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

$1,000

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 (Summer Session) All Programs All students
Bursary Program at UBC (Winter Session) Deadline for applications is September 15 but we strongly recommend that you apply before July 15 All Programs All students
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