UBC President’s Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Award for International Students in Canada, 2020 for PhD

  •  PhD
  •  Ongoing
  •   Canada
  • $$  $2.8 million

Get financial support to start your academic journey in the Canada. The University of British Columbia is giving an opportunity to apply for the President’s Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Award. The program is open for both domestic and international students.

The value of awards totalling $2.8 million targets to recognize the highest calibre students who are wishing to study doctoral program for the academic year 2020-2021.

The University of British Columbia Information

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UBC President’s Academic Excellence Initiative PhD Award for International Students in Canada, 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 all subjects offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • New and continuing PhD students except those who have their tuition paid by an external sponsor.

Offered Benefits

The University of British Columbia will offer award for both domestic and international students to study PhD degree program. Award values per student will be approximately:

  • $375 per year for domestic students being assessed continuing tuition fees (year 4 and later)
  • $825 per year for domestic students being assessed full tuition fees (years 1-3)
  • $900 per year for international students.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: In order to apply for the opportunity , all new candidates must take admission in the Doctoral degree program at the University of British Columbia. After being registered, candidates will be automatically considered for this education award.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit a CV, academic certificates and transcripts with their applications.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates must check the entry requirement of their chosen program.
  • Language Requirement: If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. For more information go through the English language requirements page.
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