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.

Learn more about EDI.I Awards

C.D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund National Engineering Scholarship 

Are you finishing first year with a first class standing? 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

Deadline: Mid-May for the Faculty of Applied Science. 

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.

Amount: $30,000

Deadline: June 18, 2021.

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 12, 2021.

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. 

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 is March 4, 2021. 

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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