The Fraser Basin Council and the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Committee, are now receiving Applications for the 2023 Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund for Communities and Environmental Health.
The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund for Communities and Environmental Health is created to provide support to graduate students who are working on research projects in partnership with one or more Indigenous or non-Indigenous British Columbia communities.
UBC Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund 2023
These communities are expected to be addressing air quality, and environmental health issues and/or promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative initiatives.
Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund was created in 2014, and supported by Fraser Basin Council and friends. The scholarship was established in memory of Elizabeth Henry and her many contributions to communities across British Columbia. The award is offered annually to a graduate student whose proposed research is based in British Columbia.
Elizabeth demonstrated integrity and high ethical standards in her work, she was keen to promote dialogue and respect among diverse stakeholders. Therefore, this scholarship is offered with the aim of supporting community projects that reflect her values.
Summary of the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund 2023
- Scholarship Category: Postgraduate
- Institution: UBC
- Country: Canada
- Supported by: Fraser Basin Council
- Gender: Men and Women
- Value: $4,000
- Eligible Citizenship: Canadian, Permanent Resident, International Students
- Degree level: Master’s and Doctoral
- Application Deadline: May 10, 2023
Aim and Benefits of the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund at the University of British Columbia
- To support communities towards improving their air quality, and environmental health in British Columbia.
- The scholarship offers the sum of $4000 to recipients
About the University of British Columbia (UBC)
The University of British Columbia commonly called UBC is a renowned global center for teaching, learning, and research. Since its inception in 1915, the university has been consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world.
The University of British Columbia was recently recognized as North America’s most international university.
The university is committed to attracting students with the drive to shape a better world. This is why the university students, faculties, and staff have fully embraced innovations that have made the Institution a leading force in discovery and learning.
How to Apply for Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund 2023 For Communities and Environmental Health?
- Applications are made online. Click this link to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/viewform
- You will be asked to provide the following: Basic contact information, previous experience, and a project description (max 750 words).
- Soft copies of the following will also be required: Undergraduates transcript, Graduates transcript, and two signed letters of reference on official letterhead evaluating the candidate’s capabilities, and feasibility of the research project.
Eligibility Criteria for Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund
- Applicants must be a full-time graduate student to be awarded the scholarship
- The proposed research project is expected to focus on working in partnership with one or more Indigenous and/or non-Indigenous British Columbia communities that address air quality and environmental health issues and promote environmental sustainability through cooperative initiatives.
- Projects should be well-defined in terms of objectives and research methodologies
- The projects must have tangible project outcomes that provide direct and ethically sound benefits to the community.
- Innovative projects will be given preference
- Projects that directly engage the community will be preferred
May 10, 2023.
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