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Scholarships for 2015


Doris Metcalf

on 28 October 2015

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Transcript of Scholarships for 2015

Major Scholarship Funding
Money to support your education
2015 Competition

Affiliated Fellowships (AF)

Affiliated Fellowship - MSc


BIOC deadline: December 1
When do I apply?
Competition dates are announced in August. You can begin with ordering transcripts and contacting potential referees.
Can I apply to all of them?
NSERC and CIHR - must be Canadian or Permanent Resident to apply; then only one competition

NSERC and MSFHR - Yes, Canadians or Permanent Resident can apply to both

Affiliated Fellowships - No citizenship restrictions, open to international and domestic grads at UBC
Can I apply?

To be competitive you should have First-class standing in each of the last two completed years of study, (min 80% at UBC)
Review links, always use new forms, follow instructions, and try to work ahead. In the past, ResearchNet can become unstable and cannot handle last minute volume.
NSERC - MSc Award

CGSM: $17,500/year

- up to 12 months funding
- must be registered full-time in the first or second year of MSc to take up funds

NSERC - PhD Level

PGSD: $21,000/year for up to 3 years
CGSD: $35,000/year for up to 3 years

Must have completed as of December 31st of the year of application, between 0 and 24 months of studies in a doctoral program

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

How to apply for MSc level funding


Deadline December 1, 2015
How to apply for PhD level funding


BIOC deadline September 24
Vanier, NSERC & CIHR are Federal money part of the Tri-Agencies Award
External to UBC
Affiliate Fellowships (AF) are UBC awards. An umbrella term for a collection of awards supported by government and UBC funds. Competition open to UBC grads only
MSFHR is provincial money for health sciences
CIHR - PhD level

-apply through ResearchNet

no university review
Deadline: October 1

Vanier - Awards for PhD's

-application on-line through ResearchNet

$50,000/year for 3 years
Deadline August 31, 2015

Separate deadlines for
MSc and PhD applications
Affiliated Fellowship - PhD


BIOC deadline: September 25
CIHR doctoral level applications require a
signature coversheet from Faculty of Medicine and Office of Research Services: http://www.ors.ubc.ca/contents/cihr-esubmission-procedures-institutional-e-approval
Allow at least 1 to 2 days turn around for each signature
Canadian Common CV: http://www.cihr.ca/e/45641.html

CIHR - MSc Level

Award value is $17,500/year
follow these links:



Deadline December 1, 2015

If you have questions contact:
Doris Metcalf at metcal6@mail.ubc.ca or 604 822-5925

Transcripts, applications, references and can be mailed to:
Doris Metcalf
Graduate Program Coordinator
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UBC
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

For the MSc-level NSERC & CIHR documents are uploaded by the applicant and referees.



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