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Call for Applications: Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship – Deadline: June 7, 2021

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship 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 in mining. Eligible research areas are: aluminum metallurgy, electrolysis of molten salts, hydrometallurgy, science of the […]

Call for Applications: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding – Deadline: June 14, 2021

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will match funds provided by graduate programs (to a maximum of $8,000 per student and to a maximum of $50,000 for the program in total) to support Master’s Indigenous students registered at the UBC-Vancouver campus for the 2021/22 academic year (i.e., from 1 […]

Call for Applications: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program – Deadline: July 11, 2021

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program As the most prestigious postdoctoral award in Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides the opportunity to bring top talent to join the research community at UBC. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth. […]

Call for Nominations: Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability – Deadline: April 30, 2021

Sumaila-Volvo Graduate Prize In Environmental Sustainability A $3,850 prize has been made available through an endowment established by UBC faculty member Dr. Rashid Sumaila upon being named the 2017 Volvo Environment Prize laureate for a Master’s or Ph.D. student whose peer-reviewed publications to date are expected to have the most significant impact on the field […]

Call for Applications: CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Deadline: May 21, 2021

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2021 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 Applications: Spring Graduate Awards Competition – Deadline: May 3, 2021

Spring Graduate Awards Competition A number of criteria-based awards for the 2021/22 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: […]

Call for Applications: Schmidt Science Fellowships – Deadline: Apr 21, 2021

Schmidt Science Fellowships The Schmidt Science Fellows program provides the world’s best emerging scientists with new skills and perspectives to develop novel solutions to society’s challenges, become scientific and societal thought leaders, and accelerate ground-breaking discoveries. The program is looking for the brightest minds in the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computing who are interested […]

Call for Applications: CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards – Deadline: March 23, 2021

CAGS / ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards The CAGS-ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field. They were established in 1994 and are presented annually by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), with sponsorship support provided by ProQuest. There are two awards: one for […]

Public Scholarship Initiative Information Session – April 9, 2021

Public Scholarship Initiative Information Session UBC’s Public Scholars Initiative will start accepting applications for its seventh year on April 5th! A groundbreaking, award-winning scholarship program, PSI currently has 223 scholars from almost all faculties across UBC. Public Scholars enjoy (1) continuous academic support; (2) up to $20,000 financial support over two years and; (3) numerous […]

Call for Applications Rare + Ages Foundation Fellowship and Bursaries – Deadline: April 1

Rare Charitable Reserve and Ages Foundation Fellowship and Bursaries The rare Charitable Research Reserve is an urban land trust and environmental institute in Waterloo Region/Wellington, with its first four locations protecting almost 1,000 acres of highly sensitive lands. Since inception, rare has taken care of the land on behalf of the community through the use of Western tools in conservation, […]