Awards & Scholarships

Students in the school of Kinesiology are eligible to apply for many scholarships and awards, some of these are applied from the School and others from the College of Health Disciplines. (For details on scholarships from the College visit their website.)

The School of Kinesiology offers a number of Scholarships and Awards “to reward undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Kinesiology program who have displayed achievement, leadership and competency”.

The School of Kinesiology hosts an annual awards night to recognize KIN students who have been recipients of Academic Scholarships and Prizes and the generous donors and supporters of the School.


2016-2017 Scholarship Applications

We are currently accepting Scholarship and Award application forms for Winter 2016.

Deadline for the 2016-2017 applications is Friday May, 26th, 2017. For your reference you may wish to review the Application Information Package. Note that many of the awards must be accompanied by a written rationale.

 

**Applications may be submitted online below or submitted to the KIN Advising Office (Room 202, War Memorial Gym).**

 

Note: Applicants should be aware that the amounts listed are approximate, and if invested funds or donor contributions do not provide the necessary income for any scholarship, prize, or award, the University reserves the right to reduce the stated value or withhold the award.


Scholarships in the School of Kinesiology

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 1, 2, or 3 in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Scholarships totaling $7,490 have been endowed by alumni of the School and by donations from the School of Kinesiology faculty, past and present. The scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program who have displayed academic achievement, leadership, and competency in their field of specialization. The scholarships are made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this scholarship.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 1, 2, or 3 in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Two $600 scholarships have been made available by William B. McNulty, B.P.E. '68, M.P.E. '70, M.A. '83. The awards are made to students entering the second, third or fourth year who have combined academic excellence with an outstanding contribution in student or community affairs. Emphasis is put upon "service above self". One award is made to a male student, the other to a female student. The awards are made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this scholarship.

Year and Program Eligibility: Female students registered in Year 3 of the Interdisciplinary Studies program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

As a memorial to Heather Lawson, a third-year student in the School of Physical Education and Recreation tragically killed in a skiing accident in March 1972, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Lawson of Victoria, have endowed a scholarship of $700. It is awarded to a student, preferably a woman, enrolled in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program, with a specialization in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program who is proceeding to the fourth year of the program. The basis of the award is sound academic standing and all round qualities of leadership. The scholarship is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this scholarship.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 1, 2, or 3 in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

A $1,000 scholarship has been endowed by Janie D. Wright BPE '56, in memory of her parents. The award is offered to an undergraduate student in Kinesiology and is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

Year and Program Eligibility: International students in Year 1, 2,or 3 in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarships of amounts of up to $10,000 each are offered to continuing international students at the
School of Kinesiology, Vancouver campus. Students selected for these scholarships must have completed 60 credits towards their undergraduate degree or be entering the third year of their program. Students must demonstrate strong academic achievement, engagement in the School, and the potential to make a scholarly contribution within their chosen field of study. The scholarships are made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 3 in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

A $450 scholarship is offered to a student who achieves high academic standing in the third year of any field of study. Consideration is given to eligible students who, over a period of years, have demonstrated particular interest in highland dancing, Scottish country dancing, piping or drumming. The award is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this scholarship.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 1, 2,or 3 in the 2016 Winter Session are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

A scholarship of $850 has been endowed by Ms. Anne D. Tilley for an undergraduate student or a graduate student enrolled in the School of Kinesiology who is interested in the field of developmental disability/mental handicap/intellectual disability. The scholarship is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology and, in the case of a graduate student, in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this
scholarship.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 1 or 2, in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

A scholarship of $900 is endowed by Captain C.Y. Wu and Dr. C.H. Wu, to a second or third-year student in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program who has demonstrated an interest in aquatic coaching or management. Preference is given to a student with a background in aquatics. The scholarship is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this
scholarship.

Awards & Prizes in the School of Kinesiology

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 3 or 4 of the Kinesiology and Health Science Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A $450 prize has been endowed by Mrs. Bertha Brandreth in memory of her husband W. Gordon Brandreth. The prize is offered to a student who is pursuing studies in the Kinesiology and Health Sciences program in the School of Kinesiology, and is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 3 of the Physical and Health Education Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A prize of $450, in memory of Lieutenant James Douglas Hamilton, a graduate in Physical Education and a former member of the COTC of this University, who, on April 13, 1952, was killed in action in Korea, is offered by the Kinesiology Alumni and Undergraduate Societies. The award is open to third year students in Physical and Health Education showing academic and physical proficiency. The prize is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this prize.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 3 or 4 in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

These prizes have been initiated by members of the Kinesiology Undergraduate Society and are intended to recognize students who have made unselfish contributions to student and faculty life. These prizes in the amount of approximately $250 will be awarded annually to students in third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program, who have maintained a high overall academic average and have demonstrated leadership qualities through extra-curricular activities within the field of Kinesiology. Reference letters by professionals in the field should support the application. The prizes will be made on the recommendation of the School in consultation with the Kinesiology Undergraduate Society.


