Leslie F. S. UPTON Memorial Prize

A $500 prize is awarded as a memorial to Professor Leslie F. S. Upton. He left a lasting impression about Canada's past on hundreds of undergraduates and contributed significantly to the written history of North America while a member of the History Department from 1964 to 1980. The award endowed by contributions from Professor Upton's colleagues and friends at UBC and several other universities, former students and family. It is made to a third or fourth year student majoring in History, Medieval Studies or International Relations (with a history emphasis) who has written the best essay in a competitive examination organized and adjudicated by the History Department.

Award descriptions are meant for reference only. Values listed may not reflect the most up to date information.

Faculty of Arts
Department of History

Recommended award

The majority of Recommended Awards do not require an application and students are automatically considered for any scholarships, awards, or prizes for which they are eligible.

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