2022 UBC Public Scholars Award for Doctoral Students

2022 UBC Public Scholars Award for Doctoral Students

2022 UBC Public Scholars Award for Doctoral Students



This award is part of the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) which intends to build connections, community, and capacity for doctoral students who are interested in explicitly linking their doctoral work to an arena of public benefit and integrating broader and more career-relevant forms of scholarship into their doctoral education process.

Value of the UBC Public Scholars Award

Up to $10,000 twice, for a total of $20,000 per student is available to support innovative/collaborative scholarship which the student would otherwise be unable to pursue. Funding can be used for:

  • A research allowance (including allowance for professional development or travel relevant to the scholarly work)
  • Student stipend, if the student’s current funding source would not allow the alternative project(s).

This year funding is available for up to 30-35 new students. Students may be eligible for renewal for a second year (pending new PSI funding).

This year we are also accepting applications for a unique “Climate Emergency Stream” (CES). The CES is a dedicated funding source to further increase the numbers of PSI Scholars working on issues related to the Climate Emergency, understood broadly.

Register here for the information session on Friday, April 22, 12:00 – 1:30.

Please visit the official website for detailed information about the 2022 UBC Public Scholars Award for Doctoral Students

For questions about the Public Scholars Initiative and application procedures, contact Public Scholarship Coordinator Serbulent Turan: [email protected]



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