Matthew Yip Memorial Award for Outstanding Field Training in Social Work


Deadline:

TBA: likely April 2022


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

Description

QUICK FACTS

A $1,600 award has been endowed by family, friends, and colleagues in memory of Matthew Yip, BASc 15. The award is offered to an outstanding graduate student in the Masters of Social Work program in the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Health and Social Development at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus and is based upon a combination of academic achievement and excellence in a field placement which focuses on mental-health issues. Preference is given to students whose studies focus on depression, anxiety, and suicide. The award is made on the recommendation of the College of Graduate Studies.

Value: $1,600

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • All currently registered graduate students in the School of Social Work are considered for this award

NOMINATION PROCEDURES

  • The School of Social Work reviews and evaluates currently registered graduate students and makes an award recommendation to the College of Graduate Studies
  • Only successful nominees are notified

FURTHER INFORMATION

Questions? Please contact: graduateawards.ok@ubc.ca