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Dr. Guylène Proulx, OC Scholarship, Applications Being Accepted - Deadline December 31

Friday, December 2, 2016  
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The SFPE Foundation is accepting applications for the Dr. Guylène Proulx, OC Scholarship.

The scholarship, of at least $5,000, will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who is currently undertaking research in the field of human factors, or human behavior, related to fire or emergencies, or to the integration of human factors, or human behavior, in fire protection engineering. The student may be enrolled in any field of study provided the research relates to people in fire or emergencies.

Guylène Proulx was passionate about giving back to her profession. She was a member of SFPE’s Board of Directors and of the SFPE Educational and Scientific Foundation’s Board of Governors. She was a Past President and board member of SFPE’s National Capital Region Chapter. Proulx was considered by all who knew her to be one of the pre-eminent researchers and communicators in the field of human behavior in emergencies. Her enduring legacy, as stated by her international colleagues, is the body of her research work. This scholarship honors her legacy by building on the research in her chosen profession.

More information about the scholarship, as well as application information, is available here.

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