Affiliation Bursaries

About the bursaries

Affiliation bursaries are based on financial need and require that students be connected to a specific group, such as:

  • Clubs
  • Trade unions
  • Companies
  • Geographic regions
  • Demographic groups

Some bursaries are open to students at other British Columbia universities and colleges. If you are applying as a non-UBC student, please read the award descriptions carefully to determine your eligibility and follow the application process below.

Read the award descriptions

Am I eligible?

General requirements

To be considered for Affiliation Bursaries, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status
  • Apply for the UBC Bursary by the deadline 
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled in a full-time course load
  • Meet the eligibility requirements as outlined in UBC's Regulations Governing University Awards
  • Students enrolled in Certificate Programs, Diploma Programs, and other Non-Degree Studies categories (including Unclassified, Visiting, and Access Studies) are not eligible

Additional requirements

Some awards have additional eligibility requirements or are only open to students attending a specific campus or post-secondary institution. Please review each award description carefully to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria and can obtain supporting documentation.

How to apply

Application period

August 15, 2019 - September 16, 2019 (11:59 PM PST)

Before you apply

  1. Meet all general and specific eligibility requirements for applicable awards.
  2. Make sure you read each award description carefully, as they all require different supporting documents. You will be required to upload your supporting documentation before you are able to submit your completed application.
  3. Apply for the UBC Bursary by September 15, 2019.

Students from other post-secondary institutions: You do not need to apply for the UBC Bursary. Instead, prepare your financial information, such as taxes, income, assets, resources, and student loan assessment. We will also need an estimate of your costs for the upcoming school year, and an official transcript. 

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