Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health Likely in March 2025 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.
EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships Likely in March 2025 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.
Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship Likely in March 2025 The fellowship will provide a one-time annual stipend of $20,000 plus a research-related allowance of $1,500. Relevant topics for this fellowship include but are not limited to: bioethics, business ethics, environmental ethics, public health ethics, and health inequities.
Dan David Prize Scholarship Likely in March 2025 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.
Governor General's Gold Medal Likely in March 2025 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.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea Likely in March 2025 The Government of Korea through the National Institute for International Education Development offers scholarships to Canadians for study/research at the graduate level.
Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Likely in March 2025 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.
Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship Likely in March 2025 The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships support Canadian citizens engaged in doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
China Scholarship Council Doctoral Scholarships Likely in March 2025 The China Scholarship Council (CSC) provides scholarships to Chinese students for doctoral and postdoctoral studies abroad, across a wide range of disciplines.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship for Canadian Women Likely in March 2025 The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada offers a graduate scholarship to female Canadian citizens pursuing PhD studies.
rare Scholarship in Graduate Research Likely in April 2025 The rare Charitable Research Reserve has partnered with the Ages Foundation Fund to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education. The Ages Foundation Research Fellowship & Bursaries program will allow students to study in a relatively undisturbed, yet highly accessible site in Waterloo Region.
MCC Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship Likely in April 2025 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.
Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Likely in April 2025 The programme provides accommodation support to UBC PhD students to undertake short-term research visits at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities Likely in April 2025 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.
Pursuit Award Likely in April 2025 The Pursuit Awards recognize PhD students from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research. The focus of the student/graduate's research must be in the area of pediatric disability.
Arthritis Society Graduate PhD Salary Award Likely in April 2025 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.
Schmidt Science Fellowships Likely in April 2025 The Schmidt Science Fellows program aims to provide the next generation of scientific leaders and innovators with an exceptional opportunity. Fellows receive a stipend of $100,000 per year and are supported to pursue a one to two year postdoctoral placement at a world-leading laboratory anywhere in the world in a disciplinary pivot from their PhD.
Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies Likely in April 2025 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship provides financial support to students entering second or subsequent year of graduate studies in soil science (agriculture, agro-ecology, resource management, environment, geology or other related disciplines). Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate program for at least one semester beyond the application deadline.
BC Indigenous Student Award Likely in April 2025 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.
Wall Awards Likely in April 2025 Graduate awards have been made available through the Peter Wall Legacy Fund, an endowment established by Peter Wall, for for 2nd and 3rd year Master's students and 5th and 6th year PhD candidates studying sustainable development and environmental protection of British Columbia.
Queen Elizabeth Scholars Likely in May 2025
DEGIRS Bursary Likely in May 2025 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.
Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health Likely in May 2025 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.
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

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