Scholarship and Award Opportunities for Graduate Students

Date & Time

Monday, 11 September 2017
10:00 to 12:00


Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


This presentation provides a detailed overview of upcoming scholarships, awards and fellowships competitions for graduate students, and provides advice on writing a successful application. Eligibility criteria for major funding agencies will be reviewed, as well as application procedures and tips for putting together a strong application. A faculty member will provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

Who should attend? Full-time, research-based domestic and international students who are (i) Master’s students planning to undertake a PhD program by September 2018 or (ii) PhD students who are currently starting the first, second or third year of their program.

Bring questions and become informed about the upcoming competitions.

Pancake Breakfast: arrive early to enjoy free pancakes served by the Graduate Student Society starting at 9:00 a.m. Please RSVP.


Dr. Janice Eng - Janice is currently Associate Dean, Funding, in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and served for several years as UBC’s Health Research Advisor in the VP Research and International office. Janice is a Professor in the UBC Department of Physical Therapy and Canada Research Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation, and is affiliated with a number of research centres in Vancouver (the graduate program in neuroscience, the Brain Research Centre at UBC and the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre).

Brendan Morey - Brendan is the Assistant Dean, Student Administration and Awards, in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, with many years of experience overseeing scholarship competitions and collaborating with funding agencies across Canada.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, August 28 at 9:00am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. Confirmation of registration will be sent within two working days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please send a message to:


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.