Doctor of Philosophy in Geophysics (PhD)
Understanding deep-sea mining particulate clouds: predicting environmental impacts, informing regulation and monitoring pollutants
President's Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Awards (PAEIPA) totalling approximately $4.3 million per year are provided to recognize the significant contributions of PhD students to the research activities of the university. The awards are available to all new and continuing PhD students, except Joint PhD students who are not being assessed tuition at UBC for the term (see "Eligiblity" for details).
Award values per student will be approximately:
Note: as with most graduate award funding at UBC, students are assigned this funding in three instalments - each instalment is 1/3 of the total annual amount, assigned at the beginning of each term (September, January and May) of the academic year.
The awards are available to all new and continuing PhD students except:
Note: Prior to September 2022, students who had their tuition paid by a sponsor or students who received a UBC staff tuition waiver were not eligible for the PAEIPA. As of September 2022, they are now eligible.
The award will be assigned automatically to eligible students; students do not need to apply.