University of British Columbia, Canada International Entrance Scholarship, 2016/2017

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Univ of British Columbia
Bachelor’s Degree

Deadline: 1 Dec 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts 2017

Brief description:

Each year, International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional international students entering undergraduate programs at UBC.  Students receive their scholarships when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study.

Host Institution(s):

University of British Columbia in Canada

Level/Field of study:

Undergraduate degrees offered by UBC

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

The exact number and level of scholarships varies each year, depending on available funding.

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship totals up to $40,000 CAD, payable at up to $10,000 CAD per year for four years.


To be considered for the IMES, you must:

  • • be a new student to UBC, entering directly from secondary school
  • • be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
  • • demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement
  • • apply to UBC by December 1

Application instructions:

Applications open on 22 August 2016.

To be considered for the scholarship, you must apply to UBC by 1 December 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

Related Scholarships: List of Scholarships in Canada for International Students



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