Study In Canada: University of British Columbia Future Forests Fellowship For Doctoral Students + Other Benefits Up to $280,000
Indeed, Canada is a nice place to study. With the Country known for an outstanding education system. For international students who aspire to study abroad, The University of British Columbia, hereby invites international students to apply for the Future Forests Fellowship programme. The University of British Columbia commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1908 as the McGill University College of British Columbia. The university became independent and adopted its current name in 1915.
As one of the world’s top forestry schools, the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia is giving away the largest single grant (up to $280,000) for a forestry student.
The UBC Faculty of Forestry’s Future Forests Fellowship aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies.
Applicants must be seeking financial support for their first doctoral degree.
Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for admission to full time doctoral studies at UBC Forestry and intend to register beginning September 2018 (a completed application to the Forestry PhD program September 2018 intake is part of the documentation required for applying to the Future Forests Fellowship).
To receive funding, the successful recipient of the Future Forests Fellowship must:
- remain enrolled as a full-time student in the UBC Forestry doctoral program and demonstrate continued satisfactory progress documented through annual progress reports;
- not hold any other awards from the Canadian government or the University of British Columbia at the same time as the Future Forests Fellowship.
The successful recipient is judged on these:
- Academic Excellence: Weighting 30%
- Research ability or potential: Weighting 50%
- Communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities: Weighting 20%
Citizens of ALL countries (INCLUDING Canadians)
Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Canada
Fields of study
The fellowship recipient will enroll in a UBC PhD program and conduct research focused in one of the following areas:
Forest Products Biotechnology – Bioenergy – Forest Genomics – Climate Change – Urban Forestry – Forest Management – Conservation – Forested Landscapes – Salmon Ecology – Forest Health – Forests and Indigenous Peoples – Forests and Human Health
Number of awards
Up to four years
The fellowship is valued at $70,000 CAD annually for up to four years. The fellowship is intended to cover all expenses incurred in the preparation and conduct of research.
Method of Application
In order to be considered for the Fellowship, a complete PhD program application (September 2018 intake) must also be submitted
Application Deadline: 24 November 2017
Open to International Applicants: