André Dabrowski Scholarship Fund (712240302623)

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ANDRÉ DABROWSKI SCHOLARSHIP FUND

INTRODUCTION

This fund was created by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Dr. André Robert Dabrowski who passed away in October 2006 following a short and courageous battle with cancer.

Professor Dabrowski’s career spanned more than 20 years at the University, where he was professor of Mathematics and held various administrative positions. An extensively published professor and researcher, he was an alumnus of the University, receiving a Bachelor’s in Science in 1977 and his Master’s in Science in 1978. He also received a PhD from the University of Illinois (Urbana). From 1993 to 1995, he served as Director of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Mathematics and Statistics. Professor Dabrowski taught at the University of Ottawa since 1990. He became Vice-Dean, Research, Faculty of Science and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science in June 2006. His devotion to learning and innovation will be remembered by his colleagues and students.

The family thanks the University of Ottawa for helping create this scholarship through its generous matching contributions.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To offer financial support to graduate students enrolled in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Ottawa.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be registered as a full-time graduate student in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Ottawa;

2. be pursuing a Master’s degree with a thesis option or pursuing a Ph.D., in his/her second year or higher;

3. display leadership qualities by being involved in departmental activities, organizing seminars, etc.; and

4. demonstrate academic excellence.

Value of the Award: Variable

Number of Awards: Variable

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: Graduate

Application Contact: Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Application Deadline:   October 31

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through www.uozone.uOttawa.ca, and should include:

1. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries;

2. a non-official copy of the applicant’s transcript; and

3. a 500 words statement detailing the applicant’s leadership qualities and commitment to departmental activities.