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.

2017-2018 Awards Competition - CLOSED
If you missed applying by March 1, 2017 for the 2017-2018 Awards Competition, there will be a small Fall 2017 Awards Competition in mid-September 2017 for any awards that are not taken over the summer and/or for any new awards that have a September 2017 Semester/January 2018 Semester disbursement.  Stay tuned to your Student Online Services / Financial Aid / Award Application portal for when the Fall 2017 Awards Competition opens in mid-September via www.unbc.ca/current-students

Graduate Entrance Award Competitions
- GES & GERA Competition for May 2017 Semester & September 2017 Semester Entries - CLOSED and applicants/recipients notified of competition results
- GES & GERA Competition for January 2018 Semester Entry - OPEN until May 1, 2017  (Applicants who were given an offer of admission to May/Sept 2017 cannot apply)

Entrance Awards for Undergraduates - Entering UNBC September 2017
Award offers for the Entrance Awards - Undergraduate Students category will be mailed to recipients in mid-late April 2017.  Depending on acceptances and declines, multiple rounds of award offers may be sent.  Applicants who applied in the above competition should ensure their mailing address is kept up-to-date (address changes can be done via your Student Online Services portal via www.unbc.ca/current-students ).  Students are given a three-week window from mail being sent to respond to award offers - if no response then awards are reallocated.

Other Award Categories (Graduate Awards / General Awards / In-Course Undergraduate 2nd to 4th year Awards)
Award offers for the above award types - which were part of the 2017-2018 Awards Competition (March 1st, 2017 awards application deadline) - will be mailed starting end of May / early June.  Depending on acceptances and declines over the summer months, multiple rounds of award offers may be sent.  Applicants who applied in the above competitions should ensure their mailing address is kept up-to-date (address changes can be done via your Student Online Services portal via www.unbc.ca/current-students ).  Students are given a three-week window from mail being sent to respond to award offers - if no response then awards are reallocated.