Call for Nominations: Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability – Deadline: April 30, 2021

Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability

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.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Nominees must be registered in a UBC-Vancouver Master’s or PhD program in the 2020W 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

Application Deadline: Submit complete application to admissions@mech.ubc.ca by 8am Friday, 30 April 2021