PhD Tuition Waiver
(Graduate Support Initiative Program)
Graduate Support Initiative funds are currently used to cover tuition fees for students in their first four years of their PhD program. To be considered, tuition must not be funded from other sources.
Four Year Doctoral Fellowships
A small number of Four Year Doctoral Fellowships are available to outstanding PhD students, with preference given to incoming students. Fellows will receive a minimum stipend of $16,000 per year plus tuition, until the end of their fourth year of PhD studies. All doctoral students accepted into the program will be considered and priority will be given to those that apply by the February 1 deadline - there is no separate application process.
Zoology MSc Partial Tuition Waiver
Currently, all Zoology Master's students will receive a partial tuition waiver of $1,000 per year until the end of their second year of MSc studies. The award will be assigned in January of each year.
Zoology Graduate Fellowships Competition1-year fellowship of up to $16,000
- Deadline for current students: January 13, 2012
- Deadline for incoming students: February 1, 2012
For more information, see Zoology Graduate Fellowships
NSERC/CIHR Master's/Affiliated Fellowships CompetitionNext competition: September 2012
The Faculty of Graduate 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, and are open to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status. Fellowship values range from $300 to $27,500, but most are in the range of $16,000.
Zoology Graduate Student Travel Award12 travel awards of $500 each are given out every year.
Next competition: Spring 2012
Further information and a complete listing of all graduate level awards can be found at:
For Prospective Students: Faculty of Graduate Studies Prospective Students Scholarships-Awards
For Current Students: Faculty of Graduate Studies Current Students Scholarships-Awards
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships
Applications are submitted directly to NSERC. Please visit NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships for program information.
NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research AwardsDeadline: February 24, 2012 (Friday)
Check the UBC Careers Services page for full details
For further information on any of the above contact the Zoology Graduate Program or phone 604 822-5807.