Application Deadlines


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.

September 1, 2024: UBC SSH Internal Funding Opportunities: Hampton New Faculty Grant Application deadline (Annual)

September 5, 2024: NFRF 2024 Transformation Competition Full application deadline (NOI deadline October 24, 2023; LOI deadline January 10, 2024)

September 10, 2024: OECD Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship Application deadline

September 12, 2024: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Application deadline

September 13, 2024: UBC Peter Wall Legacy Awards Wall Fellowships Full Application Deadline (NOI deadline June 7, 2024)

September 15, 2024: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
September 15, 2024: NSERC PromoScience Grant Application deadline

September 16, 2024: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 8, 2024; April 2, 2024; June 25, 2024; September 16, 2024)

September 22, 2024: IDRC Research Awards 2025 Application deadline

September 27, 2024: UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund NOI deadline (Application deadline December 6, 2024)

September 30, 2024: Stockholm Water Prize Nomination deadline (Annual, Stockholm International Water Institute)

August 1, 2024: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program NOI deadline (UBC internal deadline October 25, 2024; Annual)

August 27, 2024: NFRF 2024 Exploration Competition NOI deadline (Full application deadline November 5, 2024)
August 27, 2024: Genome BC Genomics Innovation Fund Final submission Deadline (EOI deadline May 6, 2024)

August 31, 2024: Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences Sponsor deadline (Annual)

July 5, 2024: LFS Climate and Environment Research Fund (CERF) Application Deadline

July 8, 2024: Innovate BC Ignite Program Application deadline

July 15, 2024: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships UBC internal deadline
July 15. 2024: Canada Gairdner Momentum Award Nomination deadline

June 1, 2024: UBC SSH Internal funding opportunities: SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) Application deadline

June 6, 2024: NRC Killam Prize Sponsor Deadline

June 7, 2024: UBC Peter Wall Legacy Awards Wall Fellowships NOI Deadline (Full application due September 13, 2024)

June 11, 2024: National Science Foundation Global Centres Application deadline

June 13, 2024: NRC Dorothy Killam Fellowships Sponsor deadline

June 14, 2024: NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) LOI deadline (Full application deadline: October 14, 2024)

June 15, 2024: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, February 15, and June 15)
June 15, 2024: Holberg Memorial International Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund)

June 20, 2024: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadline (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1.  Note: The August 1, 2024, deadline for Connection Grants has been moved to June 20, 2024 due to necessary IT work taking place in summer 2024)

June 25, 2024: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 8, 2024; April 2, 2024; June 25, 2024; September 16, 2024)

June 29, 2024: UBC Peter Wall Legacy Awards Wall Research Awards (Team faculty Awards and Individual faculty Awards) NOI Deadline

June 30, 2024: Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Nomination deadline (Annual. BBVA Foundation)

May 1, 2024: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)
May 1, 2024: World Food Prize Nomination Deadline (Annual. The World Food Prize Foundation)

May 3, 2024: UBC-Metro Vancouver Open Call for Research LOI deadline

May 6, 2024: UBC Vancouver-Okanagan Collaborative Research Mobility Awards Application Deadline
May 6, 2024: Genome BC Genomics Innovation Fund EOI Deadline (Final submission deadline August 27, 2024)

May 13, 2024: Michael Smith Health Research BC Reach Program Application Deadline
May 13, 2024: Michael Smith Health Research BC C2 Program Application Deadline

May 22, 2024: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15. Note: The June 15, 2024, deadline for Partnership Engage Grants has been moved to May 22, 2024 due to necessary IT work taking place in summer 2024.)

