and practices, social mobility, and political work. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship; Community Trust Endowment Fellowship)

  • Robin is researching how people learn and acquire skills over time. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rob is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment interested in finding evidence of a coastal migration route related to the peopling of the Americas on the Pacific coast of North America that may have existed prior to 12,000 BP. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Individualized Interdisciplinary doctoral candidate, Jennifer Chutter, writes an article about housing affordability and the federal election, and is featured in The Conversation.

  • Individualized Interdisciplinary doctoral candidate, Jennifer Chutter, is interviewed on Spice Radio about housing affordability and the federal election.

  • Bouchra is a Linguistics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining the spread and use of English in the historically multilingual North African country of Morocco.

  • Amelinda is a Biological Master's student in the Faculty of Science doing her research in neural stem cells.

  • Gunpreet is a Finance Master's student in the Beedie School of Business with specialization in Risk Management.

  • Haggai is a mathematics doctoral student focusing on enumerative combinatorics and algebraic geometry. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Anna Maslouskaya in Anthropology studied how Brazilian telenovelas influence the understanding of race and class.

  • Blake Danis in Biological Sciences studied the impact of agricultural and industrial practices on amphibian life in Indiana.

  • Reese Muntean in Interactive Arts and Technology studied the use of 360° video and drone documentation in cultural safeguarding practices in Thailand.

  • Tanya Prinzing in Biological Sciences studied metabolism in Horned Sharks in the USA.

  • Rachel Munger in Biological Sciences studied sea cucumber species in The Bahamas.

  • Vienna Chichi Lam in Criminology studied aquatic human body detection, recovery and repatriation in the Netherlands Antilles.

  • Yujuan (Jade) Wu in Education studied digital literacies among English language learners in rural China.

  • Natalie Kinloch in Health Sciences traveled to the USA to study the genetic characteristics of HIV.

  • Siling Tao in History studied overseas Chinese communities in the Fujian province in China.

  • Michaela McGuire in Criminology presented on a panel on Indigenous issues in Toronto.

  • Lena Ware in Biological Sciences studied Black Oystercatchers in Alaska.

  • Tamara Kazmiruk in Biological Sciences studied the impact of plastics and microplastics on aquatic ecosystems in Russia.

  • Carlos Ponce in Criminology studied gang violence in Central America.

  • Rui Zhang in History studied different measures to safeguard workers in Hong Kong.

  • Allison Hotti in Education studied Indigenous research methods, including the Kaupapa Maōri ways, in Hawaii.

  • Joseph Burton in History conducted biographical research on labour union activist, Frederick Thompson, in the USA.

  • Curtis Platson in History studied the colonial politics of witchcraft in Zanzibar and Pemba, during the 1920s-1964.

  • Konstantin Lehmann in Physics studied particle physics in Switzerland.

  • [Full Name] in [faculty/school/dept] studied [research topic] in [location].

  • Stevan Bozanich in History & Hellenic Studies studied the Chetnik movement from Yugoslavia in Southern Europe.

  • Yi Chien Jade Ho in Education studied environmental education in Taiwan.

  • Lindsey Bannister in English studied the lives and writings of Twentieth Century Canadian authors who were regarded as racial imposters in Ontario and Alberta.

  • Jennifer Bigman in Biological Sciences studied metabolism and respiratory morphology in the East Coast of the United States.

  • Chapin Korosec in Physics worked on an artificially designed molecular motor called the Lawnmower in Lund, Sweden.

  • Jayme Lewthwaite in Biological Sciences studied the effects of climate change on butterfly species in Washington, D.C.

  • Nicolas Salcedo in Biological Sciences studied the immune system of the kissing bug Rhodnius prolixus (R. prolixus) in Brazil.

  • Robin Bunton in History studied the political dimensions of British representations of Egyptian female entertainers throughout the nineteenth-century at Oxford University.

  • Xiao Mei Kuang in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry studied TB and HIV in Durban, South Africa.

  • Milad Doroudian in History studied the Kastner affair in Romania.

  • Jordan Lui in Engineering Science studied Visible Light Communication in Rome, Italy.

  • Lauren Rattray in International Studies studied the semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar in Tanzania.

  • Biftu Yousuf in Criminology and Health Sciences studied Oromo conceptions of well-being in metropolitan areas of Canada.

  • Shaun Fickling in Engineering studied brain vital signs for sports-related concussions in the USA.

  • Sarah Vanderveer in Sociology studied how female academics in Ghana are challenging gender norms.

  • Gyuzel Kamalova in Anthropology studied the experience of orphanage graduates in Kazakhstan.

  • Benjamin Dipple in History studied 20th-century Ottoman and Turkish figures in the USA and Turkey.

  • Songwei He in History studied the Temple Destruction Movement during the Qing Dynasty in China.

  • Panagiotis Delis in History studied ethnic cleansing in the Balkan Wars in Europe.

  • [Full Name] in [faculty/school/dept] studied [research topic] in [location].

  • Tara Limothei in REM studied mercury contamination in mining sites in BC.

  • [Full Name] in [faculty/school/dept] studied [research topic] in [location].

  • Lucy Bell in INS studied repatriation and restitution in Chile.

  • Shirin's research focused on designing control methods for systems working with motors at SFU’s School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering.

  • Ankita is a Computing Science student working on making impactful data-driven decisions using Machine Learning.

  • Arman is investigating human blindness through a technology called Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Robin White researches X-ray microscopy at SFU’s School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering.

  • Brandon is a master’s student who uses machine learning to derive explanations for database query results for his research. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Daniel is a postdoctoral fellow who is interested in developing new photonic quantum technologies to solve real-world problems.

  • Oliver is a PhD student who is researching on using AI to better diagnose disease and find new treatments. (NSERC Doctoral Award)

  • Kamaria is building modelling tools to help policy makers effectively and efficiently address climate and other system impacts and trade-offs. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Zipan is a master's student focusing his research of PMP Big Data to acquire advanced knowledge and competencies of data acquisition from a variety of sources and their analysis.

  • Katie is an Engineering Science master’s student aiming to evaluate a method to non-invasively measure blood constituents at the blood vessels on the eye. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Lydia is a doctoral Computing Science graduate, whose research focuses on enhancing personalized learning processes and experience.

  • Sebastian is focused on machine-learning applications for film and visual effects. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Moshen is a Sustainable Energy Engineering PhD student working on lifetime modeling of PEM Fuel Cells. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sarah is a Master's student is researching fuel cells that convert hydrogen and air into clean air. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Nic is a Biomedical Engineering Science master’s student working on a very sensitive magnetic field sensor that used to detect the tiny fields your brain produces.

  • Ashish is a Computing Science master’s student working on multi-modal skin analysis with the help of machine learning methods.

  • Seyed is a Computing Science doctoral student researching problems related to computer vision and reinforcement learning.

  • Dr. Wang completed his School of Computing Science PhD from the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

  • Professor in the School of Criminology

  • Richard Zhang in the School of Computing Science

  • Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education

  • Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education

  • Professor in the School of Communication

  • Professor in the Faculty of Education

  • Professor in the School of Criminology

  • Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy

  • Professor in the Department of Physics

  • Professor in the Department of Geography

  • Associate Professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management

  • PhD candidate in the Graduate Student Society

  • Program Manager in the Faculty of Education

  • Library Assistant in the Research Commons

  • Edited by SFU INS PhD student, Katherine Nichols; SFU Archaeology PhD student, Chelsea Meloche; and, SFU Archeology PhD graduate, Dr. Laure Spake.

  • This fall, CERi is excited to welcome an impressive and diverse group to the second cohort of CERi graduate fellows.

  • Guerin is dedicated to revitalizing hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, the downriver dialect of the Halkomelem language spoken by the Musqueam people.

  • Science & Policy Exchange (SPE) Canada will be hosting a Zoominar on the current situation of mental health policies and resources in academic institutions in Canada.

  • Andrea Del Rio is a recipient of the 2017 Pat Hibbits Scholarship Award.

  • Congratulations to SFU Engineering Science PhD student Careesa Liu for receiving the Wendy McDonald Diversity Award!

  • Justine won both first place and public choice award in the Institute of Public Administration of Canada’s (IPAC) Fifth Annual National Student Paper Competition.

