Upcoming Awards

Four Year Fellowship

This year the department has been assigned one (1) Four Year Fellowship for PALM PhD students. The fellowship is $18,200/year for 4 years of the students’ PhD program. The deadline to apply for this award is June 18/18.  Applications and Reference Letters must be sent directly to the Graduate Program Coordinator by 4pm on June 18/18.


PALM Trainee Travel/Conference Attendance Awards

Application Form: REVISED PALM Travel_Conference Attendance Awards 2018 -2019

Cycle 1 (July – December) applications for the PALM Trainee Travel/Conference Attendance Awards are due by e-mail to Heather Cheadle (heather.cheadle@pathology.ubc.ca) by Monday, October 1st, 2018 at 4:00PM.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Eligibility (New*):

The competition is open to Pathology graduate students irrespective of citizenship or residency status in Canada who are registered in the PhD Program, and are entering the 3rd*,  4th, 5th, or 6th year of their program.

The conference must be identified as an international conference, but it may take place in Canada.

If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact Heather Cheadle for clarification.

How to apply:

As outlined in the document above, a complete application includes:

  • Completed PALM Trainee Travel/Conference Awards Application.
  • Submitted Conference Abstract.
  • Latest Annual Report.
  • Evidence of Abstract acceptance at Conference for Poster/Podium Presentation.

Please pay careful attention the UBC travel reimbursement guidelines attached to the application.  Finance may not be able to reimburse some expenses if these guidelines are not followed.

Applications will be adjudicated by a Departmental Awards Committee, and the results of this competition will be announced in late January 2019.