Awards and Financial Aid helps students obtain the funds necessary to finance their UNBC education and to provide educational budgeting services. Funds may be obtained from a variety of sources, including government and bank loans, private, corporate, and public scholarships and bursaries, and UNBC awards.

Confirmation of Enrolment for Student Loan Purposes - The UNBC Awards & Financial Aid Unit is permitted to do confirmation of enrolments for government student loans 15 days prior to the first day of classes (Sep 7th).   Confirmation of enrolments will start to go through as of Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

UNBC Award Installments for the 2016-2017 Awards Competition - The 1st installment (half of each award) will be deposited to students' UNBC Student Account the week of August 22nd.  Normally awards go towards any outstanding tuition/fees owing, if a credit remains after tuition/fees have been paid then students can request a Student Refund after the Last Day to Add/Drop Classes (September 21, 2016).  A Student Refund Form can be obtained from the University Cashiers or from the UNBC Finance Department Forms webpage.

Mid-September 2016-2017 Awards Competition
A small awards competition will be opened via Student Online Services / Financial Aid / Award Application portal as of September 15, 2016 and will remain open until October 14, 2016 for any 2016-2017 awards that have not been taken up over the summer, and for any new awards that can be advertised. 

2017-2018 Awards Competition
The next main awards competition for the 2017-2018 Awards Competition (award disbursement in Sept 2017/Jan 2018) and will open in mid-October 2016.