May 30, 2024: 2024 NordForsk-Led International Joint Initiative on Sustainable Development in the Arctic Registration deadline

April 1, 2024: SSHRC Impact Awards Sponsor nomination deadline (UBC Internal deadline January 31, 2024)

April 2, 2024: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 8, 2024; April 2, 2024; June 25, 2024; September 16, 2024)
April 2, 2024: A. G. Huntsman Award for Excellence in the Marine Sciences Nomination LOI deadline

April 5, 2024: Order of British Columbia Sponsor deadline

April 8, 2024: Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) Nutrition Research Funding Program By invitation only grant proposal deadline (LOI deadline December 1, 2023)

April 15, 2024: Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) Dairy Production Research Funding Program Full Proposal Submission by invitation only Deadline (LOI Deadline: January 8, 2024)
April 15, 2024: Abbotsford Agricultural Enhancement Grants Full application deadline (LOI deadline March 25, 2024)
April 15, 2024: Alexander von Humboldt Professorship Nomination deadline (twice a year, April 15 and September 15)

April 17, 2024: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowships Sponsor deadline

April 30, 2024:  BC Foundation for Non-Animal Research funding program Application deadline (between January 1st and April 30th of each year)
April 30, 2024: The Weston Family Foundation: Rapid Response 2024 program LOI Deadline (Full Proposal Deadline August 7, 2024)

March 1, 2024: AGU (American Geophysical Union) Union Awards, Union Medals, Union Prizes Nomination Deadline

March 4, 2024: UBC Public Humanities Faculty Fellowships Competition Application deadline

March 6, 2024: CIHR Project Grant Spring 2024 Application Deadline (Registration Deadline: February 7, 2024)

March 15, 2024: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
March 15, 2024: Balzan Prize Nomination Deadline

March 17, 2024: UBC Green Labs Fund Application deadline

March 19, 2024: Human Frontiers of Science Program Research Grants Initiation of LOI deadline (Submission of LOI Deadline March 28, 2024)

March 25, 2024: Abbotsford Agricultural Enhancement Grants LOI deadline (Full application deadline April 15, 2024)

March 27, 2024: NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program UBC’s Internal competition deadline (LOI due May 1)
March 27, 2024: AGU (American Geophysical Union) Union Fellows Program, Scholarships and Grants, Section Awards and Lectures Nomination Deadline

March 31, 2024: King Faisal International Prize Sponsor deadline

February 1, 2024: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)
February 1, 2024: NSERC Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships Application deadline (Annual)

February 2, 2024: SSHRC Insight Development Grants Sponsor deadline (Annual)

February 4, 2024: Embassy of France in Canada Mourou-Strickland Mobility Program Application deadline
February 4, 2024: Ambassade de France au Canada: French Scientist in Residence at Green College, UBC, Vancouver Application deadline
February 4, 2024: Embassy of France in Canada High Level Scientific Fellowship Application deadline

February 6, 2024: UBC Work Learn International Undergraduate Research Awards (WLIURA) Proposal Deadline

February 7, 2024: CIHR Project Grant Spring 2024 Registration Deadline (Application Deadline: March 6, 2024)

February 10, 2024: SSHRC Partnership Grants (PG) Stage 1 application deadline (Annual)

February 15, 2024: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, February 15, and June 15)

February 16, 2024: NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR Undergraduate Student Research Awards LFS internal deadline

February 20, 2024: UBC Emeritus College Award for Excellence in Innovative and Creative Endeavours Nomination deadline
February 20, 2024: President's Award for Distinguished Service by UBC Emeriti Nomination deadline
February 20, 2024: BC Cleantech Awards Nomination deadline

February 21, 2024: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) Contributions Program Application deadline (Annual)

February 22, 2024: CIHR Health System Impact  (HSI) Fellowship Application deadline
February 22, 2024: NSERC Alliance Vouchers for Early Career Researchers LOI deadline

February 23, 2024: Michael Smith Health Research BC’s Research Trainee Program Full application deadline (LOI deadline December 12, 2023)

February 24, 2024: Agilent Early Career Professor Award Sponsor deadline

February 29, 2024: Egg Farmers of Canada research funding Proposal deadline

January 8, 2024: Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) Dairy Production Research Funding Program LOI Deadline (Full Proposal Submission by invitation only Deadline: April 15, 2024)
January 8, 2024: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 8, 2024; April 2, 2024; June 25, 2024; September 16, 2024)

January 10, 2023: NFRF 2024 Transformation Competition LOI deadline (NOI deadline October 24, 2024; Full application deadline September 5, 2024)
January 10, 2024: Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition Application deadline (NOI deadline November 1, 2023)

