Financial Aid Directory
University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC
Burrard Charitable Foundation Bursary For The Visually Impaired
A bursary is available through the Burrard
Charitable Foundation. The award is to
be made to a visually impaired student
in consultation with the Crane Library.
Harriet Sarah Byrne Scholarship
A scholarship has been made available
in memory of Harriet Sarah Byrne. The
award is intended to encourage a disabled
student or a student demonstrating
an interest and ability in addressing the
issues of people with disabilities. In making
the award, preference will be given
to a woman undertaking studies in the
Marion Copp Bursary
A bursary has been established by family
and friends of Marion Copp who for
many years resided in northern B.C. and
the Yukon. The award is made to students
from rural areas with preference given to
visually impaired and/or physically disabled
students. Candidates for the award
will be selected from applicants for affiliation
awards for visually impaired and/
or physically disabled students.
Delta Gamma Bursary For The Blind
A bursary given to the Delta Gamma Fraternity,
will be awarded to a blind student
requiring financial assistance to
enable him or her to enter the university
or to proceed to further studies. The
award is to be made on the recommendation
of the Crane Library Awards Committee.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Alpha Province Bursary
A bursary is available through the Delta
Kappa Gamma Society International (Alpha
Province, British Columbia), and the
Honour Society of Women Educators.
The award is intended to assist visually
impaired students and will be made on
recommendation of the Head of the
Crane Library. Preference will be given
to a student from British Columbia.
Robert C. Gibson Memorial Bursary
One or more bursaries have been provided
in memory of Robert C. Gibson.
The award is to assist disabled students
at the University of British Columbia.
Graduating Class of 1970 Bursary
This bursary established and endowed by
the Graduating Class of 1970, will be
awarded annually to a student or students
in any year and faculty. Special consideration
is given to students who have
Rick Hansen "Man In Motion" Fellowship
Two fellowships, which are equivalent in value to a University Graduate Fellowship, are offered annually to a University of British Columbia student with a physical disability who is enrolled in a full-time graduate program. The award is made in honour of the achievements of Rick Hansen, a graduate of UBC. The winners of this fellowship are selected by the Faculty of Graduate Studies from among nominations received from the Department of the University.
Rick Hansen Special Needs Bursary
One or more bursaries, are offered in Rick
Hansen's name. The awards are available
to students who have a physical disability.
Funds for the Rick Hansen Special
Needs Bursary were raised at a celebrity
auction and concert held in March of
1987. Matching funds came from the
UBC Alma Mater Society.
Steve House Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory
of Steve House a UBC Commerce student
who died in the fall of 1981 while attempting
to complete the requirement of
the chartered accountants course. The
award is presented to a student in the
Faculty of Commerce, with preference
given to a disabled student. Faculty recommendation
determines the recipient
of the award.
Douglas T. Kenny Bursary For Disabled Students
One or more bursaries are awarded annually
to disabled students to provide financial
aid. The funds are intended for
students with physical disabilities who
require wheelchairs or other assistive aids
to carry out their studies at the university.
Patricia Ann Macdonald Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship may be awarded either in
total or in part to a blind or physically
disabled student attending the University
of British Columbia. The recipient
must be in a program leading to a degree,
with a high grade average and definite
goals. The scholarship is in memory
of Patricia Ann Palmer MacDonald, who
studied at UBC and was an accomplished
musician, singer, performer and teacher.
Applications must be made by November
1st in writing to the Head of the Crane
Library. The Head of the Crane Library
makes a recommendation and grants the
Isabel G. McMillan Bursary
A bursary is available from a fund established
by Isabel G. McMillan who was a
member of the first graduating class at
the University of British Columbia. It is
available on an annual basis to one or
more students who have visual impairments
and are students at the University
of British Columbia.
Cheryl McKay Bursary For the Visually Impaired
Bursaries are available from a fund set up
by Cheryl McKay. Funding is set aside to
assist visually impaired students.
P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter B. Bursary For The Blind
A bursary is available from the Sisterhood
to a blind woman student who is registered
at the University of British Columbia
and is beginning or continuing her
studies towards a degree. Consideration
for this award is based on financial need
and academic standing. The Crane Library
Awards Committee selects the recipients
of the bursary.
Vancouver Fire Fighters' Union Local No. 18 Bursary
The Vancouver Fire Fighters' Union Local
No. 18 provides a bursary to a student
who is beginning or continuing
studies at the University of British Columbia.
The award is to be given to a
physically disabled student who needs
University Women's Club of Vancouver Bursaries For Blind and Minimally Sighted Students
A bursary is available from the University
Women's Club of Vancouver to a student
with a visual impairment. The award
is given on the recommendation of the
Librarian and Head of the Crane Library.
Financial need and academic standing of
the candidate are considered.
Steven Volrich Memorial Bursary
In memory of classmate Steven Volrich,
the members of the Law Class of 1984
established a bursary to be awarded to a
student of the Law program with a medical
or physical disability.
Leslie Anne Whitcutt Memorial Fund
This award will be made on the recommendation
of the Head of the Crane Library
to a blind student. The funding will
be used to provide assistance to such students
who require special equipment related
to their studies.
Director, Access & Diversity Office
Brock Hall, Room 1203
1874 East Mall, UBC
Vancouver, BC. V6T 1Z1
Scholarships & Awards Home Page: http://students.ubc.ca/finance/awards