  • Meghan Parker is the first Canadian student at SFU to submit and defend a thesis in comic book form.

  • Health Sciences student Shantelle Medal's project was recognized as the winning project of Student-Community Engagement Competition.

  • From a small town in Mexico, Amparo is pursuing her PhD in biomedical physiology and kinesiology (BPK).

  • Spencer Greening has a gift for balancing traditional Indigenous knowledge, research, language and culture with Western scholarship, politics and activism.

  • Mirjana Prpa is a changemaker and a PhD student at SFU’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology.

  • Professor in the Department of Psychology

  • Professor in Department of Biological Sciences

  • Professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology

  • Professor in the Department of History

  • Professor in the Department of English and the School for Contemporary Arts

  • Professor in the Department of Chemistry

  • Professor in the Faculty of Education

  • Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

  • Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Kathryn aims to devise new graph algorithms to solve computational problems.

  • Yogiraj works on developing a novel corrosion protection system which can be integrated with a smart-grid infrastructure.

  • Dr. Yang from the School of Computing Science invented a number of key algorithms for deploying viral marketing campaigns in social networks.

  • Fenggen's research focuses on how to analyze digital data and use computing for applications like image recognition and 3D shape organization.

  • Dr. Ibrahim from the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering focused on identifying practical uses for microfluidic battery technology.

  • Pooya works on improving the functionality and efficiency of electric machines.

  • Bulmaro specializes in the use of robotic devices and augmented real-time feedback to aid in the rehabilitation and assistance of people with disabilities.

  • Abdelrahman's research focuses on powering smart wearable devices.

  • Habib Daneshpajouh is a Computing Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

  • Nafiseh is a PhD student in Computer Science doing research in the field of bioinformatics.

  • Karam Elabd researches injury biomechanics at SFU’s School of Engineering Science.

  • Lior Bragilevsky is a machine-learning enthusiast who is a research assistant at SFU's multimedia laboratory.

  • Christine's accelerated master's thesis looked into the development of a multi-modal imaging system.

  • John's project aims to determine if the performance of PEM fuel cells can be improved by expediting the removal of liquid water from the system. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Dr. Deng pushed the frontiers of computer vision and deep learning for his doctoral research in the School of Computing Science.

  • Rimika is a computing science PhD student researching the learning process behind web-resources to better support the learner. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Fangxin is a Computing Science PhD student. (Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship)

  • Fahmid is an Engineering Science master’s student researching fabrication of 2D material devices for efficient Solar Photovoltaic technologies. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Dr. Brown used machine learning to improve understanding of infant brain structure and development to predict neurodevelopment outcomes.

  • Emanuela is a PhD graduate in Linguistics exploring how doctors and patients communicate during medical visits.

  • Daniel is a Law and Forensic Psychology student who is researching how photographs can make statements seem more true and believable. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Saima is a public policy student with previous research experience in health and education in developing countries.

  • Steve, an Urban Studies student, is researching the impact of COVID-19 on the Korean-Canadian community in Metro Vancouver. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Eric is a PhD graduate in Economics whose research focused on immigration policy's effect on documented vs. undocumented immigrants.

  • Jenny is a political science master's student who is focusing on energy issues in relation to environmental impacts, taking a political economy perspective. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Vienna's research on aquatic bone decomposition has earned her international recognition as the Forensic Science Foundation and CRC Press 2019 top student travel award winner.

  • Muhammad has completed his PhD as well as his Masters in Criminology at SFU.

  • Sadia is a Gerontology master's student researching the relevance of depression and dementia among people in long term cares. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Francis is a master's student in Graduate Liberal Studies.

  • Bronwen is a Political Science master’s student.

  • Thomas is a PhD graduate in Economics whose thesis focused on instrumental variable estimators. (Peter Kennedy Memorial Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shirleen is an Economics PhD student researching countries with democracies and how their characteristics affect economic development. (Richard G. Lipsey award)

  • Marina is an International Studies master’s student researching the intersection between international law, the collective right to security, and the work of citizen-led organizations to promote this right in Indigenous communities.

  • Dian is a Ph.D. student in Economics. His research focuses on auction theory and mechanism design. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Dr. Coburn completed her Department of Psychology PhD from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. (SSHRC Canada Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Dr. Golubović completed her Sociology and Anthology PhD from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  • Manéh is a Master of Arts in Criminology student.

  • Tessa is a master’s student in Liberal Studies pursuing research about postmodernism and the arts.

  • Dr. Hopkins completed his Political Science PhD from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  • Aphrodite is an Urban Studies master’s student researching how physical spaces (indoor and outdoor) affect the ability of community organizations to support community capabilities through emergencies.

  • Shanny is a Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Doctoral student undertaking community-engaged research on practicing Tai Chi as self-care during COVID-19 and and it's effect on immigrant women during the pandemic (Grace Woodsworth MacInnis Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Elana aims to make rodent management both more effective and eco-friendly.

  • Dr. Talab pursued research in Molecular and Cell Biology in the Faculty of Science.

  • Sarah's research involves a multi-faceted approach to modeling bumble bee dynamics.

  • Dr. Godwin from the Department of Biological Sciences researched the impacts of parasitic sea live on wild juvenile salmon.

  • Priyanka is working to identify and characterize new candidate proteins by integrating structural bioinformatics, biochemical and reverse proteomic approach.

  • Lauren is researching microplastics ingestion by zooplankton in the Arctic.

  • Milad is pursuing the study of neuroplasticity and biomechanical engineering.

  • Danielle Jeong is from the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology in the Faculty of Science.

  • Dr. Churchley's dissertation contributes to a deeper understanding of graph immersions and the problems of structural graph theory.

  • Dr. Thompson of the Department of Chemistry's thesis was on the design of highly birefringent materials.

  • Bamdad is from the Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Science.

  • Dr. Peters' doctoral dissertation unravels the role blood activity plays in eliciting cardiac arrhythmia.

  • Kyle is a member of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe group of Indigenous peoples of Ontario.

  • Dr. Hall studied the genetic interaction and regulation of essential cellular mechanisms during development for his PhD thesis.

  • Phillip is a Statistics PhD student researching the information given by data sets and algorithms. (NSERC Doctoral Awards)

  • Dr. Greenberg's research focused on the winning and losing evolutionary species in today's rapid, human-driven environmental change.

  • Jennifer's research looks at the concept of housing being more than a shelter or economic commodity, exploring how attachment to a dwelling creates a sense of home.

  • Robert is a poet, artist, and curator who works with Jewish histories as a medium for a context and site-dependent practice.

  • Katherine is studying forensic search and recovery methods in residential schools in Canada.

  • Matthew is a PhD student studying the history of small music venues in BC.

  • Laurence is studying autofiction in postmodernism and performance theories.

  • Steve is a PhD student in Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies studying wildfire forecasting.

  • Asura is studying the infrastructure of scholarly communication in the 21st century.

  • Spencer is a PhD student studying Indigenous knowledge and land stewardship.

  • Hasheem is studying multimodal queer-based pedagogy in French Immersion high school classrooms.

  • Bryan is studying the role of media technologies in documenting Indigenous cultural heritage.

  • Kenzie is a Criminology master's student studying intimate partner violence. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kristen is a Management of Technology Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose focus is on how she can apply what she is learning about tech leadership to the data science industry. (Rix Family Bio MOTMBA Graduate Scholarship, Lin Perceval Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ehsan is a Business Administration PhD student specializing in Management Information Systems researching social phenomena through simulations. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship)

  • Stacey is a Communication PhD candidate in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology looking at how gender and sexuality are communicated through audio media such as radio and podcasting. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship, COGECO Graduate Scholarship in CMNS)

  • Wesley is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching hydrogen fuel cell diagnostics. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Aivija is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science working on producing, purifying and binding radioactive antimony to organic molecules for the use of radiotherapy in cancer treatment. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Bright is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research consists of modelling different dynamics of urban growth in diverse regions across the globe and assessing the impacts of urbanization on other connected environmental systems. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Thushani is an Engineering Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose goal is to develop a micro-scale biosensor capable of detecting any abnormal increase of biomolecules, which can be used in early cancer diagnosis applications. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Stacia is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning the soft and hard skills needed to be a resourceful and open-minded leader while also meaningful connections with very intelligent and interesting people. (A. John Ellis Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jeenat is an Economics Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences further exploring the branches of economics. (GPS Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Bryant is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program is pushing him out of his comfort zone with its relevant and impactful subjects. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Beedie Family Grad Scholarship)

  • Gladys is a Master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research focus is on how women in Canada use internet technology and what is the extent of its impact on their social lives. (CBIE Study in Canada)

  • Mingmin is a Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose current research concerns Political Economy of Communication, and Cultural and Media Studies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Diego is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences trying to create more efficient ways to deliver healthcare among cancer patients. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Manon is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science trying to figure out why certain species can be found in one place but not in another, even if it is nearby. (Graduate Fellowship, Glen Geen Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ellen is a Graduate Liberal Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences engaging in critical conversations about some of the most pressing issues of our time.

