Faculty-recommended awards

You do not need to apply for these awards. A committee in each program, at times in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, determines the recipients based on merit. See scholarships and awards you can apply for.

Architecture

Abraham Rogatnick Book Prize

The Abraham Rogatnick Book Prize recognizes the most creative and poetic graduate project. If carried out, it should most enrich the environment and inspire the spiritual lives of the people in it.

Alpha Rho Chi Medal

The Alpha Rho Chi Medal honours a Master of Architecture student who has served the school, shown leadership ability, and promises professional merit.  

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Medal

The AIBC Medal goes to a graduating student who, based on academic and design work, promises to contribute to the profession.

Architectural Institute of British Columbia Scholarship

AIBC Scholarships recognize students with high academic standing who have improved their design skills.

Architecture Canada Honour Roll

The Architecture Canada Honour Roll recognizes up to four students in the top 10 per cent of their graduating class. The top student also receives the Student Medal.

Architecture Canada Student Medal

The Master of Architecture student with the highest grades or best graduate project receives this medal.

Arthur Hullah and Dorothy Cleveland Memorial Scholarship

The Arthur Hullah and Dorothy Cleveland Memorial Scholarships support BC resident. The award prefers those studying West Coast design or the use of West Coast materials in design.

Beans Justice Memorial Scholarship

The Beans Justice Memorial Scholarship recognizes design that with humour and keen insight appreciates the spirit of place and all things natural.

Brissenden Scholarship in Architecture

The Brissenden Scholarship supports a graduate project on historic building restoration, rehabilitation, or re-use.

Bryce Rositch Entrance Award in Architecture

The Bryce Rositch Entrance Awards recognize students’ undergraduate work in community building and global citizenship.

Canadian Architect Student Awards of Excellence

The Student Awards of Excellence recognize exceptional graduate projects by Canadian architecture students.

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Award in Architecture

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Awards recognize design projects using structural steel in innovative ways.

CEI Master of Architecture Scholarship

The CEI Master of Architecture Scholarship recognizes exceptional skills in refining architectural plans and details. 

Chernoff Thompson Science Scholarship in Architecture

Chernoff Thompson Science Scholarships support continuing students. The award prefers those showing scientific rigour in their studies. Criteria include structured research and design from first principles.  

Concord Erickson Energy and Architecture Fellowship

Concord Erickson Energy and Architecture Fellowships recognize innovative research in sustainable design principles that reduce the impact of the human footprint on the environment.

Dialog Scholarship in Urban Design

The Dialog Scholarship prefers a third-year student who has shown excellence in urban design.

Emaar Canada Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Architecture

The scholarship recognizes a student in the top 10 per cent of accepted applicants for showing initiative in understanding the practice of architecture.

Ernest Annau Scholarship for Architecture

The Ernest Annau Scholarship supports one Canadian Master of Architecture student’s formal study abroad.

Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Award

Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Awards support domestic and international students. The funding may be given as entrance awards, multi-year funding awards, tuition awards, or scholarship top-up awards.

Fast and Epp Scholarship

The Fast and Epp Scholarship prefers a student with an interest and knowledge in structural design.

Frank Stanzl Memorial Scholarship

The Frank Stanzl Memorial Scholarship supports a student with promise in the area of urban design and the potential for leadership in the profession.

Fred B. Dalla-Lana Memorial Scholarship in Architecture

The Fred B. Dalla-Lana Memorial Scholarship recognizes exceptional skills in refining architectural plans and details.

Grace Palomar Memorial Scholarship

The Grace Palomar Memorial Scholarship goes to a student entering the Master of Architecture program with high academic standing and high potential for success.

HCMA Architecture + Design Scholarship

The HCMA Architecture + Design Scholarship prefers a third-year student with a strong understanding of architecture as it relates to its regional context at an urban design level.

Henry Adams Medal

The highest-ranking graduating Master of Architecture student receives the Henry Adams Medal. The Architectural Institute of America sponsors this award.

John Gaitanakis Prize in Architecture

The John Gaitanakis Prize recognizes a design project that focuses on ecological concerns in the urban environment. 

Joyce Lewison and Anne Lewison Travel Scholarship in Architecture

The Joyce Lewison and Anne Lewison Travel Scholarships support students participating in the the school’s study abroad program.  

Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Scholarship

The Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Scholarships prefer students demonstrating excellence in the area of design integration.   

Kenny Charow Prize

The Kenny Charow Prize recognizes outstanding design in a tutorial.

Ledcor Industries Centenary Scholarship in Architecture

The Ledcor Industries Centenary Scholarship goes to a student entering the program.

Master of Architecture Awards

Master of Architecture Awards support domestic and international students. The funding may be given as entrance awards, multi-year funding awards, tuition awards, or scholarship top-up awards.

Merrick Architecture Graduating Prize

The Merrick Architecture Graduating Prize recognizes a student who has achieved a high academic standing.

Paul Wisnicki Book Prize

The Paul Wisnicki Book Prize goes to a student who shows skill and imagination in the architectural form as it relates to structural demands.

Prix de Rome in Architecture Prize for Emerging Practitioners

The Prix de Rome recognizes a graduate who has shown exceptional potential in contemporary architectural design.

Rafii Architects Scholarship

The Raffi Architects Scholarship prefers a student entering their final year.

