Senate Awards (All Students)

Senate Awards

There are a variety of awards and prizes governed by UBC Okanagan’s Senate which are available to students of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Some awards are only available to either undergraduate or graduate students. Please review each description to ensure eligibility.

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Contact

Email: ikbawardsandevents.ubco@ubc.ca

Awards

A $10,000 prize is offered by Pushor Mitchell LLP to a graduating student in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Sciences or Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. In addition to academic achievement in the student’s final 48 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 Faculties.

Not currently accepting applications.

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 Faculty of Sciences, or the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social 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 Faculty of Sciences, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, and then the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.

Not currently accepting applications.

A $1,250 award is offered by Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP to a student graduating from the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty to a student who shows great promise in the field of law.

Not currently accepting applications.

A $1,000 award is offered by New Monaco Enterprise GP Corporation to a student entering third or fourth year in the School of Engineering, the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Sciences, the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies 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 Faculty of Sciences, the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and then the Faculty of Critical and Creative Studies.

Not currently accepting applications.