UBC Okanagan students become tomorrow’s leaders and professionals: scientists and athletes, artists and executives, teachers and engineers. Student awards help them to realize their dreams, contribute to society, and go out into the world equipped to make a difference.
Whether they take the form of bursaries for those in financial need, athletics awards or scholarships for the most talented students, or fellowships for graduate students, individual and community support has never been more important.
Many awards are established in honour or in memory of a family member, friend, or colleague, and can be a fitting way to recognize the accomplishments of someone who has touched your life. This is your chance to make a lasting impact that can change lives for the better.
The River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award is given to a fourth or fifth year UBC Okanagan student applying at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre Fall Program. Zoology student Sarah Falconer received the award in 2015. Read more about the River Timothy Sidley Memorial Award: https://memorial.support.ubc.ca/river-sidley/
“When Jean and I became interested in philanthropy, we wanted to do something that would make a difference in our community,” says Ken Finch, an Okanagan businessman and UBC alumni who graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in 1968. As part of Ken and Jean Finch’s commitment to enhancing the growth and prosperity of […]
Since entering UBC, Tim Krupa, a fourth year science student at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has embraced many facets of university life. He’s a physics teaching assistant, residence advisor, and President of the UBCO Young Liberals of Canada. He sits on the UBC Board of Governors. He’s a cancer volunteer and a talented athlete. And when he’s not judging science fairs more
There are more than 7,000 reasons to get involved with UBC’s Okanagan campus campaign: our students and the promise they hold as tomorrow’s leaders. We are committed to their academic success, and have identified key areas where donor investment will make a tremendous difference.