Paul SYKES Scholarship in Astronomy

A $1,100 scholarship has been endowed by the family of UBC Physics Professor Emeritus, Paul Sykes, in recognition of his passion for and dedication and commitment to astronomy. The award is made on the recommendation of the Department of Physics and Astronomy to a fourth year student in the Astronomy Program. Should there not be a suitable candidate in the Astronomy Program, the scholarship may be awarded to a student pursuing a combined Astronomy/Physics honours degree.

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

Faculty of Science
Department of Physics & Astronomy

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.

Some faculties do require applications: Contact your faculty’s scholarship representative or check your faculty website to find out more.