British Columbia University Offers $ 70,000 CAD Fellowship for Forestry Researchers

By Malavikka

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.


Fellowship Objective

The 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.

Research 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

Fellowship reward

$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.

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Educational requirement

In order to be considered for the fellowship, a complete PhD program application (September 2018 intake) must also be submitted.

An applicant 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.Remain enrolled as a full-time doctoral student in the UBC Forestry doctoral program
  • Not hold any other award from the Canadian government or the University of British Columbia at the same time as the Future Forests Fellowship

Selection criteria

  • Ability to think critically;
  • Ability to apply skills and knowledge;
  • Judgment;
  • Originality;
  • Initiative and autonomy;
  • Enthusiasm for research;
  • Determination and ability to complete projects within an appropriate period of time

Application link

Contact Details

Faculty of Forestry Vancouver Campus 2424 Main Mall Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4 Email: Phone: 604-822-6784


The last date to apply is 24 November 2017

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