Scholarships for UBC Students

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These scholarships are intended for current UBC students in any health or human services degree program and who meet the minimum eligibility criteria.

Competition opens: September 20, 2022
Competition closes: November 10, 2022

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ImpactBC Scholarships in Health Care Research and Development

Scholarships totalling $7,600* have been made available through an endowment established by ImpactBC for outstanding student(s) enrolled in a health program at UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan who have completed a research or development project focusing on patient/client involvement in healthcare decision-making or in health professional education. 

ImpactBC was instrumental in advancing health care improvement and patient engagement in BC from 2000-2015. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Office of the Vice-President, Health, and in the case of graduate students, in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Vancouver) or the College of Graduate Studies (Okanagan).

*One or more scholarships valued at a minimum of $1,000 each will be offered every year.

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John H. V. Gilbert Interprofessional Scholarship

A $500 scholarship has been endowed by friends and colleagues in honour of Dr. John H.V. Gilbert for an outstanding student at UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan who, having completed the penultimate year of any health or human services degree program, combines academic excellence and demonstrated student leadership in interprofessional education for collaborative patient-centred practice.

Activities related to interprofessional education in all undergraduate years are considered.

The scholarship is made on the recommendation of the Office of the Vice-President, Health.

How to Apply

Professor Jessie Gordon MacCarthy Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship of $950 has been endowed by family, friends and colleagues of the late Jessie Gordon MacCarthy, who for 10 years contributed through teaching, administration, and research to the development of the health sciences at UBC. The award is made to the student who, having completed the penultimate year of any health program at UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan, best combines academic excellence, demonstrated interest, and leadership in the field of community and/or population health.

Activities in the years immediately preceding admission to UBC may be considered as well as activities carried out while an undergraduate.

The scholarship is made on the recommendation of the Office of the Vice-President, Health.

How to Apply