CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation International Awards at University of British Columbia, 2020 for PhD

  •  PhD
  •  Varies according to the program
  •   Canada
  • $$  $2,000

Applicants are invited to apply for the CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation International Awards offered by the University of British Columbia in Canada. The funding program is open for both domestic and international students.

The purpose of the award is to support highly motivated students who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.

The University of British Columbia Information

The University of British Columbia Grants

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation International Awards at University of British Columbia, 2020 for PhD Established in 1908, The University of British Columbia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Vancouver (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kelowna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of British Columbia (UBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Doctoral degree program in the subject area of Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Social Sciences.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following criteria:
  • Nominee must have completed her or his doctoral degree requirements in the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020, inclusive.
  • If a dissertation is multi- or interdisciplinary in nature, a significant portion of the work must be comprised by at least one of the 2020 fields of competition.

Offered Benefits

The University of British Columbia will provide two CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards, each with a value of $ 2,000, a certificate of recognition, and reasonable travel expenses to the annual meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: If you want to be enlisted in this educational program, then you are recommended to take admission in the Doctoral degree coursework at the University of British Columbia. After getting enrolled, each nominee must submit the application for Graduate programs to G+PS through the nomination form, completing the first section “Information about the Nominee”. Each complete nomination package is to be uploaded as a single PDF file (filename: “CGS_Program_LastName_FirstName.pdf”).
  • Supporting Documents: Must submit an abstract of the applicant’s dissertation (not to exceed 10 double-spaced pages), three letters of recommendation evaluating the significance and quality of the applicant’s dissertation work, and curriculum vitae (not to exceed five pages).
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates must check the entry requirement of their chosen program.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language requirements in order to be able to study at the university.
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