Chapter awards

The 2018-2019 awards cycle is now CLOSED

Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 25th at 12pm


All application materials should be submitted to the mailbox of Dr. Andrew Rivers (in the Kenny building) by 12pm on March 25. Reference letters, if required, can be attached to these application materials. Alternatively, referees may email their letters to or put their letters directly into Dr. Rivers’ mailbox.

Should you have any questions about awards or awards adjudication, please email us at

Award winners will be announced at our induction ceremony in early April.


Awards available, please click on the title of each award to view application requirements:

Suedfeld Scholar Award (SSA)

Description: An award recognizing the most outstanding student combining excellence in academics, research and service/leadership. This is UBC Psi Chi’s most prestigious award. Award value is $500.

Goldsmith-Whillans Award for Outstanding Student Leadership

Description: A service/leadership-based award designed to recognize an outstanding student leader in our department and/or community. Award value is $250.

Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award (DURA)

Description: A research-based award designed to recognize an outstanding student researcher in our department or an affiliated lab/facility. Award value is $250.

Eich Undergraduate Travel Award (EUTA)

Description: A research-based award designed to financially support undergraduate research presentations at national or international conferences. Award value is $200-400, depending on the number of winners and available resources.

View previous award winners