Senate Awards

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of student awards and prizes. If you are interested in applying for any of the awards presented below, and you meet both the criteria set out in the award description and Senate Regulations Governing University Awards, please complete and submit the appropriate application(s) according to the instructions listed on each application. Some awards are only available to either undergraduate or graduate students. Please review each description to ensure eligibility. 

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A $10,000 prize is offered by Pushor Mitchell LLP to a graduating student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at The University of British Columbia Okanagan. In addition to academic achievement in the student's final fifty four credits, candidates for the award must demonstrate leadership in one or more of the following areas: community service or volunteerism, cross-cultural relations, promotion of diversity, intellectual pursuits, and artistic or athletic endeavours. The prize is awarded on the recommendation of the School.

Pushor Mitchell Deadline: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4 p.m.

The below application and reference form can only be viewed using Internet Explorer. If you are using Firefox, Chrome or another browser, please:

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2018 Application 

2018 Reference Form 

UBC Senate Regulations

A $1,200 prize is offered by HSBC Bank Canada in memory of the Okanagan Mountain Park Fire. The prizes are awarded to a student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, or the Faculty of Health and Social Development, or the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus who has conducted a research project or special initiative that examines the sociological, economical, ecological, environmental, psychological, or health impacts of environmental disturbances (terrestrial, aquatic, marine; natural or human-caused). The prize will be conferred upon a student from each of the following Schools and Faculties, in successive years, and in this order: the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, and then the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.

HSBC Bank Canada Prize application

Deadline: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4 p.m.

A $1050 award is offered by Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP to a student graduating from the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The award is made on the recommendation of the School to a student who shows great promise in the field of law.

Note: students must be graduating in June 2018 to be eligible.

Farris, Vaughan, Willis & Murphy LLP Award in Legal Studies application

Deadline: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4 p.m.

A $3200 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 Enrolment Services.

Henderson Award in International Development application 

Deadline: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4 p.m.

A $7,500 award is offered by the family and friends of River Timothy Sidley to a third- or fourth-year student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The award will be given to a student attending the Bamfield Marine Science Centre Fall Program and who has demonstrated academic excellence. The award is made on the recommendation of the School.

  • There is no application form for the River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award. The recipient of this award will be selected from the list who have applied to the Fall session at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre by March 31st.
  • The recipient of the River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award must register and attend the Bamfield Marine Science Centre Fall 2018 session.
  • The selected recipient will be notified by April 16, 2018
    • Note: this is a conditional offer; details will be outlined to the potential recipient via email.
  • Eligibility: to be considered for the River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award, you are or will be a third- or fourth-year student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences and meet the minimum Senate Regulations Governing University Awards

 

TBD; please check back on website.

Kelowna Bar Association application - not currently accepting applications

To commemorate its services and achievements for over 50 years, awards totalling $1,000 have been endowed by IODE Silver Star for second, third or fourth year students at The University of British Columbia Okanagan. Consideration is given to students who demonstrate a combination of academic achievement and extracurricular involvement. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Faculties and Schools at UBC Okanagan, with final selection to be made by the office of Admissions and Awards, with preference given to students with financial need.

IODE Silver Star Achievement Award application - not currently accepting applications 

A $1,000 award is offered by New Monaco Enterprise Corporation to a student entering third or fourth year in the School of Engineering, the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, or the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus who has demonstrated achievement in the area of sustainable development, including urban planning, engineering, and design; energy or water efficiency; and/or renewable energy. Preference is given to a student whose efforts are focused on the Okanagan community. The award will be conferred upon a student from each of the following Schools and Faculty, in successive years, and in this order: the School of Engineering, the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, and then the Faculty of Critical and Creative Studies.

New Monaco Award in Sustainable Development application - not currently accepting applications

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