|Vanier Scholarship||2 September 2021 at 12:00 pm (noon) PDT||The Vanier CGS Program offers funding of $50,000 per year for up to three years to Canadian or international doctoral students.|
|Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship in Military and Veteran Health Research||Likely September 2021, 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.|
|Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement||10 September 2021 at 4:00 pm PDT||The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.|
|Last day for application for November graduation||Friday, 10 September 2021||
Last day for applications for Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in November 2021. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.
|Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral Program||14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT||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||14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT||The Killam Doctoral Scholarships support outstanding doctoral students at UBC.|
|NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships||14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT||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.|
|SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships||14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT||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||14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT||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).|
|CIHR Doctoral Research Awards||14 September 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT||The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field.|
|International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Awards||Likely September 2021, 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.|
|Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring||17 September 2021 at 4:00 pm PDT||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 2021 Graduation)||Friday, 24 September 2021||
Third of four deadlines for Fall 2021 graduation.
Last day for doctoral final oral defence for Fall 2021 graduation.
|Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico||Likely September 2021||The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at the Undergraduate, Master's, Doctoral or Postdoctoral level in Mexico.|
|John Peters Humphrey Fellowship||Likely September 2021, 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.|
|Musqueam First Nation Scholarship||Likely September 2021||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.|
|IODE War Memorial Scholarship||Letter of intent: 1 October 2021; Full Application: 1 November 2021||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.|
|Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC PhD Scholarship||Program 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.|
|Edwin S.H. Leong CSC UBC Postdoctoral Fellowship||Program 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.|
|Queen Elizabeth Scholars||Likely October 2021|
|Rhodes Scholarships (China Constituency)||Likely October 2021, consult funding agency website for details||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.|
|DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarships and Research Grants||15 October 2021 at 4:00 pm PT||Scholarships and grants are available for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in all disciplines for study and research at institutions in Germany.|
|Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (December 31, 2021 Program End Date)||Friday, 15 October 2021||
Second of four deadlines for December 31, 2021 Program End Date.
|ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award||Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely October 2021||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 G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for November graduation||Friday, 22 October 2021||
Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November 2021 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.
|Last day for students to complete all program requirements for November graduation||Friday, 22 October 2021||
Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for November 2021 Congregation.
|Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2021 Graduation)||Friday, 22 October 2021||
Fourth of four deadlines for Fall 2021 Graduation.
|Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research - Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC)||Likely November 2021||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 2021||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.|
|Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship||Likely November 2021||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.|
|Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship||Likely November 2021||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.|
|MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program||Likely November 2021||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.|
|PEO Scholar Award||Likely November 2021||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.|
|Nominations for External Examiner form (Spring 2022 Graduation)||Friday, 26 November 2021|
|Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme||Likely December 2021||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.|
|Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program||Applicants: Likely December 2021||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.|
|Affiliated Fellowships Master's Program||Applicants: Likely December 2021||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.|
|Google Lime Scholarship||Likely December 2021||The Google Lime Scholarship provides funding and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.|
|PEO International Peace Scholarship||Likely December 2021||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.|
|Nominations for External Examiner form (April 30, 2022 Program End Date)||Friday, 10 December 2021|
|Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2021 Program End Date)||Tuesday, 14 December 2021||
Third of four deadlines for December 31, 2021 Program End Date.
Last day for doctoral final oral defence for December 31, 2021 Program End Date.
|Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship||Likely January 2022||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.|
|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.
|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 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.
|BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding||Likely January 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.|
|London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship||Likely January 2022||Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.|
|Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call||Likely January 2022||MSFSS offers a third intake each January, depending on funding availability. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.|
|Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2022 Graduation)||Friday, 28 January 2022|
|WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards||Likely January 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.|
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.