  • Lauren is an Archaeology Master's student in the Faculty of Environment studying how ancestors of the Xwisten band in interior British Columbia may have changed how they hunted deer during a time of subsistence stress around 1300 years ago by using ancient DNA. (Graduate Fellowship, Dr. Jack Nance Memorial Scholarship and the Canadian Pacific/Teck Resources Award)

  • Farina is an Urban Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on electric vehicles and how they potentially impact cities and mobility. (Joy de Cosson Graduate Research Fellowship in Sustainable Transportation)

  • Zhiyun is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences studying database and data mining. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kristy is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research focuses on the ethical responsibilities of Settler educators in decolonizing post-secondary education. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Nancy is an Urban Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on investigating the barriers to implementing policies and programs to improve air quality and reduce environmental inequity related to truck traffic-related air pollution exposure along one of Metro Vancouver's busiest truck routes. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Wyatt is a Political Science Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences interested in exploring how western countries conduct state-building and how a misunderstanding of reality vs. political theory has led to recent failures. (Graduate Fellowship, Ted and Shirley Cohn Graduate Scholarship in Political Science).

  • Morgan is a Geography master's student working to identify locations along the Fraser River that act as potential barriers to spawning salmon at different flow levels based on surface velocity. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Simons Foundation Award Environment)

  • Alexis is an Educational Technology and Learning Design Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research interests center around the use of technology for informal learning, particularly in remote and rural contexts, with a focus on gendered perspectives. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alexander is an International Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences learning how to comprehend and solve complex global issues. (Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Lucy Bell in INS travelled to Haida Gwaii to begin her dissertation research.

  • Jessi is an Earth Sciences Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research aim is to try to understand how an alpine area in central Yukon was affected by ice sheets and glaciers over time. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Marie-Anne is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research involves using neuroimaging technologies to study how brain activity is disrupted in youth with depression. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship, Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Georgia is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences studying about disparities in birth outcomes. (Janes Corbett Graduate Health Science Award)

  • Yanjie is a Philosophy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences aiming to figure out what happens in people's minds when making moral judgements and/or performing moral actions. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Lal is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose project focuses on finding out environmental and ecological changes in the Salish Sea that affect the productivity of wild Pacific Salmon. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Jingyan is a Computing Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences studying big data techniques, big data programming, and data engineering. (Computing Science Graduate Fellowship)

  • Talia is an International Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining how refugee children are able to access education. (Simons Foundation GF in IS)

  • Spencer is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research is about telling the story of a sacred watershed in Gitga'at Territory through several lenses. (Graduate Student Support from Dr. Charlotte Loppie, Public Health and Social Policy, CTEF Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Lauren is a Linguistics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences analyzing the Elders' speech and legacy materials to understand the structure of the language. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholar, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Qurat is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science aiming to identify dysregulations in lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, and functionally classify them and their impact to the transcriptome. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Eneas is a master's student in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Allen is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching on the impact of contemplative practices in post-secondary administration and how they affect infrastructure. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Julian is a School of Interactive Arts and Technology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching the nature of reality or life in a Matrix. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emanuel is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research aims to help physicians improve medical care for people with opioid use disorder with concurrent mental disorders. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Franklin is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research seeks to study the body mechanisms that control iNOS production and function. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Christine is a Geography master’s student working to quantify the potential of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) (NSERC/SFU USRA)

  • Timothy is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning fundamental business skills such as accounting, economics, marketing, and data analytics, but also learn and practice becoming strong leaders through courses such as leadership & teamwork, negotiations, and managing a globalized workforce. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship; Legge Grad Vol Lead Award in Business)

  • Hafsa is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on how to make healthy food accessible to everyone. (Graduate Fellowship, BC Graduate Scholarship, External Graduate Award - General)

  • Gisele is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research focuses on understanding the ways human immunodeficiency virus type (HIV-1) uses to challenge protection by human immune responses, invade the body and enhance disease development. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Soraya is a Criminology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose work focuses on advocacy, learning about why people confess and/or plead guilty to crimes that they did not commit - despite being factually innocent. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Anwen is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment planning change adaptation measures for flooding. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Aniana is a Publishing Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology interested in the publishing industry. (Graduate Fellowship, Southam Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Publishing)

  • Ritam is a Philosophy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences interested in ethics and logic, and also in social and political philosophy. (Mitacs Globalink Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Phuc is a Master's student in the Faculty of Education studying theoretical insights, principles and practical implications in literacy instruction and development in multicultural and multilingual contexts. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Elena is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment planning to improve current methods for the estimation of age-at-death in unidentified skeletal remains and make sure they are more inclusive and more robust overall. (CTEF Graduate Fellowship, Jack Nance Memorial Graduate Scholarship)

  • Misty is an Arts Educational Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching the aesthetics of everyday life and its impact on pedagogy, leadership, and mentorship. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Ruchika is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology focusing on experiential learning with projects to solve real-world problems for clients across the digital media industry like Gaming, Healthcare, Extended Reality, Entertainment. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Nwaufa is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology creating compelling character designs, exploring new fields of design and bringing ideas to life. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Elizabeth is an Anthropology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working to provide culturally safe access to healthcare and decolonizing it globally. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shehroze is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining the surveillance of religious and economic exchange between British India and Ottoman Iraq during the First World War. (Baldwin Graduate Scholarship in History)

  • Sajid is an Economics Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who uses data to explore and answer economic questions. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Andrew is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment examining applications of successful Indigenous water governance frameworks and their applicability under the province's Water Sustainability Act, as well as related implications for water sustainability planning under the recently adopted Bill C-41 (Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act). (Graduate Fellowship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kelly is a Mathematics Education Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in how a student views or understands a differential equation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Priscilla is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences encompassing every aspect of our society and our day-to-day lives. (Graduate Fellowship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Saboora is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching on designing automated wearable systems to detect drug impairment in workers in a continuous and non-invasive way. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Richard is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying the practice of policy analysis while developing knowledge base in relevant areas such as economics and political science. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Martha is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences learning about a wide range of public health topics and expanding her ability to evaluate public health issues using a social justice lens. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Nico is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the novel ecological interactions that have emerged in Patagonia, southern Chile following the recent establishment of non-native Chinook salmon. (Weston Family Scholarship)

  • Arushi is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program and faculty members impart invaluable information, offer great experiential knowledge from internationally varied experience, and the case-based discussions provide an elevated method of learning. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Chunhong is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching on writing feedback, especially how students of second language feel, view, and use feedback on their writing from various sources. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Gabrielle is a Public Policy Master' student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences learning how to research, develop, analyze, and implement public policies. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Armaghan is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology tackling different types of challenges in different aspects moving from the project forward and achieving the best possible result. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Christy is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on policies to help food insecure communities and strengthen local food systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Samantha is a Gerontology PhD studentresearching social care when facing grief and technological mediation as new ideas of mourning and funerary practices.

  • Madison is a Clinical Psychology student researching individual’s risk of violence and the relationship between criminal offending, mental illness, and the legal system. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ghazal is an Engineering Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on analyzing the underlying patterns in Alzheimer's disease using artificial intelligence. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Claire is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring the ways that cover crop adoption occurs in agricultural regions in BC. (Andrew Petter GS Public Policy)

  • Doctoral student Soraya Janus and undergraduates Arianna Sihota, Emma Choat, Jasleen Sidhu, Macaela Bradley-Tse, Abby, and Selena Newman created a capstone presentation, “Social Echo: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” for Brenda Morrison’s fourth-year Criminology class.

