Award Opportunities

Award Namesort ascending Deadline Summary
Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship in Veteran Health Research Likely June 2021, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Royal Canadian Legion offers an annual entrance scholarship of $30,000 ($15,000/year for 2 years) to a Master’s level student specializing in research related to Veterans and their families.
Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards Likely May 2022 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.
Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship Program Applicants: Check with graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: 16 June 2021 at 4:00 pm PST Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 research scholarship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto's activities.
Rick Hansen Man In Motion Fellowship Part of Spring Graduate Awards Competition - for deadline, check with graduate program for Spring Graduate Awards deadline The Rick Hansen Fellowships are awarded to UBC students with a physical disability.
Rhodes Scholarships (China Constituency) Likely October 2021, consult funding agency website for details The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest (first awarded in 1902) and perhaps most prestigious international scholarship programme, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.
rare Scholarship in Graduate Research Likely April 2022 The rare Charitable Research Reserve has partnered with the Ages Foundation Fund to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education. The Ages Foundation Research Fellowship & Bursaries program will allow students to study in a relatively undisturbed, yet highly accessible site in Waterloo Region.
Queen Elizabeth Scholars Likely October 2021
Pursuit Award Likely April 2022 The Pursuit Awards recognize PhD students from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research. The focus of the student/graduate's research must be in the area of pediatric disability.
President's Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Award Ongoing All eligible PhD students will automatically see this award applied against their student account.
PEO Scholar Award Likely November 2021 The P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA) program was established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.
PEO International Peace Scholarship Likely December 2021 The International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Parliamentary Internship Programme Likely January 2022 The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.
Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships Programs Likely May 2022 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.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships 14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT The NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral (PGS D) program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in an eligible doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering.
NSERC Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan Not accepting applications at this time Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan provide graduate students in the natural sciences and engineering with first-hand research experience in an international setting. Award supports travel to Taiwan for eight weeks this summer and work with researchers on projects related to their research studies in Canada while receiving Mandarin training at National Tsing Hua University.
NSERC CREATE Varies, program specific A number of active NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience Programs are available at UBC. Funding is available to support the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad.
NPRB Graduate Student Research Awards Likely February 2022 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 2018 NPRB Science Plan.
Neporany Doctoral Fellowship Likely March 2022 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).
Musqueam First Nation Scholarship Likely September 2021 Recipients will have demonstrated academic and leadership achievements including, but not limited to, engagement in the arts, athletics, school, and/or their community. The award is valued up to $5,500 annually and renewable for up to 4 years.
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Not accepting applications at this time The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports research collaborations between Canada and select partner countries. The award is open to undergraduate and graduate students in all discipines. Funding varies by destination.
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Nomination deadline for departments (direct to Microsoft): Likely late June 2021. Applicant Deadline: Likely early August 2021. Check funding agency webpage for exact date Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships support students pursuing research aligned to the research topics carried out by Microsoft Research.
MCC Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship Likely April 2022 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.
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Likely November 2021 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a global initiative to educate and develop next-generation leaders from Africa who will contribute to social and economic progress. Over a ten-year period the initiative will fund 35 master's students in selected graduate degree programs.
Mary B. Jordan YVR Scholarship for Women in Business Likely May 2022 Each year, YVR will award $20,000 to a female or female-identified student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, and a passion for diversity, inclusion and community participation.
Margaret Meagher Fellowship 25 June 2021 The purpose of the Margaret Meagher Fellowship is to deepen the Government of Canada understanding of China, and to foster the development of a next generation of Canadian policy makers and specialists who will be at the forefront in government, business, education and civil society. This PhD or postdoctoral fellowship ($40,060 for 9 months) is ideally suited to an early-career post-doctoral fellow who wishes to pursue a career path bridging academia and policy making.

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