Application Deadlines

 

COVID-19: Please check the following webpages for the latest updates.

UBC ORS Funding Agency Deadline/ Funding Updates
NSERC program information in relation to COVID‑19
COVID-19: Impacts on SSHRC‘s policies and programs
COVID-19 information related to CIHR
CFI FAQ: Changes due to COVID-19


Please note:

    • UBC Office of Research Services (ORS) has an internal deadline of at least two full working days in advance of the sponsor deadline and five working days prior to any major competition deadline. Please check the ORS Calendar of Funding Deadlines for specific dates and the ORS e-submission procedures for the specific grant application pages required.
    • Please allow at least 48-hour turnaround time for LFS signatures.
    • Major funding agency’s deadlines are Feb 1 (NSERC SPG, SSHRC IDG, SSHRC CG) and Nov 1 (NSERC DG, SSHRC CG).

The following list is updated as often as possible; however, funding deadlines may be changed at any time. Please make sure that you visit the funding agency’s site and related UBC webpage to confirm the sponsor’s deadlines and UBC internal deadlines.

October 1, 2020: SSHRC Insight Grants Application deadline (Annual)

October 15, 2020: UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowship Application deadline (Annual, NOI deadline: July 31, 2020)
October 15, 2020: UBC President’s Award for Public Education through Media Application deadline (Annual, NOI deadline: July 31, 2020)
October 15, 2020: UBC Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize Application deadline (Annual)
October 15, 2020: UBC Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research Application deadline (Annual)
October 15, 2020: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, December 15, March 15, and June 15)
October 15, 2020: CIHR Project Grant Application Deadline (Registration Deadline September 16)

October 16, 2020: Vancouver Foundation Systems Change Grants Application deadline
October 16, 2020: Vancouver Foundation participatory Action Research Grants Application deadline

October 17, 2020: NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships Program Application deadline (Annual)

October 18, 2020: UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund Application deadline (NOI deadline September 16, 2020)

October 19, 2020: Innovate BC Ignite Program Round 10 Deadline for invited applicants to submit full proposal (LOI deadline August 10, 2020)

October 20, 2020: NFRF 2020 Exploration Competition Full application deadline (NOI deadline August 18, 2020)

October 21, 2020: Community-based climate action projects Application deadline

October 25, 2020: NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants (RTI) program Application deadline (Annual)

October 28, 2020: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program UBC internal deadline (NOI deadline August 1, 2020; Annual)

October 30, 2020: BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships Application deadline

November 1, 2020: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program Application deadline (UBC internal deadline: October 28; NOI: August 1, 2019. Annual)
November 1, 2020: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)
November 1, 2020: Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes Application deadline (Annual)
November 1, 2020: Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation Grants for Faculty / Post-Doctoral Research and Doctoral Dissertations Application deadline (twice a year, April 1 and November 1)

November 2, 2020: CIFAR & IDRC global call for AI governance solutions NOI deadline
November 2, 2020: Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition NOI deadline (Application deadline January 13, 2021)

November 6, 2020: UBC PWIAS Wall Scholars Research Award Application deadline

November 10, 2020: Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) Application deadline

November 11, 2020: 2021 CPS Annual Request for Preliminary Proposals Submission deadline

November 12, 2020: Mitacs-Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Program Application deadline

November 13, 2020: UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Application deadline (Annual. One nominee per department)
November 13, 2020: 2021 France Canada Research Fund (FCRF) New Scientific Collaboration Support Program UBC internal deadline

November 15, 2020: Fulbright Canada Research Chairs Program Competition deadline
November 15, 2020: UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) Fund Application deadline (NOI deadline: September 15, 2020)
November 15, 2020: SSHRC Partnership Development Grants (PDG) Application deadline (Annual)

November 16, 2020: UBC Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) Stage 4 Application deadline

November 20, 2020: Open Educational Resources Fund Application deadline

November 25, 2020: Brain Health: Lifestyle Approaches and Microbiome Contributions LOI Deadline (Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2021)
November 25, 2020: NSERC Award for Science Promotion Nomination deadline
November 25, 2020: Mitacs Accelerate Industrial Postdoc Application deadline

November 30, 2020: Fellowship Awards Application deadline (Annual, Bank of Canada)
November 30, 2020: UBC Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) Stage 3 Application deadline
November 30, 3030: UBC Health Scholarships and Awards Submission Deadline

December 1, 2020: CAAIN Innovative Ag Research Funding Project Registration Form Submission due date.

