21/11/2016

UBC University Doctoral Fellowship

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    The University of British Columbia
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Canada
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    TBD
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

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

Doctoral programs

Duration

5 years

Eligibility

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.