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Call for Applications: Spring Graduate Awards Competition – Deadline: May 9, 2019

A number of criteria-based awards for the 2019/20 academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students. Applicants will apply via their graduate programs with a single application that may be considered for as many of the awards as they are eligible for, taking note of the following important considerations: Eligibility: To be eligible to receive funding, […]

Call for Applications: Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: April 30, 2019

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 study are as follows: Aluminum Metallurgy, Electrolysis, Hydrometallurgy, Environment, Analytical Technologies, Modeling and Control Systems, and Data […]

Call for Applications: CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: May 24, 2019

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 training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions. […]

Call for Applications: WorksafeBC Research Training Awards – Deadline: March 22, 2019

WorksafeBC Research Training Awards WorksafeBC Research Training Awards are designed to foster the development of occupational health and safety research among graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels. These awards enable students to undertake full-time research training in B.C. — focusing on occupational illness, injury, and disability.  Research projects must address WorkSafeBC’s current research priorities to be […]

Call for Applications: Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship – Deadline: February 28, 2019

The Department of Mechanical Engineering wishes to promote undergraduate teaching excellence by annually awarding the Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship to senior PhD students who have demonstrated dedication to, and talent for, teaching. The Fellowship will provide a stipend of $10,000 and mentorship support to teach an undergraduate course within the department the following academic year. […]

Call for Applications: Graduate Student Career Activation Project

Graduate Student Career Activation Project https://students.ubc.ca/career/career-resources/career-resources-graduate#graduate-student-career-activation-project The CSIC wants to know how graduate students can activate their careers, and we have funds available to help you try stuff out. Dream big, or dive deep: whether it’s the cost of printing business cards to support your networking, enhancing your French language skills to prepare for a […]

Call for Applications: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship – Deadline: March 1, 2019

Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships are available to Canadian citizens engaged in or about to start doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at UBC. Approximately 25 fellowships, valued at $8,000 each, will be awarded each year among the participating universities. Deadline for […]

Call for Nominations: Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 5, 2019

Governor General’s Gold Medal One gold medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record as a Master’s student completing a thesis.  Students must have submitted the final copy […]

Call for Nominations: CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: February 11, 2019

CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize exceptional doctoral dissertations that make significant, original contributions to both the academic community and to Canadian society. Awards are offered through this spring’s competition for dissertations completed and accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies between 1 January 2018 and 31 December […]

Call for Applications: Health System Impact Fellowship – Deadline: April 2, 2019

Health System Impact Fellowship The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship (for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows) provides highly-qualified doctoral trainees (students) and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research (HSPR), or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their research and analytic talents to critical challenges in health care that are being addressed by […]