Deadline: 1 December 2016
Open to: international students who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
Scholarship: totals up to 40,000 CAD, payable at up to 10,000 CAD per year for four years
The diversity that international students contribute to our community enriches it immeasurably. 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 support for international undergraduate students.
- Be a new student to UBC, entering directly from secondary school;
- Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa);
- Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.
- The exact number and level of scholarships varies each year, depending on available funding;
- The scholarship totals up to 40,000 CAD, payable at up to 10,000 CAD per year for four years;
- The Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award is a one-time merit-based entrance scholarship awarded to qualified students when they are offered admission to UBC;
- Grades and the Personal Profile are reviewed for consideration for the award. OIS amounts range from 2,500 to 10,000 CAD;
- Scholarship and award amounts will vary, as will their renewability – the largest amount is currently 5,000 USD per year.
How to Apply
All international students are automatically considered for the OIS and/or IMES as soon as they have received an offer of admission to UBC. After you have received an offer of admission, your UBC application will be reviewed a second time – for OIS and IMES consideration.
If you are selected for an award, you will be notified no more than three weeks after being offered admission to UBC. To be considered for the scholarship, you must apply to UBC by 1 December 2016.It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
To find out about the scholarships and awards that are available to current international UBC students, visit:
- Scholarships and awards for current students – Vancouver campus;
- Scholarships and awards for current students – Okanagan campus.
For more information use the following Official Scholarship Website.