Outstanding aspirants are invited to become a part of the UBC Science & SciLifeLab International Prize for Young Scientists in Canada for the session 2020/2021. The funding programme is open to both domestic and international students.
The prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for the academic session 2020/2021.
Get educational fund benefits with this application offered by the University of British Columbia and Science & SciLifeLab for the session 2020/2021. Apply soon!
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Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
- University or Organization: the University of British Columbia and Science & SciLifeLab
- Department: N/A
- Course Level: Doctoral
- Award: USD$10,0000 – USD$30,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Not known
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in Canada
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: Doctoral degree program in Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology approaches; Ecology and?Environment; Molecular Medicine.
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Open to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which they were awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years.
- Must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2018 or 2021, and the subject of their thesis should match one of the Subject Tracks above.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To be considered for the prize, candidates must complete and submit the Entry Form. After that, the Entry Formand additional submission materials must be submitted electronically through our prize management system here.
- Supporting Documents: Must submit an essay, written by the entrant, describing the thesis work and its implications for research in the selected Subject Track. Note: The essay must not exceed 1,000 words in length and may include one figure or table. A one-page reference letter from your advisor or a member of your thesis committee, and the abstract of the thesis (not to exceed four double-spaced typed pages).
- Admission Requirements: Applicants must have relevant professional experience.
- Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.
The candidates will get prize money US$30,000 for the grand prize winner and US$10,000 for each of the category winners.