British Columbia Graduate Scholarship


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Annual Value



Permanent Resident

Degree Level


The province of British Columbia has funded graduate scholarships in any field of study, with emphasis on research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, and support for Indigenous students. The scholarships of $15,000 will be awarded by graduate programs and disciplinary Faculties.



These awards are only available to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents.

Application Procedures

Application procedures are set by graduate programs.

Nomination Procedures

Programs with BCGS allocation should use the awards recommendation form to recommend students for BCGS. The award number is 6768. Scholarships can only be assigned at $15,000 per student. These awards must be spent by the end of 2020/2021.

Profiles of Award Holders

Yanjie Dong

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD)
When Machine Learning Meets Communications: A Top-Down Research

Sally Innis

Master of Applied Science in Mining Engineering (MASc)
Designing a risk profile of Canadian tailings storage facilities

Lazar Atanackovic

Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MASc)
Machine Learning Based Shipping Noise Suppression in Underwater Acoustic Communications

Francisco Javier Gómez López

Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies (PhD)
Territorial Affirmation: Land Autonomy, Sustainable production and conservation practices in Colombian páramo highland communities

Hannah Green

Master of Arts in Linguistics (MA)
Information Structure of Word Order in Secwepemctsín (Shuswap)

Abdullah Al-Digs

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD)
Real-time Tools for Power System Optimization, Operation, and Control

Hassan Halawa

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD)
Artemis: Defending Against Automated Large-Scale Cyber Intrusions by Focusing on the Vulnerable Population

Erin Ryan

Master of Science in Applied Animal Biology (MSc)
Humane evaluation of a captive bolt trap and validation of remote monitoring systems for commensal rodents

Further Information

News release - Province to support UBC’s graduate students with new scholarships

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