  • Oreofeoluwa is a Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences learning about how the world hates women, how the patriarchal society is rigged in favour of men, and how one's sexuality is translated into a tool for oppression. (G.W. MacInnis Grad Award)

  • Yaser is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on Indigenous literatures. (Dean's Graduate Fellowship, Temple Maynard Graduate Bursary)

  • Greg is a Management of Technology MBA student in the Beedie School of Business training for handling technology companies. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Carol is a Languages, Cultures, and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in internationalization of higher education, particularly in ways curriculum, pedagogy, and policies could better embrace the uniqueness of multilingual/international students studying in Canada. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kasra is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences enabling data mining on massive networked data by leveraging graph theoretic insights to develop more efficient algorithms as well as parallelizing the workloads to take advantage of today's multi-core computers. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Martha is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences looking at the experiences and mental health problems of non-binary youth (ages 15-29) in organized team sports in Canada and the US. (Graduate Fellowship; CERi Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kristen is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying public policy problems and analysis. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Vahideh is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences developing a novel physical computer using sensors, which eliminates the demand for digital computers in cognizant sensing applications. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholar, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Pedram is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose mission is to employ a vigorous theoretic backbone for everyday world problems through leveraging programming skills.

  • Farhaan is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Master's student in the Faculty of Science looking at the potential role of fainting in children who experience a sudden cardiac arrest for which there is no explanation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Fabusuyi is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research probes the innermost structures of the fuel cell using X-rays to understand its operational behaviour. (TELUS Graduate Award in Sustainable Energy)

  • Kaitlin is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment working to explore uncertainties on the path to decarbonisation, including costs of energy alternatives, technology readiness, and political feasibility. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Naomi is a Geography student in the Faculty of Environment exploring the relationships between colonial power, the Catholic Church's ownership of land, and current private redevelopment. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Tessa is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research seeks to contribute evidence that is directly relevant to the decision makers responsible for designing, prioritizing and funding cycling facilities, in order to maintain the momentum for action on active transportation. (Graduate Fellowship, Michael Geller Grad Scholarship)

  • Xueyao is a Master's student in the Beedie School of Business studying accounting, corporate finance, fixed income, and derivatives. (SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ziwei is an English Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research involves studying English culture and literature as well as looking at how psychoanalysis helps understand human behaviors and broader social phenomenon. (Messenger Grad Fellowship in English & CTEF Graduate Fellowship)

  • Sarah is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research seeks to inform how Indigenous led management of kelp aquaculture on Vancouver Island can meet the goals and objectives of the Nation we are partnered with. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Gemma is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences investigating strategies to improve how we retain and transfer new learnings under different environments to enhance neurorehabilitation programs. (Mitacs Globalink Fellowship, Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kirstie is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining Indigenous women's contributions to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples hearings held across Canada between 1992 - 1994. (Graduate Fellowship, Bridwell Grad Scholarship, Saywell Graduate Scholarship in History)

  • Justin is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching to understand the relationship between electronic and Indonesian music, counterculture, politics, and economics in Vancouver from the 1960s-1980s through the life and work of the Vancouver-based composer, community organizer, and educator Martin Bartlett (1939-1993). (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship, BC Graduate Scholarship, Ladner Graduate Scholarship in BC History)

  • Isabella is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science studying the effects of petroleum products on Pacific Oysters to aid in oil-spill modelling and impact assessment for fisheries management. (Graduate Fellowship, Abbott/Fretwell Graduate Fellowship)

  • Tanner is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences investigating the impact of air pollution exposure during pregnancy on the development of respiratory symptoms in early childhood. (Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kittie is a Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology building DIY electronic instruments, and composing text and graphic scores that incorporate physical gestures, lighting, and/or other visual components. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Iiro is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching how genes may regulate the information of human behaviours and whether one can make more informed predictions of the 'how' and 'why' questions. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Will is a Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment interested in the roll that fossil fuels play in entwining energy, environment, and community. (Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Claire is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science exploring how environmental impacts can create patterns of change in underwater communities over space and time. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Maira is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business honing her leadership, negotiation and analytical skills and learning how to manage people efficiently and empathetically. (HSBC Graduate Award in Business, Scotiabank Graduate Award Business)

  • Liam is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose work in the field of political ecology asks where people draw that often arbitrary line between "nature" and "culture." (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Mzwakithi is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology turning nascent ideas into tangible prototypes/digital artifacts. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Cassandra is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on how early childhood experiences influences risk taking behaviours and outcomes related to borderline personality disorder and nonsuicidal self-injury throughout the lifespan. (CIHR CGS Master's Scholarship)

  • Emma is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science trying to identify the cellular pathways that control amyloid body formation in response to stress. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Claire is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science examining how blood-feeding arthropods perceive their environment through chemical stimuli. (Finlayson Graduate Entrance Scholarship, MPM Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Adrian is a Physics Master's student in the Faculty of Science trying to understand the fundamental properties of nature and is seeking to be able to explain why our world is the way it is. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Alex is a Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology looking at the space in-between technology and art. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Maggie is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research interests broadly cover philosophy of medicine, health beliefs and patients’ experiences as well as medicines in colonial contexts with a focus on Chinese medicine. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Faezeh is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the effects of changes that occur in our genome by a family known as "AID/APOBECs" on immunotherapy escape in tumor cells. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Ata is an Economics Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching economic topics, such as, Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Nhi is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching attachment insecurities and emotion regulation. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Quiana is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences developing an effective vaccine to prevent congenital disease and HCMV infection in general. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Olga is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research proposes a systematic search for phenotypes associated with healthy aging which has the potential to identify biological processes and pathways that are relevant for successful aging. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Vimbikayi is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment analyzing how the climate system responds to equal amounts of emissions and removals of CO2, and quantifies the extent to which the land carbon responses to emissions and removals differ. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sneha is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science identifying changes in DNA passed on from one generation to another in families affected with lymphoid cancer. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Dominic is a Mechatronics System Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on biomedical engineering by measuring sleep quality with non-invasive devices. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Marie is a Mathematics Education Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education exploring mathematics education through multiple perspectives while providing a supportive community for each student. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kevin is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences identifying policy problems, researching and analyzing information, and coming up with policy solutions. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Mohammad is an Engineering Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences studying 2D materials to eventually use them as the building blocks of next-generation electronic devices. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Canan is a Mathematics Ediucation Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education examining TouchTimes and exploring how multiplicative thinking emerges as learners interact with it.

  • Mina is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science interested in the biochemical and structural properties of AID/APOBECs proteins in human and other species as well as involving mechanisms. (Flight 752 Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Saeed is an Engineering Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences making data compression for intelligent systems more efficient. (Graduate Fellowship, Lang Wong Scholarship in Engineering Science)

  • Tina is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring diversity in contemporary publishing and making note of trends that have occurred within the last few years. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Anjali is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences exploring the design space of emerging technologies such as AR/Mixed Reality applications, Explainable AI, and design user-centered solutions that have the potential to enhance the usability, usefulness, and meaning of the technologies for end-users. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Philippa is a Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching how people talk about women-led films on social media sites. (Asper Graduate Fellowship in CMNS)

  • Edward is a Contemporary Arts Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research looks at the exploration, deconstruction, re-enactment and reshaping of the socio-historical knowledge, narratives, practices and traditions embedded in East African Indigenous dances into new performative contemporary theatrical dance practices. (GPS Graduate Fellowship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship, FCAT Grad Fellowship (PhD), Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Diana is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science studying the interaction between the biomechanical properties of immune cells and their role in complex diseases like cancer. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Zhi is a Physics Master's student in the Faculty of Science figuring out a way to convert the entanglement in 1 million qumodes into 1 million qubits to revolutionize quantum computing. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Simranjot is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology learning to develop essential communication, collaboration and leadership skills. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Ethan is a Doctoral student in Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies whose research concerns ekphrases (i.e. descriptions) of the urban landscape of Constantinople and its monuments in eleventh and twelfth century Byzantine literature. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Erika is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on evaluating different models of drug decriminalization for the Province of British Columbia. (Graduate Fellowship, Maloney Petter Fellowship in Public Policy)

