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Candidate Details
Yes, the candidate has been informed that their name was put forward for consideration. Please contact them directly with the notification of decision.
No, the candidate has not been informed that their name was put forward. Please do not contact them directly with the notification of decision, but instead contact only the internal nominator.
Internal Nominator (if the award permits self-nomination, this is optional)
As internal canvassing processes within SFU's departments and faculties may differ, individuals wishing to self-nominate or nominate a colleague are encouraged to first check with their Chair/Director before submitting this form. Thank you!
Candidate Statement
  1. Summarize your research program and progress: Provide a concise overview of your research program and broader vision. Emphasize your notable achievements and milestones attained, drawing upon relevant evidence from grant reports, tenure and promotion letters, and your professional bio.

  2. Highlight relevant achievements: Focus on highlighting achievements that are most relevant to the award. Provide specific evidence, both qualitative and quantitative, to demonstrate how you stand out in terms of the specific award criteria. Consider the profiles and stature of previous recipients as a benchmark.

  3. Emphasize impact beyond academia: Many awards recognize the impact and reach of research beyond the academic realm. Highlight any notable contributions or connections your research has made to the wider society or industry.

  4. Seek inspiration from successful nomination statements: Explore the SFU Applications Library, which features successful nomination statements co-developed by the ISA and the nominee. These examples can inspire and guide you in crafting a compelling and effective nomination.

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Include: education, academic/professional appointments, memberships/affiliations, publications, patents (if applicable), invited presentations, awards and honours, grant funding, service to the profession, training and supervision, and community involvement/outreach. Teaching contributions are not relevant here.
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The candidate meets the eligibility criteria for this award.

Note: if the award has a cutoff for eligibility from # of years from PhD, please mention the total # of months of career interruptions and the interruption type (e.g., parental, COVID-19 related, etc.) in the Comments box below.

If eligibility is uncertain, please provide an explanatory note in the Comments box below, so that we can check with the award agency if needed.
Note any comments here about why/how this candidate was selected for internal nomination, whether or not the candidate was nominated for this award previously (to your knowledge) and what has changed from the previous nomination, and any other information that may assist the internal selection committee to make an informed decision about this candidate's readiness for institutional nomination for this award.
Development Support
Please select the preferred nominator for this award
Please provide any additional comments or specific requests related to your nomination that may not be covered in the options above
Please identify your nomination development support needs. Your responses will help us tailor our support to best assist you in the nomination process.
The information on this form is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468). It is related directly to and needed by the University to manage the internal selection process for this award. By submitting this form, I declare that the information provided is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that incomplete or inaccurate submissions may result in disqualification. I authorize the internal awards selection committee to review and evaluate the information provided for the purpose of determining institutional nomination eligibility.

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