Awards & Funding



  • 2022-2023. Open Educational Resources (OER) Implementation Grant, UBC CA$25,000 (PI: Rajesh Vijayaraghavan; Co-Applicants: Sunah Cho & Rob Peregoodoff) – Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • 2022-2023. Small Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation, UBC CA$34,392 (PI: Caren Lombard & Jose Pizarro; Co-Applicants: Jan Bena, Sunah Cho, Rob Peregoodoff, Sasha Krasnov, & Louise Fogharty) – Experiential learning cases for finance courses
  • 2020-2021. Small Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation, UBC CA$45,246 (PI: Harish Krishnan; Co-Applicants: Gene Moo Lee, Steven Shechter, Martha Essak, Chunhua Wu, Sunah Cho, Elisabeth Chin, Zhen Mu, & Rob Peregoodoff) – Establishing a Cloud-based Learning Resource for Business Analytics
  • 2020-2021. Large Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), UBC CA$143,749 (PI: Mahesh Nagarajan; Co-Applicants: Lauren Casey, Danielle van Jaarveld, Joey Hoegg, Werner Antweiler, Hernan Ortiz-Molina, Russell Lundholm, David Hardisty, Sunah Cho, Rob Peregoodoff, Christina Sylka, & Sara Dupont) – Enhancing Business Education with Indigenous Knowledge 
  • 2019. Donald H. Wulff Diversity Travel Fellowship Grant (US$1,500). Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, POD Network
  • 2019-2020. Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF), UBC CA$58,478 (PI: Thomas Ross; Co-Applicants: Justin Bull, Elizabeth Bower, Sunah Cho, Bruce Wiesner, & Lauren Casey) – Business and Administrative Education: Serving the Indigenous Market
  • 2019-2020. Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), UBC CA$43,938 (PI: Darren Degraaf; Co-Applicants: Murray Carlson, Sunah Cho, & Susie Chen) – Enhancing student interest in a diverse student population can lead to better student performance
  • 2019. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Research Grant, UBC (PI: Tim Huh; Co-Applicants: Sunah Cho & Gregory Werker) – The Value of Working with Students as Partners in Teaching and Learning 
  • 2019. Conference Travel Grant for Sessional Faculty. UBC Faculty Association, UBC
  • 2018. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Research Grant (Support), UBC (PI: Sunah Cho; Co-Applicant: Jennifer Shapka) – Identifying the attributes and characteristics of influential posts in the discussion forum 
  • 2018-2019. Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), UBC CA$36,676 (PI: Tim Huh; Co-Applicants: Gregory Werker, Sunah Cho, Rob Peregodoff, & Hossein Piri) – Enhancing Personalized Learning and Engagement in a Class with Large Enrolment
  • 2017. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Research Grant, (PI: Christina Sylka; Co-Applicants: Kalenne Thors, Sunah Cho, Cassie Gilpin, Tim Huh, & Jonathan Berkowitz) –  An Examination of the Learning Motivation and Learning Satisfaction of Students Participating in PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions)
  • 2017-2018. Learning Analytics Engagement Initiative, UBC (PI: Darren Dahl; Co-Applicants: Teresa Pan, Rob Peregoodoff, & Sunah Cho) – Considering Learning Analytics to Predict Qualification
  • 2017. MET Conference Travel Grant. Faculty of Education, UBC
  • 2016. Conference Travel Grant for Sessional Faculty. UBC Faculty Association, UBC
  • 2012, Interactive Language Learning Japanese 100 & 101: Award of Excellence in Instructional Design, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE-RCIE)
  • 2005-2006. PhD Tuition Fee Award, UBC
  • 2005. Korean Honour Scholarship, Korean embassy, USA
  • 2004-2005. Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2003. Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), UBC (part of a team of six awarded $20,000 to continue Learning about language and learning about culture) – The World Language Project
  • 2002. Department of Language Education Travel Grant, UBC
  • 2001. Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Grant, UBC
  • 2001. Office of Graduate Program and Research Travel Grant, UBC
  • 2000. Centre for Korean Research Small Graduate Research Grant, UBC
  • 2014. Awarded for outstanding service by the National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC) on behalf of the President of South Korea