UBC and the University's donors provide a range of financial support to reward your academic and extracurricular achievements and meet your financial needs.
Scholarships are merit-based awards primarily based on academic achievement. In addition, other merits such as community involvement or athletic achievements may also be considered.
Bursaries are assessed based on unmet financial need. Student awards based only on financial need are not shown on a student's transcript.
Fellowships are given at the start of the academic year to a graduate student primarily based on academic achievement and/or research ability or potential.
Medals are non-monetary awards given at the conclusion of an academic year to a graduating student, based primarily on academic achievement.
Prizes are given to a student at the end of the academic session to recognize performance in a particular course, research performance, or publication record.
Find a full list of how UBC defines different types of awards.