Roles + Responsibilities of Student, GPS, and Committees

Roles and Responsibilities of Evaluation Committee Members

Although awards may have different application and adjudication processes, all award applications that are adjudicated through SFU are bound by roles and responsibilities as outlined below:

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Evaluation Committee Members

It is the responsibility of the evaluating committee members to:

  • declare any conflicts of interest prior to the review of an award application;
  • adhere to the guidelines and regulations pertaining to conflicts of interest and privacy/confidentiality of applications;
  • advise Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies on policy and procedural issues associated with the review of nominations;
  • recommend committee members where specific knowledge or representation is required for fair review;
  • conduct an in-depth review of each assigned application using the selection criteria and scoring system provided;
  • submit pre-meeting scores in a timely fashion to the coordinating scholarship liaison officer;
  • attend and be prepared to discuss the nominations during selection committee deliberations.