Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship Likely March 2020 The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships support Canadian citizens engaged in doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science).
Neporany Doctoral Fellowship Likely March 2020 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).
Governor General's Gold Medal Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2020); Graduate programs: check with the Dean's office of your disciplinary Faculty; G+PS Deadline: likely March 2020 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.
China Scholarship Council Doctoral Scholarships Applicants: check with CSC (likely March 2020) The China Scholarship Council (CSC) provides scholarships to Chinese students for doctoral and postdoctoral studies abroad, across a wide range of disciplines.
Dan David Prize Scholarship Likely March 2020 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.
The International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme Likely March 2020 This internship programme is offered by United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP) to university graduates from many disciplines including: international affairs (relations), peacekeeping and peace building, political science, economics, history, women’s studies, public policy, geography, environmental studies, anthropology, sociology, law, the sciences, engineering, languages, etc.who demonstrate that they have an active interest in the work of the United Nations and UN-related issues.
Anne Vallee Ecological Fund Likely March 2020 The Anne Vallée Ecological Fund (AVEF) offers two $1,500 scholarship to support students registered in animal research at the master or doctoral level in a Québec or British Columbia University. The AVEF is focussed on supporting field research in animal ecology, in relation with the impact of human activities such as forestry, industry, agriculture, and fishing.
Scholarships for Exchange Students Likely March 2020 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.
Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award Applicants: check with your graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: likely March 2020 CIHR offers limited travel award funding to PhD students in health sciences for the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF).
Killam Connection Likely March 2020 The Killam Connection program provides up to $25,000 to enable UBC faculty to host an interdisciplinary research forum and graduate course.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea Likely March 2020 The Government of Korea through the National Institute for International Education Development offers scholarships to Canadians for study/research at the graduate level.
WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards Likely March 2020 WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards are intended to enable highly qualified Masters and PhD students to undertake full-time research training with a focus on preventing and/or reducing occupational illness, injury, and disability in British Columbia.
SERB-UBC Scholarship Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely March 2020 This award, a collaboration between The Science and Engineering Research Board, India (SERB) and UBC, provides up to 5 scholarships per year to PHD candidates in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It includes a monthly living allowance of $2,000 plus funding by UBC covering the tuition costs.
Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities Check with graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely March 2020 Named in honor of the first president of the Council of Graduate Schools and first presented in 1972, this award is made annually to a scholar-teacher in the humanities. The recipient must be teaching in a North American university, have earned a doctorate within 7 years of the award date, and have written a book of scholarly importance. Subjects fields are selected annually. Awards have been made in literature, history, linguisitics, foreign languages, philosophy, archaeology and musicology.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship for Canadian Women Likely March 2020 The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada offers a graduate scholarship to female Canadian citizens pursuing PhD studies.
BC Indigenous Student Award Likely March 2020 The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has established an award program for Indigenous students pursuing studies at the Master’s and Doctoral levels in British Columbia. Renewable awards of $5,000 per year are available.
Canadian Liver Foundation Graduate Studentships Likely March 2020 The objective of the Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) is to provide support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the liver. Graduate Studentships and Summer Studentships are intended for scientists-in-training who are working towards obtaining their Masters or Ph.D. and whose research projects are related to liver diseases.
Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship Likely March 2020 The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice provides funds for a $7500 Research Fellowship in order to support research related to the Institute's annual conference theme. The completed research is expected to be presented at the Institute’s annual conference and published with its proceedings. Open to faculty and graduate students at Canadian universities.
Toptal Scholarships for Women Likely March 2020 Toptal Scholarships for Women provides a stipend of $10,000 USD and one year of mentorship to five future female leaders who want to change the world.
MCC Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship Likely April 2020 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.
Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Likely April 2020 Bullitt Environmental Fellowship is awarded each year to an outstanding graduate student at a university in the Pacific Northwest who has a strong academic record, a demonstrated capacity for leadership, the promise of emerging as an environmental leader, and a faculty nomination. Students of color, those who come from a disadvantaged background, or who have overcome significant hardship are highly encouraged to apply for this award.
Health System Impact Fellowship Likely April 2020 The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship provides doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research, or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their research and analytic talents to critical challenges in health care.
Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Likely April 2020 The programme provides accommodation support to UBC PhD students to undertake short-term research visits at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Arthritis Society Graduate PhD Salary Award Likely April 2020 Salary awards are offered to graduate students who are undertaking full-time research training in an area of clear relevance to arthritis and The Arthritis Society's 5-year research strategic plan.
Strengthening Mothers through Perinatal Research Award Likely May 2020 A $1,500 award is offered for graduate students pursuing research into woman-centered, holistic and physiologic maternity care

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