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Geography Alumni Scholarship Fund
Six scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded annually to outstanding Geography majors entering their final year.


J. Lewis Robinson Memorial Scholarship
In honour of the founding head of Geography, this scholarship is open to graduate students studying Human Geography with a Canadian focus.


Department of Geography Endowment Fund
Supports student travel awards, field trips and visiting speakers.


E-Fauna BC Fund
E-Fauna BC is a biogeographic atlas of the wildlife of British Columbia that provides a centralized source of scientifically accurate information for use in conservation, education and research.


Walter G. Hardwick Scholarship in Urban Studies
Three scholarships have been endowed by his family in honour of Dr. Walter G. Hardwick, one of North America’s leading urban geographers. One scholarship is provided for a doctoral student in Urban Studies and two scholarships are provided for outstanding undergraduate students in Urban Studies.


Or mail your cheque payable to the Geography Department UBC to:

     The Friends of Geography
     c/o Mimi Yu, Department of Geography
     1984 West Mall,
     Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Please note on your cheque for which fund your donation is intended.



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