Monthly Archives: August 2016

Graduate Pathways to Success

Thursday, Sept 8th, 2016 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

This presentation provides a detailed overview of upcoming scholarships, awards and fellowships competitions for graduate students, and provides advice on writing a successful application. Eligibility criteria for major funding agencies will be reviewed, as well as application procedures and tips for putting together a strong application. A faculty member will provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

See this document for more details: 2016-09-08-graduate_pathways_success_scholarships%2cawards

Awards, Scholarships, and Opportunities

Registration is now open for:
Scholarship and Award Opportunities for Graduate Students
Thursday, Sept 8th, 2016 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Welcome all new graduate students!  Follow orientation events at #UBCGO16.  Orientation schedules, including newly added late arrival sessions for International Students are available at:
Visit for information on other events and opportunities at UBC including:
NSERC Scholarships and Fellowships Information session, Sept 1, 2016, 2 – 12 at Triumf
Volunteer opportunity: Become a mentor to UBC undergraduate students in the Research Experience program
Apply to join the Liu Scholars program for UBC PhD students (deadline is Sept 25th
See for the Sept workshop schedule including Formatting your Thesis, Orientation to the Library, Literature Reviews and more.

DAAD Funding

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Study Scholarships and Research Grants are available for highly qualified graduate students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines to study and carry out research at universities or research institutes in Germany. These scholarship provide funds for a period of study and/or research in Germany.
Complete applications are to be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies by 4:00pm on Friday, 23 September 2016. The contact at the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for this competition is Angela Rizzo (
Further information (including additional funding programs) is available online at: