DiMarco Graduate Scholarship in Computational Rhetoric

Overview

A scholarship valued at $2,500, will be awarded annually to a graduate student registered full time in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science or the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo with a demonstrated area of interest in computational rhetoric. Interested students must submit an application to the Graduate Studies Supervisor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science by October 15th in order to be considered. Selection will be based on academic achievement (minimum A- cumulative average in their current program) and interest in computational rhetoric as demonstrated in the application. This fund is made possible by a donation from Sam Pasupalak in honour of Professor Chrysanne DiMarco’s excellent teaching and mentorship.

Eligibility & Selection

  • graduate students registered full time in the  David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science or in the Faculty of Arts who have an area of interest in computational rhetoric.

  • selection to be based on academic achievement (minimum A- cumulative average in their current program) and demonstrated interest in computational rhetoric.

  • interested students will be required to submit an application to the Graduate Studies Supervisor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science by October 15th in order to be considered. Application will include a written statement highlighting the applicant’s interest in computational rhetoric.

  • a committee, comprised of one faculty member from each of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science and the Faculty of Arts whose research area focuses on computational rhetoric will select a recipient normally each Fall

Application Process

  • Two letters of reference, signed and on letterhead

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • Unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts

  • One page written statement highlighting applicant's interest in computational rhetoric

  • DiMarco Graduate Scholarship Application PDF Fillable