ORGANISATION NAMEThe University of British Columbia
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGEFirst Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
The University Doctoral Fellowship (UDF) program supports top international students who are starting a doctoral program at the University of British Columbia - Vancouver campus. The fellowship provides funding for a total of five years: a $30,000 stipend plus tuition for four years and a minimum $18,000 funding package (from the recipient's supervisor/department/Faculty, comprising awards, teaching assistantships and/or research assistantships) for the fifth year. Approximately 35 new fellowships will be awarded each year.
What is funded
To be eligible, nominees must:
- hold a valid student visa when they begin their UBC doctoral program
- be starting a UBC-V doctoral program in January, May or September 2017. For fast-track students (who advance / transfer from a Master's to a doctoral program without completing their Master's degree), the effective date of transfer to the doctoral program must be January, May or September 2017.