Scholarship and Award Opportunities: Doctoral Awards

Date & Time

Thursday, 06 September 2018
10:30 to 12:30

Location

Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event

 
 

This session will provide a detailed overview of upcoming doctoral award competitions, including 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 2019 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.

Presenters

Dr. Julian Dierkes is the Associate Dean, Funding, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and is responsible for providing academic leadership in graduate student funding, liaising with external agencies and donors, promoting student success in award competitions, and supporting programs in their responsibilities related to student financial support. He is an Associate Professor and Keidanren Chair in Japanese Research in UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

Brendan Morey 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.

Junnie Cheung is the Graduate Awards Manager, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. She oversees the administration of graduate scholarships and awards at UBC, including the application, adjudication, payment of awards.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, August 27 at 9:00am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within two business days at the e-mail associated with your community.grad.ubc.ca account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at graduate.pathways@ubc.ca.

Accessibility

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