Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
NSERC CREATE Program specific A number of active NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience Programs are available at UBC. Funding is available to support the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad.
Globalink Graduate Fellowship Apply after applying to an UBC graduate program 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.
Vanier Scholarship Applicant deadline - 11:59pm (PDT - Vancouver time) on Thursday, 7 September 2017; Graduate Program deadline: 4:00pm on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 The Vanier Scholarships Program offers funding of $50,000 per year for up to three years to Canadian or international doctoral students.
CIHR Graduate Scholarships Institutional e-Approval (UBC internal) deadline - 4:30pm (PDT - Vancouver time) on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 CIHR Doctoral Research Award provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing doctoral studies in health sciences.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships Applicants: check with graduate program (most likely mid- to late September); Graduate program nomination deadline: 4:00pm on Friday, 13 October 2017 NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral (CGS D) and Postgraduate Scholarships Doctoral (PGS D) provide financial support to outstanding eligible students pursuing doctoral studies in natural sciences or engineering.
SSHRC Graduate Scholarships Applicants: check with graduate program (most likely mid- to late September); Graduate program nomination deadline: 4:00pm on Friday, 13 October 2017 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships and Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Doctoral Scholarships provide financial support to outstanding students pursuing doctoral studies in social sciences or humanities.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement NSERC and SSHRC: Friday, 15 September 2017; CIHR: first come, first served The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
Killam Doctoral Scholarships Part of Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral Competition - for deadline, check with graduate program (likely in mid- to late September) The Killam Doctoral Scholarships support outstanding doctoral students at UBC.
Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral Program Applicants for Doctoral Awards: check with graduate program (likely in mid- to late September); Graduate program nomination deadline: 4:00pm on Friday, 13 October 2017 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.
The International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme 12:00pm (EDT) on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 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.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards 4:00pm (EDT) on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 The IDRC Research Awards are offered to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research focused on at least one developing country and receive hands-on experience in research management from an international perspective.
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Wednesday, 08 November 2017 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.
Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring 4:00pm on Friday, 22 September 2017 The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years.
ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award Draft nomination statement: Friday, 06 October 2017 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) established the Doctoral Dissertation Award program to recognize and encourage superior research and writing by doctoral candidates in computer science and engineering. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $20,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet. All winning dissertations are published exclusively in print and electronic formats as part of the ACM Books Series, which includes distribution through the ACM Digital Library. Honorable Mention(s) may also be awarded, with a prize of $10,000 shared among recipients. Financial sponsorship of the award is provided by Google.
DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants 4:00pm on Friday, 29 September 2017 Scholarships and grants are available for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines for study and research at institutions in Germany.
IODE War Memorial Scholarship Letter of intent: Sunday, 01 October 2017; Complete application: Wednesday, 01 November 2017 The National Chapter of Canada IODE initiated War Memorial Doctoral Scholarships in 1918 to commemorate Canadians who sacrificed their lives for peace and freedom. Initially, bursaries were granted to children of men and women who lost their lives or who were permanently disabled while fighting for Canada. Today, applicants are judged on academic excellence and potential. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and in at least their second year of doctoral program at a Canadian or Commonwealth university.
Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship Applicant deadline: confirm with academic department; Application submisson period is 2-16 October 2017 Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships support students in the third and fourth years of their PhD studies in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering.
POGO Research Fellowship Program Registration: 2:00pm (Vancouver time) on Friday, 06 October 2017; Full Application: 2:00pm (Vancouver time) on Friday, 17 November 2017 Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario offers doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for applicants with a background in any of the disciplines including medicine and nursing relevant to pediatric oncology.
Queen Elizabeth Scholars Deadline for full application to G+PS: 4:00pm on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES) was created to improve global talent exchange between Canada and other nations. The program aims to develop the next generation of innovative leaders and community builders by providing enriched academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences and by facilitating lasting local and global community engagement.
Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Applicant deadline - 11:59pm (Vancouver time) on Monday, 23 October 2017 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support highly gifted and actively engaged doctoral students pursuing research in one or more of the four themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World and People and their Natural Environment.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico 11:59pm (EDT) on Friday, 27 October 2017 The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at the Undergraduate, Master's, Doctoral or Postdoctoral level in Mexico.
International Doctoral Fellowship Applicant deadline: confirm with graduate program (range from late Nov 2017 to mid-Jan 2018) Provides five years of funding for top incoming international doctoral students.
The ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program Letter of Intent: Thursday, 02 November 2017 The ENTELLIGENCE program provides opportunities for individual young investigators to promote quality medical care and enhance patients' lives by supporting research (basic science, translational and clinical research) in the area of pulmonary hypertension (PH) related to expanding our knowledge of the pathways involved in pulmonary vascular pathobiology and ultimately, to improve treatment for patients with pulmonary hypertension.
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Likely November 2017 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a global initiative to educate and develop next-generation leaders from Africa who will contribute to social and economic progress. Over a ten-year period the initiative will fund 35 master's students in selected graduate degree programs.
Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Wednesday, 15 November 2017 Zonta International’s Amelia Earhart Fellowships memorialize famed air pioneer and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. By remembering Amelia Earhart through this fellowship, Zonta International encourages and supports women to expand their horizons by pursuing degrees and careers in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering.

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