Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation in Digital Media

The purpose of the Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation in Digital Media is to recognize a student or group of students in the Master of Digital Media Program who has created a digital media product or innovation that has great potential either as a commercial digital media product or an innovative methodology for creating digital media products.

The criteria for this award are:

  • demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level
  • full-time registration in the Master’s of Digital Media Program
  • created a digital media product or innovation that has great potential either as a commercial digital media product or an innovative methodology for creating digital media products

This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.

Students must be NOMINATED by the Director of the Master of Digital Media Program. Nominations are made on the Application for a Private Graduate Scholarship form and must be accompanied by:

  • a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
  • a nomination letter describing the merits of the nominee
  • a one-page description of the commercial product or methodology created

The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies based on the recommendation of the Director of the Master of Digital Media Program and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.