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.
Name Deadline Description
Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2023 Program End Date) Friday, 28 April 2023

Fourth of four deadlines for April 30, 2023 Program End Date.

Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health Likely May 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with BC communities that are addressing environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Likely in May 2023 The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
Graduate Covid Program Delay Tuition Award Ongoing
SERB-UBC Scholarship On hold 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 USD 2,000 plus funding by UBC covering the tuition costs.
Spring Graduate Awards Competition Likely in May 2023 A number of university awards for the upcoming academic year are available to current and incoming graduate students.
Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship Likely June 2023, check funding agency webpage for exact date The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship encourages and supports theoretical and practical research and studies at the doctoral level in the field of vision loss in Canada.
Last day for students to complete all program requirements for August 31 end date Thursday, 31 August 2023

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 2023 Winter Session Term 1.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for August 31 end date Thursday, 31 August 2023

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 (not just submitted) by 4:00 pm.

Killam Doctoral Scholarships Likely in September 2023 The Killam Doctoral Scholarships support outstanding doctoral students at UBC.
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships Likely in September 2023 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 Likely in September 2023 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships provide financial support to outstanding students pursuing doctoral studies in the social sciences or humanities.
Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral Program Likely in September 2023 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.
Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral (CGS D) Program Likely in September 2023 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).
Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring Likely in September 2023 The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years.

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