  • Garfield is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education seeking to understand the origin, nature and critical value of his family's Caribbean English Creole (CEC) language identity. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alison is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research interest lies in how resilient responses to multimorbidity translate into protection from other adversities, such as fall injuries. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Estella is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in tackling many of the greatest problems of our times -- climate change, oppression, inequality, and mental health issues. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kumar is a PhD student researching medical image analysis methods for dermatological applications, particularly, skin cancer detection. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mari is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research aims to understand barriers to accessing mental health services among teens in BC. (CERi Graduate Fellowship, Dr. Nancy Hall Graduate Award in Public Health)

  • Shiyu is a Communication Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology. (Orient Star Media Graduate Scholarship in Global Communication)

  • Weina is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences developing clinical user-centric explainable AI techniques for medical imaging tasks. (Sulzer Pumps Graduate Scholarship)

  • Steff is a Criminology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research aims at creating inclusive practices conducted for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and Two-Spirit death investigations in North America. (GPS Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jacob is a Political Science Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying policy issues, voter behaviour, international relations, and philosophical issues. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • David is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences interested in the power narratives to shape knowledge and its perception. (MATE Scholarship)

  • Mary is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose main focus is on UX design. (Gerri Sinclair Award Digital Media)

  • Maitland is a Psychology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Socials Sciences whose research focus is to understand when and why people will support acts that are committed by their own group and are intended to cause harm to another group. (Laurine Harrison Graduate Thesis Award)

  • Maziyar is an Earth Sciences Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focus is on the 3D reconstruction of Georgia Basin and the potential for Carbon Capture Sequestration in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, Bert Henry Graduate Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship, Petro-Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ella is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying policy analysis, economics, and qualitative and quantitative research methods. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Emily is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying the work of political processes. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alex is a Counseling Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research interests center on mental health challenges and psychotherapeutic treatment of gender diverse and sexual minority individuals. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shauna-Kaye is a Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research looks at situating Arts Administration as an artistic practice. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ifeoma is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning how to stay relevant, pivot or adapt when there is a need to, but also thrive, both at work and at home. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship, Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business)

  • Matia is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences figuring out what barriers students with disabilities face and how policy can reduce those barriers. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Jiaqi is a Computing Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences interested in Computer Vision, 3D Scene Understanding, Machine Learning, and Robotics. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Emily is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences who is researching how police violence is portrayed in the media and the impact of that portrayal on people more likely to experience police violence. (Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sina is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology in the Faculty of Science researching how the brain controls walking under different conditions. He is a CIHR award recipient.

  • Timothy is a Political Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on right-wing Canadian/Albertan politics. (SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship, BC Graduate Scholarship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Sarah is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in how children connect to the places where they live and how schools can aid in that connection. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Zohra is a Publishing Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose program is the mixture of theory and practice related to publishing industry. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Chukwudi is an educational technology & learning design master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research seeks to provide a framework for the development of eLearning systems to provide equal access to education, particularly for persons in displacement and rural areas. (Knud George Pedersen International Graduate Endowment)

  • Erik is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research focuses on how food security and housing environments relate to mental health using a two-eyed seeing approach. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Navid is a Sustainable Energy Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences focusing on alternative fuels and engine efficiency improvement in commercial vehicles.

  • Milad is a Mechatronics System of Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching energy modelling and retrofit modelling of buildings to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission reduction to fight against climate change and lead our society toward sustainability. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

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  • Dr. Lucci completed her PhD from the Department of of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology (BPK) in the Faculty of Science.

  • Dr. Kumar completed his PhD from the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.

  • Dr. Amanda Butler completed her PhD from the Faculty of Health Sciences.

  • Dr. Chang completed his PhD from the Faculty of Education.

  • Dr. Hajian completed her PhD from the Faculty of Education.

  • Dr. Alberto Lusoli completed his School of Communication PhD from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology.

  • Dr. Royle completed his Archaeology PhD from the Faculty of Environment.

  • Dr. Andrew Park completed his PhD from the Beedie School of Business.

  • Dr. Bao completed his PhD from the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

  • Dr. Herath Gedara Chinthaka Pathum Dinesh completed his PhD from the School of Engineering Science in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

  • Dr. Dawson completed her PhD from the School of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  • Dr. Finney completed her PhD from the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

  • Dr. Meanwell completed his Department of Chemistry PhD from the Faculty of Science. (NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship & Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • Dr. Large completed his Department of Physics PhD from the Faculty of Science.

  • Dr. Wong completed his Molecular Biology and Biochemistry PhD from the Faculty of Science.

  • Dr. Cojocaru completed his PhD from the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the Faculty of Science.

  • Reza is a Sustainable Energy Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences focusing on hybrid electric and low-carbon gaseous fuel engines.{Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship}

  • Jens is a School of Computing Science Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research is in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, a subarea of Artificial Intelligence that studies how an agent's knowledge can be represented symbolically and subsequently manipulated through reasoning algorithms.

  • Anna is a master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research seeks to describe present HIV-1 subtype diversity in Ghana, identify circulating drug resistance mutations in the country and lastly predict HIV-1 coreceptor usage using an algorithm that analyses sequences in the envelope region of HIV. (Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship)

  • Tope is a Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology master's student in the Faculty of Science working to understand the barriers that prevent children from getting the COVID_19 vaccine in specific groups of people. (Dr. Tom Richardson Memorial Graduate Entrance Award)

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Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD

Various Programs
 
The Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship (GDES) provides multi-year funding to recruit exceptional incoming PhD domestic and international students. Students must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit. An IGES award offer replaces any GDES offer.

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Note –  Award recipients who receive a Tri-agency or another major external scholarship will have their GDES replaced with payments of $5,000 per year while holding the other award.

 

Terms of Reference:

  1. Tenure for the Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship (GDES) is a maximum of two years at the master’s level and a maximum four years at the doctoral level from initial enrolment in the program.
  2. To be eligible, a student must be entering a master's or doctoral program at Simon Fraser University.
  3. Students must be nominated for the award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. a minimum CGPA of 3.50;
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level;
    3. evidence of outstanding achievement at the graduate level, with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  5. During tenure of the Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, the recipient must be registered full-time in their graduate program at Simon Fraser University. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the successful candidate must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award.
  6. The Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship is normally held during consecutive academic terms. If a recipient registers “on leave” during tenure of their award, it will be interrupted until the student is registered full-time and payments will be reinstated at that time. No deferment of award payments to future academic terms will be permitted, except under 'extenuating' conditions with the permission of the Chair of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC).
  7. Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship recipients may accept scholarship support from other SFU sources including SFU’s ‘donor funded/private’ awards. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may have restrictions on funding.
  8. Awards are granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the SGAAC, upon the nomination of the Graduate Program Chair.

GDES Guidelines

Student receiving the GDES award should read the full GDES Guidelines

Revised: June 2021 / GUSE007

Graduate Fellowships

nomination/Application set by program in graduate awards system | Approx. Award Value: TBD

Various Programs
 
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.

If your research has been impacted by COVID-19 making you ineligible for a Graduate Fellowship, we encourage you to speak to your academic unit and/or include an explanation within your application. Applications are reviewed at the graduate program level, prior to recommendations being sent to GPS.

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

Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship (IGES)

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD

Various Programs
 
The Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship is intended for students initiating a thesis based masters or PhD program who have Canadian citizenship and Indigenous ancestry. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit. An IGES award offer replaces any GDES offer.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Tenure for the Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship (IGES) is two years at the master’s level and four years at the doctoral level. There is one award available at the master’s level and one at the doctoral level.
  2. To be eligible, the Indigenous student must be entering a thesis-based master’s or PhD program at Simon Fraser University.
  3. Students must be nominated for the award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. Canadian citizenship and Indigenous ancestry
    2. a minimum entrance CGPA of 3.5;
    3. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level;
    4. evidence of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  5. During tenure of the Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship, the recipient must be registered full-time in a thesis based graduate program at Simon Fraser University.
  6. The Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship is normally held during consecutive academic terms. If a recipient registers “on leave” during tenure of their award, the award will be interrupted until the student is registered full-time and payments will be reinstated at that time. No deferment of award payments to future academic terms will be permitted, except under ‘extenuating’ conditions with the permission of the Chair of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC).
  7. Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship recipients may accept scholarship support from other sources including SFU’s ‘donor funded/private’ awards. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may have restrictions on funding.
  8. There is no restriction on Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship recipients receiving income for work performed during tenure of the scholarship.
  9. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee after a University-wide competition in which departmental nominations are considered.

