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CIS Supplemental Application For HRM Graduate Diploma Applicants

The HRM program is part of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS). Thus, we follow the CIS application procedures standards, including the use of the CIS Supplemental Application process.

The Supplemental Application form is available at the following link:
Heritage Resources Management Graduate Diploma Supplemental Application Form

This is a paper-based (.doc) form. You may fill it out electronically and e-mail the completed form (including your intellectual biography and CV) to Alternately, you may print and fax the forms to our office at 780-675-6921.

Guidelines for Completing the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies Supplemental Application:

There are four sections to this application. They are:

  • Part A: Demographic Information
  • Part B: Academic Background
  • Part C: Intellectual Biography and Updated Curriculum Vitae/Resum√©
  • Part D: (Optional section) Reasons for Taking Interest in the Program.

The first three sections (Parts A thru C) are mandatory and the last section (Part D) is optional.

Your Intellectual Biography should be no more than 500 words in essay format and include:

  • your primary reasons for applying to the GD-HRM program
  • your particular intellectual and professional areas of interest in the heritage field
  • an outline of what you want to achieve through the program
  • the particular skills, resources, and experience you have that will facilitate your completion of this diploma
  • additional comments that you would like to make.

Your CV should include:

  • your formal education achievements (most recent listed first), including any awards, credentials (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc) received
  • other training/educational experiences that relate to your career and educational goals (e.g., courses, workshops attended)
  • informal/non-formal activities or life experiences that relate to your career and graduate education goals
  • relevant work experiences (most recent listed first). These should include enough detail to adequately describe the experiences and your level of responsibility
  • articles/papers and talks that you have published/presented
  • your memberships in professional organizations
  • grants and scholarships received
  • volunteer, important hobby and community activities in which you have been involved.

Should you have additional questions, please contact the HRM Office.

Updated June 19 2019 by Student & Academic Services

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