UBC Quarantine Bursary

About the bursary

The UBC Quarantine Bursary is a one-time needs-based bursary to support UBC students who do not meet current federal exemptions for mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Canada. If you are required to quarantine upon entry into Canada to begin or continue your studies, you may be eligible for financial assistance. The bursary intended to help alleviate financial hardship and may not cover the entire cost of your stay. 

Eligibility requirements

The UBC Quarantine Bursary is only for UBC students who meet all requirements below. Students cannot apply for their family members.

  • You are enrolled and registered in an undergraduate, graduate, or post-baccalaureate degree program at the UBC Vancouver campus. 
  • You are required to quarantine upon entry into Canada.
  • You have demonstrated financial need.
  • You will not use the bursary towards UBC Housing self-isolation packages.

How to apply

Students can submit requests for the bursary funding through an online application. An Enrolment Services Advisor will follow up with students who have submitted an application within 2-3 weeks.

Start the application

Additional resources

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 submitting your question through the online form.