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.

Type Name of Award/Funding Opportunity Application Deadline Decisions Value Program Open To Submission
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships January

May/June

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

All Programs All students SCARP
AICP Student Project Awards

See AICP website

February

Non-remunerated

MCRP Only All students SCARP
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Prize

SCARP internal award application

May

$1,200

MCRP Only All students SCARP
Brahm Wiesman Memorial Scholarship

SCARP internal award application

May

Variable

All Programs All students SCARP
Bursary Program at UBC (Summer Session) June 1 Variable All Programs All students SSC
Bursary Program at UBC (Winter Session) September 15 Variable All Programs All students SSC
CIP Planning Student Trust Fund Scholarship

See CIP website

$3,000 - $6,000

MCRP Only All students CIP
CIP Student Award for Academic Excellence SCARP internal award application

May

Certificate and Book Prize

MCRP Only All students SCARP
Doctoral Awards: Affiliated Fellowships

Mid September

April

$175 to $30,000

PhD All students SCARP
Doctoral Awards: SSHRC Graduate Scholarships

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

Upon 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

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 All Programs International Students N/A
J. Armand Bombardier Sustainable Transportation Fellowship N/A

Approximately $4,500

All Programs All students N/A
Lambda Alpha International Vancouver Prize in Real Estate

N/A

May

Approximately $500

All Programs All students N/A
Lawrence Munroe Memorial Scholarships

SCARP internal award application

May

Approximately $1,750

All Programs Other SCARP
Masters Awards: Affiliated Fellowships

December 1

April

$175 to $30,000

Masters All students SCARP
Masters Awards: SSHRC-CGSM

December 1

April

$17,500  for 12 months

Masters Canadian, Permanent Resident NSERC-CRSNG SSHRC Research Portal
MCRP Entrance Scholarship

N/A

Upon Admission

Variable

MCRP Only MCRP students N/A
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Graduate Fellowships

See PICS website

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

See PIBC website

Approximately $200

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

SCARP internal award application

May

$3,000

MCRP Only All students SCARP
Real Estate Foundation Award in Community and Regional Planning

SCARP internal award application/p>

May

Approximately $1,000

All Programs All students SCARP
Research Assistant (RA)

Variable

Variable

Variable

All Programs All students N/A
School of Community and Regional Planning Scholarships

N/A

May

$1,000

Masters Students entering 2nd year N/A
Teaching Assistant (TA)

Variable

Variable

Variable

All Programs All students Variable
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

MCRP Only MCRP students N/A
Work Learn Program

Variable

Variable

Variable

All Programs All students Variable