Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students.
Name Deadline Description
Google Lime Scholarship Sunday, 9 December 2018 The Google Lime Scholarship provides funding and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (February 2019 Degree Granting) Friday, 14 December 2018

Third of four deadlines for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for final doctoral examinations for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 14 December 2018

Third of four deadlines for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last day for final doctoral examinations for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Application for February degree granting and May Congregation opens Friday, 14 December 2018

Application for February 2019 degree granting and May 2019 Congregation opens, and is available until January 18 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

POGO Research Fellowship Program Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 31 October 2018; Deadline for submission: Friday, 14 December 2018 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.
Appointment of External Examiner form (April 30, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 14 December 2018

First of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2019.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 04 January 2019

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for December 31 end date Friday, 04 January 2019

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2018 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.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 04 January 2019

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2018 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for Winter Session Term 2.

Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship Monday, 14 January 2019 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.
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship Applicants: check with graduate program (likely mid-January 2019); Agency deadline: Thursday, 31 January 2019 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 G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for February degree granting Friday, 18 January 2019

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2019 degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Congregation will be in May 2019.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (February 2019 Degree Granting) Friday, 18 January 2019

Fourth of four deadlines for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2019 Degree Granting.

Last day for application for February degree granting and May Congregation Friday, 18 January 2019

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 2019. Congregation ceremony will be in May 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Applicant deadline: 11:59pm (Vancouver time) on Friday, 18 January 2019 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 students to complete all program requirements for February degree granting Friday, 18 January 2019

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for February 2019 degree granting. Congregation will be in May 2019.

Application for May degree granting and May Congregation opens Saturday, 19 January 2019

Application for May 2019 degree granting and May 2019 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday February 22 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Monday, 21 January 2019 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 Global Affairs Canada (GAC) with a primary objective to enhance Canadian graduate level scholarship on disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation issues.
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2019 Graduation) Friday, 25 January 2019

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2019 graduation

London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship Friday, 25 January 2019 Scholarships are offered towards the cost of accommodation at Goodenough College, the pre-eminent residential college for international graduate students in London.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award Likely January 2019 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 January 2019 A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered for research projects in Canada related to Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity. The CCA is open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards Thursday, 31 January 2019 The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.
Gunther Abrahamson Research and Management Award Thursday, 31 January 2019 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.
Parliamentary Internship Programme Thursday, 31 January 2019 The Parliamentary Internship Programme provides a 10-month internship with Members of Parliament in Ottawa.
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research Thursday, 31 January 2019 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.
Linda Michaluk Scholarship Likely January 2019 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.
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students Thursday, 31 January 2019 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.
The International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme Applications will reopen in February 2019 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.
David Suzuki Fellowship Friday, 1 February 2019 The David Suzuki Fellowship program empowers emerging scholars to tackle complex environmental problems. It reduces financial barriers, provides mentorship and fosters leadership and creativity so fellows can conduct research and engage and inform the public and policy-makers.
Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships Friday, 1 February 2019 Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.
Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship Likely February 2019 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.
Affiliated Fellowships Master's Program Applications are now closed. Graduate program nomination deadline: Friday, 1 February 2019 The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers Affiliated Fellowships each year to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status.
The ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program Grant submission deadline: Friday, 1 February 2019 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.
Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s (CGS M) Program Applications are now closed. Graduate program nomination deadline: Friday, 1 February 2019 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.
NSERC Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan First come, first served, by Friday, 1 February 2019 Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan provide graduate students in the natural sciences and engineering with first-hand research experience in an international setting. Award supports travel to Taiwan for eight weeks this summer and work with researchers on projects related to their research studies in Canada while receiving Mandarin training at National Tsing Hua University.
Pursuit Award Monday, 4 February 2019 The Pursuit Awards recognize PhD students from across the globe for their outstanding achievements in childhood disability research. The focus of the student/graduate's research must be in the area of applied or clinical research and linked to childhood disability.
NPRB Graduate Student Research Awards Friday, 8 February 2019 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.
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 08 February 2019

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2019.

James E. Axelson Outstanding Graduate Scholar Award Friday, 15 February 2019 This award in honour of Professor Emeritus James E. Axelson provides $35,000 CDN per year for 2 years to successful applicants.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2019); Graduate program nomination deadline: Friday, 15 February 2019 Multi-year fellowships are offered to Aboriginal graduate students.
Wayne Riggs Interdisciplinary Doctoral Scholarship in Pharmaceutical Sciences Friday, 15 February 2019 The Wayne Riggs Interdisciplinary Doctoral Scholarship in Pharmaceutical Sciences provides $35,000 per year for 2 years to successful applicants in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2019); Graduate program nomination deadline: likely February 2019 The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship Likely February 2019 The Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships support Canadian citizens engaged in doctoral studies in Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics (including Electrical Engineering and Computer Science).
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health Friday, 22 February 2019 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.
Last day for application for May degree granting and Congregation Friday, 22 February 2019

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

SSHRC Talent Award Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2019); Graduate program nomination deadline: Friday, 1 March 2019 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.
British Columbia Graduate Scholarship Not accepting applications at this time The province of British Columbia has funded graduate scholarships to emphasize research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, and support for Indigenous students.
Future Forests Fellowship Not accepting applications at this time 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.
International Doctoral Fellowship No longer accepting applications Provides five years of funding for top incoming international doctoral students.

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