WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards


Likely in February 2025

Annual Value

$20,000 stipend and a $2,500 research and travel allowance


Permanent Resident

Degree Level


Research Training Awards are available to highly-qualified graduate students at the master’s and doctoral level. To qualify, applicants need to be engaged in a full-time graduate studies program with a B.C. university. International students are welcome to apply. These awards enable students to undertake research training with a focus on workplace health and safety.

Awards include a $20,000 stipend and a $2,500 research and travel allowance. Master's students receive one year of funding and doctoral students receive two years of funding. Recipients can apply to renew their grant for an additional year.


Further Information

Students apply to WorkSafeBC directly. Forms and application materials are available for download from the WorkSafeBC website.  Students with questions about this award should contact Worksafe directly (

Please visit the Office of Research Services (ORS) website for details about UBC signature policies (ORS signs the application form as the "University Research Administration"). The ORS signature deadline will likely be several days before the agency deadline.


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