Award Opportunities

Award Namesort ascending Deadline Summary
Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Likely March 2022 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 Global Affairs Canada (GAC) with a primary objective to enhance Canadian graduate level scholarship on disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation issues.
Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship No longer accepting applications Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
Governor General's Gold Medal Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2022); Graduate programs: check with the Dean's office of your disciplinary Faculty; G+PS Deadline: Likely March 2022 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.
Google PhD Fellowship Likely September 2021 Google PhD Fellowships support PhD students pursuing research in computer science and related disciplines.
Google Lime Scholarship Likely December 2021 The Google Lime Scholarship provides funding and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
Globalink Graduate Fellowship Varies, 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, including UBC.
Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Likely April 2022 The programme provides accommodation support to UBC PhD students to undertake short-term research visits at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health Likely March 2022 The Friedman Award for Scholars in Health supports learning and research opportunities for graduate students or medical residents working in the broad area of health, to bring new perspectives to their education and further their career.
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) No application deadline The Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) program provides funding for UBC's best PhD, DMA, and MDPhD students of up to $18,200 per year plus tuition.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico Likely September 2021 The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at the Undergraduate, Master's, Doctoral or Postdoctoral level in Mexico.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea Likely March 2022 The Government of Korea through the National Institute for International Education Development offers scholarships to Canadians for study/research at the graduate level.
Flaherty Research Scholarship Likely May 2022 The Flaherty Research Scholarship supports emerging research scholars, whose work has the potential to link Canada and Ireland.
Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health Likely May 2022 The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with BC communities that are addressing environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives.
Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC Postdoctoral Fellowship Likely July 2021 Renewable postdoctoral fellowships of $50,000 per year for up to three years are offered annually by the Tai Hung Fai Charitable Foundation, in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC). To be considered, candidates must be citizens of the mainland of the People's Republic of China who demonstrate academic excellence and who are undertaking postdoctoral research at the UBC Vancouver campus in one of the following areas: health, natural sciences, natural resources, economics or business.
Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC PhD Scholarship Likely August 2021 Renewable doctoral scholarships of $35,000 per year for up to four years are offered annually by the Tai Hung Fai Charitable Foundation, in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC). To be considered, candidates must be citizens of the mainland of the People's Republic of China who demonstrate academic excellence and who are undertaking PhD research at the UBC Vancouver campus, in one of the following areas: health, natural sciences, natural resources, economics or business.
EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships Likely March 2022 Study in Canada Scholarships provide students from post-secondary institutions located in the new eligible countries/territories with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research 31 January each year The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Research (ACUNS), with the support of the family of the late Dr. Jim McDonald, is sponsoring one scholarship valued at $5,000 for Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada currently enrolled in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities as these pertain to Canada’s north and its inhabitants. Community-based-research, interdisciplinary research and local Aboriginal collaboration will be given special consideration, as will those that can demonstrate a specific focus to their project.
Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Likely March 2022 The Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarships are awarded to agricultural post-graduates majoring in agricultural business, economics, finance or trade. Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate program until at least one semester beyond the application deadline.
Doctoral Recruitment Fellowship Nominations accepted from graduate programs or disciplinary Faculties
Department Awards Check with graduate program Various awards are offered to students on the recommendation of a graduate program, Department, or Faculty.
DEGIRS Bursary Likely May 2022 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 professional geoscience in the resource sector.
David Suzuki Fellowship Likely February 2022 The David Suzuki Fellowship program empowers emerging scholars to tackle complex environmental problems. It reduces financial barriers, provides mentorship and fosters leadership and creativity so fellows can conduct research and engage and inform the public and policy-makers.
Dan David Prize Scholarship Likely March 2022 The Dan David Prize awards scholarships to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, carrying out research in one of the selected fields for the current year.
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants Likely October 2021 Scholarships and grants are available for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines for study and research at institutions in Germany.
CIHR Doctoral Research Awards Likely September 2021 The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field.

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