January 16, 2024: SSHRC Storytellers Challenge deadline

January 18, 2024: UBC OER Implementation Grant Application deadline

January 20, 2024: Volvo Environment Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. Volvo Environment Prize Foundation)

January 22, 2024: Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar Program Full application deadline (LOI deadline November 21, 2023)

January 24, 2024: Banting Research Foundation: Discovery Award Application deadline (NOI deadline November 1, 2023)

January 26, 2024: WorkSafe BC Applied Innovation and Proof of Principle and Prototyping Grants LOI deadline

January 30, 2024: NSERC Science Exposed Contest deadline

January 31, 2024: Gerda Henkel Prize Nomination deadline (Biennial. The Gerda Henkel Foundation)
January 31, 2024: Japan Prize Nomination deadline (Annual. The Japan Prize Foundation)
January 31, 2024: SSHRC Impact Awards UBC Internal deadline (Sponsor nomination deadline April 1, 2024)
January 31, 2024: Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC (CUFA BC) Distinguished Academics Awards Nomination deadline (Annual. CUFA BC)
January 31, 2024: CIHR Reviewer in Training (RiT) program Application deadline

December 1, 2023: Chicken Farmers of Canada Request for Proposals Submission Deadline
December 1, 2023: Alberta Land Institute (University of Alberta) 2023 Call for Proposals Application deadline
December 1, 2023: SSHRC Indigenous Scholars Awards and Supplements Pilot Initiative Application deadline
December 1, 2023: DFC Nutrition Research Funding Program LOI deadline (By invitation only grant proposal deadline April 8, 2024)
December 1, 2023: CFI 2025 Innovation Fund UBC Internal EOI deadline

December 4, 2023: PICS Climate Action Events Program Application deadline

December 12, 2023: NFRF 2023 Exploration Competition Full application deadline (NOI deadline October 11, 2023)
December 12, 2023: Michael Smith Health Research BC’s Research Trainee Program LOI deadline (Full application deadline February 23, 2024)

December 14, 2023: NSERC Synergy Awards for Innovation Nomination deadline (Annual)

December 15, 2023: UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund Application deadline (NOI deadline September 22, 2023)
December 15, 2023: Ministry of Health Research Seed Grant Program Full application deadline (NOI deadline October 18, 2023)
December 15, 2023: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)

December 19, 2023: 2023 PICS Internship Program Application deadline

December 31, 2023: UBC Partnership Recognition Fund Application deadline (OR until available funds are exhausted)
December 31, 2023: BC Conservation & Biodiversity Awards Application deadline

November 1, 2023: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)
November 1, 2023: BC Institute of Agrologists Scholarships Application deadline
November 1, 2023: Protein Industries Canada and Innovate UK joint call for plant-based food and ingredient R&D projects EOI deadline
November 1, 2023: Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition NOI deadline (Application deadline January 10, 2024)
November 1, 2023: Banting Research Foundation: Discovery Award NOI deadline (Application deadline January 24, 2024)

November 3, 2023: UBC Vancouver-Okanagan Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (UBC CRMA) Application Deadline

November 8, 2023: NSERC-SSHRC Sustainable agriculture research initiative Full project funding application deadline (Preparatory funding application deadline: May 8, 2023)
November 8, 2023: CPS 2024 Request for Preliminary Proposals Submission deadline

November 9, 2023: UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Application deadline (Annual. One nominee per department)

November 10, 2023: UBC Health awards and scholarships submission deadline

November 14, 2023: SSHRC Open Research Area 8th Call Application deadline

November 15, 2023: NSERC Award for Science Promotion Nomination deadline
November 15, 2023: Health After 2020 Application deadline
November 15, 2023: Fulbright Canada Research Chairs Program Competition deadline
November 15, 2023: UBC VPRI Faculty Research Award Opportunities Full Nomination deadline (EOI deadline September 15, 2023)
November 15, 2023: SSHRC Partnership Development Grants (PDG) Application deadline (Annual)

November 17, 2023: 2024 France Canada Research Fund (FCRF) New Scientific Collaboration Program UBC internal deadline
November 17, 2023: Globalink Research Award Thematic Call Application deadline
November 17, 2023: EduCanada Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program UBC Internal deadline

