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AWARD TERMS OF REFERENCE

The term "award” is a general term often used to refer to scholarships, prizes, fellowships, awards and bursaries.

Scholarships

Awarded at the start of the academic year.prizes, fellowships, awards and bursaries. Scholarships Based on academic achievement, but can also include other

Based on academic achievement, but can also include other non-academic factors such as leadership, UBC or Faculty involvement, etc.Scholarships Awarded at the start of the academic year. Scholarships appear on the student transcript. Prizes

Scholarships appear on the student transcript.factors such as leadership, UBC or Faculty involvement, etc. Prizes Awarded at the end of the

Prizes

Awarded at the end of the academic year to recognize academics and/or achievement of the academic year that has just ended.etc. Scholarships appear on the student transcript. Prizes Many prizes are course prizes that recognize achievement

Many prizes are course prizes that recognize achievement in a particular course or subject area.and/or achievement of the academic year that has just ended. Prizes appear on the student transcript.

Prizes appear on the student transcript.achievement in a particular course or subject area. Fellowships Awarded at the start of the academic

Fellowships

Awarded at the start of the academic year.area. Prizes appear on the student transcript. Fellowships Usually awarded to students enrolled in programs at

Usually awarded to students enrolled in programs at the Master or Doctoral level; are based on academic achievement and /or research ability, but can also include other non-academic factors such as leadership, UBC or Faculty involvement, etc.Fellowships Awarded at the start of the academic year. Fellowships appear on the student transcript. Academic

Fellowships appear on the student transcript.factors such as leadership, UBC or Faculty involvement, etc. Academic awards Depending on the award description,

Academic awards

Depending on the award description, can be awarded at the start of the academic year (like scholarships) or at the end of the academic year (like prizes).appear on the student transcript. Academic awards Based on academic achievement, but can also include other

Based on academic achievement, but can also include other non-academic factors such as leadership, UBC or Faculty involvement, etc.or at the end of the academic year (like prizes). Academic awards appear on the student

Academic awards appear on the student transcript.factors such as leadership, UBC or Faculty involvement, etc. Non-Academic awards or Service awards Depending on

Non-Academic awards or Service awards

Depending on the award description, can be awarded at the start of the academic year or at the end of the academic year.student transcript. Non-Academic awards or Service awards May recognize achievement or engagement in a range of

May recognize achievement or engagement in a range of non-academic fields, including but not limited to, community service, student leadership, volunteerism, international study abroad, service learning, coop, athletic or artistic performance, etc.of the academic year or at the end of the academic year. Non-academic awards are normally

Non-academic awards are normally adjudicated based on criteria stipulated in the award description and students’ registration in the current Winter session. Grades or academic averages from the previous Winter registration in the current Winter session. Grades or academic averages from the previous Winter session are not normally taken into account.

Non-academic awards do not appear on the student transcript.previous Winter session are not normally taken into account. Bursaries Based on financial need. Bursaries do

Bursaries

Based on financial need.Non-academic awards do not appear on the student transcript. Bursaries Bursaries do not appear on the

Bursaries do not appear on the student transcript.taken into account. Non-academic awards do not appear on the student transcript. Bursaries Based on financial