Lashley and Mary Haggman Memorial Research Award


Deadline:

Please check with your Faculty (likely October 2022)


Eligibility of Citizenship: Canadian, Permanent Residence, and International
Degree Level: Masters and Doctoral
Award Status: Closed
Applicant Status: Incoming Students and Continuing Students

Description

Quick Facts

A $6,500 research award has been made available through an endowment established by the Estate of Lashley and Mary Haggman for a graduate student at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus, conducting research on memory or memory-related issues.

Value: $6,500
Duration: 1 year

Eligibility

  • Conducting research on memory or memory-related issues
    • “Memory” is focused around neurology. If there are any questions regarding eligibility of subject matter please email graduateawards.ok@ubc.ca

Evaluation Criteria

  • Alignment with the objectives of the award (i.e. research on memory or memory-related issues)
  • Research ability and potential
  • Experience and achievements obtained within and beyond academia (e.g. awards, academic record, extracurricular activity)
  • Faculties provide nominations to the College of Graduate Studies

Nomination Procedures

  • Each faculty Dean’s office forms an internal review to select up to two nominations
  • The responsible designate from each faculty provides nominations to the College of Graduate Studies via the Lashley and Mary Haggman Memorial Research Award Nomination Form by the CoGS nomination deadline of October 29, 2021. The Nomination Form is sent directly to the responsible designates from each faculty
  • In addition to the nomination form, nominations must include:
    • A one-page letter composed by the student that:
      • Includes a sentence stating they would like to be considered for the Lashley and Mary Haggman Memorial Research Award
      • Includes an outline of proposed research which also describes how the research relates to memory or memory-related issues
      • Is in PDF format; is set in 12-point Times New Roman font; is single spaced; has all margins set at a minimum of ¾“ or 1.87 cm
    • Student CV
      • The student’s CV should include scholarships and awards, contributions to research and publications, work experience, etc.
    • Letter of support from the thesis supervisor
    • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts
      • These transcripts will be automatically attached to the application for the College of Graduate Studies adjudication from the student’s file (official transcripts do not need to be ordered)
      • To request transcripts from the College of Graduate Studies for the faculty review please send the request to graduateawards.ok@ubc.ca
  • Nominations are reviewed and one winner is selected by the College of Graduate Studies Scholarship and Awards Committee
  • Only successful students are notified

Further Information

Questions about this award? Email graduateawards.ok@ubc.ca