Faculty of Education
Central Okanagan Retired Teachers Association Bursary in Education
A $1,000 bursary is offered by the Central Okanagan Retired Teachers’ Association to a student entering or continuing in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. The bursary is awarded to a student who has graduated from a public secondary school in School District No. 23, Central Okanagan.
Vicki Green Graduate Award
A $2,500 award has been endowed by Dr. Vicki Green, a member of the Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The award is offered to a graduate student in the Faculty of Education, Okanagan campus, studying issues in social, economic, ecological, environmental and/or political sustainability. Candidates for the award are selected based on how their research will implement contemplative, transformational, imaginative, or creative interdisciplinary understandings in sustainability for children, youth, or teachers. The award is made on the recommendation of a selection committee comprised of members of the Faculty of Education.
Madeline Korfman Memorial Scholarship in Education
Scholarships totalling $1,900 have been endowed through a bequest by Madeline Betty Korfman to honour her love for teaching. The scholarships are awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia Okanagan to full-time students in the Faculty.
Heather Morgan Memorial Bursary
A $1,300 bursary is offered as a memorial to Heather Morgan, who will always be remembered for her talent, courage, passion, everlasting good humour and incredible zest for life. Heather, who was raised in the Okanagan, was an Honours Bachelor of Arts student and a teacher who overcame the challenges of blindness, disease and physical disability. She had a passion for learning in general and for French studies in particular. The bursary is offered to a student with a disability at The University of British Columbia Okanagan, with preference given to students in the Faculty of Education.
Sharon McCoubrey Award in Visual Arts Teaching
A $1,500 award is offered by Associate Professor Emeritus Sharon McCoubrey to a student completing a bachelor’s degree in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Preference is given to a student who also has a fine arts degree in visual arts, and/or has demonstrated leadership and passion for creativity with a commitment to advancing the teaching of visual arts in elementary school. Awards are made on the recommendation of the Faculty.
Order of the Eastern Star Evelyn Metke Memorial Bursary
Bursaries totalling $1,200 are offered by the Order of the Eastern Star in memory of Evelyn Metke to students in the Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia Okanagan.
Stephen Daniel Pope Graduate Award
A $5,000 award is offered by family in memory of Dr. Stephen Daniel Pope to a graduate student in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Preference is given to a student who shows great promise in the field of education. Dr. Stephen Daniel Pope is remembered for his passion for education and his significant contributions to the public education system of British Columbia in the 1800s. The award is made on the recommendation of the College of Graduate Studies in consultation with the Faculty of Education.