Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Globalink Graduate Fellowship Likely in January 2015 The Globalink Graduate Fellowship provides financial support to former Globalink Research Interns to return to Canada for graduate studies at select Mitacs university partners.
Rick Hansen Man In Motion Fellowship March 2015; part of Spring Graduate Awards Competition The Rick Hansen Fellowships are awarded to UBC students with a physical disability.
Spring Graduate Awards Competition Late March 2015; check with graduate program A number of University awards for current and upcoming academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students.
Rio Tinto Alcan Research Fellowships May 2015 - check with graduate program Rio Tinto Alcan offers an $18,000 research fellowship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto Alcan’s activities.
WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards Likely in April 2015 WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards are intended to enable highly qualified Masters and PhD students to undertake full-time research training with a focus on preventing and/or reducing occupational illness, injury, and disability in British Columbia.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Likely in Mid-April 2015 The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award Likely in April 2015 he J. A. Campbell Young Investigator Award of $5,000 for any kind of research into Celiac Disease and / or Gluten Sensitivity is available to students and those who have recently completed degrees.
Scholarships for Exchange Students Likely in April 2015 Exchange scholarships are available to students from Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, Africa, South & Central America, Mexico, Caribbean, and Chile to undertake research or study at UBC for a period of 4 to 6 months.
J.A. Campbell Research Award Likely in April 2015 A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered for research projects in Canada related to Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity. The CCA is open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award May - check with Graduate Program These awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: one in Biological and Life Sciences and one in Humanities and Fine Arts. To be eligible, the nominee must have completed her or his doctoral degree requirements in the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015, inclusive.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding Likely in May 2015 The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies matches funding provided by graduate programs to support Aboriginal graduate students.
The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance Friday, May 1, 2015 The Rabin Scholarship Fund provides doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows focusing on areas relating to the pursuit of peace and peaceful forms of social life the opportunity to spend one academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
UBC Public Scholars Award Friday, 15 May 2015
The Pat Clifford Award for Early Career Research in Education Likely in May 2015 The Pat Clifford Award is administered by the Canadian Education Association (CEA) and intends to recognize the work of emerging researchers in education policy, practice, or theory in Canada.This award is dedicated to the memory of Pat Clifford, who was active in research and teaching practice in Canada.
Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE) Graduate Training Scholarships Likely in May 2015 This Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (CIHR-STIHR) funded graduate training program draws skills from across Canada to respond to changing demographics and technology and to address the health challenges facing persons living in rural Canada as they seek a healthy, safe and sustainable lifestyle.The PHARE program provides scholarship support to graduate students at the Master’s, PhD, and Postdoctoral level. It is a virtual program, accessible through any eligible Canadian University.
Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards Likely in June, 2015 The Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards have been established to promote Canadian-based research on corporate governance and build Canada’s corporate governance research capacity by encouraging the next generation of young scholars.
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Likely in June 2015 The Mitacs Globalink Research Award helps faculty members and students at Canadian universities build an international research network and undertake research abroad. The Research Award offers senior undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to undertake 12- to 24-week research projects supervised by professors at accredited universities in Brazil, mainland China, India, Mexico, Turkey, or Vietnam. The award is open to all disciplines.
John W. Davies Memorial Award Likely in June 2015 An award of $3,000 is offered by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section in memory of John W. Davies, a former Chairman of the Section. The competition is open to any full time graduate student whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Arctic or in cold ocean environments.
William Rea Fellowship in Television Likely in July 2015 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 $2,300.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships Likely mid-September to early October for Doctoral awards (check with graduate program); December 1st for Master's awards 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 Awards: check with graduate program (likely in mid- to late September); Applicants for Master's funding: likely December 1, 2015 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.
SSHRC Graduate Scholarships Applicants for Doctoral Awards: check with graduate program (most likely mid- to late September); Applicants for Master's funding: most likely December 1 SSHRC provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in social sciences or humanities.
Vanier Scholarship Likely in September 2015 The Vanier Scholarships Program offers funding of $50,000 per annum for 36 months to Canadian or international doctoral students.
John Peters Humphrey Fellowship November 15, 2015 Provided by the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL), the John Peters Humphrey Fellowship in International Human Rights or International Organization is awarded to outstanding students to support them in the pursuit of full-time graduate studies in the fields of international human rights or international organization. This fellowship is made in honour of John Peters Humphrey, a renowned Canadian international lawyer.
CIHR Graduate Scholarships Likely in September 2015 CIHR provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in health sciences.