Revised: June 2021 / GUSE006

President's PhD Scholarship

nomination/Application set by program in graduate awards system | Approx. Award Value: $7,000

Various Doctoral Programs
 
This award PhD students who have made excellent progress in their degree, completing all university and program requirements. This award is held during or before the student's 12th term. Not all programs use this award.

Program requirements and progress can be checked in the Academic Progress Report (APR) in goSFU.
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Terms of Reference

APR Access: Student instructions | Staff instructions

To be eligible to hold a President’s PhD Scholarship (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 satisfactory/good standing in a PhD program at Simon Fraser University. Students who did not complete a Master's program before transferring into a PhD are eligible to hold the award within the first 12 terms of their PhD, from the PhD start date.

At the time of nomination, eligible students must have completed all program 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. Students may not receive more than one President’s PhD Scholarship during their PhD program.

Evaluation criteria includes:

  • the extent to which the student has made excellent progress
  • demonstrated academic excellence
  • scholarly output and leadership

Eligibility while holding other awards/sources of income:

  • Students holding a national award from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC or their equivalent (ie. SFU Entrance Scholarship or a major international award) are ineligible to hold the President’s PhD Scholarship at the same time.
  • Given the intent of the award, recipients are expected, but not required, to limit the number of hours worked weekly.

A PhD student must be nominated for the President’s PhD Scholarship and the nomination must include a reference by the student’s supervisor addressing the student’s progress, academic excellence, scholarly output and leadership.   

Awards are made on the recommendations of the academic unit’s Graduate Program Committee to the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Provost International Fellowship (PIF)

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD

Various Programs
The PIF is intended for international students who are initiating a graduate program at SFU and have received a scholarship from their home country to study abroad. Students do not apply for this award, inquiries should be directed to Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. The Provost International Fellowship (PIF) will be awarded to outstanding international students who are initiating their graduate program at SFU and have received a scholarship from their home country to study abroad. These awards must provide a stipend* for living expenses for students studying abroad for all three terms including costs of Health and Medical Insurance and student fees, other than tuition.
  2. To be eligible to receive this award, a student’s initial enrolment must meet the SFU graduate program entrance requirements for international students including:
    1. English language requirements;
    2. be registered as a fulltime, regular (not "on leave") student, and
    3. normally must have a first class (SFU equivalent of 3.67) grade point average.
  3. The Provost International Fellowship has a value equivalent to the student’s tuition based on the research program full-time fee and will be disbursed on a per term basis. Normally, these awards are not available to students in premium fee programs.
  4. This award is available throughout the duration of the student’s studies for up to a maximum of 2 (masters) or 4 (doctoral) years, provided PIF recipients continue to hold their country of origin’s scholarship to study abroad, that they remain registered as a full-time, regular (not "on leave") student, and maintain a first class (3.67) grade point average. In programs where fees are assessed on a per credit basis, students must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold a PIF. These fellowships will be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure that all requirements are being met.
  5. There is no restriction on PIF recipients receiving income from Teaching Assistantships or Research Assistantships performed during tenure of the PIF but the maximum amount of financial support cannot exceed $60,000 (effective Fall 2021).
  6. Academic units are encouraged to match the value of the PIF award through Teaching Assistantships or Research Assistantships on an annual basis provided the student is suitably qualified to act as a teaching assistant or tutor marker.
  7. Eligible candidates must contact the Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies office directly and provide proof, including dates and value, of the major scholarship they hold.
  8. Awards are made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, contingent upon the availability of funds.

Revised: February 2018 (due to changes in award eligibility, no retroactive PIFs will be awarded prior to May 1, 2018).

Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD

Various Programs
 
The Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship (SGES) is intended primarily as a means of recruiting outstanding applicants for admission. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. The Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship (SGES) is a one or two-term award.
  2. It is intended as a means of recruiting to this University, outstanding applicants for admission who are considering other institutions.
  3. The student must be nominated for the SGES by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted based upon evidence that the student is outstanding as indicated by postsecondary transcripts, letters of reference, previous awards, and scholarly activity.
  4. To be eligible to hold the SGES, the candidate must be registered as a full-time graduate student in a Master’s or Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the successful candidate must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award. If a recipient wishes to register “on-leave” during tenure of this award, a deferment of the scholarship must be requested in writing to Graduate Studies. Permission will be granted in exceptional circumstances only.
  5. SGES recipients are eligible to hold other scholarships funded from SFU subject to our graduate general funding policies.
  6. SGES recipients may accept scholarship support from external 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 scholarship at the same time as the external award.
  7. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies.

Revised: April 2018

Donor Funded Awards

Andrew Petter Graduate Scholarship in Public Policy

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Various Programs
 
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

Annie and Leon Josefowicz Memorial Award

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FASS
 
This award is intended to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who are pursuing research in human rights, humanitarianism, international development or conflict resolution.

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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 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who are pursuing research in human rights, humanitarianism, international development or conflict resolution.
  2. One or more award will be granted annually, in any term to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are registered at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences;
    2. have demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level; and
    3. are pursuing research in human rights, humanitarianism, international development or conflict resolution.
  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 Graduate Awards Application System. Required documents include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work; and
    3. a one-page proposal describing their research in human rights, humanitarianism, international development or conflict resolution.
  5. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean – Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

May 2021 / GESR246

Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony Graduate Award

By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

FASS
 
The Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony Graduate Award was established at Simon Fraser University in 2019 with a generous gift from Tara Sidhoo Fraser.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this one-time award is to provide recognition to a graduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who is interested in working with the Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony Project at SFU. 
  2. One award will be granted one time only, in any term to a student who meets the following criteria:
    1. is enrolled full-time as a graduate student in SFU's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences;
    2. is in good academic standing; and
    3. has interest working with the Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony Project at SFU.
  3. Applications will be made via Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must include:
    1. one-page letter from the applicant describing their interest in the work of the Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony.
  4. 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, Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony. 

April 2020 / GPSR103

Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

Various Programs
 
This award is intended for an entering graduate student with a high level of public service. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this endowed award is to recognize both outstanding academic performance and a high level of public service by a student entering a graduate program at Simon Fraser University.
  2. To be nominated, a student must be applying to enter a Master's or PhD program at Simon Fraser University.
  3. The selection criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. demonstrated excellence in public service (e.g., volunteer leadership, public office) prior to admission to the graduate program
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level
    4. nomination by the department of intended enrolment
  4. To receive the award payment, the student must be registered in the intended graduate program 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 must include:
    1. Copies of all postsecondary transcripts
    2. One letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the nominee's academic work and public service record
  7. The award will be made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR087

Aziz and Parin Dossa Graduate Community Outreach Award

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FASS
 
This award is intended to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University whose graduate research or community outreach project centers on building bridges and sustainable relationships between the Muslim community and other communities who wage the fight for equity, diversity and inclusion.

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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 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University whose graduate research or community outreach project centers on building bridges and sustainable relationships between the Muslim community and other communities who wage the fight for equity, diversity and inclusion.
  2. One or more awards will be granted annually in any term to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are registered full-time in a graduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences;
    2. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed
    3. or in their current degree program; and
    4. are conducting activist research or community outreach projects centered on building bridges and sustainable relationships between the Muslim community and other communities who wage the fight for equity, diversity and inclusion.
  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. Applications will be adjudicated via the graduate awards system managed by Graduate Studies, and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work; and
    3. a one-page statement that addresses their research or community outreach pursuits.
  5. The award will be granted each year to graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies upon the nomination from the Director, Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies.

