Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
NSERC CREATE Ongoing 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.
Future Forests Fellowship 4:00pm on Friday Nov 25, 2022 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.
Robert Caton and David Bates Scholarships Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date Funding is available through the Robert Caton and David Bates Scholarships to support graduate level students with high ideals, demonstrated interest in studies relating to atmospheric sciences, air quality and health or policy and specific goals leading to future work in that field.
Linda Michaluk Scholarship Likely in November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Google Lime Scholarship Likely December 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Google Lime Scholarship provides funding and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
PEO International Peace Scholarship Likely December 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program 1 December 2022 before 8: 00 pm ET (5:00 pm PT) 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.
Affiliated Fellowships Master's Program 1 December 2022 before 5:00 pm PT The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers Affiliated Fellowships each year to current and prospective full-time UBC-Vancouver graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Likely December 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship 2 December 2022 at 5:00 pm ET 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.
London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call Likely January 2023 MSFSS offers a third intake each January, depending on funding availability. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $8,500 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.
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.
TELUS Graduate Fellowship on Telecommunications Policy Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Fellowship will support graduate students who wish to undertake independent, innovative research on issues related to telecommunications policy.
Parliamentary Internship Programme Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.
BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The BC NEIHR supports Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) graduate students and postdoctoral fellows by annual competitions for Master’s and Doctoral scholarships and biennial (every two years) for Post-Doctoral fellowships.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The IDRC Research Awards are offered to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries enrolled in 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.
Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships 1 February 2023 at 4:00 pm PT Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2023); Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely February 2023 Multi-year fellowships are offered to Indigenous graduate students.
J.A. Campbell Research Award Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered for research projects in Canada of a scientific, applied science, and/or medical nature relevant to celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and/or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or the socio-economic implications of delayed diagnosis and/or living with this conditions. The CCA is open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship Likely February 2023, review funding agency website for exact date The Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship will be awarded to a Masters or Doctoral student who exhibits excellence in research and seeks to further their knowledge through a program of experiential learning.

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