Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD)
Social Perspective taking
A number of University awards for the upcoming academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students.
Students must be registered, full-time graduate students during the period of the award.
Please note that applicants in graduate programs that are not administered by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (such as "professional programs") are not eligible for this award competition.
Additional eligibility criteria differ between awards, and students might be eligible for multiple awards. the list of awards is available in the Application Form - PART 2. In the Application Form - PART 2, students must clearly address their eligibility as specifically to the award description as possible. To be eligible to receive funding, applicants must meet all the criteria for each award they apply for.
In addition to eligibility requirements specified by each available award, the following criteria apply:
Applicants must have completed, as of December 31, 2019 between zero and 12 months of full-time Master’s studies (or full-time equivalent). Successful applicants for Master's-level funding will not receive funding past the end of their 24th month in Master's program.
Applicants for the Rick Hansen "Man in Motion" Fellowship can be in any month of Master's study.
|Doctoral students||Applicants must have completed, as of December 31, 2019:
Applicants for the Rick Hansen "Man in Motion" Fellowship can be in any month of Doctoral study.
Please note that all previous studies at the graduate level, regardless of institution and discipline, will be included in determining eligibility. For example, a previous Master's degree at UBC or another institution would count towards the total Master's months of study.
While award recipients will be selected based on academic merits (as outlined in the below table), priority will be given to eligible candidates who do not already hold significant scholarship funding (e.g., CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC awards, 4YF, Affiliated Fellowship, etc.) for the 2020/21 academic year.
|Criteria||Weighting for applicants for Master’s funding||Weighting for applicants for doctoral funding|
|Research ability or potential
|Communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities
Applicants must check with their graduate program regarding their program’s internal application deadline. Internal application deadlines are normally several weeks before the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies deadline, as graduate programs must review students' applications well in advance of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies deadline.
Applicants must submit the following materials to their graduate program at UBC:
*If official transcripts are not available on eVision: Many universities, including UBC, are not able to provide official paper transcripts at this time. However, the vast majority of institutions will provide their students/graduates with official transcripts via email or secure digital services (eg. Parchment), either of which will meet the requirement for official transcripts.
Graduate Programs should set internal deadlines well in advance of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies deadline.
To nominate students, Graduate Programs are to:
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will convene an adjudication committee comprising faculty members representing various disciplines.