Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability

A $3,850 prize was made available through an endowment established by 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-V Master’s or PhD program.
  • 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.

2022 Winner

Veronica Relano

2021 Winner

Katie Florko

2020 Winner

Sarah Harper