A $3,850 prize has been made available through an endowment established by UBC faculty member Dr. Rashid Sumaila upon being named the 2017 Volvo Environment Prize laureate for a Master’s or Ph.D. student whose peer-reviewed publications to date are expected to have the most significant impact on the field of environmental sustainability.
- Nominees must be registered in a UBC-Vancouver Master’s or PhD program in the 2019W session
- Preference is given to students supervised by faculty members who are affiliated with the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries; the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; or the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. Students who are not supervised by faculty members affiliated with these units will be considered only if there is no nomination received from these units.
Application and nomination procedures: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/sumaila-volvo-graduate-prize-environmental-sustainability
G&PS Deadline for nominations: Friday, 8 May 2020