Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, on the recommendation of the Director of the Master Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Program, to outstanding graduate students who are enrolled part-time in the Masters of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership.  Valued at $2500, eligible recipients will demonstrate volunteer leadership in the sector as critical thinkers, change-makers, and bridge-builders.  Preference will be given to students in financial need.  Established in 2021 by Dr. Sharilyn Hale in honour of her mentor, colleague and friend, Simone Joyaux and her passion for advanced learning, commitment to evidence-based practice, demand for governance excellence, and cry for social justice.