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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: September 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters, News and Events



Are you a female graduate student engaging in research here at UNB? Don't miss out on these scholarship opportunities and your chance to be recognized by the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women! Since its establishment, the Fredericton Chapter of CFUW has had a goal to enlarge and deepen educational interest, to promote friendship among university graduates and to...

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Research overturns conventional thinking on the age and diversity of marine ecosystems

Kyle

Posted: September 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories



Research by a recent UNB PhD graduate overturns conventional thinking on the age and diversity of marine ecosystems. Conventional wisdom held that organisms currently living in arctic waters arrived relatively recently from warm southern waters following the recession of glaciers that blanketed much of North America during the last major glacial period 21 thousand years ago. Hence, organisms...

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UNB’s 2020 Vanier Winners

Trystan Carter

Posted: June 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Stories, News and Events



Of the many scholarships available to PhD students in Canada, few are more coveted and prestigious than the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for doctoral students. Administered jointly by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), it is an...

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Summer Scholarship Opportunities

Kyle

Posted: June 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters



Interested in applying for some summer scholarship opportunities? Check out the list of scholarships currently open for application below!  Be sure to read the conditions carefully to make sure you are eligible before applying. *students looking to apply to more than one award must submit applications for each specific award. Each application should be submitted in one file. Additional...

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UNB’s 2020 3MT Competition and winner, Joanne LeBlanc-Haley

Trystan Carter

Posted: June 5, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Student Stories



For many students, the Three Minute Thesis Competition, more commonly known as 3MT, is an excellent opportunity to not only workshop their research direction, but also a great way to develop their public speaking and presentation skills. Although 3MT tends to be an in-person event, moving the competition online didn’t prevent this year’s competitors from wowing the judges and...

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UNB Graduate Students Land $2.5 Million in Federal Scholarships

Kyle

Posted: May 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Money Matters, Student Stories



Graduate students at the University of New Brunswick enjoyed unparalleled success in the 2020 spring competitions for scholarships from the Government of Canada Tri-Agencies (NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR). Topping the list of awards was an unprecedented three Vanier Scholarships which are the most competitive and prestigious Federal graduate scholarship, valued at $150, 000 per student. Vanier awards...

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