Richard STACE-SMITH Memorial Scholarship

A $1,450 scholarship has been made available through an endowment established by family and friends in honour of Dr. Richard Stace-Smith, for an undergraduate or graduate student in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. The award is offered to an outstanding student with a demonstrated interest in or commitment to some aspect of sustainable agri-food systems. Dr. Richard Stace-Smith (BSA, 1950) worked as a research plant pathologist specializing in viruses with Agriculture Canada for 39 years and was also an adjunct professor at UBC. Internationally recognized for his work, his findings have been important to British Columbia's agricultural industries and human health. In 1999, Dr. Richard Stace-Smith was honoured with the Order of British Columbia for his community leadership in the protection of biodiversity and the conservation of the environment. The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and, in the case of a graduate student, in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

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

2023 Winter
Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Undergraduate & Graduate

Recommended award

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