Read the UBC Senate Regulations Governing University Awards for important information on minimum course load requirements and retaining scholarships, awards, and prizes.
The table below is an overview of awards available to a range of students. Please visit each award page for details on eligibilty.
- New and prospective students: visit you.ubc.ca for detailed information on awards and financial support for incoming students.
- Graduate students: you can find more awards and funding options on the Graduate + Postdoctoral Studies website.
|Trek Excellence Scholarship||Academic awards granted to the top continuing students.||No application required|
|Recommended awards||Merit-based awards based on strong academic performance and community leadership. Selected by faculties.||No application required|
|Awards for Aboriginal students||Need and merit-based awards for Aboriginal Students.||March-May|
|Affiliation scholarships and bursaries||Awards and bursaries for students connected to a specific club or group.||March-May|
|Scholarships for women in part-time study||Academic awards for women enrolled in less than 80% of a full-time course load.||March-May|
|Students going on exchange||Awards for students going on exchange.||March-May|
|Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships||Awarded to senior students with outstanding academics, leadership, and community involvement.||August-October|
|Awards for students with disabilities||Need and merit-based awards for students with disabilities||August-October|
|Rhodes Scholarship||Scholarships to Oxford University. One student from every province is chosen each year.||September|
|The Association of Latin American Students Award||Offered by the Association of Latin American Students at UBC to international undergraduate students in any year of study.||September|
|International Community Achievement Award||Offered to international undergraduate students with demonstrated community leadership and intercultural engagement.||September|
Receiving an award means that you'll be required to submit a T4A form at tax time. Make sure your Social Insurance Number (SIN) or Individual Tax Number (ITN) is updated on the SSC as soon as possible so that we can process your T4A form. Applying for the ITN can take up to two months, so apply early.
Can I get an exception if I'm not taking enough credits?In some cases, you can be eligible for scholarships with a reduced credit load. To be given consideration, submit the following: