Awards for Students in Applied Science

UBC and our donors provide a range of financial support to reward your academic and extracurricular achievements and meet your financial needs.

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Applied Science assists UBC and external awarding agencies in a small number of awards and scholarships because they limit the number of applicants that can be put forward by any one Faculty or Institution.

Indigenous Student Awards

Awards have been made available annually by for current and prospective First Nations, Inuit or Métis students of Canada in the Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) program. For more information, visit: EDI.I Awards

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: January 21, 2022.

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C.D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund National Engineering Scholarship 

Are you anticipating finishing first year with a first class standing? If so, you could be eligible for this scholarship.

The C.D. Howe scholarship is open to Canadian engineering students entering second year of their bachelor of engineering degree program.

Amount: $7,500 per academic year until a first degree is obtained

Deadline: May 12, 15:00 PST for the Faculty of Applied Science.  (Please note that in fairness to students who submit on time, late submissions will not be considered.)

Order of the White Rose

The Order of the White Rose scholarship is open to women engineering graduates planning to pursue an MASc or PhD in engineering. For more information, visit: EDI.I Awards

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: June 17, 2023 at 15:00 (3:00 pm) Pacific Standard Time (PST) 

Premier Undergraduate Scholarships and Wesbrook Scholars Award

The Premier Undergraduate Scholarships and Wesbrook Scholars are the University's most prestigious designations, given to senior students with outstanding academic performance, leadership, and involvement in student and community activities. Eligible students will be emailed with an invitation to attend an information session in September.

Amount: $1,000 each to renewable scholarships worth $20,000 over two years. 

Deadline: October 10, 2023

Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) – Undergraduate Ambassador Awards

These awards promote engineering and recognize female student leaders with the potential to be impactful role models. If successful in securing the award you will be required to speak in front of a high school audience and to continue to remain involved in community or extracurricular endeavours. 

Amount: $5,000-10,000

Deadline: Last day of classes in December for the Faculty of Applied Science. 

Faculty of Applied Science Dean's Graduate Awards 

Dean’s Graduate Academic Excellence Award

The purpose of Dean’s Graduate Academic Excellence Award is to recognize a graduate student with outstanding academic excellence.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: The deadline for individual nomination packages is July 4, 2023. 

Dean’s Graduate Extra-Curricular Contributions Award

The purpose of Dean’s Graduate Extra-Curricular Contributions Award is to recognize a student who has demonstrated leadership, innovation, personal initiative and service to UBC community through active participation in extra-curricular activities.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: The deadline for individual nomination packages is July 4, 2023. 

Dean’s Graduate Award for Knowledge Translation & Entrepreneurship

The purpose of Dean’s Graduate Award for Knowledge Translation & Entrepreneurship is to recognize a graduate student who has successfully conveyed research results through presentations, development of materials or venture creation with the intention of producing a ground breaking product with a developed or developing business plan to bring it to market.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: The deadline for individual nomination packages is July 4, 2023. 

Dean’s Graduate Leadership Award

The purpose of Dean’s Graduate Leadership Award is to recognize an outstanding student who takes an active role in institutional governance, service delivery, community service work in one or more areas with the primary aim of making significant contributions to the graduate student culture and environment.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: The deadline for individual nomination packages is July 4, 2023. 

Dean’s Graduate Thesis Award

The purpose of Dean’s Graduate Thesis Award is to recognize an outstanding piece of original scholarly writing that demonstrates thorough research excellence, fosters research understanding through communications and contributes to significant advancements in Nominee' field of study.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: The deadline for individual nomination packages is July 4, 2023. 

UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our undergraduate programs, the university annually awards teaching prizes to 16 UBC Teaching Assistants.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: The deadline for individual nomination packages was March 4, 2023. Please check back for future updates. 

Governor General’s Gold Medal

One gold medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record as a Master’s student completing a thesis.

Amount: N/A

Deadline: March 12, 2021 at 4:00pm.

Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) – Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Award

These awards promote engineering and recognize female student leaders with the potential to be impactful role models. If successful in securing the award you will be required to speak in front of a high school audience and to continue to remain involved in community or extracurricular endeavours.

Amount: $15,000

Deadline: Last day of classes in December.

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