Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards Likely in May 2025 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.
Spring Graduate Awards Competition Likely in May 2025 A number of university awards for the upcoming academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students.
Rick Hansen Man In Motion Fellowship Likely in May 2025 The Rick Hansen Fellowships are awarded to UBC students with a physical disability.
Clifford Alexander Robson and Else Loella Robson Memorial Scholarship Likely in May 2025 Scholarships are available for outstanding graduate students with disabilities entering the fifth or sixth year of a PhD program.
Andrew Nord Fellowships in Rheumatology Likely in May 2025 Fellowships are available for doctoral students engaged in rheumatology research in any faculty at UBC.
SRK Graduate Scholarship Likely in May 2025 SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc. offers a graduate scholarship with the intent to assist students undertaking graduate studies in mining industry related areas.
Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship in Veteran Health Research Likely in June 2025 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.
Bullitt Prize Likely in June 2025 The Bullitt Prize is a program to identify and support environmentally focused leaders in the Pacific Northwest.  Applicants must be studying and demonstrate a commitment to subjects that are closely aligned with the Prize’s mission to safeguard the natural environment by promoting responsible human activities and sustainable communities in the Pacific Northwest.
President's Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Award Ongoing All eligible PhD students will automatically see this award applied against their student account.
Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship No longer accepting applications Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC PhD Scholarship Likely in October 2024 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.
Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC Postdoctoral Fellowship Likely in October 2024 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.
Department Awards Likely in December 2024 Various awards are offered to students on the recommendation of a graduate program, Department, or Faculty.
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) Likely in December 2024 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.
Killam Fellowship Travel and Research Allowance Likely in December 2024 The UBC Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies provides current Killam Doctoral Scholars and Postdoctoral Research Fellows with an allowance to promote travel for research and to attend and/or present at academic meetings.
International Tuition Award Likely in December 2024 The International Tuition Award assists international graduate students with their tuition fees if they are registered full-time in research-oriented master’s and doctoral programs.
Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Likely in December 2024 The Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) is a program for funding graduate students through entrance scholarships, multi-year funding packages, tuition awards and scholarship top-ups.
Graduate Student Travel and Research Dissemination Fund No deadline; applications accepted throughout the year The Travel and Research Dissemination Fund provides funding support to a combined maximum of $500 per graduate student.
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Likely in January 2025 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.
Globalink Graduate Fellowship Likely in January 2025 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.
NSERC Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan Likely in February 2025 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.
Scholarships for Exchange Students Likely in March 2025 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.
Graduate Covid Program Delay Tuition Award Ongoing Graduate Covid Program Delay Tuition Awards are provided to support graduate students whose academic and/or research progress was delayed by disruptions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Graduate Research Stipend Submissions accepted throughout the year To support the research undertaken by students who have been unable to travel to Canada due to COVID-19 restrictions, a Graduate Research Stipend (GRS) distribution process is being made available to allow supervisors to provide funding to these graduate students.
Doctoral Recruitment Fellowship Discontinued

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