The UBC International Scholars Program
UBC International Scholars Program - Award Information
THIS APPLICATION IS INITIATED BY THE NOMINATOR (NOT THE STUDENT!). IF YOU ARE A STUDENT, DO NOT CLICK "APPLY." PLEASE ASK YOUR SCHOOL TO NOMINATE YOU AND APPLY ON YOUR BEHALF.
IF THE STUDENT INITIATES THE NOMINATION, WE WILL DELETE THE APPLICATION FROM OUR SYSTEM.
STUDENTS MAY PREVIEW THEIR APPLICATION QUESTIONS HERE.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PACKAGE: JANUARY 5, 2021.
NOMINATORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THE FINAL SUBMISSION OF THE AWARD APPLICATION ON BEHALF OF THE STUDENT (PLEASE REFER TO STEP 5 OF THE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS).
The UBC International Scholars Program offers three awards:
- Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow (KMILOT) Award
- Donald Wehrung International Student Award (DWISA)
- Vantage One Excellence (VOE) Award
The KMILOT Award and DWISA are open to students who meet UBC’s admission requirements for direct entry to an eligible undergraduate degree. The VOE Award is offered by UBC Vantage College for academically outstanding international students who do not yet meet the English language admission standard for direct entry to UBC.
A student must be nominated for a UBC International Scholars Award by their school guidance counsellor or administrator.
A single high school, college, or university may nominate up to:
- Two students for the KMILOT Award for UBC Vancouver
- One student for the KMILOT Award at UBC Okanagan
- One student for the DWISA at either campus
- Three students for the VOE Award
A student may be nominated for only one International Scholars award. International Scholars award nominees will not be considered for UBC’s merit-based awards, including Outstanding International Student Awards and International Major Entrance Scholarships.
Download the award application instructions [PDF, 207KB]
If you have questions about the International Scholars awards or nomination process, please contact us at: email@example.com. If you are having technical difficulties, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
By creating an account on this system, you consent to sharing your personal information with UBC and with its contracted service provider, SurveyMonkey. Personal information provided on your registration form is collected pursuant to section 26(c) of the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). SurveyMonkey will comply with all applicable laws relating to your personal information, including FIPPA. UBC and SurveyMonkey will store, collect, access, use, process, record, disclose, or otherwise handle personal information only within Canada and in accordance with such applicable privacy laws. SurveMonkey will only use your personal information as necessary to provide the Services and for no other purpose. The information will be used for the purposes of assessing your suitability and eligibility for the awards for which you are applying. UBC may share and disclose personal information within the University to carry out its mandate and operations. UBC will never share your information with third parties besides SurveyMonkey.
If you do not consent to share your personal information in this manner, please do not create an account on this system and close your browser window.