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.


2018-2019 UNBC Award Competition - Closed

The 2018-2019 UNBC Award Competition is now closed (deadline for online award applications was March 1, 2018). 

Students who applied for awards by the March 1st deadline should monitor their mail/email* as award offers will start to go out as follows, and will continue going out over the summer months:

  • Entrance Awards - mid-April
  • In-Course Undergraduate 2nd to 4th Year Awards - June
  • General Awards - June
  • Graduate Awards - revised to June

    * Ensure that your mailing address is up-to-date via your MyUNBC Student Online Services portal, AND ensure you monitor your UNBC email over the summer months. 

Small Fall 2018 Awards Competition 

A small Fall 2018 Awards Competition will be held in mid-September so that those that missed the 2018-2019 UNBC Awards Competition can apply at that time for any awards not taken over the summer and/or for any new awards that have been created for September 2018 and January 2019 disbursement.  Once you have been offered admission, stay tuned to your www.unbc.ca/  MyUNBC portal as that is where you will find the link for this awards competition once it opens in mid-September 2018.

Graduate Entrance Award Competitions

Under Review - the Graduate Entrance Award competition process is currently under review by the Vice President Research & Graduate Programs Office.  Once finalized information will be listed here.

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