Sponsor/Purpose and Eligibility Criteria
The purpose of these awards is to recognize graduate students who show exceptional promise at the outset of their program. These graduate students will have the ability to serve as role models to fellow graduate students through their vision, determination, and academic contributions. Nominees must be graduate students in the first year or year and a half of their graduate program at the University of Alberta. Three (3) awards valued at $500 each may be conferred annually. These awards are funded by the Graduate Student Support Fund (GSSF).