The Department of Chemistry aims to provide an excellent learning and research environment for our students as research groups work together to develop innovative solutions for society. Partnerships are critically important for achieving our goals: our success will be the outcome of a joint effort with alumni, industry, and other dedicated individuals.



Chris Orvig Chemistry Doctoral Award

The award is given annually to the best PhD thesis in the Department of Chemistry.

Steve Withers Fellowship Fund

To support Chemistry graduate students working in the area of biological chemistry.

Edward Piers Memorial Award in Organic Chemistry

Open to graduate students in any branch of Organic Chemistry (including synthetic, bioorganic, organometallic or materials) who demonstrate qualities of academic excellence, experimental skill and dedication to the field through service and

Larry S. Weiler Memorial Scholarship

This award is for outstanding undergraduate students studying synthetic organic chemistry.

Alumni Giving to UBC

US and Canadian Alumni and their families may make donations directly to UBC (via this webpage – “Donate”
Button) and will receive a tax receipt.  US citizens will be able to use the UBC tax receipt for their US tax returns. For
more information, see Article XXI(6) of the Tax Treaty between Canada and the US here

If a Canadian Alumni and/or friend wishes to send a donation by cheque, please mail to Sandra Hunt at the address below. If
donors wish to make a donation via an Electronic Funds Transfer or Wire Transfer, please contact Sandra Hunt directly.

Sandra Hunt - Associate Director, Development | Faculty of Science

The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory

2224-2207 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada

Phone 604 822 3444   Cell  604 655 2975

If you are an American citizen, are not a UBC Alumnus, and wish to make a donation (in USD) please send a cheque payable

The American Foundation for UBC

1030 15th St. NW,

B1-Ste. 155,

Washington DC


USD donations should NOT be sent directly to a UBC address.



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