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Award Opportunity for Women Graduate Students

The Graduate Student Award of Merit is an award sponsored by the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) that awards $2,500 for women graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or general community while maintaining excellent academic records. AU has been asked to nominate one student for this award.


The Graduate Student Award of Merit is an award sponsored by the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) that awards $2,500 to women graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or general community while maintaining excellent academic records. AU has been asked to nominate one student for this award.

Interested students should contact Vikki Bellerose with the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Applications should be submitted by no later than January 3, 2013. An internal committee at AU will review the applications and submit the University’s nomination to SWAAC by January 18, 2013.

Details about the award can be found on SWAAC’s website at: http://www.swaac.ca/Grad_Award.htm.

To apply for this award, please email Vikki Bellerose at fgs@athabascau.ca.