During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our scholarships and financial aid staff can be reached via email at awards@unbc.ca. 2020/21 scholarship and award-offer timelines have not been affected, and an unclaimed awards competition is planned for the fall. For the latest updates, please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) website.

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.

Early Entrance Awards - For High School Students coming to UNBC in September 2021

High school students in Grade 12 who plan to come to UNBC in September 2021, should apply for admission via www.unbc.ca/apply by early-January 2021.  That way they can receive a provisional offer of admission which will then permit them to apply for the Leadership Awards that are part of the Early Entrance Awards (EXTENDED DEADLINE due to COVID 19 for online Leadership Award Application is now January 15th, 2021).  Refer to "Undergraduate Awards" on the side menu for more information. 

To apply, login to your MyUNBC / Awards & Financial Aid / Award Application portal.  If you don't have access yet, ensure you apply for admission to UNBC via www.unbc.ca/apply.

Main Annual 2021-2022 UNBC Awards Competition - EXTENDED DEADLINE to APRIL 15th, 2021

The main Annual 2021-2022 UNBC Awards Competition opened October 15th.  Due to COVID 19 the deadline for online award applications and additional documents to be submitted has been EXTENDED TO APRIL 15th, 2021.

This award competition is for current students in all levels (Undergraduate and Graduate students) AND for those students planning to enter UNBC in September of 2021. 

An online award application will need to be completed during the award competition period for students to be considered for these awards.  Students must either be current UNBC students, OR have received an admission offer to UNBC.  Applicants to Graduate Studies who have not received an offer of admission by mid-March 2021, should contact awards@unbc.ca for a pdf fillable awards application (refer to the side menu button entitled "Graduate Awards").

To apply for awards, login to your MyUNBC / Awards & Financial Aid / Award Application portal.  If you don't have access yet, ensure you apply for admission to UNBC via www.unbc.ca/apply.

Graduate Students - Review Other Prestigious Award Competitions

Applicants for graduate studies (Master's & PhD) are automatically considered for the prestigious Graduate Entrance Research Scholarship (GERS). 

Applicants and Graduate Students with 0-12 months of study who are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents should also consider their eligibility for applying for the prestigious BC Graduate Scholarship Program. There is an extended deadline of Apr 15th /21 deadline for the BC Graduate Scholarship Program Competition.

Information on both of these awards can be found by clicking on the side menu button entitled "Graduate Awards". 

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