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Awards totaling $2,850 have been endowed by the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals and by the Government of B.C. for undergraduate students of the B.C. Southern Interior (the area bounded by Hope to the west, Castlegar to the east, Kamloops to the north and the U.S. boundary to the south). Preference is given to students who have completed one or more years of full-time study at The University of British Columbia Okanagan and will be continuing in full-time study in the Forest Resource Management Program. The awards are made to students who exhibit a combination of academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.
Bursaries totaling $4,700 have been endowed by Brad and Birgit Bennett for students from the Okanagan Region attending the University of British Columbia Okanagan.
Awards totalling $4,000 are offered by the Corbishley family to students accepted into the Global Seminars program, at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The awards will be conferred on students who have demonstrated financial need.
Bursaries totalling $11,500 have been endowed through a bequest by James R. Conway for students beginning or continuing studies at The University of British Columbia Okanagan who completed secondary school in communities in British Columbia or Alberta located outside the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the Capital Region District, the Edmonton District and the Calgary District.
Scholarships totalling $11,500 have been endowed through a bequest by James R. Conway for students beginning or continuing studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan who completed secondary school in communities in British Columbia or Alberta located outside the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the Capital Region District, the Edmonton District and the Calgary District.
Four scholarships of $3,250 each have been endowed by the Deepak Binning Foundation for students entering the University of British Columbia Okanagan from high schools in the Okanagan Region. Candidates for the scholarship must demonstrate academic excellence in combination with significant leadership in their school or wider community. This is a one-year non-renewable scholarship.
A $200 award has been endowed by Earl’s Vernon Ltd. preference will be given to students who completed secondary school in the Greater Vernon area and are transferring to full-time study at the University of British Columbia Okanagan after completing first or second year at a community college. Recipients are selected from applicants for Entrance Scholarships for students entering the University of British Columbia Okanagan from a college or university. Selection is based on a combination of academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to community service.
A $10,000 major entrance award (payable at $5,000 per year) is offered by the Finch family to a first-year student at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The award will be given to a student who has graduated from a high school in British Columbia and who has demonstrated significant financial need, an exceptional work ethic, as well as academic strength. Subject to maintaining continued scholarship standing, award recipients will have their award renewed for their second year of study. The award is made on the recommendation of the adjudication committee.
Awards totalling $9,000 (payable at $4,500 per year) have been endowed by Ken and Jean Finch to third-year students at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Candidates for the award must demonstrate high academic performance, enhanced by extra-curricular activities such as community service, research projects or summer employment. Subject to maintaining continued scholarship standing, award recipients will have their award renewed for their fourth year of study. The award is made on the recommendation of the Adjudication Committee.
A $3,000 scholarship has been made available through an endowment established by Professor Arvind Gupta and Dr. Michelle Pereira. Professor Gupta began his leadership role as President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC in July, 2014 with the support of his wife, a UBC alumna (MD 1991). Eligible graduate students will be from any discipline and any year of study with the scholarship alternating years between UBC-Vancouver and UBC-Okanagan. The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (UBC-Vancouver) or the College of Graduate Studies (UBC-Okanagan).
The A. W. Hunt, QC Student Emergency Assistance Endowment Fund has been established to assist students in any program or faculty at the University of British Columbia Okanagan who may require short term funding due to an unforeseen and unexpected event. The fund is administered by Student Financial Assistance and Awards.
A $3,000 award is offered by the Henderson family through the Shuswap Community Foundation to an undergraduate or graduate student at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus who is participating in an international health and/or international community development initiative taking place in a developing country, with preference given to an international student. The award is made by Faculty, School or College nomination to the office of Student Services and Financial Support
A $2,500 bursary has been endowed by Interior Savings Credit Union for students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan who have one or more dependents (children or other family members) and are entering or returning to post-secondary education after a pause in studies of one year or more.
To commemorate its services and achievements for over 50 years, awards totalling $1,300 have been endowed by IODE Silver Star for second, third or fourth year students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Preference is given to students who have demonstrated academic achievement as well as assessed financial need.
One scholarship of $2,200 has been endowed through the Okanagan University College Foundation for a student entering the University of British Columbia Okanagan from a secondary school in the Okanagan region. Successful nominees are outstanding academic students who show an ability to lead (directly or by example) in at least one of the following: artistic endeavours, original intellectual pursuits, community service, athletics, and school activities.
Scholarships of $5,000 each, renewable for one year, are offered to students entering the University of British Columbia Okanagan who have completed a program at Okanagan College.
A $1,000 award has been endowed by Professor Deborah Buszard for a third- or fourth-year student at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Preference is given to a student with the greatest financial need and demonstrated academic performance
Awards totalling $12,500 are offered by Sharron Simpson to students engaged in experiential-learning opportunities at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Awards are available to students in any year of study and are made on the recommendation of the Advising and Involvement Centre.
Bursaries totalling $10,200 have been endowed by Lois Sigurdson for students at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus.
Bursaries totalling $2,100 have been endowed by alumni and friends for third and/or fourth year students at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus.
Bursaries totalling $5,550 have been endowed by alumni, friends, and the community for undergraduate and/or graduate students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan.
Bursaries totaling $970 are offered by the Youth Futures Education Fund held at Vancouver Foundation to provide assistance to students who are currently receiving UBC’s Youth Aging Out of Care Tuition Waiver. This includes assistance with living costs, costs associated with educational programs, and/or assistance to meet financial emergencies. Bursaries are awarded, based on need, on the recommendation of Enrolment Services.
Bursaries totalling $150 are offered by the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan to students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. The awards are made possible by funds from the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan and matching funds from provincial sources. Individual awards should not exceed $1,000.
A $1,250 service award has been endowed by the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan for students enrolled at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. This award recognizes one or more students in undergraduate or graduate programs who have demonstrated commendable efforts to enhance on-campus engagement and well-being.
A $5,000 scholarship is offered by Valley First to an outstanding student entering the University of British Columbia Okanagan directly from an Okanagan region secondary school.