Student Awards

The Faculty of Forestry is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, community engagement, and creating an optimal learning environment. By fostering tomorrow’s leaders through financial support, recognition, and other opportunities, your assistance inspires exceptional students to excel in their studies, reducing their financial burden and empowering them for leadership roles in the field.

Please kindly consider contributing to one of these priority student funds or awards:

Forestry Student Emergency Fund

Provide immediate support to undergraduate and graduate students facing food insecurity and other urgent financial challenges, such as emergency medical care or travel.

Dean of Forestry Scholarship

Help deserving students in the Faculty of Forestry receive annual scholarships; your support will broaden opportunities for more students to be recognized.

Faculty of Forestry Bursary

Empower financially challenged students with bursary support to focus in their studies and achieve their goals in becoming the future leaders of the multifaceted forestry profession.

John Worrall Alumni Bursary or Tree Enthusiast Prize in Forestry

Celebrate and recognize forestry students or those excelling in Forest Plant Biology, in honor of Dr. John Worrall’s exceptional teaching and contributions to the Faculty of Forestry.

Jordan L. Burke Memorial Award in Forestry

Acknowledge exceptional graduate students who embodied the passion and commitment of the late Jordan as Teaching Assistants (TAs) at the Faculty of Forestry.

John and Jill Innes Aboriginal Award in Forestry

Support First Nations students in their forestry studies, celebrating the exceptional leadership and numerous accomplishments during Dr. Innes’ tenure as Dean.

We welcome the opportunity to partner with you in establishing your own student funds or awards in honour of you or a loved one. Please consider creating a lasting legacy through a special memorial fund or award at UBC Forestry, and feel free to get in touch for more details.