Awards and Funding

Financial Assistance

Funding may be available to individual students in the form of scholarships, bursaries, and student loans. Student who are paying full time fees are eligible to apply for student loans.  Further information on funding for SPPH students can be found at the School of Population and Public Health Awards and Funding website. New funding opportunities particularly relevant to MPH students can be found on their website.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is responsible for merit-based graduate awards at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia. Graduate students at UBC’s Vancouver campus who have questions about need-based funding should visit the Student Financial Assistance and Awards website.

The Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI), along with its university and hospital partners, has the responsibility to nurture new and future researchers. Through their research education (trainee) awards they are able to recruit and support exceptional research trainees, ensuring future excellence in care and research relating to children’s and women’s health. A portion of the institute’s annual operating budget is allocated for a number of trainee awards.

CIHR Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) – Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is pleased to announce the launch of a new suite of funding opportunities to support graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in gender, sex and health research. These opportunities, offered through IGH’s Institute Community Support Program (ICS), are designed to support trainee conference travel, knowledge translation, new skill acquisition, and to recognize excellence in gender, sex and health research. Please see the News and Events section of this site for further information on these opportunities.