Descriptions of affiliation bursaries

Read through the award descriptions below to see what you may be eligible for, and what documentation is required to apply.

Awards

ALLIED Officers' Auxiliary Bursary [#7503]

A bursary of $250, has been endowed by the Universities Service Club in memory of their comrades who fell in the First World War. It is named after Captain O. E. LeRoy, who commanded the overseas contingent from this University and who was killed at Passchendaele in 1917. Preference is given first to veterans, then to the dependents of veterans, and finally to suitable candidates from the student body at large.

Required documentation: Applications with supporting documentation such as discharge papers, ID cards, registration papers will be given first priority.

Campus: Vancouver

Captain LEROY Memorial Bursary [#7533]

A bursary of $750, has been endowed by the Universities Service Club in memory of their comrades who fell in the First World War. It is named after Captain O. E. LeRoy, who commanded the overseas contingent from this University and who was killed at Passchendaele in 1917. Preference is given first to veterans, then to the dependents of veterans, and finally to suitable candidates from the student body at large.

Campus: Vancouver

CARIBOO Bar Association Bursary [#7534]

A bursary of $650 has been endowed by the Cariboo Bar Association for a student in any year of Law who has good academic standing and needs financial assistance. Preference is given to a student from the area of the Province served by the Cariboo Bar Association.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Cariboo residency.

Campus: Vancouver

Carroll Howe CORKUM Bursary [#7787]

This fund, the gift of Carroll Howe Corkum, provides bursaries of $250 for students in the Faculty of Education. The awards are based on financial need, but will also consider the academic and personal qualities of the applicants. In order of preference, the awards are made to male graduates of King George High School, Vancouver, female graduates of the same school, and members of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. If in any year, no applicant is suitably qualified, the awards may be made to students proceeding to a degree in another field or withheld to provide larger awards in the next session.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of membership of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity (i.e. letter from Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity).

Campus: Vancouver

Chan Fong Gan AU Memorial Bursary [#4797]

Two bursaries of $500 each have been endowed by K. Tong Au and family in honour of his mother, Chan Fong Gan Au. One award is made to a student of Chinese ancestry entering the Faculty of Arts from Grade 12 and the other is made to a student of Chinese ancestry entering the Faculty of Science from Grade 12.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Chinese ancestry (i.e. parents’ or grandparents’ birth certificate).

Campus: Vancouver

Charles Chan-KENT Golden Wedding Anniversary Bursary [#7538]

A $750 bursary is offered by the Charles Chan-Kent Foundation to a student who is proceeding to a degree in any field, having successfully completed at least one year at UBC and demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a student originates from British Columbia.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Chinese extraction (i.e. Citizenship papers or permanent residence papers).

Campus: Vancouver

E. A. ALM Bursary [#7785]

A bursary of $50, gift of the Swedish Canadian Club, is awarded to a student beginning or continuing studies at the University of British Columbia. To be eligible for the award, applicants must: (a) be of Swedish descent, either through the father or the mother; and (b) have been resident in British Columbia for at least twelve months prior to the commencement of the academic term. The award is made to a student demonstrating financial need, combined with a sound academic record.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Swedish descent (i.e. parents’ or grandparents’ birth certificate).

Campus: Vancouver

EDUCATION Students' Association Bursary [#7564]

Two bursaries of $500 each are offered by the Education Students' Association, with one award going to a needy student in Elementary Education and the second to a needy student in Secondary Education. First preference is given to active members of the Association.

Campus: Vancouver

Elizabeth and Diana MCMANUS Memorial Bursary [#7567]

One or more bursaries totalling $1,650, provided by a bequest from the late William McManus, are awarded to the sons, daughters or legal dependents of members of Branch No. 48, Royal Canadian Legion, or failing suitable candidates, to a student or students in any year and faculty. The recipients must have good academic standing and be in need of financial assistance.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Branch No. 48 membership (i.e. a letter from Branch No. 48, Royal Canadian Legion).

Campus: Vancouver

Elwood PESKETT Memorial Bursary [#7570]

As a memorial to Elwood Peskett, a student in the final year of Mechanical Engineering at this University who tragically lost his life on Christmas Day, 1968, a bursary of $350 has been endowed by his friends. It serves to pay tribute to his fine sportsmanship and athletic prowess, his outstanding academic record, and his exceptional qualities of character. It is awarded to a student whose home is in School District No. 15 (Penticton, Kaleden, Naramata), who has satisfactory academic standing, participates actively in athletics, and needs financial assistance.

Campus: Vancouver

Emily BILINSKY Bursary [#7906]

One or more bursaries of $500 each have been made available by the late Emily Bilinsky. The awards are made to students who are of Ukrainian descent, belong to the Catholic Church and are in the third or fourth year of study.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Ukrainian descent and belonging to a Catholic Church (i.e. parents’ or grandparents’ birth certificate and parish registration).

