Affiliation scholarships

About affiliation scholarships

Affiliation scholarships are based on merit such as academic achievement, community involvement, or leadership, and require that students be connected to a specific group, such as:

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

Am I eligible?

General requirements

To be considered for affiliation scholarships, you must: 

  • Have been registered in at least 27 percentage-graded credits in the prior academic year

  • Be registered in at least 24 credits in the upcoming academic year

  • Have an average of at least 75% with no failed or incomplete courses

  • Meet the terms for awards eligibility set out in UBC's Regulations Governing University Awards

Additional requirements

Some awards have additional requirements, which are listed in the application. You can also read the award descriptions before you start your application.

Okanagan students: Some awards are only open to students on the Vancouver campus. Please read through the descriptions before you start the application to make sure the award you're applying for is open to Okanagan students.


  • Courses in pass/fail or Credit/D/Fail format are not taken into account unless they are for DMD or MD courses
  • Unclassified and qualifying programs are not eligible for these awards

How to apply

You'll find detailed instructions on the application form, but before you start:  

  1. Make sure you have everything you need to apply before you start the application.

  2. Read the award descriptions to find out what documents you'll need to submit.

  3. Fill out the online application.

Application deadline: August 1, 2017

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