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.


Apply for the 2018-2019 UNBC Award Competitions

Dates:  October 15, 2017 to March 1, 2018

The 2018-2019 UNBC Award Competitions are now open (opened October 15, 2017) and will remain so until March 1st, 2018. Students who are in-program now, and students who have received an offer of admission for entry in January 2018, May 2018, September 2018 Semesters can apply online via the "Apply for Awards (myUNBC)" button below.  The 2018-2019 Awards Competition includes: Entrance Awards, In-Course-Undergraduate 2nd to 4th Year Awards, Graduate Awards & General Awards for disbursement September 2018 Semester and January 2019 Semester.  Click on the button below and look under the "Applications" area for the Awards & Financial Aid link, then click "Award Applications" and choose the appropriate award type apply link.

Those applicants who have applied for admission for Undergraduate Studies (Bachelor programs) must have an offer of admission to be granted access to the online UNBC awards applications. 

For those applicants applying for admission to Graduate Studies (Masters & PhD programs) if an offer of admission/admission decision is not given by mid-February 2018, then applicants can contact the UNBC Awards & Financial Aid Unit for a paper Graduate/General Awards Application.


For Students in Grade 12 Applying Now for Admission to September 2018 Semester Entry

Dates: October 15, 2017 - March 1, 2018

Grade 12 students should apply for admission via www.unbc.ca/apply so that they can be granted a provisional offer of admission for entry to UNBC in the September 2018 Semester.  If students apply and receive an offer of admission before March 1st, 2018 they can apply for the 2018-2019 UNBC Awards Competition noted above.  Supporting documents, if applicable, must be submitted by the March 1, 2018 Deadline as per the instructions within the Award Guide.


Graduate Entrance Award Competitions

  • GES & GERA Competition for May 2018 Semester & September 2018 Semester Entries - CLOSED.
  • GES & GERA Competition for January 2019 Semester Entry - OPEN until May 1, 2018.