November 21, 2023: Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar Program LOI deadline (Full application deadline January 22, 2024)

November 27, 2023: UBC CLL (Campus as a Living Lab) Grand Challenge 2023 Application deadline (NOI deadline: September 28, 2023)

November 28, 2023: NSERC John C. Polanyi Award Nomination deadline
November 28, 2023: NSERC Herzberg Medal Nomination deadline
November 28, 2023: NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize Nomination deadline
November 28, 2023: NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Nomination deadline

November 30, 2023: Fellowship Awards Application deadline (Annual, Bank of Canada)

October 3, 2023: SSHRC Insight Grants Sponsor Application deadline (UBC internal deadline September 26, 2023)

October 5, 2023: Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes Application deadline (Annual)

October 11, 2023: NFRF 2023 Exploration Competition NOI deadline (Full application deadline December 12, 2023)
October 11, 2023: Weston Family Foundation Proof-of-Principle 2023: The Microbiome and Precision Nutrition Proposal deadline (LOI deadline: August 1, 2023)

October 12, 2023: Wolf Prize Nomination deadline (Annual, Wolf Foundation)

October 15, 2023: UBC Scholarly Publication Fund Application Deadline (October 15, February 15, and June 15)

October 17, 2023: NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships Program Application deadline (Annual)

October 18, 2023: NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) Full application deadline (LOI deadline: June 16, 2023)
October 18, 2023: Ministry of Health Research Seed Grant Program NOI deadline (Full application deadline December 15, 2023)

October 20, 2023: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Network on Sustainable Agriculture in a Net-Zero Economy Application deadline

October 23, 2023: UBC Research Facility Support Grants (RFSG) Application deadline

October 24, 2023: NFRF 2024 Transformation Competition NOI deadline (LOI deadline January 10, 2024; Full application deadline September 5, 2024)

October 25, 2023: NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants (RTI) program Application deadline (Annual)
October 25, 2023: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program UBC internal deadline (NOI deadline August 1, 2023; Annual)

September 1, 2023: UBC SSH Internal Funding Opportunities: Hampton New Faculty Grant Application deadline (Annual)

September 10, 2022: OECD Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship Application deadline

September 12, 2023: NFRF 2023 International Joint Initiative for Research in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Full application deadline (NOI deadline: May 2, 2023)

September 13, 2023: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Application deadline

September 14, 2023: CIHR Project Grant Fall 2023 Application Deadline (Registration Deadline: August 17, 2023)

September 15, 2023: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant Application deadline (September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15)
September 15, 2023: NSERC PromoScience Grant Application deadline
September 15, 2023: UBC VPRI Faculty Research Award Opportunities EOI deadline (Full Nomination deadline November 15, 2023)
September 15, 2023: Sloan Research Fellowships Nomination deadline (Annual, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation)

September 18, 2023: NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application deadline (January 6, 2023; March 27, 2023; June 19, 2023; September 18, 2023)

September 22, 2023: UBC Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund NOI deadline (Application deadline December 15, 2023)

September 26, 2023: SSHRC Insight Grants UBC internal application deadline (Sponsor deadline October 3, 2023)

September 28, 2023: IDRC John G. Bene Fellowship Application deadline
September 28, 2023: UBC CLL (Campus as a Living Lab) Grand Challenge 2023 NOI deadline (Application deadline: November 27, 2023)

September 30, 2023: Stockholm Water Prize Nomination deadline (Annual, Stockholm International Water Institute)

August 1, 2023: SSHRC Connection Grants Application deadline (February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1)
August 1, 2023: NSERC Discovery Grants (DG) Program NOI deadline (UBC internal deadline October 25, 2023; Annual)
August 1, 2023: IFT Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge Application deadline
August 1, 2023: Weston Family Foundation Proof-of-Principle 2023: The Microbiome and Precision Nutrition LOI deadline (Proposal Deadline: October 11, 2023)

August 17, 2023: CIHR Project Grant Fall 2023 Registration Deadline (Application Deadline: September 14, 2023)

July 04, 2023: Innovate BC Ignite Program Application deadline

July 12, 2023: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships UBC internal deadline