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

Eligibility requirements

  • 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

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, 2020 - September 15, 2020 (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 can submit your completed application.
  3. Apply for the UBC Bursary by September 15, 2020.

Non-UBC post-secondary students

You do not need to apply for the UBC Bursary. Instead you will need to prepare the follow financial items for your online application:

  • Taxes
  • Income
  • Assets
  • Resources
  • Student loan assessment
  • Official transcript
  • Estimated costs for the upcoming school year

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