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.
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.
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.
Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring Friday, 09 October 2015 The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years.
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 Applicant deadline: 11:59pm (Vancouver time) on Monday, November 2, 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.
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.
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.
Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship Wednesday, 25 November 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.
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.
Science Policy Fellowships Likely in December 2015 The Science Policy Fellowships program gives health researchers and trainees the opportunity to gain real world experience in health policy making. Researchers from all areas of health can apply to spend six to twelve months in a policy setting where they will work as part of a policy team.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships Mid- to late January 2016 - applicants are to check with grad program for internal deadline Multi-year fellowships are offered to Aboriginal graduate students.
Caribou Research and Management Award Likely in January 2016 Caribou Research and Management Award is offered to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of barren-ground caribou and their habitat, or that would have application to caribou conservation and management.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call 4 PM on Thursday, January 28, 2016 CIHR and NSERC are holding a third round of competition for the Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies Likely in January 2016 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship provides financial support to students entering second or subsequent year of graduate studies in soil science (in areas of agriculture, environment, geology, agro-ecology or other related disciplines). 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.
SSHRC Talent Award February 26, 2016 The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship 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.
CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards Check with graduate program; G+PS nomination deadline is 19 February 2016 The CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
Governor General's Gold Medal Check with graduate program; G+PS nomination deadline is 4 March 2016 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.
London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship Monday, 25 January 2016 Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research Friday, 29 January 2016
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship Check with graduate program; agency deadline is 30 January 2016 The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) annually offers five scholarships to graduate students whose programs of study focus on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources.

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