Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Awards:

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Awards Process

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  • PhD Award Amounts: $50,000 /year for up to 3 years
  • Domestic and International Doctoral Students may apply

 Tri-Agency Awards:

Doctoral Tri-Agency (CIHR) Awards Process

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

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  • PhD Award Amounts:$21,000/year (PGS D);$35,000/year (CGSD)
  • Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
  •  $17,500/year (PGSM);  $17,500/year (CGSM);

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Awards

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  • PhD Award Amounts: $21,000 (doctoral)/year; $35,000/year (CGSD)
  • Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters Program

CGS Master’s Awards Process

Canadian Graduate Scholarships

UBC Graduate Awards:

Doctoral Affiliated Awards Process

Master’s Affiliated Fellowship Awards Process

Affiliated Awards (Domestic and International students may apply)

Departmental Awards:

Four Year Fellowship

  • In 2009 the University of British Columbia introduced the Four Year Fellowship for PhD students. Each year the Department is assigned a number of FYF to award to top graduate students. The fellowship is $18,200/year for 4 years of the students’ PhD program. The Graduate Program Coordinator will circulate an email announcing this competition in June of each year. International students are eligible for this award.