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
Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2021 Program End Date) Friday, 07 January 2022

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2021 Program End Date.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 07 January 2022

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2021 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 end date Friday, 07 January 2022

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2021 program end date. 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.

Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health Likely January 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with BC communities that are addressing environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call 21 January 2022 at 4:00 pm PT MSFSS offers a third intake each January, depending on funding availability. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship Likely January 2022, refer to the funding agency website for exact date Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2022 Graduation) Friday, 28 January 2022

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2022 graduation.

TELUS Graduate Fellowship on Telecommunications Policy Likely January 2022, check funding agency webpage for details The Fellowship will support graduate students who wish to undertake independent, innovative research on issues related to telecommunications policy.
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students Likely January 2022, refer to the funding agency website for exact date The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $8,500 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.
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship Likely January 2022 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.
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research 31 January each year 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.
Parliamentary Internship Programme Likely January 2022 The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards Likely January 2022 The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards Likely February 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The IDRC Research Awards are offered to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries enrolled in a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research focused on at least one developing country.
Gunther Abrahamson Research and Management Award Likely February 2022 The Gunther Abrahamson 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.
BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding 1 February 2022 The BC NEIHR supports Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) graduate students and postdoctoral fellows by annual competitions for Master’s and Doctoral scholarships and biennial (every two years) for Post-Doctoral fellowships.
Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships 1 February 2022 at 4:00 pm PT Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2022 Program End Date) Friday, 04 February 2022

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2022.

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2022); Graduate program nomination deadline: 11 February 2022 at 4:00 pm PT Multi-year fellowships are offered to Indigenous graduate students.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award Likely February 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The 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.
J.A. Campbell Research Award Likely February 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered 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 this conditions. The CCA is open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.
Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship Likely February 2022, review funding agency website for exact date The Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship will be awarded to a Masters or Doctoral student who exhibits excellence in research and seeks to further their knowledge through a program of experiential learning.
Maple Leaf Scholarship in Food Insecurity Likely February 2022, see funding agency webpage for exact date Three scholarships are distributed each year for three years, beginning in the 2020/2021 academic year, to support Master or PhD students who propose to advance a better understanding of food insecurity in Canada.
WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards 18 February 2022 WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards are intended to enable highly qualified Masters and PhD students to undertake full-time research training with a focus on preventing and/or reducing occupational illness, injury, and disability in British Columbia.
NPRB Graduate Student Research Awards Likely February 2022 North Pacific Research Board will award up to six Graduate Student Research Awards (GSRAs) of $25,000 each for the opportunity to address scientific, technological, and socio-economic issues relating to the research themes identified in the 2018 NPRB Science Plan.
Health System Impact Fellowship 24 February 2022 The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship provides doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research, or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their research and analytic talents to critical challenges in health care.
SSHRC Talent Award Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2022); Graduate program nomination deadline: 25 February 2022 at 4:00 pm PT 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 application for May graduation Saturday, 26 February 2022

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

The International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme Likely March 2022 This internship programme is offered by United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP) to university graduates from many disciplines including: international affairs (relations), peacekeeping and peace building, political science, economics, history, women’s studies, public policy, geography, environmental studies, anthropology, sociology, law, the sciences, engineering, languages, etc.who demonstrate that they have an active interest in the work of the United Nations and UN-related issues.
Neporany Doctoral Fellowship Likely March 2022 The Neporany Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the Canadian Foundation for Ukranian Studies, will be awarded to one or more doctoral students specializing on Ukraine in political science, economics, and related fields (social sciences and political, economic, and social history).
Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship Likely March 2022 The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice provides funds for a $7500 Research Fellowship in order to support research related to the Institute's annual conference theme. The completed research is expected to be presented at the Institute’s annual conference and published with its proceedings. Open to faculty and graduate students at Canadian universities.
Canadian Liver Foundation Graduate Studentships Likely March 2022 The objective of the Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) is to provide support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the liver. Graduate Studentships and Summer Studentships are intended for scientists-in-training who are working towards obtaining their Masters or Ph.D. and whose research projects are related to liver diseases.
The ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program Likely March 2022 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.
Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Likely March 2022 The Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarships are awarded to agricultural post-graduates majoring in agricultural business, economics, finance or trade. Candidates must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residence status in Canada and be enrolled in their graduate program until at least one semester beyond the application deadline.
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health 11 March 2022 at 4:00 pm PT The Friedman Award for Scholars in Health supports learning and research opportunities for graduate students or medical residents working in the broad area of health, to bring new perspectives to their education and further their career.
Governor General's Gold Medal Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2022); Graduate programs: check with the Dean's office of your disciplinary Faculty; G+PS Deadline: Likely March 2022 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.
Anne Vallee Ecological Fund Likely March 2022 The Anne Vallée Ecological Fund (AVEF) offers two $1,500 scholarship to support students registered in animal research at the master or doctoral level in a Québec or British Columbia University. The AVEF is focussed on supporting field research in animal ecology, in relation with the impact of human activities such as forestry, industry, agriculture, and fishing.
Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship Likely March 2022 The fellowship will provide a one-time annual stipend of $20,000 plus a research-related allowance of $1,500. Relevant topics for this fellowship include but are not limited to: bioethics, business ethics, environmental ethics, public health ethics, and health inequities.
Dan David Prize Scholarship Likely March 2022 The Dan David Prize awards scholarships to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, carrying out research in one of the selected fields for the current year.
EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships Likely March 2022 Study in Canada Scholarships provide students from post-secondary institutions located in the new eligible countries/territories with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship for Canadian Women Likely March 2022 The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada offers a graduate scholarship to female Canadian citizens pursuing PhD studies.
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea Likely March 2022 The Government of Korea through the National Institute for International Education Development offers scholarships to Canadians for study/research at the graduate level.
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2022 Graduation) Friday, 25 March 2022

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2022 graduation.

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

China Scholarship Council Doctoral Scholarships Applicants: Likely March 2022 The China Scholarship Council (CSC) provides scholarships to Chinese students for doctoral and postdoctoral studies abroad, across a wide range of disciplines.
CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards Applicants: contact your graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely March 2022 The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely March 2022 CIHR offers limited travel award funding to PhD students in health sciences for the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF). Note: For 2021, no travel funding is offered as the CSHRF conference will be hosted virtually.
Linda Michaluk Scholarship Likely March 2022 The Linda Michaluk Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded annually by the College of Applied Biology to full-time students enrolled in a Canadian post-graduate program of study that is relevant to the advancement of science-informed decision making, or to the development of laws and regulations that affect the practice of natural resource management.
MCC Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship Likely April 2022 The Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship is intended to assist the protection of minority and human rights in Canada, and reduce the potential for abuse of cultural minorities such as that suffered by Japanese Canadians during World War II.
rare Scholarship in Graduate Research Likely April 2022 The rare Charitable Research Reserve has partnered with the Ages Foundation Fund to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education. The Ages Foundation Research Fellowship & Bursaries program will allow students to study in a relatively undisturbed, yet highly accessible site in Waterloo Region.
Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities Prospective nominees: Check with graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely April 2022 Named in honor of the first president of the Council of Graduate Schools and first presented in 1972, this award is made annually to a scholar-teacher in the humanities. The recipient must be teaching in a North American university, have earned a doctorate within 7 years of the award date, and have written a book of scholarly importance. Subjects fields are selected annually. Awards have been made in literature, history, linguisitics, foreign languages, philosophy, archaeology and musicology.

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