Awards & Funding



  • 2019-2022. 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. Donald H. Wulff Diversity Travel Fellowship Grant (US$1,500). Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, POD Network
  • 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