Affiliation scholarships

About the 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

Some awards 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

UBC Vancouver Campus students

To be eligible you must meet all of the following:

  • You must have been registered in at least 24 percentage-graded credits in the prior Winter Session
  • You must be registered in at least 24 percentage-graded credits in the upcoming Winter Session
  • You must have an average of at least 75% with no failed or incomplete courses, and
  • You must meet the terms for awards eligibility set out in UBC's Regulations Governing University Awards

Courses in Pass/Fail or Credit/D/Fail format are not taken into account (except Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses)

UBC Okanagan Campus students

To be eligible you must meet all of the following:

  • You must have been registered in at least 27 percentage-graded credits in the prior Winter Session,
  • You must be registered in at least 24 percentage-graded credits in the upcoming Winter Session,
  • You must have an average of at least 75% with no failed or incomplete courses, and
  • You must meet the terms for awards eligibility set out in UBC Okanagan Campus Minimum Scholarship Course Load Requirements.

Courses in Pass/Fail or Credit/D/Fail format are not considered (except Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses)

Non-UBC Post-secondary students

To be eligible you must meet all of the following:

  • You must have been registered in at least 24 percentage-graded credits for your program during the previous academic year between September and April,
  • You must be registered in at least 24 percentage-graded credits at your institution during the upcoming academic year between September and April, and
  • You must have an average of at least 75% with no failed or incomplete courses.

Courses in Pass/Fail or Credit/D/Fail format are not considered.

You must provide an official transcript showing your academic records for the 2020/21 academic year as well as proof of registration for the upcoming 2021/22 academic year.

For first-year post-secondary students: You must upload your official high school record showing proof of high school graduation and final grades for Grade 11 and 12.

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

  • Applications open: August 15, 2021
  • Applications close: September 15, 2021 (11:59 pm PST)

Before you apply

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

  1. Meet all general and specific eligibility requirements for applicable awards.

  2. Read each award descriptions carefully, as they all require different supporting documentation before you are able to submit your completed application

UBC students do not need to provide transcripts.

Non-UBC students must provide official transcripts.

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If you have questions

If you're an undergraduate student, please contact your Enrolment Services Advisor directly. To find your advisor’s contact information, log into your Student Services Centre (SSC) and select “UBC Contacts” under Personal Info.  

Graduate, postgraduate, and all other students can contact an Enrolment Services Advisor by calling 604 822 9836 or submit your question through the online form.