Finch Family Graduate Award


October 30, 2018

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


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


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

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 the following materials to the College of Graduate Studies by the deadline:
    • A complete Finch Family Graduate Award application
    • Two letters of reference submitted via the Finch Reference form listed below

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
  • Only successful applicants will be notified


Further Information

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