UBC Science & SciLifeLab International Prize for Young Scientists in Canada, 2020 for PhD

  •  PhD
  •  15-Jul-2020
  •   Canada
  • $$  USD$10,0000 - USD$30,000

Outstanding aspirants are invited to become a part of the UBC Science & SciLifeLab International Prize for Young Scientists in Canada for the session 2020/2021. The funding programme is open to both domestic and international students.

The prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for the academic session 2020/2021.

The University of British Columbia Information

The University of British Columbia

UBC Science & SciLifeLab International Prize for Young Scientists 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 Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology approaches; Ecology and?Environment; Molecular Medicine.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Open to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which they were awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years.
  • Must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2018 or 2019, and the subject of their thesis should match one of the Subject Tracks above.

Offered Benefits

The candidates will get prize money US$30,000 for the grand prize winner and US$10,000 for each of the category winners.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: To be considered for the prize, candidates must complete and submit the Entry Form. After that, the Entry Formand additional submission materials must be submitted electronically through our prize management system here.
  • Supporting Documents: Must submit an essay, written by the entrant, describing the thesis work and its implications for research in the selected Subject Track. Note: The essay must not exceed 1,000 words in length and may include one figure or table. A one-page reference letter from your advisor or a member of your thesis committee, and the abstract of the thesis (not to exceed four double-spaced typed pages).
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have relevant professional experience.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.
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