Sustainability Education Fellowships are awarded to UBC Vancouver faculty members who are leading the design of new sustainability courses and programs. The associated funding looks to advance and diversify sustainability education opportunities for students across campus in all disciplines.
Access funding of up to $20,000 over two years to develop new curriculum
Contribute to advancing sustainability education at UBC and collaborate to leverage the expertise of the group to advance shared goals
Build your network among like-minded faculty across different departments and disciplines
Enhance your knowledge of teaching, curriculum development and innovative pedagogies.

How It Works

Fellows receive a grant of up to $20,000 over two years, to support their curriculum development projects. As part of the program, they meet monthly to share and explore teaching and learning practices and ideas, share their progress on their curriculum projects, and collaborate to advance sustainability education on campus.

Apply

Requirements and eligibility to apply to the program, and what happens if your proposal is successful.

Current Sustainability Fellows

Our 2023-2024 cohort consists of 11 faculty members from 8 different schools or departments and 6 different faculties across UBC, who are working in interdisciplinary pairs on 6 curriculum projects.

Alumni

Since 2010, UBC’s Sustainability Hub has supported over 70 Sustainability Fellows from 8 Faculties and over 30 departments and schools, many over multiple years.

Featured Projects

Learn more about how faculty are benefiting from the Sustainability Education Fellows program to develop innovative new sustainability learning opportunities at UBC.

Sustainability Fellowship Outcomes

Previous Sustainability Fellows have developed the UBC framework for sustainability education, authored white papers, and piloted an introductory sustainability course.