Funded and presented biannually
by the Faculty of Extension, this award recognizes achievement by a graduate
student whose program is based in the Faculty of Extension. The recipient is
normally selected based on the final applied research project prepared as part
of the graduate program.
Value: A certificate presented by the Faculty of
Extension, and a bursary of $500 to be used for professional study in the
recipient’s area of professional or academic interest.
Awarded annually to a graduate student based in the Faculty of Extension (e.g.,
a student in the Master of Arts in Communications and Technology).
Criteria: The award recognizes outstanding
accomplishments in graduate study. In reviewing the research report or final
project, the following criteria are used in selecting the award recipient:
- high standard of scholarship;
- evidence of engagement with
professional and academic communities;
- conclusions that are
relevant, timely, and clearly stated.
graduates in the spring and fall Convocations are automatically nominated for
consideration, and the award is presented at the Faculty of Extension annual
Administrative responsibility: The MACT director, convenes three
committee members from among instructors, Advisory Board, and alumni, who
recommend an award recipient to the Faculty of Extension Awards Committee.