Starting to think About Fall Fellowship Applications (webinar)

Date & Time

Thursday, 09 April 2020
11:00 to 12:00



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


Writing grant applications is an important part of research. For many graduate students, the first opportunity is to write their own fellowship application. This session will give tips for putting together a strong application. The facilitator will also provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

Learning Objectives

•    How to structure your application
•    Tips for a well-written application
•    How grant applications are adjudicated
•    How to tailor your proposal and CV
•    Awareness of funding applications as a continuous process and motivation to start drafting applications immediately
•    Strategic approaches to funding applications

Who should attend?

Incoming or 2nd-year graduate students, whether you’re eligible for tri-agency fellowships or not. This is a good time to start thinking about and preparing fellowship applications as part of your professional practice.


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.


Registration Information

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 3-5 business days at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at


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.