The University of British Columbia calls for applications for doctoral scholarship for international applicants. The UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies. Their primary purpose is to support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.
The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada.
To be eligible to apply for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding, applicants must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of the start date of the scholarship.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for the doctoral degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Worth of Award
Approximately 15-20 awards are made each year to the top doctoral candidates in the Affiliated Fellowships competition. The stipend for the 2016-2017 awards is $30,000 per annum for two years and a $2,000 allowance for research-related travel during the 24 months of the scholarship.
To be eligible to apply for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding, applicants must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of the start date of the scholarship. Therefore, applicants to the fall 2016 competition must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of September 1, 2017.
How to Apply
- Applicants submit their application materials to the College of Graduate Studies. Please note that students who submit a NSERC doctoral or a SSHRC doctoral award application to the College of Graduate Studies and are successfully forwarded to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS), are automatically considered for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding.
- These students do not need to submit a separate Affiliated Fellowship application. Applicants may submit complete application forms directly to graduateawards.ok-at-ubc.ca or submit a hard (paper) copy to the College of Graduate Studies.