The QUEST - How to apply

 

Applications for the QuEST program is now open.
Deadline for application is March 15, 2017.

 

Who should apply?

 

Students who are pursuing or planning to pursue a graduate degree with a SBQMI-affiliated supervisor or co-supervisor.

 

The current cohort of QuEST application intake will include:

 

-Current or incoming students (student must be enrolled in a graduate program at UBC in September 2017)

-Canadian or international students

-Masters or PhD level students

 

What to do first?

 

Prospective students should first visit the SBQMI website to search for potential supervisors. Students should contact supervisors they are interested in working with and discuss possible projects of mutual interest. Once mutual interest has been established, please proceed to complete the QuEST application. Please note that prospective students must apply to and be accepted for admission to UBC by your home department.

 

Current students who are interested in applying for QuEST should discuss with their supervisor(s) how their research project will fit the objective(s) of SBQMI.

 

The Application Process

 

Students applying for competitive QuEST graduate student positions will need to submit the following to quest@qmi.ubc.ca by March 15, 2017.

 

-QuEST application form

-Curriculum Vitae

 

For current students:

-An unofficial transcript of your current degree

-A letter (or email) of recommendation from your current supervisor

 

For incoming students:

-Reference letters and transcripts will be obtained from your UBC graduate application.

 

 

Previous research experience, recommendation letters and the research proposal will all be taken into consideration in addition to undergraduate or graduate marks.

 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM HERE

 

N.B. Please ensure you apply to your home department by the departmental application deadline. Deadlines differ for different departments and the application is separate from QuEST. QuEST is not an independent graduate program, and you must also be accepted by a department that holds one of our potential supervisors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get in Touch

 

Please email:
quest@qmi.ubc.ca

 

 

“Learn from yesterday
Live for today
Hope for tomorrow
The important thing is
not to stop questioning”

 

-- Albert Einstein