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.
Namesort descending Deadline Description
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding Applicants: check with graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: 24 June 2022 at 4:00 pm PT The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies matches funding provided by graduate programs to support Indigenous Master's graduate students.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2023); Graduate program nomination deadline: Likely February 2023 Multi-year fellowships are offered to Indigenous graduate students.
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.
Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral Program Likely September 2022 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.
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.
Alzheimer Society Research Program To be confirmed Alzheimer Society's Doctoral Awards provide an opportunity for promising individuals, pursuing a PhD, to begin the process of becoming future independent investigators in the field of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and Postdoctoral Awards are for graduates with a PhD or MD who wish to gain additional research experience.
Anne Vallee Ecological Fund Likely in March 2023 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.
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.

Application for May degree granting and May Congregation opens Monday, 16 December 2019

Application for May 2020 degree granting and May 2020 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday February 28 2020. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

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.

Application for May graduation opens Monday, 14 December 2020

Application for May 2021 Congregation opens and is available until Friday February 26 2021. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Application for November degree conferral and November Congregation opens Saturday, 18 August 2018

Application for November 2018 degree conferral and November 2018 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday September 14, 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Application for November degree granting and November Congregation opens Saturday, 17 August 2019

Application for November 2019 degree granting and November 2019 Congregation opens, and is available until September 15, 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.  

Application for November graduation opens Thursday, 18 June 2020

Application for November 2020 Congregation opens, and is available until September 11, 2020. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.  

Application for September degree granting and November Congregation opens Friday, 15 June 2018

Application for September 2018 degree granting and November 2018 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday August 17, 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Application for September degree granting and November Congregation opens. Friday, 14 June 2019

Application for September 2019 degree granting and November 2019 Congregation opens, and is available until August 16 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

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.

Appointment of External Examiner form (August 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 20 April 2018

First of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2018.

Appointment of External Examiner form (August 31, 2019 Program End Date) Thursday, 18 April 2019

First of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2019.

Appointment of External Examiner form (September 2018 Degree Conferral) Friday, 06 April 2018

First of four deadlines for September 2018 degree conferral.

Appointment of External Examiner form (September 2019 Degree Conferral) Friday, 12 April 2019

First of four deadlines for September 2019 degree conferral.

Appointment of External Examiner form (Spring 2019 Graduation) Friday, 30 November 2018

First of four deadlines for Spring 2019 graduation

Arthritis Society Graduate PhD Salary Award Likely in April 2023 Salary awards are offered to graduate students who are undertaking full-time research training in an area of clear relevance to arthritis and The Arthritis Society's 5-year research strategic plan.
BC Indigenous Student Award Likely in April 2023 The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has established an award program for Indigenous students pursuing studies at the Master’s and Doctoral levels in British Columbia. Renewable awards of $5,000 per year are available.
BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
British Columbia Graduate Scholarship Ongoing 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.
Bullitt Environmental Fellowship Likely in April 2023 The Bullitt Environmental Fellowship is a program to identify and support environmentally focused leaders in the Pacific Northwest.  Applicants must be studying and demonstrate a commitment to subjects that are closely aligned with the Bullitt Foundation’s mission to safeguard the natural environment by promoting responsible human activities and sustainable communities in the Emerald Corridor
CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards Likely in February 2023 The CAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 20 May 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.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call Likely January 2023 MSFSS offers a third intake each January, depending on funding availability. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral (CGS D) Program Likely September 2022 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).
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.
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.
Canadian Dam Association Scholarships Likely June 2022, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Canadian Dam Association offers annually two scholarships to full-time postgraduate students attending a Canadian university or college whose program of study focuses on dam safety and/or the management of dams.
Canadian Liver Foundation Graduate Studentships Likely in March 2023 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.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards Likely January 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.
Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) Travel Award Likely in March 2023 CIHR offers limited travel award funding to PhD students in health sciences for the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF).
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship Likely February 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date 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.
Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Fellowship New Investigator Award Likely in July 2015 The Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Fellowship's main objectives are to provide an opportunity to attract and support talented researchers conducting cardiovascular outcomes research, and to increase the use of Cardiac Services BC (CSBC) Registry data. Possible topics include prevention, access to care, treatment effectiveness, policy interventions, etc. The duration of the proposed research should be a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 2 years. Strong preference will be given to candidates most likely to develop independent research careers based in BC.
Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship Likely in March 2023 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.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award Application deadline: applicants - check with graduate program; Graduate program nomination deadline: 10 June 2022 at 4:00 pm PT These awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.
Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship Likely in March 2023 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.
Charles F. Brandenburg Memorial Scholarships Likely in August 2011 The Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas is offering three scholarships valued at $2500 each, for graduate students undertaking research in topics related to unconventional gas. This year the student scholarship winners will be selected from applicants enrolled in a post-graduate degree program related to the petroleum industry, including engineering, geology, geophysics, environmental science and business.
China Scholarship Council Doctoral Scholarships Likely in March 2023 The China Scholarship Council (CSC) provides scholarships to Chinese students for doctoral and postdoctoral studies abroad, across a wide range of disciplines.
CIHR Doctoral Research Awards Likely September 2022 The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field.
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.
Dan David Prize Scholarship Likely in March 2023 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.
DEGIRS Bursary Likely May 2022 The Division of Engineers and Geoscientists in the Resource Sector (DEGIRS) offers a $2,000 bursary aimed at advancing engineering and geosciences education and practices in BC. Studies should relate directly to professional engineering and/or professional geoscience in the resource sector.
Department Awards Ongoing, check with graduate program Various awards are offered to students on the recommendation of a graduate program, Department, or Faculty.
Doctoral Recruitment Fellowship Discontinued

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