|Recommendations for Admission May 2016 - International||Monday, 02 November 2015||
Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in May. Later recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.
|Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship||Likely in November 2015||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.|
|Canada-US Fulbright Program||Most likely November 15, 2015||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.|
|Northern Scientific Training Program||Likely in November 2015||The Northern Scientific Training Program supports student research in the North by supplying supplementary funds to offset the additional costs of Northern research.|
|Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship||Wednesday, 25 November 2015||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.|
|BC Food Protection Association Scholarship Award||Likely in November 2015||British Columbia Food Protection Association (BCFPA) offers two scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students each year.|
|Recommendations for Admission May 2016 - North America||Tuesday, 01 December 2015||
Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration in May. Later recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.
|Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme||Likely in December 2015||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.|
|Appointment of External Examiner form (Spring 2016 Graduation)||Friday, 04 December 2015||
Last day for Supervisors to submit Nominations for External Examiner form to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2016 graduation.
|Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2015 Program End Date)||Friday, 11 December 2015||
Last day for final doctoral examinations for December 31, 2015 Program End Date.
|Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (February 2016 Degree Granting)||Friday, 11 December 2015||
Last day for final doctoral examinations for February 2015 degree granting.
|Science Policy Fellowships||Likely in December 2015||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 to graduate opens||Tuesday, 15 December 2015||
Application for February 2016 degree granting and May 2016 Congregation opens.
|Appointment of External Examiner form (April 30, 2016 Program End Date)||Friday, 18 December 2015||
Last day for Supervisors to submit 'Appointment of External Examiner' form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2016 program end date.
|Caribou Research and Management Award||Likely in January 2016||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 Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2015 Program End Date)||Monday, 04 January 2016||
Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2015 program end date.
|Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies||Likely in January 2016||Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship provides financial support to students entering second or subsequent year of graduate studies in soil science (in areas of agriculture, environment, geology, agro-ecology or other related disciplines). 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.|
|Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (February 2016 Degree Granting)||Friday, 22 January 2016||
Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2016 degree granting.
|London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship||Likely in January 2016||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 2016 Graduation)||Friday, 29 January 2016||
Last day for submission of exam copies of Doctoral Dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2016 graduation.
|Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship||Likely in January 2016||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.|
|CIHR - Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call||Likely in January 2016||In order to award the full annual allocation of supplements, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) might hold a third competition in 2015-2016 for The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program.|
|Parliamentary Internship Programme||Likely in January 2016||The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.|
|Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship||Likely in January 2016||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.|
|Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards||Likely in January 2016||The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.|
|Pursuit Award||Likely in February 2016||The Pursuit Award recognizes current PhD students and recent alumni from around the globe for their outstanding achievements in childhood disability research. Finalists are chosen based on significance of research results, methodologic rigour, empirical content, and impact on childhood disability care.|
|Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships||Monday, 01 February 2016||Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.|
|Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships||Mid- to late January 2016 - applicants are to check with grad program for internal deadline||Multi-year fellowships are offered to Aboriginal graduate students.|
|Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction||Likely in February 2016||One Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to a faculty member in recognition of excellent graduate-level teaching. This is intended primarily for teaching excellence in graduate course work, although excellence in other areas of graduate education such as program development or mentoring will be given some weight. Candidates may be nominated by colleagues, current graduate students, or alumni.|
|Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship||Likely in February 2016||The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships support Canadian citizens engaged in doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science).|
|NPRB Graduate Student Research Awards||Likely in February 2016||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 2005 NPRB Science Plan.|
|Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2016 Program End Date)||Friday, 19 February 2016||
Last day for submission of exam copies of Doctoral Dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2016 Program End Date.
|Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship||Likely in February 2016||The Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship is in recognition of the significant contribution Douglas McRorie, PAg, FAIC, made to agricultural finance throughout his career with the Royal Bank of Canada and his professional involvement with the Agricultural Institute of Canada and AIC Foundation. The awards will provide financial support to Masters or PhD students specializing in agricultural business, economics, finance or trade.|
|CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards||Likely in February 2016||The CAGS/ProQuest-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.|
|Dobbin Scholarships||Likely in February 2016||The Ireland Canada University Foundation offers an annual programme of scholarly exchange awards between the universities of Canada and Ireland.These scholarships are open to scholars of all academic disciplines, and are tenable for travel from Canadian to Irish universities, in order to support the scholar’s research on a topic relating to both countries.The scholarships fund short periods of exchange.|
|CSCE Hydrotechnical Engineering Student Award||Likely in February 2016||The CSCE Hydrotechnical Division administers this award for the best master's thesis report related to water engineering and water management. This award is intended to recognize an outstanding masters' thesis that demonstrates high quality research technique, high quality presentation of the work, and relevance to water engineering and water management in Canada.|
|SERB-UBC Scholarship||March 2016||This award, a collaboration between The Science and Engineering Research Board, India (SERB) and UBC, provides up to 5 scholarships per year to PHD candidates in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It includes a monthly living allowance of $2,000 plus funding by UBC covering the tuition costs.|
|France Canada Research Fund (FCRF) Scholarship for Thesis Cotutelles||Likely in March 2016||In order to facilitate the mobility of doctoral students between France and Canada, the France Canada Research Fund (FCRF) is launching FCRF Scholarship for thesis cotutelles. It will be awarded for the best running thesis of PhD student participating in the France-Canada joint PhD (cotutelle) program.The FCRF Scholarship for thesis cotutelles finances academic study visits in France (one round-trip airfare and monthly allowance) for a Canadian doctoral student enrolled in a thesis cotutelle program between a French institution and UBC.|
|France Canada Research Fund Best Cotutelle Prize||Likely in March 2016||The FCRF Award for the international joint PhD (cotutelle) is awarded for the best thesis completed by a PhD student participating in the France-Canada joint PhD (cotutelle) program after a successful defence.|
|Neporany Doctoral Fellowship||Likely in March 2016||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).|
|Stasiuk Master's Research Fellowship||Likely in March 2016||Stasiuk Master's Research Fellowship is awarded annually to a student writing a thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in the area of education, history, law, humanities, arts, social sciences, women’s studies, or library sciences. Because funding is for thesis work only, all other degree requirements must be completed by the time the award is taken up.|
|Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships Programs||Likely in March 2016||Academic scholarships are awarded to undertake graduate studies that lead to a degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) and/or graduate research at a university or higher learning institution in an OAS Member State. The competition is open to students in all disciplines (natural sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences and arts). Scholarships are not offered for studies in the medical sciences and the learning of new languages.|
|Governor General's Gold Medal||Likely in February 2016||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.|
|Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award||Likely in March 2016||CIHR offers limited travel award funding to PhD students in health sciences for the 2015 Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF).|
|SSHRC Talent Award||Likely in February 2016||The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship award 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.|
|The Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize||Likely in March 2016||The Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize was developed by the British Politics Group (BPG) to encourage the study of British politics by graduate students and to reward exceptional work in that area of study. The principle criterion for awarding the Prize is the dissertation's contribution to the understanding of British politics, regardless of whether the study is exclusively British or comparative research. $300 will be awarded for the best doctoral dissertation on British politics completed during the calendar years 2008, 2009, or 2010. All nominees must have received their PhD from a department in the U.S. or Canada. Either a supervising professor or a department's director of graduate studies may nominate a dissertation.|
|Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship||Likely in February 2016||Fellowships for international students with leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country|
|Anne Vallee Ecological Fund||Likely in March 2016||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.|
|Appointment of External Examiner form (September 2016 Degree Conferral)||Thursday, 24 March 2016||
Last day for Supervisors to submit 'Appointment of External Examiner' form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for September 2016 degree conferral.
|Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities||Likely in March 2016||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.|
IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students.