Undergraduate Student Awards

Undergraduate students are eligible to apply for a wide range of faculty-specific, UBC-specific, and external awards.

Undergraduate Students at UBCO

Faculty-specific Awards

Undergraduate Research Awards

The Undergraduate Research Awards (URA) program is funded by the Irving K. Barber Endowment. The program encourages undergraduate students enrolled to pursue innovative and original research as part of their learning experience.


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Where could your ideas lead?

Apply for the following awards: The Undergraduate Research Awards (URA) and International Student Initiative (IURA).

For more information on all awards, join us at the Undergraduate Research Award Information Session:
Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm on Zoom

Note: All applications due: Thursday, January 27, 2022

URA/IURA Proposal Writing Workshop

Thursday, January 6, 2021, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm on Zoom with Amanda Brobbel

From the Centre of Scholarly Communication: csc.ok@ubc.ca

External Awards & Bursaries

Many organizations offer their own scholarships that can be used towards a UBC education. UBC Student Services offers recommendations and information on external awards.

View External Awards

Entrance Awards & Scholarships

UBC offers a number of entrance awards and scholarships that recognize a variety of qualified students.

View Entrance Awards

Senate Awards

There are a variety of awards and prizes governed by UBC Okanagan’s Senate which are available to students.