Walter H. Lewis Award in Plant Biodiversity

The Botany Department and the UBC Herbarium are pleased to announce the inaugural competition for the Walter H. Lewis Award in Plant Biodiversity.   

The $1000 award is for a UBC graduate or undergraduate student proposing to conduct research on flowering plants, with an emphasis on enhancing their knowledge of plant biodiversity. Applicants will propose to collect and prepare specimens for submission to the UBC Herbarium.  A full description of the award and application requirements can be found on the Botany webiste. Completed applications are due by January 31st, to be submitted as a single pdf file to jeannette.whitton@botany.ubc.ca