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Athabasca University

Supplemental Application For HRM Graduate Diploma Applicants

The Supplemental Application form is available at the following link:
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 hrm@athabascau.ca. Alternately, you may print and fax the forms to our office at 780-675-6921.

Guidelines for Completing the 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/Resumé
  • 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 November 15 2019 by Student & Academic Services

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