MSHR BC Scholar Program Competition

All applications to the Scholar Program Competition must be electronically submitted via new MSHR BC ApplyNet. Please review the guidelines and instructions for applicants and third parties on MSHR BC website.



November 21, 2023, 4:30 p.m. PT

Letter of Intent deadline

January 25, 2024, 4:30 p.m. PT

UBC internal application deadline
See procedure #3 below. You may continue to work on your online proposal after you have submitted the required paperwork to ORS.

January 25, 2024, 4:30 p.m. PT

Applicant's e-submission deadline
See procedure #4 below. Your final electronic application should be submitted on ApplyNet.

While ORS makes every effort to submit all applications on time and to facilitate support for our research community, applications submitted after the stated UBC internal deadline will not receive a guarantee of administrative review from ORS, which includes confirmation of application completeness.

Useful Resource: MSHR BC ApplyNet FAQ

E-Submission Procedures

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1. Application preparation

Your application must be prepared using ApplyNet. Please identify your Third Parties. Note that you cannot submit your full application until all of your Third Parties have completed their tasks. It is your responsibility to follow up with your Third Parties to ensure the timely completion of their tasks before the UBC internal deadline. The final approval of your MSHR BC application will be made electronically by ORS.

2. Understand and comply with faculty-specific requirements and/or deadlines

Use the UBC Research Project Information Form (RPIF) and follow the UBC Signatures requirement.

  • Head of Department
  • Dean of Faculty (Exceptions: Science, Applied Science, School of Kinesiology)

Please check here regarding faculty-specific requirements and/or deadlines.

3. Submit required pages to the appropriate ORS contact by the internal deadline

You can email or drop off the following pages at the appropriate ORS location. Ensure you have collected ALL required signatures prior to submitting to ORS, and that the documents submitted to ORS are identical to your ApplyNet submission. Please note these documents will not be returned to you because ORS will approve your application on ApplyNet. 

  • A completed and signed UBC Research Project Information Form (RPIF)
  • Page 1-2 from MSHR BC Full application including organization affiliation up to COVID-19 Impact Statement
  • Project title and lay summary from MSHR BC Full Application
  • Letters of collaboration (if applicable)
  • Mitacs Accelerate application (if applicable)
4. Submit your ONLINE application by Applicant's eSubmission deadline

Ensure all information is complete. Once you submit your full application to UBC, you will receive an auto-email from ApplyNet with a PDF of your full application.

5. ORS reviews your application

If all requirements are met, ORS will electronically approve your application by the host-institution deadline. ORS has read-only access to your application and cannot make changes on your behalf.  If changes are required, ORS can return to you only if the application has not been submitted to the agency. 

6. ORS approves and submits your application

Once ORS hits “submit”, you will receive an auto-email from ApplyNet confirming that UBC has approved and your application is now with MSHR BC ready for review.