UBC recognizes the academic achievement of outstanding students from around the world by devoting more than $10 million CAD annually to awards, scholarships, and other forms of financial assistance for international undergraduate students.
- This is a finical need scholarship and academic merit does look good on each applicant’s application.
- International students are welcome to apply.
Academic merit has consideration for this scholarship, which is given to qualities such as leadership skills, involvement in student affairs or contribution to community service, to recognize achievement in fields of endeavor such as performing arts, athletics, debating or creative writing, and to achievement on external math or science competitions or examinations such as the International Chemistry and Physics Olympiads.
How to Apply
No applicant will be selected based on which award that student wishes to receive when they submit their application – the institution team will automatically consider the right student for the awards that each applicant may be eligible for.
- Community-based experiential learning projects can help students apply their academic interests to the needs and issues of the local or global community.
- Annual retreats will help students connect with their community while they plan for the year ahead and develop specific leadership skills.
- An annual workshop series will provide leadership, community development, career preparation, and networking opportunities throughout the degree.
- Receptions and celebratory events are hosted throughout each year to recognize students’ achievements and connect each student to the Scholars community on campus.
- Study-abroad exchange programs can take students to emerging countries where they’ll address local challenges in health, agriculture, social infrastructure, education, and sustainable development.
Awards ranging in value up to the full cost of the student’s program and living costs are offered to outstanding international students who demonstrate financial need. The value of each award will depend on the applicant’s financial circumstances. The awards are made to students entering the University directly from secondary school or from a post-secondary institution to an undergraduate program of study.
Eligible students will receive a $56,000 four-year award ($14,000 per year) regardless of their family’s financial need, provided the student meets year-to-year continuation requirements.
December 1, 2021 is the deadline date.
This is an annual scholarship that incoming freshmen can apply for.