Student Awards and Funding

There are many student awards and funding opportunities available to UBC students. Awards and/or funding are made available through SCARP, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS), or other UBC departments. This list is intended as an overview of some potential opportunities, and directs students to the appropriate resources for more information. Also see the list provided by G+PS: Award Opportunities.

Link Name of Award/Funding Opportunity Application Deadline Decisions Value Program Open To Submission
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships May/June

$16,000.00 to $18,000.00 + tuition (partial tuition for MCRP students)

All Programs All students SCARP
AICP Outstanding Student Awards

n/a

May

$1,200

MCRP Only All students n/a
AICP Student Project Awards

late November

February

Non-remunerated

MCRP Only All students SCARP
Airfare for Graduate Travel

July

August

variable

Masters or PhD All students G+PS
Brahm Wiesman Memorial Scholarship

February-March

May

Approximately $3,000

All Programs All students SCARP
Bursary Program at UBC
CIP Planning Student Trust Fund Scholarship

mid-February

summer

$3,000 - $6,000

All Programs All students CIP
CIP Student Award for Academic Excellence August

Certificate and Book Prize

MCRP Only All students
Doctoral Awards: Affiliated Fellowships

Mid September

April

$175 to $30,000

PhD All students SCARP
Doctoral Awards: SSHRC & Affiliated Fellowships

Mid to Late September

April

$20,000 to $35,000/ year for 36 to 48 months

PhD Canadian, Permanent Resident SCARP
Ethiopian Transit Workers' Association

n/a

May

$1,000

All Programs All students n/a
Four Year Fellowship

n/a

Mar/Admission

$18,200.00 + tuition

PhD All students n/a
Graduate Students Travel Award

year-round

year-round

$500

All Programs All students G+PS
Graduate Support Initiative

n/a

Mar/Admission

variable

All Programs All students n/a
H. Peter Oberlander Medal & Prize

n/a

May

Approximately $1,000

All Programs All students n/a
H. Peter Oberlander Scholarship in Community and Regional Planning

n/a

May

Approximately $2,200

All Programs International Students n/a
International Tuition Award

n/a

Sep/Jan/May

Approximately $3,200

All Programs International Students n/a
J. Armand Bombardier Sustainable Transportation Fellowship n/a March/April

Approximately $4,500

All Programs All students n/a
Janet Fleck Ladner Award in Planning and Architecture

n/a

May

$5,000

All Programs Other n/a
Lambda Alpha International Vancouver Prize in Real Estate

n/a

May

$500

All Programs All students n/a
Lawrence Munroe Memorial Scholarships

n/a

May

Approximately $1,750

All Programs Other n/a
Masters Awards: Affiliated Fellowships

December 1

April

$175 to $30,000

Masters All students SCARP
Masters Awards: SSHRC & Affiliated Fellowships

December 1

April

$17,500  for 12 months

Masters All students NSERC-CRSNG Research Portal
MCRP Entrance Scholarship

n/a

Mar/Admission

$5,000

MCRP Only All students n/a
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Graduate Fellowships

variable

variable

$4,000 for one year to $18,000 for 3 years

All Programs All students PICS
Planning Institute of BC Annual Conference Student Funding

March

May

Approximately $300

MCRP Only All students PIBC
Planning Institute of BC Graduate Scholarship in Planning

n/a

May

$3,000

MCRP Only All students n/a
Real Estate Foundation Award in Community and Regional Planning

n/a

May

$1,000

All Programs All students n/a
Research Assistant (RA)

variable

variable

variable

All Programs All students variable
School of Community and Regional Planning Scholarships

n/a

May

$1,000

Masters All students n/a
Teaching Assistant (TA)

variable

variable

variable

All Programs All students variable
UBC Bursary Program

September 15/June 1

Sep/Jun

variable

All Programs All students SSC
Vanier Scholarship

September

May

$50,000/year up to 3 years

PhD All students SCARP
William T. Lane Memorial Prize in Planning Law

n/a

May

Approximately $750

All Programs All students n/a
Work Learn Program

variable

variable

variable

All Programs All students variable