Make the most of the financial resources available to you as a UBC student.

Scholarships and Bursaries

UBC and our donors provide a range of financial support options to reward your academic and extracurricular achievements and meet your financial needs.

The most common types of awards administered by UBC are:

  • Scholarships: merit-based awards that recognize academic achievement. Other merit awards based on achievements in areas like community involvement or athletics may also be available.
  • Bursaries: awards based on assessed unmet financial need. These student awards are based solely on financial need are not indicated on a student’s transcript.
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