You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this prize.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 3 or 4 of the Physical and Health Education Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A prize of $350, in recognition of Robert F. Osborne's long and dedicated service to Physical Education, is awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program, with general academic proficiency, leadership and service in the field of Physical and Health Education. The prize is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.


You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this prize.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 3 or 4 of the Kinesiology and Health Science Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A $550 prize has been endowed by family and friends in memory of John B. Service. The award is offered to a student specializing in the Kinesiology and Health Science Program and is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology and, in the case of graduate students, in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students who are returning to the School of Kinesiology in the 2016 winter session are eligible to apply for this award.

An award of approximately $4,800 has been endowed in memory of Dr. Robert F. Osborne’s outstanding service as coach, teacher and administrator during his 33 years as a faculty member at UBC, 27 of them as Director of the School of Physical Education and Recreation. The award is available to undergraduate students returning to the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program who have exhibited excellence in academics, athletics, and service in sport and recreation. The award is made on the recommendation of the School.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this award.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 3 or 4 of the Physical and Health Education Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A prize of $550, endowed by Mrs. R.F. Osborne in memory of her father, J.J. McRae, is awarded to a student in third or fourth year of the Physical and Health Education program of the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with general academic proficiency who has made a contribution to youth work. Special consideration is given to a student who has worked with the blind or other handicapped groups. The prize is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.


You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this prize.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Years 3 or 4 of the Kinesiology and Health Science Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A $2,450 award has been endowed in memory of Peter Andrew Marron by his father George A. Marron. The award is available to a student in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program who is pursuing studies in the Kinesiology and Health Sciences Program, or involved in research work, who displays scholarship, leadership and perseverance. The award is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.


You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this award.

Year and Program Eligibility: Students registered in Year 3 of the Physical and Health Education Program in the 2016 Winter session are eligible to apply for this prize.

A $550 prize, endowed by Robert F. Osborne in memory of his father J. Leonard Osborne, is awarded to a student in the third year of the Physical and Health Education program of the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program with general academic proficiency, who has demonstrated expertise and leadership in the field of coaching. The prize is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.


You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this prize.

Year and Program Eligibility: Open to all School of Kinesiology students registered in Years 1, 2, 3, or 4 of any program in the 2016 Winter Session.

A $2,000 award is offered annually by Margaret Ramsay and family in honour of her late husband, Richard (Dick) Ramsay. The award is open to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Kinesiology who are also involved in the recreational activities at UBC. Dick Ramsay developed the Recreation-Education degree program at UBC in the mid-1960s. He felt strongly that leadership skills were not only learned in the classroom but from engaging in the local community. The award is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this award.

Year and Program Eligibility: Open to all School of Kinesiology students registered in Years 2, 3, or 4 of any program in the 2016 Winter Session.

An award of $1,000 has been endowed by Barbara Schrodt for an undergraduate student entering or registered in the third or fourth year in the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program who has been an outstanding playing member of a women's field hockey team at UBC and is taking courses related to teaching physical and health education. The award is not to exceed $1,000, and is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology in consultation with the Intercollegiate Coordinator, Department of Athletics.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this award.

Year and Program Eligibility: Open to all Aboriginal School of Kinesiology students registered in Years 3 or 4 of any program in the 2016 Winter Session are eligible to apply for this award.

A $1,000 award has been made available through an endowment established by the School of Kinesiology, in memory of Carley "Kitty" Rosaline Kennedy. In Kitty’s words, "Follow your heart but let your body lead the way and BE the health for the life you want to live." The award is for a third or fourth year Aboriginal student in the School of Kinesiology who has demonstrated inspirational leadership in their community and in Aboriginal programs at UBC. To be considered, students need to be registered in any courses or the Co-op program in the School of Kinesiology. The award is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this award.

Year and Program Eligibility: Open to all students entering Years 3 or 4 in the Kinesiology and Health Science Program in the 2016 Winter Session are eligible to apply for this award.

A $1,200 award is offered by Cara Rurak (BHK' 12) to a student entering his/her fourth year in Kinesiology and Health Science. The award is given in memory of Alan Juristovski, a man who touched the lives of so many with his fierce compassion, kindness and brilliance. Candidates must be in good academic standing and have a diverse set of volunteer experience. Preference will be given to students who wish to enter into a career in medicine. The award is made on the recommendation of the School of Kinesiology.

You must provide a rationale of no more than 200 words explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this award.

External Scholarships

Deadline April 30, 2017
Financial awards to support the critical study of sport will be granted annually to applicants who meet the criteria in these categories:

  • High-performance athletes enrolled at a Canadian university, community college or other post-secondary educational institution. High-performance athlete refers to athletes who are any of the following: international team members, national team members, carded athletes, university varsity team members, competitive club athletes reaching national championships level, etc.
  • Student-athlete candidates require a minimum 70 per cent academic average at the time of application.
  • Post-secondary students active in sport at a non-high-performance level.
  • Sport practitioners active/working in sport as a high-performance coach, official or administrator.
  • Educators working in a sport, sports sciences, or sport management/administration or other applicable discipline.

Learn more and apply here.


2016/17 Scholarships & Awards Online Application Form

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