|Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship||Likely in October 2016||Microsoft Research PhD Fellowships support students in the third and fourth years of their PhD studies in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering.|
|Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (December 31, 2016 Program End Date)||Friday, 14 October 2016|
|Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (February 2017 Degree Granting)||Friday, 14 October 2016|
|Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship||Likely in October 2016||The Microsoft Graduate Women's Scholarship supports women graduate students in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics.|
|Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2016 Graduation)||Friday, 21 October 2016||
Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Fall 2016 graduation.
|Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for November 2016 degree granting and Congregation||Friday, 21 October 2016||
Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for degrees to be conferred at November 2016 Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.
|Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship||Applicant deadline - 11:59pm (Vancouver time) on Monday, 24 October 2016||Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support highly gifted and actively engaged doctoral students pursuing research in one or more of the four themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World and People and their Natural Environment.|
|IODE War Memorial Scholarship||Letter of intent: Saturday, 01 October 2016; Complete application: Tuesday, 01 November 2016||The National Chapter of Canada IODE initiated War Memorial Doctoral Scholarships in 1918 to commemorate Canadians who sacrificed their lives for peace and freedom. Initially, bursaries were granted to children of men and women who lost their lives or who were permanently disabled while fighting for Canada. Today, applicants are judged on academic excellence and potential. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and in at least their second year of doctoral program at a Canadian or Commonwealth university.|
|The ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program||Letter of Intent: Thursday, 03 November 2016||The ENTELLIGENCE program provides opportunities for individual young investigators to promote quality medical care and enhance patients' lives by supporting research (basic science, translational and clinical research) in the area of pulmonary hypertension (PH) related to expanding our knowledge of the pathways involved in pulmonary vascular pathobiology and ultimately, to improve treatment for patients with pulmonary hypertension.|
|MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program||Sunday, 06 November 2016||The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a global initiative to educate and develop next-generation leaders from Africa who will contribute to social and economic progress. Over a ten-year period the initiative will fund 35 master's students in selected graduate degree programs.|
|Mitacs Globalink Research Award||5:00pm (Vancouver time) on Wednesday, 09 November 2016||The Mitacs Globalink Research Award helps faculty members and students at Canadian universities build an international research network and undertake research abroad. The Research Award offers senior undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to undertake 12- to 24-week research projects supervised by professors at accredited universities in Brazil, mainland China, India, or Mexico. The award is open to all disciplines.|
|POGO Research Fellowship Program||Registration: 2:00pm (Vancouver time) on Thursday, 06 October 2016; Full Application: 2:00pm (Vancouver time) on Friday, 11 November 2016||Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario offers doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for applicants with a background in any of the disciplines including medicine and nursing relevant to pediatric oncology.|
|Canada-US Fulbright Program||Tuesday, 15 November 2016||The Canada-US Fulbright Program is a bi-national program of educational exchange, with a mandate to enhance mutual understanding between the people of Canada and the people of the United States of America. Available to graduate students, faculty, professionals and independent researchers, successful applicants conduct research, lecture, or enroll in formal academic programs in the United States. Fulbright Canada offers various scholarship awards within this program, with further information on the various award opportunities made available through the Canada-US Fulbright Program website.|
|Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship||Tuesday, 15 November 2016||Zonta International’s Amelia Earhart Fellowships memorialize famed air pioneer and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. By remembering Amelia Earhart through this fellowship, Zonta International encourages and supports women to expand their horizons by pursuing degrees and careers in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering.|
|Northern Scientific Training Program||Likely in November 2016||The Northern Scientific Training Program supports student research in the North by supplying supplementary funds to offset the additional costs of Northern research.|
|Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) Graduate Student Award of Merit||Likely in November 2016||Awards of $2,500 each will be awarded women graduate students who have demonstrated leadershipwhile maintaining exemplary academic records.|
|Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship||Likely in November 2016||This scholarship is open to agricultural science students from the province of Alberta. Students may be enrolled in any post-secondary institution within or outside the province of Alberta. Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate program for at least one semester beyond the application deadline.|
|Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme||Initial application deadline: 8:00pm (Vancouver time) on Wednesday, 30 November 2016||The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.|
|John Peters Humphrey Fellowship||Thursday, 01 December 2016||Provided by the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL), the John Peters Humphrey Fellowship in International Human Rights or International Organization is awarded to outstanding students to support them in the pursuit of full-time graduate studies in the fields of international human rights or international organization. This fellowship is made in honour of John Peters Humphrey, a renowned Canadian international lawyer.|
|Appointment of External Examiner form (Spring 2017 Graduation)||Friday, 02 December 2016||
Last day for Supervisors to submit Nominations for External Examiner form to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2017 graduation.
|Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC)||Friday, 02 December 2016||Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) is a one-year national interdisciplinary training program funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) with representation from the disciplines of Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Education. This training program is aimed at students and their supervisors from Canadian universities who are interested in interdisciplinary primary health care research. Trainees will have a primary Mentor who will offer leadership and guidance to participants until they are established primary health care researchers.|
|Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation||Monday, 05 December 2016||Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation are offered by The Simons Foundation and The International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD). Four awards of $5,000 are available to Canadian Masters and/or Doctoral students to support the research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic.|
|Appointment of External Examiner form (April 30, 2017 Program End Date)||Friday, 09 December 2016||
Last day for Supervisors to submit 'Appointment of External Examiner' form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2017 program end date.
|Science Policy Fellowships||Saturday, 10 December 2016||The Science Policy Fellowships program gives health researchers and trainees the opportunity to gain real world experience in health policy making. Researchers from all areas of health can apply to spend six to twelve months in a policy setting where they will work as part of a policy team.|
|Application for February 2017 degree granting and May 2017 Congregation opens.||Thursday, 15 December 2016||
Application for February 2017 degree granting and May 2017 Congregation opens.
|Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2016 Program End Date)||Friday, 16 December 2016||
Last day for final doctoral examinations for December 31, 2016 Program End Date.
|Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (February 2017 Degree Granting)||Friday, 16 December 2016||
Last day for final doctoral examinations for February 2017 Degree Granting.
|Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2016 Program End Date)||Friday, 06 January 2017||
Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2016 Program End Date.
|Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships||Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2017); Graduate program nomination deadline: early February 2017||Multi-year fellowships are offered to Aboriginal graduate students.|
|Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship||Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2017); Graduate program nomination deadline: early February 2017||Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country|
|Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 2016 end date||Friday, 06 January 2017||
Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2016 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for Winter Session Term 2.
|Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for December 31 2016 end date||Friday, 06 January 2017||
Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2016 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for Winter Session Term 2.
|Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship||Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2017); Agency deadline: likely late January 2017||The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) annually offers five scholarships to graduate students whose programs of study focus on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources.|
|Last day for application for February 2017 degree granting and May 2017 Congregation||Friday, 20 January 2017||
Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in February 2017. Congregation ceremony will be in May 2017. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.
|Last day for students to complete all program requirements for February 2017 degree granting||Friday, 20 January 2017||
Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees to be granted in February 2017. Congregation will be in May 2017.
|Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for February 2017 degree granting||Friday, 20 January 2017||
Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for degrees to be granted in February 2017. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Congregation will be in May 2017.
|Governor General's Gold Medal||Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2017); Graduate program nomination deadline: late February 2017||Gold medals are awarded to the graduating students with the most outstanding academic records in a doctoral degree and in a Master's degree with thesis.|
|CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards||Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2017); Graduate program nomination deadline: mid-February 2017||The CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.|
|SSHRC Talent Award||Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2017); Graduate program nomination deadline: mid-February 2017||The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship holder. The Talent Award is given to an individual who maintains academic excellence, has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization and has demonstrated clear potential to be a future leader within and/or outside the academic sector. One Talent Award will be awarded by SSHRC from the nominations submitted by Canadian universities.|
|Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (February 2017 Degree Granting)||Friday, 20 January 2017||
Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2017 Degree Granting.
|Application for May 2017 degree granting and Congregation opens.||Saturday, 21 January 2017||
Application for May 2017 degree granting and Congregation opens.
|London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship||Likely in January 2017||Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.|
|Caribou Research and Management Award||Likely in January 2017||Caribou Research and Management Award is offered to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of barren-ground caribou and their habitat, or that would have application to caribou conservation and management.|
|Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2017 Graduation)||Friday, 27 January 2017|
|Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research||Likely in January 2017||The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Research (ACUNS), with the support of the family of the late Dr. Jim McDonald, is sponsoring one scholarship valued at $5,000 for Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada currently enrolled in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities as these pertain to Canada’s north and its inhabitants. Community-based-research, interdisciplinary research and local Aboriginal collaboration will be given special consideration, as will those that can demonstrate a specific focus to their project.|
|Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards||Likely in January 2017||The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.|
|Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students||Tuesday, 31 January 2017||The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $7,500 grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university studies which will qualify them for careers which will improve the quality of women's lives.|
|J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award||Likely in January 2017||he J. A. Campbell Young Investigator Award of $5,000 for any kind of research into Celiac Disease and / or Gluten Sensitivity is available to students and those who have recently completed degrees.|
|Parliamentary Internship Programme||Likely in January 2017||The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.|
|J.A. Campbell Research Award||Likely in January 2017||A Grant of up to $25,000 is offered by the Canadian Celiac Association for research projects in Canada of a scientific, applied science, and/or medical nature relevant to Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, and/or non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity, or the socio-economic implications of delayed diagnosis and/or living with these conditions.|
IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students.