Awards for students with disabilities

About the awards

Twenty awards (scholarships and bursaries) are available for students with disabilities. Awards range in value and eligibility criteria.


Scholarships are based on merit such as academic achievement, community involvement, or leadership. 


Bursaries are based on demonstrated financial need. 

Go to full list of awards

Am I eligible?

General award requirements

To be eligible to apply for these awards, you must:

  • Read through the awards descriptions to view eligibility

  • Be a student with a disability

  • Provide supporting documentation (if you haven't registered with Access & Diversity)

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

  • Be considered a full-time student

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

  • Meet the qualification criteria for the award/bursary

Each scholarship or bursary has additional eligibility requirements, such as financial need, nature of disability, or demonstrated merit. Please read the award descriptions to determine your eligibility.

How to apply

Application period

July 15, 2018 - September 15, 2018 (4:00 PM PST)

Start your application

  1. Complete and submit your 2018W application through the online webform below by September 15, 2018
  2. Apply for the UBC Bursary program by September 15, 2018

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