December 4, 2020: SoTL Seed Program Application deadline
December 4, 2020: Land Economics Society Research Grant Application deadline

December 7, 2020: MSFHR 2021 Research Trainee Program LOI deadline (Application deadline February 12, 2021)

December 9, 2020: CIHR Team Grant: Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions LOI deadline

December 11, 2020: 3M National Teaching Fellowships UBC Internal Nomination Deadline
December 11, 2020: IDRC Research Ideas Competition Application deadline

December 15, 2020: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
December 15, 2020: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, December 15, March 15, and June 15)

December 18, 2020: UBC Climate Education Grants Application deadline

January 5, 2021: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 5, 2021; March 29, 2021; June 28, 2021; September 27, 2021)

January 10, 2021: Volvo Environment Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. Volvo Environment Prize Foundation)

January 11, 2021: 2020 PICS Internship Program Application deadline

January 13, 2021: Mitacs Elevate LOI deadline (Application deadline: February 10, 2021)
January 13 2021: Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition Application deadline (NOI deadline November 2, 2020)

January 18, 2021: Food Waste Reduction Challenge Application deadline

January 25, 2021: Banting Research Foundation: Discovery Award Application deadline

January 29, 2021: LFS Internal Research Grant Program (IRGP) Application deadline
January 29, 2021: UBC Partnership Recognition Fund Application deadline

January 31, 2021: Japan Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. The Japan Prize Foundation)

February 1, 2021: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)
February 1, 2021: NSERC Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships Application deadline (Annual)
February 1, 2021: CBHEPA 2021 Broiler Breeder Research Grant Application deadline

February 2, 2021: SSHRC Insight Development Grants Application deadline (Annual)

February 3, 2021: SSHRC Impact Awards UBC Internal deadline (Sponsor nomination deadline April 1, 2021)
February 3, 2021: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship Application deadline for fellows (Application deadline for hosts March 3, 2021)

February 8, 2021: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) 2021 Scholar Competition LOI deadline (Full application deadline March 22, 2021)
February 8, 2021: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) 2021 Research Trainee Program LOI deadline (Application deadline March 29, 2021)

February 10, 2021: Work Learn International Undergraduate Research Awards Proposal submission deadline
February 10, 2021: Mitacs Elevate Application deadline (LOI deadline: January 13, 2021)
February 10, 2021: SSHRC Partnership Grants (PG) Stage 1 application deadline (Annual; Full application deadline Oct 29, by invitation only)

February 12, 2021: MSFHR 2021 Research Trainee Program Application deadline (LOI deadline December 7, 2020)
February 12, 2021: WorkSafeBC Innovation at Work proposals Application deadline

February 18, 2021: CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship Application deadline

February 24, 2020: NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program UBC’s Internal Selection deadline (Annual)

February 25, 2021: Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program Application deadline

February 28, 2021: Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards 2021 Nomination deadline

March 1, 2021:  BC Foundation for Non-Animal Research funding program Application deadline

March 3, 2021: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship Application deadline for hosts (Application deadline for fellows February 3, 2021)

March 4, 2021: CIHR Project Grant Registration deadline (Application deadline April 1, 2021)

March 10, 2021: Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) 2021 Seeding Solutions Request for Applications Pre-Applications Due (Full application by invitation Due: July 7, 2021)

March 12, 2021: NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards LFS internal deadline

March 15, 2021: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
March 15, 2021: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, December 15, March 15, and June 15)
March 15, 2021: AGU (American Geophysical Union) Union Fellows Nomination Deadline
March 15, 2021: Balzan Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. International Balzan Prize Foundation)
March 15, 2021: Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowships Sponsor deadline

March 18, 2021: Human Frontiers of Science Program Research Grants Initiation deadline (Submission Deadline March 30, 2021)

March 22, 2021: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) 2021 Scholar Competition Full application deadline (LOI deadline February 8, 2021)