Revised: April 2021 / GESR206

Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

Various programs
 
This award is intended for an entering student with a record of high academic performance and potential for significant contributions in their field of study. The award is paid over the first year of study. Students must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship is paid over three terms. One scholarship is normally awarded every two years subject to available funding.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. high academic performance
    2. potential for significant contribution to the recipient's field of study
    3. a Master's degree, or be in the process of completing a Master's degree and planning to enter a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University. New students who began their graduate program in the Spring term (January 1) are also eligible to apply
    4. full-time registration in a Doctoral program at SFU once the student is receiving the award payments. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the recipient must be taking at least 6 credits in order to hold the award
  3. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted. The nomination must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent Masters degree program
    2. two letters of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and research potential
    3. a current curriculum vitae
  4. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2021 / GPSR021

The Biagioni Family Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

Various Programs
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to an Indigenous graduate student in any faculty who demonstrates academic excellence and promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to an Indigenous graduate student in any faculty who demonstrates academic excellence and promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  2. Tenure for the Biagioni Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship is two years at the Master’s level and four years at the Doctoral level.
  3. During tenure of the Biagioni Family Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship, the recipient must be registered full-time in a thesis based graduate program at Simon Fraser University.
  4. One scholarship, will be granted annually in any term to an entering Indigenous student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. Canadian citizenship and Indigenous ancestry;
    2. accepted to and will be registered full-time in a thesis-based Masters or PhD program at SFU;
    3. has demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and promise of outstanding achievement; and
    4. has demonstrated promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  5. This scholarship 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 the scholarship by the Graduate Program Chair of their academic unit.
  7. Nominations should be made through the Graduate Award Adjudication System and must be accompanied by the following documents:
    1. a nomination letter; and
    2. copies of all postsecondary transcripts
  8. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee after a University-wide competition in which Departmental nominations are considered.

February 2022/ GPSR115

British Columbia Graduate Scholarships

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

Various Programs
 
For the 2022-2023 academic year only, the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training provided one-time funding for competitive, merit-based graduate student scholarships. These awards are valued at $15,000 per year, with a one year minimum duration. Students must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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As per the Ministry Program Guidelines, the core eligibility criteria for these awards is as follows:

  • Students must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Students must be undertaking degree programs at the graduate level.
  • Eligible degree programs will include both research-intensive and professional graduate programs, with an emphasis, but not exclusive focus, on disciplines related to Science, Technology, Trades, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship and Design.
  • Awards are NOT portable or transferable (ie., cannot be taken to another institution).

SFU Guidelines

  • These are entering awards, intended for recruitment and the start date must align with the incoming student’s graduate program start date.
  • The BCGS is valued at $15,000 ($5,000/term for the first 3 terms).
  • BCGS award holders must apply for Tri-Agency awards, if eligible.
  • Awards may be stackable; a student may receive a BCGS award as well as other scholarships but, must not exceed $60,000 funding limit per academic year.

Additional Support for Indigenous Graduate Students

In support of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and the goal of increasing the number of Indigenous graduate students as outlined in the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan, The Ministry has requested that all BCGS institutions ensure Indigenous students are reflected in the BCGS program by ensuring 5 percent of BCGS scholarships are awarded to Indigenous students.

Darcy and Karina Biagioni Family Graduate Scholarship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

Various Programs
 
This award is intended to help attract the best and brightest graduate students to SFU by providing financial support to graduate students entering a masters or PhD program at SFU.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to help attract the best and brightest graduate students to SFU by providing financial support to graduate students entering a masters or PhD program at SFU.
  2. One scholarship will be granted annually in any term to a student who fulfils the following criteria:
    1. is accepted to and will be registered full-time in a masters or PhD program at SFU;
    2. has achieved excellent academic standing at the graduate level and, if applicable at the undergraduate level; and
    3. has demonstrated promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  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. A student may be granted the scholarship only once during their SFU academic career.
  5. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Graduate Program Chair of their academic unit. Nominations should be made through the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanies by:
    1. a nomination letter; and
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

January 2021/GPSR109

David and Mary Macaree Graduate Fellowship in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

FASS
 
This fellowship is intended to provide financial support to graduate students whose research focuses on arts and social science topics concerning Scottish Studies; as identified by the Research Centre for Scottish Studies.

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Terms of Reference
 
  1. The purpose of the David and Mary Macaree Graduate Fellowship in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is to provide financial support to graduate students whose research focuses on arts and social science topics concerning Scottish Studies as identified by the Research Centre for Scottish Studies and, where possible, which connects with research being conducted at the Research Centre of Scottish Studies.
  2. The Fellowship, currently valued at approximately $20,000 annually, is normally tenable in the Fall and will be disbursed over three consecutive semesters. Multiple fellowships may be awarded when endowment income permits.
  3. The fellowship will be granted annually in any term to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. have demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level and if applicable, at the undergraduate level;
    2. are registered at Simon Fraser University in a graduate degree program in the Research Centre for Scottish Studies; and
    3. have demonstrated promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  4. The Fellowship recipient will be required to give a presentation on an aspect of their research for the Research Centre for Scottish Studies during the second or third semester of the award.
  5. This fellowship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. Students may only hold a Macaree graduate fellowship once during a degree.
  7. Applications will be adjudicated via the graduate awards system managed by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of a current unofficial SFU transcript and/ or copies of the official transcript of the most recent post-secondary degree program;
    2. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this fellowship;
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the nominee's scholarly work and academic background; and,
    4. a concise outline of the proposed or actual research project.
  8. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the scholarship may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  9. The fellowship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Director of the Research Centre for Scottish Studies or their designate.

Revised: February 2022 / GESR164

 

Dr. A. H. Somjee and Dr. Greeta Somjee GF in Indian Political Development

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FASS
 
This graduate fellowship is intended to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University who will conduct research under the supervision of the Dr. A. H. and Dr. Geeta Somjee Professor in Indian Political Development.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this graduate fellowship is to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University who will conduct research under the supervision of the Dr. A. H. and Dr. Geeta Somjee Professor in Indian Political Development.
  2. Applicants may be eligible to receive up to a maximum of two full Somjee fellowships, or four partial Somjee fellowships, during an academic year (September 1- August 31).
  3. One or more fellowships will be granted annually, in any term, to a student(s) who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. is registered at Simon Fraser University in a Master's or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences;
    2. has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level and if applicable, at the undergraduate level;
    3. whose research focus is related to Indian Political Development; and
    4. has demonstrated promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  4. This fellowship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Applications will be made via the Graduate Award, Application and Adjudication System (GA3). Required documents include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and 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; and
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship.
  6. The fellowship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Dr. A.H. Somjee and Dr. Geeta Somjee Professor in Indian Political Development.

May 2021 / GESR248

Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship

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Various Programs
 
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

Edward M. W. Gibson Fellowship in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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FASS (Doctoral)
 
This award recognizes community service by an outstanding PhD student enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) whose research focus is on the urban landscape of Canada as viewed through the humanities and liberal arts. Candidates should have a demonstrated history of community service, volunteerism, and/or good citizenship.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Gibson Fellowship is to offer financial assistance to and recognize community service by an outstanding PhD student enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences  (FASS) with a research focus on the urban landscape of Canada as viewed through the humanities and liberal arts. Candidates should have a demonstrated history of community service, volunteerism, and/or good citizenship.
  2. Only one Gibson Fellowship is available annually. Gibson Fellows are eligible for a renewal of the Gibson Fellowship, contingent on their continued progress, for a maximum of four years of funding. Only one student will be eligible to hold a Gibson Fellowship at any given time. 
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic at the graduate level;
    2. full-time registration to enter or continue at SFU in a doctoral program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality, and an interdisciplinary perspective in the student's approach to problem solving;
    4. a proposal which outlines the problems/issues the student hopes to identify and solve during their term as a Gibson Fellow;
    5. a field of study with a research focus on the urban landscape of Canada as viewed through the humanities and liberal arts; and,
    6. demonstrated evidence of volunteerism, community involvement and/or good citizenship.
  4. All qualified applicants will be considered, however preference will be given to students who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada and to doctoral students enrolled in the Departments of History, Political Science, or English. If, in the future, Philosophy and the Urban Studies Program establish doctoral degree programs, these too will be eligible for preferential consideration.
  5. Applications for the Gibson Fellowship are through the Graduate Awards Application System and reviewed by the Office of the Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Science. Required documents include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    2. a letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work;
    3. a second letter of reference providing evidence of volunteerism and/or good citizenship; 
    4. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this fellowship; and
    5. a brief letter from the candidate outlining their academic goals and why they believe a Gibson Fellowship will help them achieve those aspirations. 
  6. Students must be nominated for the Gibson Fellowship by the Associate Dean, FASS, and the FASS Awards Committee. The Associate Dean, FASS, and the FASS Awards Committee will review proposals from eligible PhD students and will forward their recommendation to the Dean, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows.
  7. The completed nomination and all supporting documentation must be received by the office of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows.
  8. If a suitable candidate is not identified or if the student become ineligible for additional disbursements, the fellowship may be awarded to a new Gibson Fellow in a subsequent term.
  9. The fellowship 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 Arts and Social Sciences.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR219

Flight 752 Graduate Memorial Scholarship

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Various Programs
 
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. Applicants must have 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.

