2023 International Scholars Program
Opens Sep 15 2022 12:01 AM (PDT)
Deadline Nov 15 2022 11:59 PM (PST)
Description




The UBC International Scholars Program


The awards  

Four prestigious need-and-merit-based awards are available through UBC’s International Scholars Program. When a student is nominated for the International Scholars Program, our team will determine which award(s) they are eligible for based on the information provided in their application.

Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award

This award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, exceptional leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas.

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award

This award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under challenging circumstances.

International Impact Award

This award is offered to exceptional students who have expressed commitment to and solutions for social justice issues, climate change, equity and inclusion, societal health and wellness, and freedom of expression.

Vantage One Excellence Award

This award is offered by UBC Vantage College for academically outstanding international students who do not yet meet the English Language Admission Standard for direct admission to UBC.

Eligibility 

Learn more about award eligibility

Award nominations  

A student must be nominated for the UBC International Scholars Program by their school guidance counsellor or administrator, or a non-profit organization. A non-profit organization may only nominate high school students. The nomination will count towards the total nominations permitted from the student's high school.

A single high school, college, or university may only nominate up to:

  • 3 candidates for UBC Vancouver (including Vantage College)
  • 1 candidate for UBC Okanagan 

Please note that if a student is nominated for the International Scholars Program, they will not be considered for UBC’s merit-based awards, including the Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award and the International Major Entrance Scholarship (IMES). 

Award nominations and applications must be submitted in English. 

Get Started

Save these instructions to your device to get started! 

Download the award application instructions [PDF, 161KB]

Deadlines

All award applicants must submit their full award application (including the nomination and reference form) by 11:59 PM PST November 15, 2022.

Award applicants must also complete their UBC admissions application by 11:59 PM PST December 1, 2022. To apply to UBC, please visit https://you.ubc.ca/applying-ubc/how-to-apply/application

Questions? 

If you have questions about the International Scholars Program or nomination process, please contact us at: international.awards@ubc.ca. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact: support@smapply.io.

2023 International Scholars Program





The UBC International Scholars Program


The awards  

Four prestigious need-and-merit-based awards are available through UBC’s International Scholars Program. When a student is nominated for the International Scholars Program, our team will determine which award(s) they are eligible for based on the information provided in their application.

Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award

This award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, exceptional leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas.

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award

This award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under challenging circumstances.

International Impact Award

This award is offered to exceptional students who have expressed commitment to and solutions for social justice issues, climate change, equity and inclusion, societal health and wellness, and freedom of expression.

Vantage One Excellence Award

This award is offered by UBC Vantage College for academically outstanding international students who do not yet meet the English Language Admission Standard for direct admission to UBC.

Eligibility 

Learn more about award eligibility

Award nominations  

A student must be nominated for the UBC International Scholars Program by their school guidance counsellor or administrator, or a non-profit organization. A non-profit organization may only nominate high school students. The nomination will count towards the total nominations permitted from the student's high school.

A single high school, college, or university may only nominate up to:

  • 3 candidates for UBC Vancouver (including Vantage College)
  • 1 candidate for UBC Okanagan 

Please note that if a student is nominated for the International Scholars Program, they will not be considered for UBC’s merit-based awards, including the Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award and the International Major Entrance Scholarship (IMES). 

Award nominations and applications must be submitted in English. 

Get Started

Save these instructions to your device to get started! 

Download the award application instructions [PDF, 161KB]

Deadlines

All award applicants must submit their full award application (including the nomination and reference form) by 11:59 PM PST November 15, 2022.

Award applicants must also complete their UBC admissions application by 11:59 PM PST December 1, 2022. To apply to UBC, please visit https://you.ubc.ca/applying-ubc/how-to-apply/application

Questions? 

If you have questions about the International Scholars Program or nomination process, please contact us at: international.awards@ubc.ca. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact: support@smapply.io.

Opens
Sep 15 2022 12:01 AM (PDT)
Deadline
Nov 15 2022 11:59 PM (PST)