AWARD COMPETITIONS

Graduate students have access to a variety of fellowships and awards from UBC and Tri-Councils (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC). 

Most funding competitions are adjudicated university wide through the Faculty of Graduate & Post-Doctoral Studies (G+PS) and require a departmental nomination from the School of Nursing.

For more details on some of the major awards, please follow the links in the left column.
 

Award/ Fellowship

Who Can Apply?

Application Deadline


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely September 2023


  • Master’s students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely December 2023


  • Master’s & Doctoral students
  • Canadian students who identify as Indigenous, defined as First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit.

Likely April 2023


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian & Permanent Resident students.

Likely September 2023


  • Master’s students
  • Canadian & Permanent Resident students.

Likely December 2023


  • Master’s & Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Ongoing


  • Master’s & Doctoral Indigenous students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Monday, January 30 2023 by 4:30pm


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely September 2023


  • Master’s & Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely May 2023


  • Master’s & Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely May 2023


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian & Permanent Resident students.

Likely September 2023


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely December 2023


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely May 2023


  • Doctoral students
  • Canadian, Permanent Resident & International students.

Likely September 2023


For more information on awards available for graduate students at the School of Nursing, please visit our Awards & Scholarships FAQ for graduate students.

The Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing Master's or Doctoral studies in health sciences. The School of Nursing supports MSN & PhD Students in their CIHR Award Applications through a series of workshops, an internal review process, and individualized application support from the Office of Nursing Research & Teaching Scholarship (ONRTS). For information please contact onrts@nursing.ubc.ca 

For competitions that require the signature of the Director of Research Services, please visit the Office of Research Services (ORS) website for details about UBC signature policies (ORS signs the application form as the "University Research Administration"). The ORS signature deadline will likely be several days before the agency deadline.

If you have questions, please contact School of Nursing awards team at awards@nursing.ubc.ca