EDI.I based awards offered by the Faculty of Applied Science.

Award for Faculty and Staff

Inclusion and Belonging Award 

An annual award of $2,000 has been made available through a donation from Dr. Katherina Tarnai-Lokhorst (BASc, MBA, DSocSci, P.Eng) to recognize faculty or staff members in the Faculty of Applied Science who demonstrate leadership and sustainable practice in fostering inclusion and belonging in engineering education. Dr. Tarnai-Lokhorst is a Fellow of Engineers Canada and honorary Fellow of Geoscience Canada in recognition of her decades of work as an advocate for inclusion and belonging in engineering.  As project manager, adjunct professor, Board member and past president of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, Dr. Tarnai-Lokhorst provides pragmatic recommendations on regulations and EDI strategies that effect positive change.

Award is open to faculty and staff at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses and will be assigned on recommendation from the Faculty of Applied Science.

Eligibility:

  • Faculty or staff member at UBC Applied Science or UBCO School of Engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership and sustainable practice in fostering inclusion and belonging in Engineering education
  • Deadline for submitting applications is March 18, 2022

Apply for Inclusion & Belonging Award

Awards for Indigenous Students

Awards valued at up to $10,000 each, have been made available annually by the Faculty of Applied Science for current and prospective First Nations, Inuit or Métis students of Canada in the Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) program.

The awards are made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Applied Science for Indigenous students who demonstrate financial need, community involvement and leadership skills.

Entrance Award for Incoming Students

Eligibility:

  • First Nations, Inuit or Métis student of Canada
  • Incoming students entering the BASc program at UBC
  • This award is for prospective Applied Science students who have applied to begin their studies in September 2022. Those who have already applied do not need to reapply.
  • Deadline for submitting applications is March 13, 2022.

Apply for Entrance Award

Award for Current Students

Eligibility:

  • First Nations, Inuit or Métis student of Canada
  • Students currently enrolled in the BASc program at UBC
  • Deadline for submitting applications is January 22, 2022.

Apply for Current Student Award

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