Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Globalink Graduate Fellowship Apply after applying to an UBC graduate program The Globalink Graduate Fellowship provides financial support to former Globalink Research Interns to return to Canada for graduate studies at select Mitacs university partners.
Vanier Scholarship Applicant deadline: 11:59pm on 31 August 2015; Graduate Program deadline: 18 September 2015 The Vanier Scholarships Program offers funding of $50,000 per annum for 36 months to Canadian or international doctoral students.
SSHRC Graduate Scholarships Applicants for Doctoral Awards: check with graduate program (most likely mid- to late September); Applicants for Master's funding: December 1 SSHRC provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in social sciences or humanities.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships Applicants for Doctoral Awards: check with graduate program (most likely mid- to late September); Applicants for Master's funding: December 1 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: 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.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Friday, 11 September 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.
Killam Doctoral Scholarships Part of Affiliated Competition - for deadline, check with graduate program (likely in mid- to late September) The Killam Doctoral Scholarships support outstanding doctoral students at UBC.
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 Late September to 1 December, depending on funding opportunity CIHR provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in health sciences.
The ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program Letter of Intent: 17 September - 5 November, 2015; grant submission: 16 December 2015 - 1 February 2016
Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring Likely in September 2015 The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years.
DAAD ( Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants Likely in September 2015 Scholarships and grants are available for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines for study and research at institutions in Germany.
POGO Research Fellowship Program Likely in October 2015 Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario offers doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for applicants with a background in any of the disciplines including medicine and nursing relevant to pediatric oncology.
IODE War Memorial Scholarship Usually October 1st for letter of intent, and November 1st for complete application The National Chapter of Canada IODE initiated War Memorial Doctoral Scholarships in 1918 to commemorate Canadians who sacrificed their lives for peace and freedom. Initially, bursaries were granted to children of men and women who lost their lives or who were permanently disabled while fighting for Canada. Today, applicants are judged on academic excellence and potential. Candidates must be Canadian citizens and in at least their second year of doctoral program at a Canadian or Commonwealth university.
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Likely in October 2015 Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships support students in the third and fourth years of their PhD studies in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering.
Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship Likely in October 2015 The Microsoft Graduate Women's Scholarship supports women graduate students in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics.
Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Likely in October 2015 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support highly gifted and actively engaged doctoral students pursuing research in one or more of the four themes: human rights and social justice, responsible citizenship, Canada and the world, and humans and their natural environment.
Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Likely in October 2015 Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation are offered by The Simons Foundation and The International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD). The primary objective of the Graduate Research Awards is to enhance Canadian graduate level scholarship on disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation issues.
Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) Likely in October 2015 Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) is a one-year national interdisciplinary training program funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) with representation from the disciplines of Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Education. This training program is aimed at students and their supervisors from Canadian universities who are interested in interdisciplinary primary health care research. Trainees will have a primary Mentor who will offer leadership and guidance to participants until they are established primary health care researchers.
Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship Likely in October 2015 This scholarship is open to agricultural science students from the province of Alberta. Students may be enrolled in any post-secondary institution within or outside the province of Alberta. Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate program for at least one semester beyond the application deadline.
Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Likely in November 2015 Zonta International’s Amelia Earhart Fellowships memorialize famed air pioneer and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. By remembering Amelia Earhart through this fellowship, Zonta International encourages and supports women to expand their horizons by pursuing degrees and careers in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering.
Canada-US Fulbright Program Most likely November 15, 2015 The Canada-US Fulbright Program is a bi-national program of educational exchange, with a mandate to enhance mutual understanding between the people of Canada and the people of the United States of America. Available to graduate students, faculty, professionals and independent researchers, successful applicants conduct research, lecture, or enroll in formal academic programs in the United States. Fulbright Canada offers various scholarship awards within this program, with further information on the various award opportunities made available through the Canada-US Fulbright Program website.
Northern Scientific Training Program Likely in November 2015 The Northern Scientific Training Program supports student research in the North by supplying supplementary funds to offset the additional costs of Northern research.
BC Food Protection Association Scholarship Award Likely in November 2015 British Columbia Food Protection Association (BCFPA) offers two scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Likely in December 2015 The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.

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