Award Opportunities for Prospective Students

Award Name Deadline Summary
Globalink Graduate Fellowship

First-come, first-served

The Globalink Graduate Fellowship provides financial support to former Globalink Research Interns to return to Canada for graduate studies at select Mitacs university partners.
William Rea Fellowship in Television

Friday, July 5, 2013

One or more fellowships have been endowed by William Rea, Jr., founder of CKNW, in honour of his father, a pioneer Edmonton educator. The minimum value of each award is $500, to a maximum of $2,100.
Vanier Scholarship

11:59pm (Vancouver time) on Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Vanier Scholarships Program offers funding of $50,000 per annum for up to 36 months to Canadian or international doctoral students.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships

Applicants for Doctoral Awards: check with graduate program (mid- to late September 2013); Applicants for Master's funding: December 1, 2013

NSERC provides financial support to outstanding eligible students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in a Canadian university in natural sciences or engineering.
Affiliated Fellowships

Applicants for Doctoral funding: check with graduate program (mid- to late September 2013); Applicants for Master's-level funding: December 2, 2013

The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers Affiliated Fellowships each year to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status.
Killam Doctoral Scholarships

Check with graduate program (mid- to late September 2013)

The Killam Doctoral Scholarships support outstanding doctoral students at UBC.
CIHR Graduate Scholarships

Applicants for Doctoral Reseach Award: October 1, 2013; Applicants for Fellowship: November 15, 2013; Applicants for Master's funding: December 1, 2013

CIHR provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in health sciences.
Canada-US Fulbright Program

Friday, November 15, 2013

The Canada-US Fulbright Program is a bi-national program of educational exchange, with a mandate to enhance mutual understanding between the people of Canada and the people of the United States of America. Available to graduate students, faculty, professionals and independent researchers, successful applicants conduct research, lecture, or enroll in formal academic programs in the United States. Fulbright Canada offers various scholarship awards within this program, with further information on the various award opportunities made available through the Canada-US Fulbright Program website.
Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship

Early to mid-February; check with graduate program.

Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
NPRB Graduate Student Research Awards

Likely in February 2014

North Pacific Research Board will award up to six Graduate Student Research Awards (GSRAs) of $25,000 each to three qualified masters students and three doctoral students for the opportunity to address scientific, technological, and socio-economic issues relating to the research themes identified in the 2005 NPRB Science Plan.

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