2020 Year-end awards by application
The following year-end awards are available by application. To apply, submit a one-page cover letter (include your student number on the letter) outlining how you meet the criteria in the award description, and a one-page resume to the Undergraduate Office by 4:00pm, Monday, May 4, 2020 . Email your application to email@example.com and include the award title in the subject line.
The following eligibility requirements must be met in order to apply for a 2019/20 year-end award:
- registered in a minimum 24 percentage-graded credits in the BCom program in 2019/20
- obtained a minimum 75% with no fails or missing grades in 2019/20
- exceptions to the credit requirement can be found at https://students.ubc.ca/enrolment/finances/awards-scholarships-bursaries/special-circumstances-receiving-awards
Barbara Howard Award in Commerce (#1670)
A $1900 award has been endowed in honour of Barbara (Leith) Howard (B.Com.1959) for a student completing the third year of a Bachelor of Commerce Program in the Finance Option, with preference for a student who has demonstrated an interest in Securities and Investment Management. Candidates for the award should have achieved a high level of academic success and participated meaningfully in campus community life and student activities. Financial need may be taken into account.
KPMG Larry James Memorial Award (#1412)
A $3,200 award is offered by KPMG in memory of Larry James a leader in the area of the Canadian Tax practice for KPMG from 1995 through 2003 and a UBC graduate. The award is made to an undergraduate student completing their third year at the UBC Sauder School of Business. In adjudicating the award, academic achievement, community involvement, and the ability to serve, work and lead others are considered.
KPMG David McShane Memorial Award (#1411)
A $3,200 award is offered by KPMG in memory of David McShane, office managing partner for the greater Vancouver practice, to an undergraduate student completing their second year in the UBC Sauder School of Business. In adjudicating the award, academic achievement, community involvement, and the ability to serve, work and lead others are considered.