UBC Okanagan is dedicated to building an exceptional teaching and learning environment.

Through numerous awards and funding opportunities, we recognize and support faculty members who are passionate about developing innovative initiatives and approaches to teaching and learning that inspire our diverse student body.

Excellence Fund

UBC launched this fund to provide significant new resources to advance academic excellence and strengthen the university in the years to come.

Excellence Fund


International Funding Opportunities

Funding is available for internationalization activities, ranging from internationalizing the curriculum to hosting and collaborating with distinguished international visitors.

explore funding


Open Educational Resources Grant

The UBC Okanagan Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant pilot program provides funding and support to UBC Okanagan faculty who wish to adapt or create open educational resources.


Teaching Awards

UBC Okanagan recognizes teaching excellence and innovation through a number of internal and external prestigious teaching awards.

Celebrating Teaching


Program for Undergraduate Research Excellence (PURE)

Broadening access to and enhancing undergraduate research experiences is a central priority in UBC’s strategic plan.



ALT-2040 Fund

UBC Okanagan’s ALT-2040 Fund (previously Aspire Learning and Teaching Fund) supports curriculum change, innovative teaching practices and learning environment enhancement as envisioned in Aspire.