Award Opportunities

Award Namesort ascending Deadline Summary
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards Likely in February 2025 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.
Indigenous Graduate Fellowships (IGF) Research & Engagement Award February 16, 2024, at 4:00pm PT Funding in support of research and travel expenses is awarded to current holders of the Indigenous Graduate Fellowship award in full-time Master's or Doctoral Programs in any discipline, whose work will contribute directly or indirectly to community engagement and relationship building with Indigenous communities.
Indigenous Graduate Fellowships (IGF) 5th Year Award February 16, 2024, at 4:00pm PT An $18,200 per annum stipend plus tuition is awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to full-time Indigenous Doctoral students from all disciplines to fund their 5th year of study.
Indigenous Graduate Fellowships February 16, 2024, at 4:00pm PT Multi-year fellowships are offered to Indigenous graduate students.
IDRC Doctoral Research Awards Likely in June 2024 The IDRC Doctoral Research Award supports field research aligned with IDRC’s mandate. Proposed research must fit within the priorities of the Agriculture and Environment, Inclusive Economies, or Technology and Innovation program areas. The award supports field research conducted in one or more countries in the Global South
IBM PhD Fellowship Award Likely in November 2024 Since 1951, the IBM PhD Fellowship Program has collaborated with faculty, students and universities by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students that address focused areas of interest in technology.
Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship Likely in February 2024 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.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Likely in December 2024 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.
Heart & Stroke Foundation Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars Likely in September 2024 Indigenous, Heart & Stroke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars, Heart health, brain health, CIHR, Brain Canada, First Nations, Inuit, Métis
Health System Impact Fellowship Likely in February 2024 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.
Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities Likely in April 2024 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.
Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Likely in December 2024 The Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) is a program for funding graduate students through entrance scholarships, multi-year funding packages, tuition awards and scholarship top-ups.
Graduate Student Travel and Research Dissemination Fund Likely in December 2024 The Travel and Research Dissemination Fund provides funding support to a combined maximum of $500 per graduate student.
Graduate Research Stipend Ongoing To support the research undertaken by students who have been unable to travel to Canada due to COVID-19 restrictions, a Graduate Research Stipend (GRS) distribution process is being made available to allow supervisors to provide funding to these graduate students.
Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Likely in March 2024 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.
Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship No longer accepting applications Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
Graduate Covid Program Delay Tuition Award Likely in May 2024 Graduate Covid Program Delay Tuition Awards are provided to support graduate students whose academic and/or research progress was delayed by disruptions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Governor General's Gold Medal Friday, March 15 2024 at 4:00pm PT 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.
Google PhD Fellowship Likely in August 2024 Google PhD Fellowships support PhD students pursuing research in computer science and related fields.
Google Lime Scholarship Likely in December 2024 The Google Lime Scholarship provides funding and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
Globalink Graduate Fellowship Likely in January 2025 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.
Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Likely in April 2024 The programme provides accommodation support to UBC PhD students to undertake short-term research visits at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Future Forests Fellowship Likely in November 2024 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.
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health March 13, 2024 at 4:00PM PT 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.
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) Likely in December 2024 The Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) program provides funding for UBC's best PhD, DMA, and MDPhD students of up to $18,200 per year plus tuition.