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Call for Applications: International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020 – Deadline: April 17, 2020

International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020 NOTE: Master’s students, Doctoral students, and post-doctoral fellows are eligible to apply. The objective of the International Policy Ideas Challenge program is to draw on the network of talented Canadian graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career civil society researchers to identify concrete, innovative solutions to emerging international policy challenges faced […]

Call for Applications: Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship – Deadline: 8 April, 2020

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, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science at UBC. The award is valued at $8,000 for one year, but may be extended for a second year. Application deadline: 4:00 pm […]

Call for Nominations: 2019-20 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Award – Deadline: March 6, 2020

2019-20 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Awards In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our undergraduate programs, the university annually awards sixteen Killam Graduate Teaching Awards to UBC Teaching Assistants. The Killam GTA Award includes a certificate and $1,000.00. The sixteen awards, given annually, reinforce the important message to students (both […]

Call for Applications: Engineers & Geoscientists in the Resource Sector Bursary – Deadline: May 8, 2020

The Engineers and Geoscientists in the Resource Sector (EGIRS) Division of Engineers and Geoscientists BC is pleased to offer TWO $2,000 bursaries in 2020. These bursaries are intended to provide financial assistance to students in an accredited BC post-secondary or post-graduate program related to engineering or geoscience in the resource sector with the goal of […]

Change to Tri-Agency paid parental leave policy

The Tri-Agencies (CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC) have announced a change to the paid parental leave policy. The change applies to holders of a graduate scholarship (such as CGS-M, CGS-D or other Tri-Agency Doctoral award, or a Vanier) or postdoctoral fellowship from the granting agencies, as well as to students and fellows who are paid from a supervisor’s Tri-Agency […]

Call for Nominations: EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships – Deadline: February 10, 2020

EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships The Study in Canada Scholarships program aims to increase opportunities for post-secondary institutions across Canada to welcome international students from around the world. The program is open to international students* (see below for eligible counties) from all academic disciplines, for programs of up to two years in duration at the […]

Call for Nominations: Governor General’s Gold Medal – Deadline: February 10, 2020, 8 AM

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 10, 2020, 8 AM

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. There are two awards: one for engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences; and one for fine arts, humanities and social sciences. Awards are offered through this […]

Call for Applications: CIHR CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: January 24, 2020

CIHR CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – 3rd intake for 2019-2020 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 […]

Call for Nominations: John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation – Deadline: Jan 15

John Tiedje Fellowships in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Two graduate fellowships of $20,000 each have been made available through an endowment established by Dorothy Tiedje in memory of John Tiedje (BASc 1944, MASc 1945). The fellowships are awarded to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in a MASc or PhD Program […]