Graduate scholarships

Internal awards

UNB Graduate Students have access to over 160 graduate awards generously funded by donors including current and former UNB students, faculty, and staff as well as many friends of UNB. 

Many graduate awards are handled by individual department and follow an internal application or nomination process. Students should inquire of their home departments for details about these awards.

The School of Graduate Studies also offers a list of scholarships and awards to students. Deadlines and application details vary as oultined further below. 

Upcoming scholarship deadlines

January 05 - SWAAC Merit Awards for Female Graduate Students

February 01 - Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships

March 01 - The President's Doctoral Tuition Awards (Departmental nomination required, please contact your department for more information)

Scholarships requiring application or nominations to SGS

Award descriptions provide more information on application or nomination process, as well as expected call out dates.

May Roland C. Frazee Graduate Scholarship in Marine Biology
Dr. S. M. Guma Fellowship
Barney Danson Fellowship
June Emera Graduate Scholarships
UNB Environmental Studies Graduate Scholarship
July N/A
August Maecenas Graduate Scholarships
September Governer General Gold Medal
Rhodes Graduate Scholarships (requires SGS endorsement)
School of Graduate Studies Part-Time Graduate Student Merit Award
Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarship (Travel)
Lambda Foundation Christian Landry Memorial Award for Graduate Studies
October Dr. Nora Ni Chuiv CFUW Fredericton Graduate Scholarship
Dr. Althea Warren Macaulay CFUW Fredericton Scholarship
Bud and Peggy Bird Scholarship
November Thierry Chopin Prize for Graduate Students in Coastal Biology
December Pierre Elliott Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships
January Dr. Wu Yee-sun and Mrs. Wu Ho Man-yuen Memorial Graduate Bursary
Kealey Graduate Scholarship
President's Doctoral Tuition Awards
Dr. William S. Lewis Doctoral Fellowships
David M. Armstrong Doctoral Fellowship (Awarded every 3 years)
NBIF STEM & Social Innovation Awards for Domestic Students
NBIF STEM & Social Innovation Awards for International Students
February School of Graduate Studies Travel Award (Travel)
Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Graduate Fellowship
Mackenzie King Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Canada
March UNB Associated Alumnae Travel Award (Travel)
Douglas Gold Medal
April Magee-Third Century Postgraduate Merit Awards
Dean's Graduate Merit Award
Board of Governors Merit Awards for Graduate Studies

** Awaiting Senate Approval