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Apartment stacked floor-to-ceiling with old mystery novels? Can’t put those knitting needles down? Recruited everyone you know to join you at polka night?
Tell us what puts a smile on your face, gets your heart racing, or seems to work its way into every conversation you have—you could be eligible for $1,000 to 2,500 in funding to pursue your passion and pay it forward in your community.
A gift from UBC alumna and donor Sharron Simpson to UBC’s Okanagan campus has created the Sharron Simpson Family Community Impact Awards program. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 and enable students to follow their dreams by pursuit of a passion, encouraging and enhancing real world learning experiences, contributing to a sense of enjoyment and fun in the pursuit of education, and giving students an opportunity to make an impact to both the campus and external community.
Awards will be adjudicated by a committee of UBC staff from the Student Experience Office and AVP Students.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest in applying for this award. Our Get Involved leaders are here to help you throughout the application process, so don’t worry if you don’t have all the details figures out yet.
One of our Get Involved leaders will contact you to discuss your idea and explore how your passion can make a positive impact in the community.
Our fall application period is open until Oct 31, 2019.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation