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Call for Nominations: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: September 6, 2018

Call for Nominations: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian […]

Call for Applications: IDRC Research Awards 2019 – Deadline: September 5, 2018

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2019. This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing 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. […]

Call for Nominations: Schmidt Science Fellowships – Deadline: August 6, 2018

Call for Nominations: Schmidt Science Fellowships The Schmidt Science Fellows program aims to provide the next generation of scientific leaders and innovators with an exceptional opportunity. Fellows will receive a stipend of $100,000 to support their involvement in two core program components: (i) a full-time, 11+ month postdoctoral research study in a field-leading laboratory, focusing […]

Call for Applications: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship – Deadline: August 1st, 2018

With its internationally competitive level of funding and as Canada’s most prestigious trainee competition, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship is one of the most sought-after fellowship opportunities for postdoctoral fellows. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally, to develop their leadership potential, and […]

Call for Applications: Tri-Agency CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: May 11, 2018

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2018 Competition The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and […]

Call for Nominations: CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award – Deadline: May 25, 2018

UBC graduate programs are invited to submit nominations for the CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award in the fields of (i) Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering and (ii) Social Sciences. Please note that this award is very competitive – PhD dissertations from universities across North America are forwarded to this competition. MECH will only forward nominations that […]

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: April 12, 2018

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and research, Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 graduate scholarship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto’s activities. (Preferred areas of activity are as follows: Hydrometallurgy; Environment; Electrolysis; Analytical technologies; Aluminium metallurgy; and Modeling […]

Public Scholarship Initiative Information Session – March 2nd, 2018

UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will soon start accepting applications for its fourth year. A groundbreaking, award-winning scholarship program, PSI currently has 115 scholars from almost all faculties across UBC. Public Scholars enjoy (1) continuous academic support; (2) up to $20,000 financial support over 2 years and; (3) numerous professional development and networking opportunities.  If your work involves innovative forms of scholarship; engaging […]

Killam Graduate TA Award – Deadline: March 9, 2018

In recognition of the valuable role that Teaching Assistants play in our programs, UBC annually honours 16 GTAs with the Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.  Successful candidates will have met criteria that demonstrate a high level of respect for the candidate from undergraduate students and academic or course supervisors. Nominations are being accepted for those TAs that […]

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarship – Deadline: March 23, 2018

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a Chinese government agency that provides scholarships to students applying to UBC-V or UBC-O to pursue graduate and postdoctoral studies. These scholarships support students across a wide range of disciplines. For students seeking a doctoral degree at UBC, the China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarship provides four years of […]