Applications are presently being accepted by the University of British Columbia for their Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF), which is available to all motivated students worldwide. The UBC Doctoral Fellowships Program will guarantee that the top PhD, DMA, and MDPhD students at UBC get financial support totaling at least $18,200 year plus tuition for up to four years of doctoral study.
Through the program, UBC is able to continue to draw in top-notch domestic and foreign doctorate students and assist them while providing them with reliable, base-level financing for their research and academic pursuits.
- The Four-Year Fellowships may be held by domestic and international students. In general, the fellowships are offered to students beginning their first year of full time 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
To be considered for Four Year Fellowship funding, students submit an application for admission to the appropriate graduate program at UBC. For information about admission procedures and requirements visit the Application & Admission page.
All PhD, DMA, and MDPhD applicants offered admission are automatically considered for 4YF funding.