PhD Scholarships at University of British Colombia, Canada

Study in Canada on this fully funded scholarship. A funded four-year PhD position is available in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver under the supervision of Prof. Hamish van der Ven. The expected start date is September 2022. The successful candidate will contribute to a broader SSHRC-funded research agenda examining the political, social, economic, and physical impacts of the internet on the natural environment. The candidate will be expected to provide research assistance as well as conduct their own independent research on concurrent themes. The guaranteed rate of funding is $22,000 CAD per year for four years. There is also the possibility of additional funding through the Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) program. 

MEET ROSEANNA : PhD Student Roseanna has made her mark in her field of interest and blended her passion for genetics, conservation, and ecosystem management. Her project allows her to consider protection efforts for a native species on Haida Gwaii while developing lasting and meaningful relationships with the Nations of Haida Gwaii. How will your research impact the world? [photo by UBC]

How to apply 

-Apply online by March 15, 2022. You will need:

  • *A brief cover letter outlining your proposed research
  • *A current curriculum vitae
  • *Scans of official transcripts
  • *Three academic references
  • *Proof of English proficiency (if applying from a non-English institution)
  • *A writing sample (submitted as ‘additional material’ through the online portal)
  • *All materials (incl. references) must be submitted by  March 15, July 15 and November 15 (annually) 

While we thank all candidates for applying, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Apply Online  or visit Official Website

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