I-Chen Wu (SPED PhD), Dr. Owen Lo, Advisor
Dr. Marion Porath Scholarship in Education
A scholarship is offered annually by Merv Porath in memory of his wife, Dr. Marion Porath (B.Ed. 1974, M.A. 1984, Ph.D. 1988) for a graduate student studying High Ability within the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, who demonstrates academic excellence and service to the educational community. Professor Emerita Porath taught at UBC for 25 years and was an award-winning teacher, scholar, and researcher. The scholarship is made on the recommendation of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Eligibility: MA, PhD in High Ability who have not received Tri-Council Funding (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR)
Karen Kester (SPED PhD), Dr. Joe Lucyshyn, Advisor
Wilda Adams Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship has been endowed from a bequest from the late Wilda Adams. The award is made to a graduate student in Special Education in the Faculty of Education.
Eligibility: MA or PhD students in special education who have not received Tri-Council Funding (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR) or previously received a Wilda Adams Memorial Scholarship are eligible.
Lilian Wataka, (SPED MEd), Dr. Jennifer Katz, Advisor
Marg Csapo Graduate Scholarship in Special Education
A scholarship has been endowed by Marg Csapo to a student from a developing country who is pursuing his/her PhD in Special Education. In the event that there is not a suitable candidate at the PhD level, the scholarship may be awarded to a Master’s student in Special Education from a developing country. The award is made on the recommendation of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Eligibility: PhD (preference) or MA students in special education from a developing country are eligible.