Graduate Student Information

On this page, you’ll find information on Aboriginal graduate admissions and support, plus links to general graduate studies information.

While opportunities to pursue graduate degrees in disciplines across the university are many, the Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program allows you to build an interdisciplinary program around a specific Aboriginal or Indigenous topic.

Application and Admissions

Jenny Phelps, Aboriginal Coordinator
Faculty of Graduate Studies
phone: 604-822-2934
email: jenny.phelps@ubc.ca

For UBC Graduate Studies application information, visit here.

Scholarships and Awards
UBC has several scholarships and other funding opportunities specifically for Aboriginal graduate students. Identifying yourself as Aboriginal in your application will automatically make you eligible for some funding opportunities.To learn about funding your UBC Graduate Studies, visit here.

SAGESAGE (Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement) provides support and networking opportunities for Aboriginal graduate students throughout the university, province, and country.To learn more about SAGE, visit here.

Graduate ProgramsFor more information on all graduate programs at UBC, visit here.
Graduate Pathways to SuccessThe Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS) Program is a collection of workshops, courses, and activities designed to complement your graduate studies, and includes a series of guides that are useful from the time you think of applying to grad school until you find a satisfying job after you have finished your degree.To learn more about GPS, visit here.

AT: U2GThe AT: U2G web portal is dedicated to helping Aboriginal undergraduate students with their transition to graduate studies. On the site you’ll find Aboriginal graduate student videos and stories, tip sheets and other information to help you survive and thrive in your graduate program.To learn more about AT:U2G, visit here.


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Revised: November 14, 2014

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