Finch Family Graduate Award


October 30, 2018

Eligibility of Citizenship: Canadian and Permanent Residence
Degree Level: Masters and Doctoral
Award Status: Closed


Quick Facts

Ken and Jean Finch are pleased to offer one $11,000 award to a PhD student and two $5,000 awards to Masters students enrolled at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Preference is given to students whose studies may lead to entrepreneurship, innovation, community involvement or local economic development. The award is made by the College of Graduate Studies.

Annual Value: $11,000 for a PhD student & $5,000 each for two Master’s students
Deadline: October 30, 2018


  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a graduate degree program at the Okanagan campus.


  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident

Degree Level

  • Master’s
  • Doctoral

Applicant Status

  • Current students

Evaluation Criteria

  • Academic performance.
  • Extra-curricular involvement and participation.
  • Involvement in at least one of the following: community service, volunteerism, or involvement in campus activities.

Application Procedures

  • Students must submit a complete Finch Family Graduate Award application to the College of Graduate Studies by the deadline.
  • Complete application to be submitted via email to

Nomination Procedures

  • The Finch Family Graduate Award is administered by the College of Graduate Studies.
  • The final awardees will be selected by the College of Graduate Studies Scholarship and Awards committee.
  • Successful applicants will be notified no later than six (6) weeks after the application deadline.




Further Information

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