Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Mary B. Jordan YVR Scholarship for Women in Business Likely in May 2024 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.
SRK Graduate Scholarship Likely in May 2024 SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc. offers a graduate scholarship with the intent to assist students undertaking graduate studies in mining industry related areas.
Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Likely in May 2024 The Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation (VKCSF) is a charitable organization dedicated to providing scholarships to qualified students with Korean heritage or to those pursuing academic studies related to Korea. VKCSF encourages students to contribute to the well-being and prosperity of the Korean-Canadian community and the wider Canadian society.
Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship in Veteran Health Research Likely in June 2024 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 June 1, 2024 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.
Canadian Dam Association Scholarships Likely in June 2024 The Canadian Dam Association offers annually two scholarships to full-time postgraduate students attending a Canadian university or college whose program of study focuses on dam safety and/or the management of dams.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award Likely in June 2024 These awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.
Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship Program Likely in June 2024 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.
Queen Elizabeth Scholars Likely in June 2024
IDRC Doctoral Research Awards Likely in June 2024 The IDRC Doctoral Research Award supports field research aligned with IDRC’s mandate. Proposed research must fit within the priorities of the Agriculture and Environment, Inclusive Economies, or Technology and Innovation program areas. The award supports field research conducted in one or more countries in the Global South
Margaret Meagher Fellowship Likely in June 2024 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.
The Pat Clifford Award for Early Career Research in Education Likely in June 2024 The Pat Clifford Award is administered by the Canadian Education Association (CEA) and intends to recognize the work of emerging researchers in education policy, practice, or theory in Canada.This award is dedicated to the memory of Pat Clifford, who was active in research and teaching practice in Canada.
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Likely in June 2024 Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships support students pursuing research aligned to the research topics carried out by Microsoft Research.
John W. Davies Memorial Award Likely in June 2024 One award of $3,000 is offered by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section in memory of John W. Davies, a former Chairman of the Arctic Section. The competition is open to any full time graduate student whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Arctic or in cold ocean environments.
Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship Likely in June 2024 The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship encourages and supports theoretical and practical research and studies at the doctoral level in the field of vision loss in Canada.
The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award June 30, 2024 The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award is available for students studying at the Master’s or PhD level, preferably in the areas of organizational behaviour, business administration, business and commerce, sociology, or psychology. Awarded to any individual, with preference given to female students currently in leadership roles, whose focus is to improve the business workplace for women.
Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Likely in July 2024 The prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories: Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Ecology and Environment, Translational Medicine.
John G. Bene Fellowship Likely in July 2024 Trees and People: Resilience in a changing climate – John G. Bene Fellowship is offered annually to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing master’s or doctoral studies at a Canadian university. Candidates should have an academic background that combines an interest in forests with social sciences (e.g., forestry/agroforestry/natural resources management/environmental sciences).
Black Business and Professional Association National Scholarship Likely in July 2024 The BBPA National Scholarship Program (NSP) is dedicated to supporting and promoting the achievement of academic excellence by Black Canadian youth through an annual scholarship program.
Google PhD Fellowship Likely in August 2024 Google PhD Fellowships support PhD students pursuing research in computer science and related fields.
Vanier Scholarship Likely in August 2024 The Vanier CGS Program offers funding of $50,000 per year for up to three years to Canadian or international doctoral students.
Heart & Stroke Foundation Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars Likely in September 2024 Indigenous, Heart & Stroke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars, Heart health, brain health, CIHR, Brain Canada, First Nations, Inuit, Métis
Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship in Military and Veteran Health Research Likely in September 2024 The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) and Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) offer a two-year scholarship annually to a PhD student who demonstrates excellence in research issues relevant to military members, Veterans and families while also exhibiting significant potential for a high impact research career.
Killam Connection Likely in September 2024 The Killam Connection program provides up to $25,000 to enable UBC faculty to host an interdisciplinary research forum and graduate course.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Likely in May 2024 The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.

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