Ray Cole and Perkins + Will Entrance Scholarship in Architecture

The Ray Cole and Perkins + Will Entrance Scholarship supports a student who has shown a commitment to sustainable design principles.

Ray Cole Architecture Scholarship

The Ray Cole Architecture Scholarship prefers a student who has shown a commitment to sustainable design principles.

Stantec Scholarship in Architecture

The Stantec Scholarship supports a student in their final year. The award prefers a student with an interest in sustainability who has shown good communication and leadership skills.

Student Contribution Prize

The Student Contribution Prize recognizes a student for their contribution to the learning environment in the architecture program.

Terry J. Gower Memorial Scholarship

The Terry J. Gower Memorial Scholarship recognizes a student with high standing in design that reflects interest in regional expression of architecture.  

Thompson Berwick Pratt & Partners Scholarship

The Thompson Berwick Pratt and Partners Scholarship goes to a student who has shown excellence in responsible architectural design.

UBC Architecture Alumni Henry Elder Prize

The Henry Elder Prize recognizes a student who displays inspirational and humanistic qualities and brings a spirit of enquiry and joy to the study of architecture.

Vaughn Berg Memorial Prize in Architecture

The Vaughn Berg Memorial Prize recognizes a graduate project that expands beyond architecture and embraces allied disciplines and related practices in the arts.

Werner Forster Memorial Scholarship in Architecture

The Werner Forster Memorial Scholarships support students in the architecture program.

Wolfgang Gerson Scholarship in Architecture

The Wolfgang Gerson Scholarship goes a Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture student who has achieved high academic standing in their first term.

Landscape architecture

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Student Award of Merit

The CSLA Student Award of Merit recognizes a graduating student who exhibits outstanding imagination, innovation, and ingenuity in their studies of landscape architecture, and who has contributed service to the profession in school.

Connect Ecological Design Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

The Connect Ecological Design Scholarship goes to a student entering their final year in the landscape architecture program, with a preference for a student who has demonstrated excellence and innovation in sustainable systems.

Daniel B. Quayle Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

Daniel B. Quayle Scholarships prefer incoming students.

Diana Lane Johnston Award in Landscape Architecture

The Diana Lane Johnston Award in Landscape Architecture recognizes the most-improved female student in garden design.

DMG Landscape Architects Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

A Master of Architecture student entering their second year receives the DMG Landscape Architects Scholarship.

Douglas D. Paterson Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

The Doug D. Paterson Scholarship in Landscape Architecture goes to a Master of Landscape student.

Dr. John Wesley Neill Prize

The Dr. John Wesley Neill Prize recognizes the outstanding graduating landscape architecture student who has demonstrated a high level of academic achievement, leadership ability, and commitment to ideals of the profession.

Durante Kreuk Prize in Landscape Architecture

The Durante Kreuk Prize in Landscape Architecture recognizes the graduating student in the Master of Landscape Architecture program who has achieved the highest degree of design excellence in their graduate project.

Faculty Book Prize

The Faculty Book Prize recognizes the student who best demonstrates a commitment to fellow students and to the ethics of the design studio environment.

Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Award

Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Awards support domestic and international students. The funding may be given as entrance awards, multi-year funding awards, tuition awards, or scholarship top-up awards.

Henry (Syd) Skinner Scholarship

The Henry (Syd) Skinner Scholarships recognize  students who demonstrate academic excellence and a concern for people and landscapes through active involvement in community and environmental issues.

Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation Andre Schwabenbauer Scholarship Award

The Andre Schwabenbauer Scholarship Award recognizes and fosters excellence in design.

Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation UBC Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

The Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation UBC Scholarship goes to a second- or third-year student who has demonstrated design creativity and a commitment to sustainability, ecosystem biodiversity, sustainable food systems, resource management, or community-building.

Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholars Program

The Olmsted Scholars Program recognizes and supports students with exceptional leadership potential who are using ideas, influence, communication, service, and leadership to advance sustainable design and foster human and societal benefits.

Master of Landscape Architecture Award

Master of Landscape Architecture Awards support domestic and international students. The funding may be given as entrance awards, multi-year funding awards, tuition awards, or scholarship top-up awards.

Paul Sangha Limited Scholarship in Design Excellence

The Paul Sangha Limited Scholarship in Design Excellence prefers a student entering their second or third year who has demonstrated excellence in the design process, conceptual design, and design resolution.

PFS Studio Entrance Award

The PFS Studio Entrance Award goes to am incoming student who has demonstrated leadership in advocacy for landscape architecture and related service to the community.

PMG Landscape Architects Graduate Award

The PMG Landscape Architects Graduate Award recognizes a student in their final year who has accomplished a high level of academic achievement, demonstrates excellence in design and presentation skills, and exhibits independence and a high level of professionalism.

PWL Partnership Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

PWL Partnership Scholarships prefers students entering the second or third year of their studies.

Robillard Scholarship

The Robillard Scholarship and student membership in the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects goes to a student entering their second year who demonstrates excellence in small-scale landscape design. 

Will Marsh – Doug Paterson Scholarship

Marsh–Paterson Scholarships prefers students who demonstrate an interest in, or whose graduate project focus on, the concerns of rural and small-town communities in British Columbia.