Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are specific to graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students. Application deadlines can be found in the prospective student section as well as in each degree program profile.
Name Deadline Description
Google PhD Fellowship 5 August 2022 at 4:00 pm PT Google PhD Fellowships support PhD students pursuing research in computer science and related fields.
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (August 31, 2022 Program End Date) Friday, 05 August 2022

Third of four deadlines for August 31, 2022 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for August 31, 2022 Program End Date.

Strengthening Mothers through Perinatal Research Award 15 August 2022 A $1,500 award is offered for graduate students pursuing research into woman-centered, holistic and physiologic maternity care
Nominations for External Examiner form (December 31, 2022 Program End Date) Friday, 26 August 2022

First of four deadlines for December 31, 2022 Program End Date.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for August 31 end date Friday, 26 August 2022

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31 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 2022 Winter session Term 1. 

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for August 31 end date Friday, 26 August 2022

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for August 31 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2022 Winter Session Term 1.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (August 31, 2022 Program End Date) Friday, 26 August 2022

Last of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2022.

Vanier Scholarship UBC Application deadline: 1 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT The Vanier CGS Program offers funding of $50,000 per year for up to three years to Canadian or international doctoral students.
Killam Connection September 2022 The Killam Connection program provides up to $25,000 to enable UBC faculty to host an interdisciplinary research forum and graduate course.
Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship in Military and Veteran Health Research Likely September 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) and Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) offer a two-year scholarship annually to a PhD student who demonstrates excellence in research issues relevant to military members, Veterans and families while also exhibiting significant potential for a high impact research career.
Last day for application for November graduation Friday, 09 September 2022

Last day for applications for Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in November 2022. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 9 September 2022 at 4:00 pm PT The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships 13 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT The NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral (PGS D) program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in an eligible doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering.
Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral Program 13 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers Affiliated Fellowships each year to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status.
Killam Doctoral Scholarships 13 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT The Killam Doctoral Scholarships support outstanding doctoral students at UBC.
CIHR Doctoral Research Awards 13 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field.
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships 13 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships provide financial support to outstanding students pursuing doctoral studies in the social sciences or humanities.
Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral (CGS D) Program 13 September 2022 at 12:00 noon PT The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS D) program is a federal program of scholarships awarded through national competitions by the granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring 16 September 2022 at 4:00 pm PT The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years.
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Fall 2022 Graduation) Friday, 23 September 2022

Third of four deadlines for Fall 2022 graduation.

Last day for doctoral final oral defence for Fall 2022 graduation.

Musqueam First Nation Scholarship Likely September 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date Recipients will have demonstrated academic and leadership achievements including, but not limited to, engagement in the arts, athletics, school, and/or their community. The award is valued up to $5,500 annually and renewable for up to 4 years.
John Peters Humphrey Fellowship Likely September 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Queen Elizabeth Scholars Likely October 2022
Rhodes Scholarships (China Constituency) Likely October 2022, consult funding agency webpage for exact date The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest (first awarded in 1902) and perhaps most prestigious international scholarship programme, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.
Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC Postdoctoral Fellowship Under review Renewable postdoctoral fellowships of $50,000 per year for up to three years are offered annually by the Tai Hung Fai Charitable Foundation, in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC). To be considered, candidates must be citizens of the mainland of the People's Republic of China who demonstrate academic excellence and who are undertaking postdoctoral research at the UBC Vancouver campus in one of the following areas: health, natural sciences, natural resources, economics or business.
Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC PhD Scholarship Under review Renewable doctoral scholarships of $35,000 per year for up to four years are offered annually by the Tai Hung Fai Charitable Foundation, in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC). To be considered, candidates must be citizens of the mainland of the People's Republic of China who demonstrate academic excellence and who are undertaking PhD research at the UBC Vancouver campus, in one of the following areas: health, natural sciences, natural resources, economics or business.
New Relationship Trust Foundation Scholarships Likely October 2022, see funding agency webpage for exact date Successful applicants will be eligible for a maximum of four consecutive years of undergraduate post-secondary funding, a maximum of two years at the Master’s level and a maximum of two years for the Doctorate level.
IODE War Memorial Scholarship Letter of intent: Likely October 2022; Full Application: Likely November 2022. Check funding agency webpage for exact date. 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.
CIHR Fellowship Likely October 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date Fellowships provide support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad.
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (December 31, 2022 Program End Date) Friday, 14 October 2022

Second of four deadlines for December 31, 2022 Program End Date.

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants Likely October 2022 Scholarships and grants are available for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines for study and research at institutions in Germany.
ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely October 2022 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) established the Doctoral Dissertation Award program to recognize and encourage superior research and writing by doctoral candidates in computer science and engineering. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $20,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet. All winning dissertations are published exclusively in print and electronic formats as part of the ACM Books Series, which includes distribution through the ACM Digital Library. Honorable Mention(s) may also be awarded, with a prize of $10,000 shared among recipients.
Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2022 Graduation) Friday, 21 October 2022

Fourth of four deadlines for Fall 2022 Graduation.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for November graduation Friday, 21 October 2022

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for November 2022 Congregation.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for November graduation Friday, 21 October 2022

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November 2022 Congregation. Must be approved and accepted (not just submitted) by 4:00 pm. Students are expected to submit 3-5 days before this approval deadline in order to have time for corrections.

Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
IBM PhD Fellowship Award Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date Since 1951, the IBM PhD Fellowship Program has collaborated with faculty, students and universities by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students that address focused areas of interest in technology.
Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC) Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Canada-US Fulbright Program Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
PEO Scholar Award Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA) program was established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.
Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship Likely November 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Future Forests Fellowship 4:00pm on Friday Nov 25, 2022 An annual $70,000 fellowship has been established by the Moss Rock Park Foundation. This prestigious fellowship will be awarded to an incoming PhD student in the Faculty of Forestry whose intended studies fit within one of the following areas of excellence within the Faculty: 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. The fellowship holder will receive this funding for up to four years and only one student may be in receipt of the fellowship at a time. The fellowship will be awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Forestry in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Nominations for External Examiner form (Spring 2023 Graduation) Friday, 25 November 2022

First of four deadlines for Spring 2023 graduation.

Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program Likely December 2022 The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of high-calibre scholars who are engaged in eligible master's or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada.
Google Lime Scholarship Likely December 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Google Lime Scholarship provides funding and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
PEO International Peace Scholarship Likely December 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Likely December 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Affiliated Fellowships Master's Program Likely December 2022 The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers Affiliated Fellowships each year to current and prospective full-time UBC-Vancouver graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status.
Nominations for External Examiner form (April 30, 2023 Program End Date) Friday, 09 December 2022

First of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2023.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2022 Program End Date) Wednesday, 14 December 2022

Third of four deadlines for December 31, 2022 Program End Date.

Last day for doctoral final oral defence for December 31, 2022 Program End Date.

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