Events & Opportunities


Rehabilitation Sciences Executive Committee

Join the Rehabilitation Sciences Executive Committee (RSEC) to represent and advocate for fellow students in Rehabilitation Sciences. 

Through committee membership, RSEC promotes academic excellence and social connectedness by organizing events, promoting a collaborative environment, and providing the necessary resources for academic success. 

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Rehabilitation Sciences Mentorship Program

Apply to be a mentor for the Rehabilitation Sciences Mentorship Program to assist new graduate students transitioning from undergraduate university, or professional work, into the research-focused graduate student environment. 

The program incorporates face-to-face mentoring with an online contact, networking events, and connections to career development resources including the annual RSEC Rehabilitation Sciences Research Day. 

For more information, contact RSEC at


Rehabilitation Sciences New Student Orientation

Join RHSC every July and January for the ‘New Student Orientation’, organized for incoming students in the September and January cohorts respectively. The New Student Orientation is your first stop on your Masters or Doctoral journey. This is a great time for you to connect with the RHSC Program staff, orient yourselves to the academic and administrative requirements for your degree, and learn more about the professional and social opportunities within the program.

For more information, contact the RHSC Program Assistant at

Rehabilitation Sciences Research Day

Hosted by RSEC, Rehabilitation Sciences Research Day is devoted to showcasing the diversity of research within the RHSC program. 

Event participants have the opportunity to learn what fellow students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty members in the program are currently involved with. 

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Upcoming Opportunities and Events

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

Date: May 15, 2024 @11:02 am

Call for Nominations: CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award The CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: one in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering and one in Social Sciences. UBC will forward […]

BC Graduate Scholarship | Deadline June 15, 2024

Date: May 17, 2024 @9:43 am

The Province of British Columbia has launched the British Columbia Graduate Scholarship Award. This is a $17,500, one-time only, award offered to graduate students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, in any field of study. Please see below to determine your eligibility: To apply, please submit the following, as one pdf, to Cassandra at […]

Spring Graduate Awards | Deadline May 13, 2024

Date: May 21, 2024 @4:20 pm

Spring Graduate Awards Competition The 2024 Spring Graduate Awards Competition is Open! Please find the eligibility and application details and forms here: RHSC internal application deadline: Monday May 13, 2024 at 4:30 PM Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted from current and incoming RHSC Students and Trainees.  Submit a single application indicating as many […]

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2024 Competition

Date: April 19, 2024 @9:48 am

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and […]

RSEC Writing Group

Date: March 14, 2024 @4:11 pm

Diving into your thesis or academic papers? Join our upcoming study group on Discord specifically for RHSC students. Enhance your academic journey and navigate the complexities of writing with a supportive community behind you. Whether you’re at the outset or deep into your research, this group is here to help! Follow RSEC on social media […]

BC Lung Foundation Respiratory Rehabilitation Fellowship

Date: March 6, 2024 @10:53 am

The B.C. Lung Foundation offers fellowships based on the applicant’s potential of scientific excellence. This fellowship is awarded to RHSC students conducting research in respiratory rehabilitation. Eligibility: Post-doctoral fellows and PhD students Award Amount: $12,500 Number Awarded: 2 Application Deadline: April 1, 2024, 4pm PST How to Apply: The application can be found here. Email completed application to the Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate […]