Applications are currently ongoing for the $70,000 Future Forests Fellowship at University of British Columbia. Interested students should see the details below.
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. It is British Columbia’s oldest institution of higher learning and has over 60,000 students at its Vancouver and Okanagan Valley campuses.
Most students are enrolled in five larger faculties: Arts, Science, Applied Science, UBC Faculty of Medicine and the Sauder School of Business. UBC’s 4.02 km2 (993-acre) Vancouver campus is within the University Endowment Lands, about 10 km (6 mi) west of Downtown Vancouver. The 2.09 km2 (516-acre) Okanagan campus, acquired in 2005, is in Kelowna.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) Canada is inviting applications from applicants who has interest in enrolling for a fellowship program at the Institution.
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.
Application Deadline: 24th November 2017
Eligible Countries: Domestic and International
To Be Taken At (Country): Canada
Eligible Field 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: Not specified
Value of Award: $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.
Duration of Program: 4 years
Eligibility: To be eligible for this fellowship program, applicants must:
- be seeking financial support for their first doctoral degree
- meet the eligibility requirements for admission to full time doctoral studies at UBC Forestry and intend to register beginning September 2018
- not hold any other awards from the Canadian government or the University of British Columbia at the same time as the Future Forests Fellowship.
- have completed their bachelors and masters degree program
How To Apply: The FFF application and list of supporting documents required will be made available starting August 1, 2017. In order to be considered for the Fellowship, a complete PhD program application (September 2018 intake) must also be submitted