March 29, 2021: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 5, 2021; March 29, 2021; June 28, 2021; September 27, 2021)
March 29, 2021: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) 2021 Research Trainee Program Application deadline (LOI deadline February 8, 2021)
March 29, 2021: UBC Killam Connection Program LOI deadline

March 31, 2021: King Faisal International Prize Sponsor deadline
March 31, 2021: A. G. Huntsman Award for Excellence in the Marine Sciences Nomination LOI deadline

April 01, 2021: Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC (CUFA BC) Distinguished Academics Awards Nomination deadline (Annual. CUFA BC)
April 01, 2021: CIHR Project Grant Application deadline (Registration deadline March 4, 2021)
April 01, 2021: NSERC John C. Polanyi Award Nomination deadline
April 01, 2021: NSERC Herzberg Medal Nomination deadline
April 01, 2021: NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize Nomination deadline
April 01, 2021: NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships UBC Internal Nomination Deadline
April 01, 2021: NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Nomination deadline
April 01, 2021: SSHRC Impact Awards Sponsor nomination deadline (UBC Internal deadline February 3, 2021)
April 01, 2021: Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation Grants for Faculty / Post-Doctoral Research and Doctoral Dissertations Application deadline (twice a year, April 1 and November 1)

April 09, 2021: Order of British Columbia nomination deadline

April 12, 2021: CIHR’s Institute Advisory Boards Nomination deadline

April 15, 2021: AGU (American Geophysical Union) Section Awards Nomination Deadline
April 15, 2021: AGU (American Geophysical Union)  Union Awards, Medals, & Prizes Nomination Deadline
April 15, 2021: NSERC Synergy Awards for Innovation Nomination deadline (Annual)
April 15, 2021: Alexander von Humboldt Professorship Nomination deadline (twice a year, April 15 and September 15)

April 23, 2021: Karl C. Ivarson Soil Science Scholarship Application deadline

April 28, 2021: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowships Sponsor deadline

April 30, 2021: Geoscience BC 2020 Graduate Research Scholarship Program Application deadline

May 1, 2021: World Food Prize Nomination Deadline (Annual. The World Food Prize Foundation)
May 1, 2021: NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program NSERC LOI deadline (Annual. UBC’s Internal Selection deadline: February 24, 2021)
May 1, 2021: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)

May 31, 2021: UBC Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund Application deadline

June 6, 2021: Danone Institute North America “One Planet. One Health” Initiative 2021 Application deadline

June 7, 2021: NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships Sponsor deadline (Annual. UBC Internal Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2021)

June 10, 2021: Climate Action and Awareness Fund LOI deadline

June 14, 2021: Trans-Atlantic Platform Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR) Proposal submission deadline

June 15, 2021: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
June 15, 2021: NSERC Discovery Horizons grants LOI deadline (Full application deadline: October 18, 2021)
June 15, 2021: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, December 15, March 15, and June 15)
June 15, 2021: Holberg Memorial International Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund)

June 16, 2021: SSHRC Imagining Canada’s Future Ideas Lab: Canada and the Circular Economy Stage 1 deadline

June 23, 2021: CCS/CIHR Initiative in Primary Cancer Prevention Registration due date (Full application due date September 10, 2021)

June 28, 2021: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 5, 2021; March 29, 2021; June 28, 2021; September 27, 2021)

June 30, 2021: Canada Council for the Arts Killam Prizes (Annual)
June 30, 2021: GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2020 Nomination deadline
June 30, 2021: E.W.R. Steacie Prize Nomination deadline (Annual)
June 30, 2021: Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Nomination deadline (Annual. BBVA Foundation)
June 30, 2021: BC Cattlemen's Association Brigadier W.N. Bostock Memorial Research Grant Application deadline
June 30, 2021: Deep Space Food Challenge Submission deadline
June 30, 2021: Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Funding Application deadline
June 30, 2021: Innovate BC Ignite Program Round 11 Application deadline

July 11, 2021: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships UBC internal deadline

July 15, 2021: Agrivita Canada Inc Canadian AgriSafety Applied Science Programv LOI deadline

