Award Opportunities

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.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships Check with graduate program (mid-December 2014 to January 2015) Multi-year fellowships are offered to Aboriginal graduate students.
SSHRC Talent Award February 2015 (check with graduate program); Friday, 27 February, 2015 The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship award holder. The Talent Award is given to an individual who maintains academic excellence, has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization and has demonstrated clear potential to be a future leader within and/or outside the academic sector. One Talent Award will be awarded by SSHRC from the nominations submitted by Canadian universities.
Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships Monday, 02 February 2015 Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.
Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship Likely in March 2015 Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship Friday, February 13, 2015 The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships support Canadian citizens engaged in doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science).
Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction Friday, 13 February 2015 One Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to a faculty member in recognition of excellent graduate-level teaching. This is intended primarily for teaching excellence in graduate course work, although excellence in other areas of graduate education such as program development or mentoring will be given some weight. Candidates may be nominated by colleagues, current graduate students, or alumni.
NPRB Graduate Student Research Awards Friday, February 13, 2015 North Pacific Research Board will award up to six Graduate Student Research Awards (GSRAs) of $25,000 each for the opportunity to address scientific, technological, and socio-economic issues relating to the research themes identified in the 2005 NPRB Science Plan.
Governor General's Gold Medal Early to mid-February; check with graduate program. Gold medals are awarded to the graduating students with the most outstanding academic records in a doctoral degree and in a Master's degree with thesis.
Dobbin Scholarships Friday, February 20, 2015 The Ireland Canada University Foundation offers an annual programme of scholarly exchange awards between the universities of Canada and Ireland.These scholarships are open to scholars of all academic disciplines, and are tenable for travel from Canadian to Irish universities, in order to support the scholar’s research on a topic relating to both countries.The scholarships fund short periods of exchange.
Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Likely in February 2015 The Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship is in recognition of the significant contribution Douglas McRorie, PAg, FAIC, made to agricultural finance throughout his career with the Royal Bank of Canada and his professional involvement with the Agricultural Institute of Canada and AIC Foundation. The awards will provide financial support to Masters or PhD students specializing in agricultural business, economics, finance or trade.
CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards Friday, February 20, 2015 The CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
CSCE Hydrotechnical Engineering Student Award Friday, 27 February 2015 The CSCE Hydrotechnical Division administers this award for the best master's thesis report related to water engineering and water management. This award is intended to recognize an outstanding masters' thesis that demonstrates high quality research technique, high quality presentation of the work, and relevance to water engineering and water management in Canada.
France Canada Research Fund Best Cotutelle Prize Likely in March 2015 The FCRF Award for the international joint PhD (cotutelle) is awarded for the best thesis completed by a PhD student participating in the France-Canada joint PhD (cotutelle) program after a successful defence.
France Canada Research Fund (FCRF) Scholarship for Thesis Cotutelles Likely in March 2015 In order to facilitate the mobility of doctoral students between France and Canada, the France Canada Research Fund (FCRF) is launching FCRF Scholarship for thesis cotutelles. It will be awarded for the best running thesis of PhD student participating in the France-Canada joint PhD (cotutelle) program.The FCRF Scholarship for thesis cotutelles finances academic study visits in France (one round-trip airfare and monthly allowance) for a Canadian doctoral student enrolled in a thesis cotutelle program between a French institution and UBC.
Bullitt Environmental Fellowship April 1, 2015 at the latest Bullitt Environmental Fellowship is awarded each year to an outstanding graduate student at a university in the Pacific Northwest who has overcome a disadvantaged background, compiled a sterling academic record, been endorsed by key professors, and demonstrated promise of emerging as an environmental leader. The Fellowship was established in honor of Priscilla Bullitt Collins, the late chair of the Bullitt Foundation and carries an award of $100,000, distributed over two years.
Rick Hansen Man In Motion Fellowship 2015 deadline to be announced The Rick Hansen Fellowships are awarded to UBC students with a physical disability.
Stasiuk Master's Research Fellowship Sunday, March 1, 2015 Stasiuk Master's Research Fellowship is awarded annually to a student writing a thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in the area of education, history, law, humanities, arts, social sciences, women’s studies, or library sciences. Because funding is for thesis work only, all other degree requirements must be completed by the time the award is taken up.
Neporany Doctoral Fellowship Sunday, March 1, 2015 The Neporany Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the Canadian Foundation for Ukranian Studies, will be awarded to one or more doctoral students specializing on Ukraine in political science, economics, and related fields (social sciences and political, economic, and social history).
Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships Programs Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Academic scholarships are awarded to undertake graduate studies that lead to a degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) and/or graduate research at a university or higher learning institution in an OAS Member State. The competition is open to students in all disciplines (natural sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences and arts). Scholarships are not offered for studies in the medical sciences and the learning of new languages.
Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award Graduate program nominations to G+PS: March 6, 2015 CIHR offers limited travel award funding to PhD students in health sciences for the 2015 Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF).
The Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize Likely in March 2015 The Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize was developed by the British Politics Group (BPG) to encourage the study of British politics by graduate students and to reward exceptional work in that area of study. The principle criterion for awarding the Prize is the dissertation's contribution to the understanding of British politics, regardless of whether the study is exclusively British or comparative research. $300 will be awarded for the best doctoral dissertation on British politics completed during the calendar years 2008, 2009, or 2010. All nominees must have received their PhD from a department in the U.S. or Canada. Either a supervising professor or a department's director of graduate studies may nominate a dissertation.
Anne Vallee Ecological Fund Thursday, March 20, 2015 The Anne Vallée Ecological Fund (AVEF) offers two $1,500 scholarship to support students registered in animal research at the master or doctoral level in a Québec or British Columbia University. The AVEF is focussed on supporting field research in animal ecology, in relation with the impact of human activities such as forestry, industry, agriculture, and fishing.
Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities Likely in March 2015 Named in honor of the first president of the Council of Graduate Schools and first presented in 1972, this award is made annually to a scholar-teacher in the humanities. The recipient must be teaching in a North American university, have earned a doctorate within 7 years of the award date, and have written a book of scholarly importance. Subjects fields are selected annually. Awards have been made in literature, history, linguisitics, foreign languages, philosophy, archaeology and musicology.
UNESCO-L'Oréal For Women In Science International Fellowships Likely in March 2015 The UNESCO-L’Oréal for Women in Science International Fellowships are granted annually to promising young women scientists at the doctorate or post-doctorate level in the Life Sciences (including biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, agriculture, medicine, pharmacy, and physiology), to encourage international scientific cooperation and the developing of cross-cultural networks. Projects involving animal models are rejected and preference is given to non-cosmetic research.