Q: What is the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award?
A: The GSS (Graduate Student Society) cIRcle Open Scholar Award is a lottery based award for graduate students at UBC Vancouver. The award ‘aims are to feature UBC as a leader in the open dissemination of exemplary non-thesis graduate coursework; and to create an incentive for graduate students to populate cIRcle with material beyond theses and dissertations.’
Find out who created this award, when was it established and how you can submit your work by visiting the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award site at: http://circle.sites.olt.ubc.ca/gss-graduate-student-society-open-scholar-award/.
Note: UBC Vancouver graduate students upload their own work to cIRcle, subject to course instructor approval, to the following cIRcle collection at: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/42591.
Did You Know?
Four GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Awards are to be made each year for the next 5 years, two in April and two in October. Recommendations are made by the UBC cIRcle office in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FoGS). The Graduate Student Society presents the Awards to the winners. Read about the first award winners at: http://circle.sites.olt.ubc.ca/blog/gss-circle-open-scholar-award-winners/.