Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Future Forests Fellowship Friday, 24 November 2017 An annual $70,000 fellowship has been established by the Moss Rock Park Foundation. This prestigious fellowship will be awarded to an incoming PhD student in the Faculty of Forestry whose intended studies fit within one of the following areas of excellence within the Faculty: Forest Products Biotechnology; Bioenergy; Forest Genomics; Climate Change; Urban Forestry; Forest Management; Conservation; Forested Landscapes; Salmon Ecology; Forest Health; Forests and Indigenous Peoples; Forests and Human Health. The fellowship holder will receive this funding for up to four years and only one student may be in receipt of the fellowship at a time. The fellowship will be awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Forestry in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships at Harvard University Friday, 24 November 2017 Up to three (3) Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Canada for graduate study at Harvard University in the academic year 2018-2019.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Likely November 2017 The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.
Affiliated Fellowships Master's Program Applicant deadline: Friday, 01 December 2017; Graduate program nomination deadline: Friday, 2 February 2018 The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers Affiliated Fellowships each year to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status.
John Peters Humphrey Fellowship Friday, 01 December 2017 Provided by the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL), the John Peters Humphrey Fellowship in International Human Rights or International Organization is awarded to outstanding students to support them in the pursuit of full-time graduate studies in the fields of international human rights or international organization. This fellowship is made in honour of John Peters Humphrey, a renowned Canadian international lawyer.
Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) Friday, 01 December 2017 Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) is a one-year national interdisciplinary training program funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) with representation from the disciplines of Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Education. This training program is aimed at students and their supervisors from Canadian universities who are interested in interdisciplinary primary health care research. Trainees will have a primary Mentor who will offer leadership and guidance to participants until they are established primary health care researchers.
Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program Applicant deadline: Friday, 01 December 2017; Graduate program nomination deadline: Friday, 2 February 2018 The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of high-calibre scholars who are engaged in eligible master’s or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada.
Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) Graduate Student Award of Merit Usually December Awards of $3,000 each will be awarded women graduate students who have demonstrated leadership while maintaining exemplary academic records. UBC may nominate one student to the Western Provinces competition every four years. The next competition will be in 2021.
Doctoral Recruitment Fellowship Nominations accepted from graduate programs throughout the year
3M National Student Fellowship Monday, 8 January 2018 The 3M National Student Fellowship honours up to ten full-time university students at Canadian institutions who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their college or university. These students embrace a vision of quality education that enhances their academic experience and beyond. Each winner will receive an award of $5,000 to be spent at the winner’s discretion and will also participate in a 3M National Student Fellowship Program retreat. 
Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Monday, 8 January 2018 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 Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD). Four awards of $5,000 are available to Canadian Masters and/or Doctoral students to support the research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic.
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2018); Agency deadline: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) annually offers five scholarships to graduate students whose programs of study focus on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources.
David Suzuki Fellowship Monday, 15 January 2018
London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship Friday, 26 January 2018 Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.
Parliamentary Internship Programme Wednesday, 31 January 2018 The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.
Caribou Research and Management Award Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Caribou Research and Management Award is offered to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of barren-ground caribou and their habitat, or that would have application to caribou conservation and management.
J.A. Campbell Research Award Likely January 2018 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.
Linda Michaluk Scholarship Wednesday, 31 January 2018 The Linda Michaluk Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded annually by the College of Applied Biology to full-time students enrolled in a Canadian post-graduate program of study that is relevant to the advancement of science-informed decision making, or to the development of laws and regulations that affect the practice of natural resource management.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award Likely January 2018 The 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.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards Wednesday, 31 January 2018 The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research Wednesday, 31 January 2018 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.
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students Wednesday, 31 January 2018 The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $7,500 grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university studies which will qualify them for careers which will improve the quality of women's lives.
NSERC Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan First come, first served, by Thursday, 1 February 2018 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.
Kawasaki Disease Canada Student Research Award Likely February 2018 The Kawasaki Disease Canada Student Research Award recognizes excellence in student research related to any aspect of Kawasaki disease. Research may be bio-medical, clinical, educational, epidemiological or psycho-social in nature. The research may form part of a larger research project/program, but there must be a portion clearly attributable to the applicant.
Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships Thursday, 1 February 2018 Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.

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