Attention international students! The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada is offering exciting opportunities for undergraduate scholarships for the academic year 2024-2025. These scholarships are designed to help outstanding students from around the world pursue their academic dreams in one of Canada’s premier universities.
Eligible applicants for the UBC Undergraduate Scholarships must demonstrate English proficiency, be international students newly entering UBC from secondary or post-secondary institutions, and have a Canadian study permit. In addition, candidates should have a strong record of academic and extracurricular achievements.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) has specific English language proficiency requirements for prospective students. The TOEFL (iBT), IELTS Academic, and CAEL are all accepted, with minimum scores and exemptions available for certain students.
UBC offers three main types of undergraduate scholarships, including the Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award, International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES), and UBC Okanagan International Welcome Award. These scholarships are designed to recognize the academic and extracurricular achievements of international students, with more than $20 million allocated annually.
The Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award is a one-time, merit-based entrance scholarship granted upon admission to UBC. The International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are renewable for up to three years and focus on students with a record of academic success and promising intellectual abilities. The UBC Okanagan International Welcome Awards provides a unique $5,000 award to aid international students’ first-year tuition at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
To apply for UBC Scholarships in 2024, eligible candidates should find a relevant subject or course that UBC offers and apply before the January 15, 2024 deadline. The scholarship decisions are announced between mid-March and late April each year.
The UBC Undergraduate Scholarships offer an incredible opportunity for international students to pursue their educational journey in Canada. With a range of scholarships available, UBC is committed to supporting the aspirations of talented students worldwide.
International students can explore further UBC scholarships at their Okanagan and Vancouver campuses. The UBC Scholarship Application Deadline is January 15, 2024.
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