UBC Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) Program for International Students in Canada, 2017-2018

The University of British Columbia is offering Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) program which is provided on the basis of academic excellence, upon the recommendation of the graduate program. Domestic and international students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

As one of the world’s leading universities, the University of British Columbia creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world.

Deadline : Not defined.

All PhD, DMA, and MDPhD applicants offered admission are automatically considered for 4YF funding.

Study in : Canada
Providers : University of British Columbia
Course Level : Doctoral programme.
Field of Study : All subjects
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Scholarship Award:

The Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) program will ensure UBC’s best PhD, DMA, and MDPhD students are provided with financial support of at least $18,200 per year plus tuition for up to four years of their Doctoral studies. This program allows UBC to continue to attract and support outstanding domestic and international Doctoral students, and provide those students with stable, base-level funding for their Doctoral studies and research.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Eligibility:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Four Year Fellowships may be held by domestic and international students. In general, the fellowships are offered to students beginning their first year of PhD, DMA, or MDPhD studies, but may be offered to continuing students. 4YF funding may be offered for up to four years, but the duration of funding may be less in some circumstances (please refer to the 4YF Guidelines for details). In all cases, funding is subject to satisfactory academic progress.
  • Students holding the following Tri-Agency awards automatically become 4YF designates: Vanier Scholarships, Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGSD), CIHR Doctoral Research Awards, NSERC Doctoral Postgraduate Scholarships (PGSD), and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships. Doctoral students who obtain Tri-Agency scholarships may be eligible for 4YF tuition coverage and will receive 4YF stipend and tuition support once their external scholarship funding ends, until four years after the external award start date or until the end of their 5th year in Doctoral program, whichever comes first.
  • Other major external scholarship winners who are selected as 4YF designates may be eligible for 4YF tuition coverage and will receive 4YF stipend and tuition support once their external scholarship funding ends, until four years after the 4YF start date or until the end of their 5th year in Doctoral program, whichever comes first.

Nationality:

Domestic and international students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Four Year Fellowships may be held by domestic and international students. In general, the fellowships are offered to students beginning their first year of PhD, DMA, or MDPhD studies, but may be offered to continuing students.

English language Requirements: Applicants must meet the English Language Requirements at University of British Columbia

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