The Future Forests Fellowship


Join us at a top ranking university and faculty

As one of the world’s top forestry schools, the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia is giving away the largest single grant (up to $280,000) for a forestry student.

Are you the world's next top PhD student?

The fellowship recipient will enroll in our PhD program and conduct research focused in British Columbia in one of the following areas:

Forest Products Biotechnology  - Bioenergy - Forest Genomics - Climate Change - Urban Forestry - Forest Management - Conservation - Forested Landscapes - Salmon Ecology - Forest Health - Forests and Indigenous Peoples - Forests and Human Health


Accepting Applications in Fall 2017


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Learn more about the PhD program

Deadline to apply is November 24, 2017


Application Information

Douglas Bolton

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Andrea Lyall

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Alex Chee Yu Yeung

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Sara Barron

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Learn about some of our current PhD students

UBC is ranked in the top 40 research universities in the world

UBC Forestry is ranked in the top 3 forestry schools in the world

UBC Forestry received $9.4 million in research funding in 2015/16

Vancouver, Canada is the 3rd most livable city in the world

Download Future Forests Fellowship Eligibility Guidelines (PDF)

Are you the world's next top PhD student?

Sara Barron
Future Forestry Fellowship Recipient

University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus

Meet Sara Barron - Past Fellowship Recipient

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