University Graduate Fellowship at University of British Columbia, Canada
The University Graduate Fellowship (UGF) is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to graduate students engaged in full-time study or research in a thesis-based program. Incoming students are automatically considered for University Graduate Fellowship funding upon consideration for admission. Current students, enrolled in an Okanagan graduate degree program, must apply annually for University Graduate Fellowship funding.
Annual Value: awarded in units of $3,000 or $6,000; multiple units may be awarded to one student.
Deadline: January 30, 2015 by 4:00pm.
Number of Months of Study:
All applicants are to submit their application materials directly to the College of Graduate Studies.
UGF award funding is allocated to graduate programs annually. Graduate programs will review and evaluate each application. Graduate programs will notify the College of Graduate Studies which students have been nominated to receive a UGF.
Graduate programs may provide nominations to the College of Graduate Studies on an on-going basis as nominations are determined. Graduate programs may allocate the awards over the course of two or more rounds, for example:
A maximum of $15,000 may be awarded to a student that externally funded (i.e. a Tri-Council award holder). There is no maximum for students that do not have external funding.
Conditions Pertaining to Satisfactory Progress:
Conditions Pertaining to Deferrals:
|Winter term one||Winter term two|
|Winter term two||None**|
|Summer term one||Winter term one or two|
**A student may be granted special permission to defer to May if the nominating program permits. In this case, the nominating program must agree to maintain the financial commitment to the student for the following funding year.
Conditions Pertaining to a Leave of Absence:
Conditions Pertaining to Withdrawals:
Conditions Pertaining to Transferring to Another Area of Study:
Conditions Pertaining to Program Completion:
International Undergraduate Summer Scholarship at Universities of Canada, Canada
The ISM offers financial assistance to students who wish to attend scientific conferences. Departments can recommend four students per year for contributions of up to $500 each for approval by the ISM director.
Nominations should include a brief CV, a description of the conference and a letter of recommendation from the student’s supervisor explaining the benefits of the proposed trip for the student.
The application must also be approved by the Departmental Chair or Graduate Programme Director.
It is expected that students and supervisors make every reasonable effort to obtain funding from other sources; they should confirm in their application that they have done so.
Funded by the ISM and the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), the Undergraduate Summer Scholarships give undergraduate students the opportunity to acquire research experience in a university or industrial environment while offering postdoctoral fellows the chance to gain experience in research supervision.
For the list of postdoctoral fellows working in ISM institutions, please click here.
Description : ISM Summer scholarships are offered to undergraduate students in mathematics and statistics who are registered in one of the ISM member universities. They allow selected candidates to carry out research under the supervision of a Postdoctoral Fellow affiliated with one of the ISM member universities.
Duration of the scholarship: 2 to 4 months
Salary: $1,250 per month for the duration of the scholarship
Financing :The combined CRM-ISM contribution is $625 per month for the duration of the scholarship. The remainder of the financing is provided by other research funds (individual researchers, research laboratories, etc.).
Deadline: The deadline for submitting an application to the ISM office is March 16, 2015.
Required documents: The following documents should be submitted to the ISM:
Candidates are encouraged, but not required, to provide a second letter of recommendation.
Other conditions :
Visiting research fellowships (non-stipendiary) Canada
The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society invites applications from scholars in Canada or abroad for visiting fellowship appointments of up to 12 months’ duration during the 2014/15 academic year.
The purpose of the fellowship is to provide research space and an environment conducive to writing and reflection to scholars working on research projects in the area of religion and society.
The centre welcomes applications from all disciplinary backgrounds for projects that meet its mandate of promoting the scholarly study of religion in relation to any and all aspects of society and culture, both contemporary and historical. Topics may include, but are not limited to, examinations of religious themes within the areas of ethics, health, law, environment, technology, government and public policy, human conflict, art, literature, the media and currents and debates in philosophy and the natural sciences.
Private office space centrally located on the scenic University of Victoria campus; a congenial, retreat-like setting; university privileges; enhanced opportunities for research networking and exchange; participation in the centre’s wide range of scholarly and social activities. This is a non-stipendiary appointment with no cash value.
Four to six fellowships are offered annually. Ordinarily, fellows stay between 3 months to 12 months, but the centre will consider request for research terms of any length.
Canadian and international scholars; emeritus scholars; new scholars; scholars on sabbatical leave from their regular academic appointments.
Successful applicants will
Applications should include 1 copy each of the following: (a) a descriptive title; (b) a detailed statement of the research proposal in a form that makes the applicant’s intentions fully understandable to experts in his or her own discipline (maximum 5 pages); (c) an up-to-date curriculum vitae; and d) the names and full addresses of two scholars who might evaluate the proposed project. The centre may also choose to solicit the opinions of other referees.
Proposals submitted outside of the regular application deadline schedule may also be considered at the discretion of the director.
Applications may be sent by email to csrs@uvic