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 […]

Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships – Deadline: March 30, 2018

The Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships enable promising leaders from developing countries to pursue doctoral studies at UBC. The fellowships are to support international students showing outstanding leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country. Two fellowships will be offered; each fellowship provides an $18,200 stipend plus tuition each year for four years. Applicants […]

2018 Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) – Deadline: March 2, 2018

2018 Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Entering its 31st year, the 2018 Canadian Student Health Research Forum will take place on June 11 to 15 in Winnipeg. The aim of the CSHRF is to provide a venue for the networking, research exposure and recognition of Canada’s most promising research trainees in the health sciences. […]

SERB-UBC PhD Scholarship – Deadline: March 9, 2018

The SERB-UBC PhD Scholarship is open to students from India applying to UBC-V or UBC-O to study in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), visit for details. Each academic year, up to five new PhD students per year will receive four years of stipend funding ($24,000 USD per year) from SERB. […]

Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship – Deadline: February 23, 2018

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 […]

Mechanical Engineering Teaching Fellowship Award – Deadline: February 28, 2018

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. […]