Student Housing Assistance Grant

UBC provides students demonstrating financial need with additional financial support for their first-year residence experience.

About the grant

The UBC Vancouver Student Housing Assistance Grant will provide twenty (20) one-time grants of up to $10,000 each for students who demonstrate financial need and is meant to help cover the cost of housing and meal plan fees.

This program is meant to support students who wish to attend UBC and participate in the residence experience, but may otherwise unable to do so without additional financial support.

Am I eligible

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be starting your first year of undergraduate study at UBC Vancouver (transfer students are also eligible)
  • Be living in a UBC-managed residence
  • Demonstrate financial need

How to apply

Interested students must:

  1. Complete the application form 
  2. Submit your completed application to and include the subject line “UBC Housing Assistance Grant

Application deadline

All submissions must be recieved no later than 4:00PM PST on Friday April 7, 2017.

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