INTERNAL Deadline: Friday, March 24, 2023
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 in broadening their horizons. Fellows receive a stipend of $100,000 USD per year and are supported to pursue a one to two year postdoctoral placement at a world-leading laboratory anywhere in the world in a disciplinary pivot from their PhD. Fellows also benefit from a Global Meeting Series and personalized mentoring program.
UBC is one of select group of the world’s leading science and engineering institutions that are invited to nominate students to the international competition. In 2022, 29 Schmidt Science Fellows were selected to be recipients globally.
As part of the eligibility requirements, applicants must have completed, or expect to complete, all the requirements for the conferral of their UBC PhD, including a successful defense, between 1 June 2023 and 30 July 2024.
Each UBC graduate program is invited to submit one nomination to the university-wide competition.
Given the highly competitive nature of this opportunity, graduate programs should nominate only an exceptional individual who will stand out amongst top applicants from around the world.
- Value: $100,000 USD per year, for up to two years
- Application deadline: March 24, 2023. Applicants must submit their application to their UBC graduate program by their graduate program’s internal deadline.
- Graduate program nomination deadline: April 6, 2023 at 4:00 pm PT
For further information about the opportunity, including detailed eligibility requirements, evaluation criteria and application procedures, please visit our webpage: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/schmidt-science-fellowships
The contact for this funding opportunity is Bree Wilson (email@example.com).