This award is part of the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) which intends to build connections, community, and capacity for doctoral students who are interested in explicitly linking their doctoral work to an arena of public benefit and integrating broader and more career-relevant forms of scholarship into their doctoral education process.

UBC Public Scholars Award in Canada:

Host Country:

  • Canada

Host University:

  • University of British Columbia

Eligible Regions:

  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident
  • International

Degree Level:

  • Doctoral

Benefits of the UBC Public Scholars Award in Canada:

  • The recipients of the awards will receive $10,000 twice for each annual educational year.
  • The grant can be utilized as a travel allowance for professional development or research-related scholarly work.
  • If the student’s current funding source is not able enough to bear the expense, the grant can be utilized as a stipend.

Eligibility of the UBC Public Scholars Award in Canada:

  • The candidate must be a student of the UBC Doctoral program, it can be PhD, EdD, and DMA.
  • UBC Okanagan Campus students can also apply.
  • The candidate must not have completed more than 48 months of doctoral studies on campus.
  • The candidates must have been registered with the university,.
  • Applicants in their 6th year (48 to 60 months of doctoral study) will be accepted only in the most exceptional circumstances.

UBC Scholarship Application Deadline:

  • The application window opens from March 11 to May 12, 2024. 

Apply: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/ubc-public-scholars-award

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