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Banting Post Doctoral Fellowships Program

As the most prestigious postdoctoral award in Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides the opportunity to bring top talent to join the research community at UBC. Fellowships are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada's economic, social and research-based growth.

For more information see https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/banting-postdoctoral-fellowships-program.

Killam Post Doctoral Fellowships

The Liu Institute invites individuals who have recently received a Ph.D. to consider application to the UBCís Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program. Funding support is available for up to two years.  This international competition is open to all fields of research.

For information see http://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/killam-postdoctoral-research-fellowship.

Note:  Individuals holding UBC PhDs are not eligible for these awards.

Olav Slaymaker Fellowship in Environment

This fellowship is endowed by the Simons Foundation and UBC in recognition of Dr. Slaymakerís contributions to research on environmental issues. The $12,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduate student pursuing environmental studies who is affiliated with the Liu Institute for Global Issues. The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The 2011 winners of the Olay Slaymaker Fellowship in Environment are:  

The 2013 winners of the Olay Slaymaker Fellowship in Enviornment are:

Thurlow Fellowship

The James and Setsuko Thurlow Scholarship in Peace and Disarmament Studies Ė offers scholarships totaling $5,000 for gradate students pursuing studies in peace and disarmament or weapons of mass destruction. The James and Setsuko Thurlow Scholarship in Peace and Disarmament Studies is awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The 2011 winners of the Thurlow Fellowship is:

Tri-Council Awards:

Graduate students with a first-class average (minimum of 80%) are required to apply for funding to the relevant granting council. These awards are very competitive. If obtained, they provide substantial support for full-time students, they are as follows:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Fellowships

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) provides financial support to outstanding eligible students pursuing masterís or doctoral studies in a Canadian university in social sciences or humanities.

For more information and eligibility see https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/sshrc-graduate-scholarships.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Fellowships

NSERCís role is to make investments in people, discovery and innovation to increase Canadaís scientific and technological capabilities for the benefit of all Canadians. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies. They promote discovery by funding research conducted by postsecondary professors and foster innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research and training.

For more information and eligibility see https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/nserc-postgraduate-scholarships.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Scholarships

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) providesfinancial support to outstanding students pursuing masterísor doctoral studies in health sciences. CIHR provides funding opportunities for four themes of health research: biomedical, clinical, health systems services, social, cultural, environmental and population health.

For more information and eligibility see https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/cihr-graduate-scholarships.

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