RECOGNITION AWARDS

This site provides information about awards that are available to UBC undergraduate students in Arts which recognize achievement and community service. We encourage psychology majors who meet the criteria for these awards to consider applying through our Department. Contact Dr. Tracy via email (jltracy@psych.ubc.ca) or click on the award names for more information. Please note that in many cases only a few students are likely to apply for a particular award, in which case you’ll have an excellent chance of being nominated. So, please do consider applying for relevant awards!

Deliver complete applications (form, references, transcripts, etc.) to:
Dr. Jessica Tracy, Chair
Psychology Student Recognition Committee
2509 – 2136 West Mall [Kenny Building]
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

General eligibility - For awards listed below, candidates should be registered in at least 27 credits and have obtained an average of 75% or higher (with no failed courses) in the academic session on which the adjudication is based.

For more details on the awards see the Awards Search.
For details on eligibility criteria see the UBC Senate Regulations Governing University Awards.
Click on the titles below for more information. The application form can be downloaded from the UBC Student Services - Awards, Fees & Finances - Scholarships & Bursaries website.

WESBROOK SCHOLAR ($1000)
An annual designation, Wesbrook Scholar, is awarded to a maximum of twenty outstanding undergraduate students who have demonstrated the ability to serve, work with and lead others. The winners are presented with a scholarship, a certificate, and a momento. The Wesbrook Scholar designation appears on the student's permanent record.
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Martha C. Piper Arts Award in Global Citizenship ($1000)
For a student in the Faculty of Arts who has an outstanding academic record (with first class standing) and has demonstrated commitment to and an active participation in global issues. The winner of this award will be selected from eligible Arts applicants for the Wesbrook Scholarship.

PREMIER UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS
Nominations for the following awards are grouped within the UBC Premier Undergraduate Awards process.
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Sherwood Lett Memorial Scholarship ($7500)
Nominees, who have attended UBC for at least two winter sessions, must fully display distinguished-high scholastic and literary attainments, physical vigor (through active interest in sports), moral force of character and ability to serve, work with and lead others. The award may be renewed for a second year provided the winner maintains scholarship standing.

C.K. Choi Scholarship ($10,000)
Nominees must have good academic standing, and have demonstrated achievement in sports and participation in student and community activities. The award may be renewed for a second year provided the winner maintains scholarship standing.

John H. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship ($10,000)
Nominees must have good academic standing, and have demonstrated achievement in sports and participation in student and community activities.

Thelma Sharp Cook Scholarship ($5500)
Nominees must have obtained good academic standing, have demonstrated achievement in athletics, and shown leadership through participation in student, community and service activities. Preference is given to aboriginal candidates or to those planning a career involving work with children or youth.

Harry Logan Memorial Scholarship ($5500)
Nominees must have obtained good academic standing, and demonstrated achievement in sport, and participation in other student activities. The award also includes funding from the Harold B. and Nellie Boyes Memorial Scholarship.

HSBC Emerging Leader Scholarship ($5000)
Nominees must have demonstrated leadership, community service, participation in local and/or global communities, and high academic achievement.

Amy E. Sauder Scholarship ($3200)
Nominees must combine good academic standing with participation in student activities. The award also includes funding from the Jean Craig Smith Scholarship which is based on academic ability, character and personal qualities, participation in community and student affairs, and evidence of leadership.

Jean Craig Smith Scholarship ($1400)
A scholarship of $1,400 endowed through a bequest from the late Jean McIntosh Smith, is awarded to a student in any year and faculty. Selection of the winner is made on the basis of academic ability, character and personal qualities, participation in community and student affairs, and evidence of leadership. The winner will normally be selected from candidates nominated for the Sherwood Lett Memorial Scholarship.

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