GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD

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					               UNBC                                     Office of the Dean of Graduate Programs
                                                          University of Northern British Columbia
               Graduate                              3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9
                                                 Telephone: (250) 960-5244 Facsimile: (250) 960-5362
               Programs                             World Wide Web: www.unbc.ca/graduateprograms



                               IMPORTANT DEADLINE INFORMATION

              For additional deadlines and information, please consult the Graduate Calendar
                        or refer to the on-line version at: www.unbc.ca/graduateprograms

Important Semester Deadlines

 (Note: The semester dates listed in the UNBC Graduate Calendar take precedent over ones listed in this
document should there be any discrepancies.)

September 8, 2010           First Day of September Semester – Graduate students should be registered in
                            coursework or thesis/project/practicum. Semester fees due.

September 20, 2010          Last day to register or revise registration. Last day to withdraw from program
                            without financial penalty.

October 19, 2010            Last day to withdraw from September Semester courses without academic penalty.


October 29, 2010            For Students Finishing Their Master’s & PhD Programs: Deadline for submitting the
                            Application for Graduation Form to the Office of the Registrar if wishing to
                            convocate in the May Convocation Ceremony.

November 5, 2010            For Students Finishing Their Master’s Program: Last date for “Request for Oral
                            Examination & Appointment of an External Examiner” forms and 2 copies of
                            student’s defence thesis to be submitted to the Office of Research and Graduate
                            Programs in order to schedule thesis/project defences for the end of December.

December 25-31, 2010        University Closed.

January 1-2, 2011           University Closed.

January 5, 2011             First Day of Classes for January Semester – Graduate students should be
                            registered in coursework or thesis/project/practicum. Semester fees due.

January 14, 2011            Last day to register or revise registration. Last day to withdraw from program
                            without financial penalty.

February 11, 2011           Last day to withdraw from January Semester courses without academic penalty.

February 14-18, 2011        Mid-Semester Break. No classes.

February 15, 2011           Application deadline for Graduate Awards listed in the UNBC Graduate Calendar
                            (also referred to as UNBC-Administered Graduate Awards).




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March 11, 2011               For Students Finishing Their Master’s Program: Last date for “Request for Oral
                             Examination & Appointment of an External Examiner” forms and 2 copies of grad
                             student’s thesis to be in to the Office of Research and Graduate Programs in order
                             to schedule a thesis/project defence for the end of April.

April 30, 2011               For Students Finishing Their Master’s and PhD Programs: Deadline to complete all
                             requirements for Master’s and PhD programs for graduation.

May 2, 2011                  First Day of May Semester – Graduate students should be registered in coursework
                             or thesis/project/practicum. Semester fees due.

May 16, 2011                 Last day to register or revise registration for May Semester. Last day to withdraw
                             from program without financial penalty.

May 27, 2011                 Convocation

June 10, 2011                Last day to withdraw from May Semester courses without academic penalty.

July 8, 2011                 For Students Finishing Their Master’s Program: Last date for “Request for Oral
                             Examination & Appointment of an External Examiner” forms and 2 copies of grad
                             student’s thesis to be in to the Office of Research and Graduate Programs in order
                             to schedule thesis/project defence for the end of August.

Graduate Student CONFERENCE and RESEARCH Travel Award Deadlines

Deadline: There are no deadlines for these awards. Applications will be accepted and evaluated year round.

Submit Applications to: Office of the Dean of Graduate Programs

Application Information: http://www.unbc.ca/graduateprograms/graduate_forms.html. Look under “Awards”

Note: Students may only receive one conference travel award and one research travel award per academic year
(Sept-August).

Applications for past conference and research travel are not eligible.

Research Ethics Board (REB) Application Deadlines

Research Ethics Board (REB) Application Deadlines to submit proposals to the Office of Research for the REB
Meetings:

September 30, 2010           October 28, 2010       November 25, 2010            December 16, 2010

Please refer to the website at: http://www.unbc.ca/research/research_ethics__human_subjects.html and board
meeting dates for 2011 application deadlines.


Progress Reports

Deadline: June 30 annually, however, Progress Reports can be submitted at anytime of the year to advise the
Office of the Dean of Graduate Programs of a student’s progress.

Please note: These reports are also used for scholarship renewal purposes. Students who are on a scholarship
must submit a Progress Report by the end of the winter semester in order to be eligible for scholarship renewal.

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