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

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships

Date: November 23, 2022 @2:15 pm

The Mackenzie King Open Scholarship is open to graduates of any Canadian university who engage in (commence or continue) graduate study (master’s or doctoral) in any field, in Canada or elsewhere. One Open Scholarship is awarded annually. The value has lately been $12,000 but is subject to change.  Eligible applicants must be a graduate (holder of a degree) of a Canadian university […]

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s (CGS-M)

Date: October 14, 2022 @10:10 am

Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS-M) Applicants for Tri-Agency CGS-M competition must be domestic students (Canadian citizen or PR) who are applying for or enrolled in graduate studies anywhere in Canada. Each applicant can select up to 3 universities with the same application. To be considered for a CGS-M at UBC, they must select The University […]

Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Date: August 12, 2022 @11:00 am

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are available for most fields of research. The number of awards offered presently varies between three and five per year. Value: Annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and research allowance […]

Available Fall Awards for MSc and PhD Students 2022-2023

Date: August 18, 2022 @3:55 pm

Awards season has begun, and there are multiple funding opportunities available for students. Please note that the following are some of the major awards and scholarships available in the early fall semester, however students are encouraged to seek other opportunities that may be more specific to their studies on the UBC G+PS Awards Opportunities page. […]

Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS-D)

Date: August 12, 2022 @10:19 am

Applicants applying through UBC will either be: currently registered in, or are on an approved leave of absence from, a degree program at UBC not currently registered anywhere but was registered at any other time during the year of application (2022) in a degree program at UBC If a student is not sure where to […]

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Date: June 30, 2022 @12:01 pm

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students […]