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.
Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship Likely in March 2015 (check with graduate program) Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
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 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.
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.
CAPI Advancing a National Dialogue Award Likely in March 2015 The Advancing a National Dialogue Award seeks out fresh ideas from graduate students on what should be the policies or models that will help Canada thrive in the emerging agri-food world, to foster meaningful discussion on mid- to long-term policy issues facing the country's agricultural and agri-food sector, and to develop policy ideas that enhance the profitability and competitiveness of the sector.
The Stokes Dissertation Fellowship Likely in March 2015 The Stokes Dissertation Fellowship is intended to assist a graduate student at a North American university working on a dissertation on British politics (broadly defined to include comparative and historical work, as well as contemporary British politics) to conduct research in the United Kingdom.
Canadian Liver Foundation Graduate Studentships Tuesday, 31 March 2015 The objective of the Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) is to provide support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the liver. Graduate Studentships and Summer Studentships are intended for scientists-in-training who are working towards obtaining their Masters or Ph.D. and whose research projects are related to liver diseases.
BC Aboriginal Student Award Tuesday, 31 March 2015 The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has established an award program for Aboriginal students pursuing studies at the Master’s and Doctoral levels in British Columbia. Renewable awards of $5,000 per year are available. Selection is based on a variety of factors, including financial need, family and community responsibilities, and career and life goals.
MCC Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship Likely in April 2015 The Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship is intended to assist the protection of minority and human rights in Canada, and reduce the potential for abuse of cultural minorities such as that suffered by Japanese Canadians during World War II.
Rio Tinto Alcan Research Fellowships April 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.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea Likely in April 2015 The Government of Korea through the National Institute for International Education Development offers scholarships to Canadians for study/research at the graduate level.
DEGIRS Bursary Likely in April 2015 The Division of Engineers and Geoscientists in the Resource Sector (DEGIRS) offers a $2,000 bursary aimed at advancing engineering and geosciences education and practices in BC. Studies should relate directly to professional engineering and/or geoscience/geotechnique in the resource sector.
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.
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.
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.
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