Change the world through the power of the arts.

Your vision of a healthier, more sustainable world is possible. In the face of humanity’s most critical and complex issues, UBC Arts students, researchers and alumni are asking the hard questions. They’re diving deep and sharing evidence-based ideas and equitable solutions for a better future.

What happens here can change everything. Your support is the catalyst. Join UBC Sociology in advancing healthy lives, a healthy planet and healthy societies.

Featured initiatives

Guppy Undergraduate Excellence in Sociology Fund

Landscape photo of Neil Guppy holding recycled bottles

Started by generous donations from Dr. Neil Guppy, donors and alumni, this fund helps promising undergraduate Sociology students to excel by providing resources to key areas that are often underfunded.

Martha Foschi Award for Excellence in Research and Teaching

The Martha Foschi Award for Excellence in Research and Teaching is a biannual prize that recognizes excellence in sociological research and teaching.

Sociology Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship provides funding to both masters and doctoral students for travel and administrative purposes related to research and professional growth.

Sociology Endowment Fund

This endowment fund goes to students providing exceptional support or achieving exceptional academic goals, such as teaching awards and graduate student initiative awards.

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More ways to make an impact

There are many ways you can create an impact and catalyze a future of possibility. Your involvement and support make a real difference to the experience of our students, helping build the foundations from which they can change the world.

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Connect with Arts Development & Alumni Engagement if you have any questions about supporting our projects and initiatives or if you need assistance finding a fund.

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