July 16, 2021: SSHRC Imagining Canada’s Future Ideas Lab (virtual workshop) LOI deadline

August 1, 2021: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program NOI deadline (UBC internal deadline Oct 25, 2021; Annual)
August 1, 2021: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadline (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)

August 4, 2021: PICS Opportunity Projects 2021 Application deadline

August 5, 2021: UBC Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (UBC CRMA) Application deadline

August 6, 2021: UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships & Faculty Research Awards NOI deadline (Final submission deadline October 15, 2021)

August 10, 2021: New Frontiers in Research Fund—2021 Exploration Competition NOI deadline (Full application deadline: October 19, 2021)

August 18, 2021: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant Registration Deadline (Application Deadline: September 15, 2021)

August 23, 2021: Royal Society of Canada Fellowships UBC internal deadline for Institutional Nominations (annual, The Royal Society of Canada)

September 1, 2021: Genome BC Pilot Innovation Fund EOI deadline
September 1, 2021: UBC SSH Internal Funding Opportunities: Hampton New Faculty Grant Application deadline (Annual)

September 10, 2021: CCS/CIHR Initiative in Primary Cancer Prevention Full application due date (Registration due date June 23, 2021)
September 10, 2021: OECD Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) 2022 Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship Application deadline

September 15, 2021: CFI IF 2023 UBC Internal Expression of Interest (EOI) deadline (UBC Full internal proposal deadline November 24, 2021)
September 15, 2021: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
September 15, 2021: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant Application Deadline (Registration Deadline: August 18, 2021)
September 15, 2021: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Application deadline
September 15, 2021: Alexander von Humboldt Professorship Nomination deadline (twice a year, April 15 and September 15)
September 15, 2021: NSERC PromoScience Grant Application deadline
September 15, 2021: Sloan Research Fellowships Nomination deadline (Annual, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation)

September 21, 2021: NFRF Special Call: 2021 Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context NOI Deadline (Full application Deadline October 26)

September 23, 2021: IAF Canada-BC Agri-Innovation Program Statements of Interest deadline

September 27, 2021: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 5, 2021; March 29, 2021; June 28, 2021; September 27, 2021)

September 30, 2021: UBC Health After 2020 Application deadline
September 30, 2021: Stockholm Water Prize Nomination deadline (Annual, Stockholm International Water Institute)

October 1, 2021: SSHRC Insight Grants Application deadline (Annual)
October 1, 2021: UBC Research Facility Support Grants Proposal deadline

October 14, 2021: UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund NOI deadline (Application deadline January 18, 2022)

October 15, 2021: UBC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships & Faculty Research Awards Final submission deadline (NOI deadline August 6, 2021)
October 15, 2021: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, December 15, March 15, and June 15)

October 17, 2021: NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships Program Application deadline (Annual)

October 18, 2021: NSERC Discovery Horizons grants Full application deadline (LOI deadline: June 15, 2021)

October 19, 2021: New Frontiers in Research Fund—2021 Exploration Competition Full application deadline (NOI deadline: August 10, 2021)

October 20, 2021: Wolf Prize Nomination deadline (Annual, Wolf Foundation)

October 25, 2021: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program UBC internal deadline (NOI deadline August 1, 2021; Annual)
October 25, 2021: NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants (RTI) program Application deadline (Annual)

October 26, 2021: NFRF Special Call: 2021 Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context Full application Deadline (NOI Deadline: September 21)

October 28, 2021: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program UBC internal deadline (NOI deadline August 1, 2021; Annual)

October 29, 2020: BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships Application deadline

October 31, 2021: UBC Health Innovation Funding Investment (HIFI) Awards Submission Deadline

November 2, 2021: New Frontiers in Research Fund 2022 Transformation competition NOI Deadline

November 12, 2021: UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) Fund Application deadline

November 15, 2021: Fulbright Canada Research Chairs Program Competition deadline
November 15, 2021: SSHRC Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Application deadline

November 17, 2021: SSHRC Open Research Area 7th Call for Proposals Application deadline

November 24, 2021: CFI IF 2023 UBC Full internal proposal deadline (UBC Internal Expression of Interest (EOI) deadline September 15, 2021)