Simons Award in Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security


Likely in October 2024

Annual Value

$1,000 to $1,500


Permanent Resident

Degree Level


The Liu Institute for Global Issues in the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs offers this annual award to UBC students intending to undertake research on topics related to nuclear disarmament and global security.  The award is funded by an endowment provided by The Simons Foundation Canada to advance the understanding of disarmament and arms control issues among UBC students.

Students selected will produce a research paper. They will also be expected to attend any seminars, workshops and other activities related to nuclear disarmament and global security organized by the Liu Institute for Global Issues or the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. Upon satisfactory production of the paper, undergraduate and graduate students will receive awards of $1,000 and $1,500 respectively.


Further Information

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