Suzanne Gratton-Sarrazin Scholarship (712200303849)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND

Suzanne Gratton-Sarrazin Scholarship

INTRODUCTION

Suzanne Gratton-Sarrazin completed an honours BA in geography between 1973 and 1978. She was hired as an academic assistant in 1978 and enjoyed a full career in the department, becoming an administrative assistant by the 1990s. Suzanne played an important role in the proper management of the department. She provided considerable leadership in coordinating the department’s services and was a precious help to her colleagues and to students in the department, particularly to successive directors, who could count on her to meet challenges large and small.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To assist graduate students conducting research in human geography, environmental studies or geomatics (if it deals with a human geography or environmentally-related problem) who are not in receipt of external scholarships (OGS, NSERC, SSHRC, FQRS, CIHR, etc.), and to encourage innovative research in these areas.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;

2. be registered as a full-time student focusing on human or environmental geography in a graduate program in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ottawa;

3. demonstrate academic excellence;

4. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa;

  1. may not hold a major external scholarship (i.e. FCAR; NSERC; OGS); and,

6. have completed less than 2 years if registered in the Masters program at the time of application; and less than 4 years if registered in the PhD program at the time of application.

Value of the award: Variable

Number of awards: Variable

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Master’s or PhD

Application contact: Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Application deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:

    1. the Financial Questionnaire;

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

    3. a letter (max. 500 words) describing the research project of the applicant.