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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

Gene Bridwell Graduate Scholarship in Special Collections

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Various Programs
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a graduate student who will use the SFU Contemporary Literature Collection as part of their research.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to attract and provide financial support to a graduate student who will use the SFU Contemporary Literature Collection as part of their research. The award is intended for a graduate student who shows evidence of scholarly interest or creative achievement related to the Simon Fraser University Contemporary Literature Collection.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. minimum cumulative grade point average (cgpa) of 3.5 or other evidence of outstanding achievement
    2. demonstrated scholarly or creative interests in the Simon Fraser University Contemporary Literature Collection
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Application is made in GA3 and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of all postsecondary transcripts
    2. a copy of the applicant’s proposed outline of studies and relevance to the Simon Fraser University Contemporary Literature Collection
    3. two letters of reference from professors familiar with the applicant’s work
    4. a curriculum vitae
  5. The application letter and all supporting documents must be received by the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2017 / GPSR020

IODE Seaman Morley Scott Memorial Graduate Scholarship

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Various Programs
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 Reference

  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

Knud George Pedersen International Graduate Students Fund Endowment

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Various Programs
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

Kruger Products Bicultural Graduate Entrance Fellowship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value

Various Programs
 
This award is intended for an entering graduate students who has a previous degree from within the Province of Quebec. The award is paid over the first two terms of study. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Kruger Products Bicultural Graduate Entrance Fellowship is to encourage and facilitate the interchange of knowledge and ideas between the people of British Columbia and Quebec through graduate students from the Province of Quebec studying at Simon Fraser University.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program after completion of a previous degree at a university in the Province of Quebec
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
    4. full-time registration in a graduate program at SFU once the student is receiving the award payments
  3. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted. The nomination must be accompanied by:
    1. a copy of the official transcript of the program completed at a university in the Province of Quebec
    2. two letters of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and research potential
    3. a current curriculum vitae
  4. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR011

Laurine Harrison Graduate Thesis Award

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FASS (Master's)
 
This award provides financial support for graduate students who are in the final, thesis-writing term of a Master’s program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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The Laurine Harrison Graduate Thesis Award, funded through the Laurine Harrison Graduate Endowment Fund, will provide financial support for graduate students who are in the final, thesis-writing term of a Master’s program.

Terms of Reference

  1. To be eligible for this award, students must be enrolled in a Master’s program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, have completed all coursework and comprehensive exams (if applicable), and be writing a thesis.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a Master program
    2. demonstrated academic and research excellence at the graduate level
    3. at the time of application, completion of all coursework and comprehensive exam requirements for their intended degree as well as any necessary fieldwork or data collection supporting readiness to write the thesis
  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. a current, unofficial SFU transcript
    2. a concise description (one page or less) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    3. 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
    4. statement from the graduate program chair/director that the student has completed all coursework, comprehensive exams, fieldwork and data collection towards the thesis
  5. The completed application and supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR146

Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship in Urban Development

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Various Programs
 
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

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Various Doctoral Programs
 
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: September 2021 / GESR 181

Robert Russell Family/First Nations Graduate Award

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Various Programs
 
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

Roderick (Erick) O'Reilly Memorial Graduate Award in the Humanities

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Humanities
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for graduate students in the Master of Arts program in the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize and provide financial support to graduate students in the Master of Arts program in the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  2. One or more awards will be granted annually to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in their current graduate program
    2. are registered full-time in the Master of Arts program in the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    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. Applications will be made via the Graduate Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3). Required documents include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    3. a curriculum vitae
    4. a one-page summary of the applicant's research or project that exhibits outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability and originality
  5. If suitable candidates are not identified, the awards may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The awards will be granted by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee upon the nomination of the Department Chair, Humanities or his/her designate.

Revised: November 2019 / GESR233

SFU Alumni Association Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD

Various Programs
 
The SFU Alumni Association Graduate Entrance Scholarship is intended for a master’s or doctoral student enrolled full time in a research based graduate program. This award is paid during the first two terms of studies. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.This award will be designated each year to a student researching a certain topic or within a minority/underrepresented group, as chosen by the Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies.

This award will be designated each year to a student researching a certain topic or within a minority/underrepresented group, as chosen by the Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies. In consultation with the university community, Dean Jeff Derksen will designate this award to an incoming student with refugee status or a refugee background for the next academic year.

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Terms of Reference

  1. One scholarship is awarded each year subject to the availability of funding.
  2. To be eligible, a student must be planning to enter a master's or doctoral program at Simon Fraser University. New students who began their graduate program in the current Spring term (January 1) are also eligible for consideration.
  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. Tenure of the award is for one year (three consecutive academic terms).
  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” during tenure of this award, a deferment of the scholarship must be requested in writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. Permission will be granted in exceptional circumstances only.
  6. The recipient of the SFU Alumni Association Scholarship is eligible to hold other scholarships funded from SFU sources.
  7. The SFU Alumni Association Scholarship recipient may accept scholarship support from other sources including SFU’s ‘private’ awards (derived from annual and endowed funds) provided they are consistent with SFU’s general funding policies. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may restrict students from holding a scholarship at the same time as the external award.
  8. There is no restriction on SFU Alumni Association Scholarship recipients receiving income for work performed during tenure of the scholarship.
  9. The award is made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee after a University-wide competition in which departmental nominations are considered. The Committee will take into account whether nominees are admitted to Master’s or Doctoral Programs, and the expectations of different academic disciplines concerning publication of research work by students.

Revised: January 2012 / GESR015

Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship

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Various Doctoral Programs
 
This award is intended for an entering female PhD student whose research work has potential for significant contributions to society. The award value is paid over the first three terms of studies. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship is targeted to a female student entering a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University, whose research work has potential for significant contributions to society. New students who began their graduate program in the most current spring term (January) are also eligible for consideration.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level with particular emphasis on dedication to the subject matter
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the doctoral level
    3. the proposed thesis research topic must be of an applied nature with potential for significant contributions to society
    4. demonstrated understanding of the importance of the human dimension in the chosen field of research
  3. During the tenure of the award, the recipient must be registered full-time in a Doctoral 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.
  4. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted. The nomination must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent graduate program completed
    2. two letters of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and research potential
    3. a concise description (one page) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    4. a current curriculum vitae
  5. Departmental nominations are normally due to the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2021 / GESR012

Waterhouse Graduate Fellowship in Organizational Change and Innovation

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Various Programs
 
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

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Various Programs
 
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 intended to support 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.
    6. A current curriculum vitae

Revised: September 2021 / GESR013

Zaslove Scholarship in Humanities

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Humanities
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for graduate students pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in the Department of Humanities who demonstrate academic excellence.

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The Humanities Graduate Endowment Fund was established at Simon Fraser University in 2011 through generous contributions from the Simons Foundation and the faculty and staff in the Humanities Department during the 2011 Campus Community Campaign. The interest earned on the Endowment will provide a scholarship for a graduate student in Humanities, to be known as the Zaslove Scholarship. Jerry Zaslove was an original member of the Humanities Program at SFU and helped lead its development into a Department. He also took a leading role in the establishment of the Institute for the Humanities at SFU and the J.S. Woodsworth Chair in Humanities. After the establishment of the MA program in Humanities at SFU in 2010, he continues to play a supportive role.

Terms of Reference

  1. The scholarship is available to MA or PhD candidates in the Department of Humanities  who demonstrate academic excellence.
  2. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the Department of Humanities. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current unofficial SFU transcript
    2. a nomination letter describing the merits of each nominee.
  4. The scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR174