If you are in your 4th year, serious about pursuing a Master’s degree, have a clear research project in mind, and are in excellent academic standing, you may be eligible for scholarship funding.
Details and links below. First application deadline is Dec 1st.
1. Tri-Council Scholarships
The national “tri-council” research agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) provide financial support to outstanding students pursuing master’s or doctoral studies in a range of disciplines including natural sciences, engineering, health sciences and humanities.
This year, the tri-council agencies have moved to a harmonized application process.
For information including eligibility, evaluation criteria and procedures:
CIHR – https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/cihr-graduate-scholarships
NSERC – https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/nserc-postgraduate-scholarships
SSRC – https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/sshrc-graduate-scholarships
Please note: application deadline is December 1, 2013
2. UBC Affiliated Fellowships
“The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers approximately 50 Affiliated Fellowships each year to meritorious students for full-time study and/or research leading to a graduate degree. Awards are made on the basis of academic excellence, with applications open to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status. Fellowship values range from $175 to $30,000, but most are in the range of $16,000.”
Applicants who plan to be registered full-time graduate students at UBC’s Vancouver campus as of September 2014 are eligible to apply.
Deadline for submitting complete applications to the graduate programs is Monday, December 2nd, 2013. Late applications or incomplete applications received after this date will not be considered.
Eligible? Questions? Contact Lia Maria Dragan in the LFS Graduate Advising Office.