Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
The International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme Likely in March 2023 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.
Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Likely in March 2023 The Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarships are awarded to agricultural post-graduates majoring in agricultural business, economics, finance or trade. Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate program until at least one semester beyond the application deadline.
Governor General's Gold Medal Friday, March 10, 2023 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.
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health 10 March 2023 at 4:00 pm 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.
Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship Likely in March 2023 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 2023 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.
EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships Likely in March 2023 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.
Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award Likely in March 2023 As of 2023, the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) has been absorbed into the International Congress on Academic Medicine (ICAM).  The Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award is no longer offered.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea Likely in March 2023 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 2023 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.
China Scholarship Council Doctoral Scholarships Likely in March 2023 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 March 31, 2023 The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada offers a graduate scholarship to female Canadian citizens pursuing PhD studies.
Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities Likely in April 2023 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.
Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Likely in April 2023 The Bullitt Environmental Fellowship is a program to identify and support environmentally focused leaders in the Pacific Northwest.  Applicants must be studying and demonstrate a commitment to subjects that are closely aligned with the Bullitt Foundation’s mission to safeguard the natural environment by promoting responsible human activities and sustainable communities in the Emerald Corridor
rare Scholarship in Graduate Research Likely in April 2023 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.
Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Likely in April 2023 The programme provides accommodation support to UBC PhD students to undertake short-term research visits at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship Likely in April 2023 The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships support Canadian citizens engaged in doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
MCC Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship Likely in April 2023 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.
Schmidt Science Fellowships Likely in April 2023 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.
Pursuit Award Likely in April 2023 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 2023 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.
Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies Likely in April 2023 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 2023 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.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Likely in May 2023 The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health Likely May 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.

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