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 Award Competitions

Dates:  October 15, 2017 to March 1, 2018

The 2018-2019 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 apply link.

Early Entrance Awards Competition - For Students in Grade 12 Applying Now for Admission to September 2018 Semester Entry

Dates: October 15, 2017 - December 15, 2017

Grade 12 students should apply for admission via so that they can be granted a provisional offer of admission for entry to UNBC in the September 2018 Semester.  That way they can be considered for Early Entrance Awards.  If students apply and receive an offer of admission by December 15th, 2017 they will be automatically considered for the Raven Scholarship & UNBC Merit Award.  If the student has a leadership background (i.e. volunteers in their school/school council, in the community, shows leadership in their home assisting parents in care of siblings, etc.) they could apply for the President's Silver Anniversary Award for Excellence in Leadership and UNBC Leadership Award. Once a student receives an offer of admission to UNBC they can use the same "Apply for Awards (myUNBC)" link above to login to the Applications / Awards & Financial Aid / Award Application area and fill out the "Leadership Awards" application.  Supporting documents should be submitted by the December 15th, 2017 Deadline as per the instructions within the Award Guide.

Grade 12 students, once given a provisional admission offer, can also apply for any "Entrance Awards" and "General Awards" in the 2018-2019 Award Competitions by following the same "Apply for Awards (myUNBC)" link route but choosing the award types noted above.  The deadline for these award type competitions is March 1, 2018.

Graduate Entrance Award Competitions

  • GES & GERA Competition for May 2018 Semester & September 2018 Semester Entries - OPEN until December 15th, 2017.
  • GES & GERA Competition for January 2019 Semester Entry - CLOSED