Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary
International Tuition Award International students are automatically considered for this award. No application is required. The International Tuition Award assists international graduate students with their tuition fees if they are registered full-time in research-oriented master’s and doctoral programs.
Graduate Student Travel and Research Dissemination Fund Ongoing, applications are accepted year-round The Travel and Research Dissemination Fund provides funding support to a combined maximum of $500 per graduate student.
Killam Fellowship Travel and Research Allowance Ongoing, applications accepted throughout the year. The UBC Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies provides current Killam Doctoral Scholars and Postdoctoral Research Fellows with an allowance to promote travel for research and to attend and/or present at academic meetings.
Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Ongoing, check with graduate program 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.
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) Ongoing, check with graduate program 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.
Department Awards Ongoing, check with graduate program Various awards are offered to students on the recommendation of a graduate program, Department, or Faculty.
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.
Doctoral Recruitment Fellowship Discontinued
British Columbia Graduate Scholarship Ongoing The province of British Columbia has funded graduate scholarships to emphasize research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, and support for Indigenous students.
International Doctoral Fellowship Discontinued Provides five years of funding for top incoming international doctoral students.