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.
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.
BPOC Graduate Excellence Award Ongoing, check with graduate program Awards, valued at no less than $1,500 each, available for outstanding graduate students who identify as Black or as a Person of Colour, with preference for domestic students and for incoming research Master’s students.
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.
BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding 1 February 2023 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.
WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards 10 February 2023 WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards are intended to enable highly qualified Masters and PhD students to undertake full-time research training with a focus on preventing and/or reducing occupational illness, injury, and disability in British Columbia.
Maple Leaf Scholarship in Food Insecurity February 10th, 2023 Four scholarships are distributed each year beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year, to support Master or PhD students who propose to advance a better understanding of food insecurity in Canada.
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.
Indigenous Graduate Fellowships Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2023); Graduate program nomination deadline: 4:00 pm February 17, 2023 Multi-year fellowships are offered to Indigenous graduate students.
CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards February 24, 2023 The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
SSHRC Talent Award 24 February 2023 at 4:00 pm PT The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship holder. The Talent Award is given to an individual who maintains academic excellence, has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization and has demonstrated clear potential to be a future leader within and/or outside the academic sector. One Talent Award will be awarded by SSHRC from the nominations submitted by Canadian universities.
Health System Impact Fellowship Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Neporany Doctoral Fellowship Likely in March 2023 The Neporany Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the Canadian Foundation for Ukranian Studies, will be awarded to one or more doctoral students specializing on Ukraine in political science, economics, and related fields (social sciences and political, economic, and social history).
Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship Likely in March 2023 The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice provides funds for a $7500 Research Fellowship in order to support research related to the Institute's annual conference theme. The completed research is expected to be presented at the Institute’s annual conference and published with its proceedings. Open to faculty and graduate students at Canadian universities.
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.
The ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program Likely in March 2023 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.
Canadian Liver Foundation Graduate Studentships Likely in March 2023 The objective of the Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) is to provide support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the liver. Graduate Studentships and Summer Studentships are intended for scientists-in-training who are working towards obtaining their Masters or Ph.D. and whose research projects are related to liver diseases.

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