Updated; June 2017
Nomination Form
Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship
See Terms of Reference at: http://www.smu.ca/academics/faculty-of-graduate-studies-and-research.html
Graduate Program Coordinators may nominate students for a Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship. The Awards Committee of
FGSR will review applications and decide on the distribution of awards.
Instructions:
Contact student to confirm their interest and commitment to research in one of the priority sectors (listed below)
Complete Nomination Form (sections 1 to 5)
Attach Student Confirmation Form
Attach a one page description of the student’s research project
ATTACH OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS FROM ALL UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED. FGSR will accept an unofficial SMU
transcript if it is printed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.
Deadline: Students being nominated must submit their supporting documents to their Graduate Program Coordinator by April 10.
Complete nominations from the Graduate Program Coordinators for new or continuing students must be submitted to the FGSR
office by May 1 each year.
Graduate Program Coordinator: Please fill out sections 1 to 5 (after consulting with the applicant)
1. Provide student’s name
Last Name
First Name
2. Identify the priority sector that aligns with the student’s research - (PLEASE SELECT ONLY ONE)
Life Sciences
Information and Communication Technology
Social Innovation
Aerospace and Defence
Health and Wellness
Resource Sector
Financial Services
3. Rank this application (if you are nominating more than one student)
___________ out of ____________ based on how well the research fits into the priority area
4. Please describe how the research fits into the sector identified above and how it may ultimately advance the
economic and/or social wellbeing of Nova Scotians.
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5. Complete the checklist to confirm the student’s eligibility for the award
Incoming students must have:
GPA of 3.7 or above (on 4.3 scale) in last 60 credit hours (i.e., 20 one semester courses)
applied for full time status
Current students must:
have passed all graduate courses
have registered full time and registered each semester
be within their minimum time to completion in September of the next academic year
have a GPA of 3.7 or above (on 4.3 scale) in last 60 credit hours (i.e., 20 one semester courses)
have not previously received the NSGS award for 2 years (Masters) or 4 years (PhD)
Name
Signature
Date
With this form submit the following to FGSR:
Student Confirmation Form
One page description of student’s research
OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS FROM ALL
UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED. FGSR will accept an
unofficial SMU transcript if it is printed by the
Graduate Program Coordinator.
Only submit the required documents. Additional
documents will not be reviewed.
FGSR USE ONLY
Scholarship Awarded
______________________
Signature Dean or Designate
_______________________
Date
_______________________
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Nomination Form
Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship:
Student Confirmation
See Terms of Reference at: http://www.smu.ca/academics/faculty-of-graduate-studies-and-research.html
Students who have been nominated to receive a Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship should use this form to confirm
acceptance of the nomination.
Student: Please complete sections 1 to 4 and submit to your Graduate Program Coordinator by April 10.
1. Provide your name and contact information
Last
Name
First Name
Email
Student Number
A
Mailing Address
2. Provide information about your program and status
Program
Masters
PhD
Status
International Student
Canadian/Permanent Resident Student
3. Identify the priority sector that aligns with your research - (PLEASE SELECT ONLY ONE)
Ocean/Marine Technology
Life Sciences
Information and Communication Technology
Clean Technology
Social Innovation
Aerospace and Defence
Health and Wellness
Resource Sector
Financial Services
Title of Research Project:
Provide a brief description of Research Project and how it may ultimately advance the economic and/or social
wellbeing of Nova Scotians:
4. Confirm your acceptance of the nomination
I accept the nomination for the Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship and confirm that my research addresses the priority
sector identified above. If successful, I understand that I am required to complete, and submit to FGSR, an annual report
by May 1 next year to confirm that my research continues to focus on the priority sector identified. I understand that
funding in subsequent years depends on:
completion of the annual / final report form
registering with full time status
maintaining first class standing
approval by the FGSR Awards Committee
Signature
Date
Submit this form to your Graduate Program Coordinator and include:
One page description of your research and how it may ultimately advance the economic and/or social wellbeing of Nova Scotians
OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS FROM ALL UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED. FGSR will accept an unofficial SMU transcript if it is
printed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.
Only submit the required documents. Additional documents will not be reviewed.
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