Opportunities at the IAR

Here you will find a full list of funding, research, employment and volunteer opportunities that are currently available through the Institute of Asian Research (IAR).

Announcing the 2018 Jamaloddin Khanjani Family Scholarship

Posted October 31, 2018
A $5,000 scholarship has been made available through an endowment established by Farid Rohani in honor of Jamaloddin Khanjani, a successful businessman who, because he was Baha’i, lost his business after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. The scholarship is in honor of Mr. Khanjani’s commitment to and support of education and human rights. Read more

NATSA Undergraduate Paper Competition and Professional Skill Webinar

Posted October 22, 2018
The North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA) starts to invite submission for its first Undergraduate Research Paper competition. Read more

The 2018 Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies

Posted October 12, 2018
The Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) at The University of British Columbia, invites submissions for the 2018 Nehru Humanitarian Graduate Scholarship in Indian Studies. Read more

Sorry, there are currently no Work Learn opportunities available.

Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs Info Sessions

Posted November 9, 2018
Information sessions for the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program will be happening on November 20th and November 22nd. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn more about this outstanding program. The University of British Columbia’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, delivered by the School of Public Policy and Global […] Read more

Applications Open for the Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies

Posted November 9, 2018
The Inter-University Centre for Japanese Language Studies is the leading institution for training graduate students in Japanese and equipping them for further research related to Japanese Studies. UBC is a member of the consortium, which enables a reduced tuition and better access to funding. The deadline for the ten-month program is December 14 if you wish […] Read more

Hong Kong Studies PhD Consulting Programme

Posted October 12, 2018
The Academy of Hong Kong Studies will launch a new initiative called “Hong Kong Studies PhD Consulting Programme”. Read more

Sorry, there are currently no research assistantship opportunities available.

Join the IAR’s hardworking team of volunteers and gain valuable experience in event planning, logistics and set-up. You will have the opportunity to connect not only with UBC faculty and researchers, but also with scholars, professionals, ambassadors and political experts from all over the world. Sound interesting? Complete the form below and the IAR Office will be in touch.

Student Volunteer Form

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