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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. […]

Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 1, 2018

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 […]

CAGS / ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: February 12, 2018

CAGS / ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards The CAGS / ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field. Awards are offered through this spring’s competition for dissertations completed and accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies between 1 January 2017 and 31 December […]

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 3rd Intake – Deadline: January 26, 2018

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 3rd Intake The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre 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 contribute […]

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarship – Deadline: February 1, 2018

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded each year. The value has recently been approximately $8,500 but is subject to change. The Traveling Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who […]

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships – Deadline: February 1, 2018

Please see the below call for nominations: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships The University of British Columbia offers multi-year fellowships to Master’s and doctoral Aboriginal students. Award winners are selected on the basis of academic merit through an annual competition, administered by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in consultation with the First Nations House of […]

Friedman Award for Scholars in Health – Deadline: February 23, 2018

Friedman Award for Scholars in Health + Information Session Announcement The Friedman Award for Scholars in Health is open to any UBC graduate student or medical resident studying in the area of health. ‘Health’ is interpreted very broadly, and includes health promotion and disease prevention, mental health research, laboratory sciences related to medicine or health, […]

SSHRC Talent Award – Deadline: February 16, 2018

SSHRC Talent Award – 2018 Competition The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual who, on 6 March 2018, holds a SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship. 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 […]