Campus: Vancouver

Flying Officer Reverend George Robert PRINGLE Memorial Bursary [#7577]

Bursaries totalling $1,700 have been endowed by friends and associates, in memory of the late Flying Officer Reverend George Robert Pringle, a much beloved graduate of outstanding Christian character and athletic ability who was killed on January 24th, 1943, while on active service overseas. It is awarded to a student who has completed two years at this University and has registered at the University for further study. The student must show evidence of academic ability, sterling, unselfish character, and active participation and leadership in University sport.

Campus: Vancouver

George and Phyllis LONDON Bursary [#8036]

Bursaries totalling $1,100 have been endowed in honour of George and Phyllis London, lifetime residents and dairy farmers in the Delta, B.C. area. The award is offered to students in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, pursuing a course leading to a career in the dairy industry. Preference is given to individuals ordinarily resident prior to post-secondary education, in the Delta or Fraser Valley area.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of pre-post-secondary residence (i.e. high school attendance).

Campus: Vancouver

Ian T. CAMERON Memorial Bursary [#7947]

A $800 bursary, in memory of Ian T. Cameron, is made available each year to a needy student in the Faculty of Forestry. Preference is given to students who have been active in the Junior Forest Warden program, Boy Scouts or Girl Guides.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of participation in the Junior Forest Warden program, Boy Scouts or Girl Guides.

Campus: Vancouver

IMLAH Bursary [#7935]

Bursaries totalling $3,050 have been endowed by Mr. Albert H. Imlah (Arts 22) in memory of his parents, John Mackie Imlah and Mary Richardson Imlah, long-time residents of New Westminster. The bursaries are awarded to students who graduated from a secondary school in School District 40 (New Westminster).

Campus: Vancouver

KHAKI University and YMCA Memorial Fund Bursary [#7628]

Bursaries totalling $1,400 have been endowed by the administrators of the Khaki University of Canada. The bursaries are offered to undergraduates, with preference is given to the sons, daughters and grandchildren of veterans of World War I.

Required documentation: Applications with supporting documentation such as discharge papers, ID cards, registration papers will be given first priority.

Campus: Vancouver

RCAF Veterans' Bursary [#7670]

Bursaries totalling $950, a gift from the Wartime Convalescent Home, War Charity Funds, Incorporated, Vancouver Division, are available for RCAF Veterans of the War 1939-45 and for their descendents. Awards are made on the basis of scholastic standing and financial need.

Required documentation: Applications with supporting documentation such as discharge papers, ID cards, registration papers will be given first priority.

Campus: Vancouver

RETAIL Wholesale Union Local 580 - Stan Colbert Bursary [#7939]

A $1,250 bursary is offered by the Retail Wholesale Union Local 580 to active members, or sons, daughters and legal wards of active members of the Union in good standing. It is offered to an undergraduate student at an accredited publicly funded post-secondary educational institution in British Columbia in a full program leading to a degree or equivalent in any field. Candidates must have satisfactory academic standing. In the selection of the winner, the basic factor will be the financial need of the candidates and their families. The winner is selected in consultation with the Union.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Retail Wholesale Union membership (i.e. letter from Retail Wholesale Union).

Campus: Vancouver and Okanagan

RETAIL Wholesale Union Local 580 Bursary [#7672]

Two bursaries of $1,250 each are offered by the Retail Wholesale Union Local 580 to active members, or sons, daughters and legal wards of active members of the Union in good standing. The bursaries are offered to undergraduate students at an accredited publicly funded post-secondary educational institution in British Columbia, who are in a full program leading to a degree or equivalent in any field. Candidates must have satisfactory academic standing. In the selection of the winners, the basic factor will be the financial need of the candidates and their families. The winners are selected in consultation with the Union.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Retail Wholesale Union membership (i.e. letter from Retail Wholesale Union).

Campus: Vancouver and Okanagan

Sperry PHILLIPS Memorial Bursary [#7690]

A $600 bursary, endowed by the Sigma Tau Upsilon fraternity and by friends and associates of the late Sperry S. Phillips (B.S.A., UBC, 1923), who prior to his untimely death by accident in 1945, contributed much to the development of Junior Farmer Activities in British Columbia, is awarded to a student entering the Faculty of Land and Food Systems for the first time. Consideration is given to academic ability, 4-H Club membership, and financial need. The application submitted should contain full information regarding participation in 4-H Club activities and school and community affairs. Although desirable, participation in 4-H Club activities is not required.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of 4-H Club participation (i.e. letter from 4-H Club confirming membership).

Campus: Vancouver

Sutro BANCROFT Bursary [#7849]

A $500 bursary has been endowed by the late Sutro Bancroft to enable students born in Greece or those born in Canada of a parent or parents born in Greece to attend UBC.

Required documentation: Submit documentation indicating born in Greece (i.e. birth certificate).

