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 Fellowships Applicants: check with graduate program (likely January 2021); Graduate program nomination deadline: 12 February 2021 at 4:00 pm Multi-year fellowships are offered to Indigenous graduate students.
BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding 15 January 2021 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.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - 3rd Call 22 January 2021 at 4:00 pm PST MSFSS offers a third intake each January, depending on funding availability. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards 31 January 2021 at 11:59 pm PST The Canadian Northern Studies Awards support students undertaking research that includes northern or circumpolar fieldwork.
EduCanada Study in Canada Scholarships TBA by EduCanada, competition launches January 2021 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.
Friedman Award for Scholars in Health Friday, March 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm PST 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.
Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Monday, 15 March 2021 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.
Health System Impact Fellowship 18 February 2021 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.
Hugh C. Morris Experiential Fellowship 15 February 2021 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.
J.A. Campbell Research Award 15 February 2021 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.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award 15 February 2021 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.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship for Canadian Women 15 March 2021 The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada offers a graduate scholarship to female Canadian citizens pursuing PhD studies.
Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2021 Program End Date) Friday, 30 April 2021

Fourth of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2021.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2021 Graduation.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 08 January 2021

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2020 Program End Date

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2019 Program End Date

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2021 Graduation) Friday, 23 April 2021

Fourth of four deadlines for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for application for May graduation Friday, 26 February 2021

Last day for applications for Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2021. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2021 Program End Date) Thursday, 08 April 2021

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2021 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2021 Program End Date.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2021 Graduation) Friday, 26 March 2021

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for doctoral final oral defence for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for April 30 end date Friday, 30 April 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for April 30 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 the 2021 Summer Session.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for August 31 end date Friday, 27 August 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31 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 2021 Winter session Term 1. 

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for December 31 end date Friday, 08 January 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2020 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 G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for May graduation Friday, 23 April 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May 2021 Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for April 30 end date Friday, 30 April 2021

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for April 30 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for the 2021 Summer Session.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for August 31 end date Friday, 27 August 2021

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for August 31 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2021 Winter Session Term 1.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 08 January 2021

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2020 program end date. 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 May graduation Friday, 23 April 2021

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for May 2021 Congregation.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2021 Program End Date) Friday, 05 February 2021

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2021.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2021 Graduation) Friday, 29 January 2021

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2021 graduation.

Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships Monday, 1 February 2021 at 4:00 pm Mackenzie King Scholarships support graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere.
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students 31 January 2021 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.
SSHRC Talent Award Applicants: check with graduate program (likely February 2021); Graduate program nomination deadline: 26 February 2021 at 4:00 pm 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.
Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship 5 January 2021 at 11:59 pm EST (8:59 pm PST) 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.
WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards 29 January 2021 at 4:00 pm PST 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.