Aboriginal

 
Awards totalling $1,400 have been endowed by Theresa Arsenault to support Aboriginal students enrolled in the Aboriginal Access Studies Program, a university entrance program offered at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus, which prepares Aboriginal students for the transition to post-secondary studies. Awards are made on the recommendation of Aboriginal Programs & Services.
A $1,000 scholarship is offered by BMO Bank of Montreal to a fourth-year Aboriginal student enrolled at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Preference will be given to the aboriginal student with the highest sessional grade point average in third year.
A $500 award is offered by Donna Lester-Smith, MA 2008, to an Aboriginal graduate student who has completed a masters degree at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The award is made on the recommendation of the College of Graduate Studies in consultation with Aboriginal Programs and Services to a student who demonstrates academic achievement and campus and-or community involvement. If no Aboriginal candidate is eligible, the award can be made to a non-Aboriginal graduate student who has completed a masters degree, and whose academic studies, service and-or involvement are focused on the Aboriginal community.
A $500 bursary is offered by the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church to an Aboriginal student entering second, third or fourth year of full-time study at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus after completion of at least one year of full-time study at the University. The bursary is offered to an Aboriginal student in good academic standing who is in need of financial assistance, with preference for a student from the Okanagan region.
Awards totalling $6,350 have been endowed by TD Bank Group to support Aboriginal students in the Faculty of Management at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Faculty, in consultation with Aboriginal Programs & Services, with preference given to students who are involved in community and/or university activities.
Two bursaries of $2,500 each are offered to Aboriginal students enrolled at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus. Preference is given to students with the greatest financial need.
Two entrance awards of $20,000 each (payable at $5,000 per year) are offered to two first-year Aboriginal students at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The awards will be given to students who have demonstrated significant financial need, an exceptional work ethic, as well as academic strength. Subject to the recipient continuing to maintain his or her academic standing, the award will be renewable for the second, third, and fourth years of study. The awards are made on the recommendation of the adjudication committee.