Campus: Vancouver

Thomas Holmes JOHNSON Bursary [#7699]

Through a bequest from the late Thomas Holmes Johnson, the following bursaries have been provided: 1) A bursary of $6,000 is awarded to a son or daughter of a member in good standing of Tyee Lodge No. 66, AFAM. Applicants must have attended high school in Prince Rupert, B.C. and must submit letters of recommendation from the Tyee Lodge and from the principal of the high school attended. If in any year no candidate qualifies, the number of awards described in the next section will be increased to three. 2) Two bursaries of $2,000 each are awarded to students beginning or continuing studies at the University of B.C., who attended high school in Prince Rupert, B.C. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation from the principal of the high school attended and from three residents of Prince Rupert who hold Canadian university degrees. Preference is given to students whose parents have resided in Prince Rupert for five or more years.

Campus: Vancouver

Tobias TELLEFSEN Bursary in Philosophy [#7700]

A $450 bursary has been endowed to honour the memory of Tobias Tellefsen by the Unity Odd Fellows Lodge No. 4, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. It serves to mark his 52 years as Secretary of the Lodge and to indicate the high regard of his fellow members for his fine personal qualities and deep devotion to his duties. The bursary is awarded to a student who has completed at least one year at the University, who has good academic standing and needs financial assistance, and who is specializing in philosophy. Other factors being equal, preference is given to the son or daughter of a member of an Odd Fellows Lodge in British Columbia.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of BC Odd Fellows Lodge membership (i.e. letter from Odd Fellows Lodge in British Columbia confirming membership).

Campus: Vancouver

VANCOUVER Elementary School Teachers' Association - Elsie Roy Bursary [#1916]

A bursary of $600 is offered by the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers Association in honour of Elsie Roy. Miss Roy, who was the author of one of the first reading textbooks used in Vancouvers primary classrooms, was an outstanding teacher and supervisor who served the Vancouver public school system for 44 years. The award is offered to students who are residents of Vancouver or who have attended a Vancouver elementary public school, and who are enrolled in the UBC Bachelor of Education, Elementary Program. Adjudication is made by Enrolment Services.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of attendance at a Vancouver elementary school (i.e. letter from elementary school confirming attendance or report card).

Campus: Vancouver

VANCOUVER Elementary School Teachers' Association - Frances M. Worledge Bursary [#8074]

A $600 bursary is offered by the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers Association in honour of Miss Frances M. Worledge, who studied at the Royal Society of Arts and Commerce in England before receiving her BEd (Secondary) degree from UBC in 1965. She retired in 1987 after teaching for thirty years at Florence Nightingale Elementary School in Vancouver. Her long and valuable service to the B.C. Teachers Federation and to the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers Association earned her Honorary Life Membership in both organizations. The award is offered to students who are residents of Vancouver or who have attended a Vancouver elementary public school, and who are enrolled in the UBC Bachelor of Education, Elementary Program. Adjudication is made by Enrolment Services.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of attendance at a Vancouver elementary school (i.e. letter from elementary school confirming attendance or report card).

Campus: Vancouver

VANCOUVER Elementary School Teachers' Association A. E. Henderson Memorial Bursary [#1917]

A bursary of $600 is offered by the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers Association in honour of A.E. Henderson, a former teacher in Vancouvers public elementary schools. The award is offered to students who are residents of Vancouver or who have attended a Vancouver elementary public school, and who are enrolled in the UBC Bachelor of Education, Elementary Program. Adjudication is made by Enrolment Services.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of attendance at a Vancouver elementary school (i.e. letter from elementary school confirming attendance or report card).

Campus: Vancouver

VICTORIA Home Economics and Dietetic Association Bursary [#7715]

A $350 bursary, the gift of the Victoria Home Economics and Dietetic Association, is awarded to a student whose home is in Victoria or on Vancouver Island and who is entering the second, third, or fourth year of the Bachelor of Science Program in Food, Nutrition and Health.

Required documentation: Submit documentation of Victoria or Vancouver Island residency (i.e. high school attendance).

Campus: Vancouver

WAR Memorial Bursary [#7719]

A $250 bursary has been endowed by graduates and friends of the University through donations from G. E. Baynes, Esq., P. R. Brissenden, Esq., Q.C., Hotel Grosvenor, Alfred W. McLeod Limited, and Seeley & Company Limited. It is awarded to a worthy and financially deserving undergraduate in any year and faculty. Preference is given first to veterans or members of the Merchant Navy, who served in World War II, then to sons and daughters of those who served, and finally to students generally.

Required documentation: Applications with supporting documentation such as discharge papers, ID cards, registration papers will be given first priority.

Campus: Vancouver

WHITE Spot Limited Bursary [#7724]

Two $500 bursaries are offered by White Spot Limited, sponsored through supplier partnerships, for their employees and sons and daughters of their employees who have served with White Spot for at least one year by the application deadline. The bursaries are open to students in a full program of studies at the University of B.C., the University of Victoria, Vancouver Island University, Simon Fraser University or the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Candidates must have achieved an average of at least 65% in their previous year of study. The awards are made in consultation with the company.

Campus: Vancouver and Okanagan

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