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.
Awards Currently Accepting Applications
NEW ... BC Graduate Scholarship Program
New Government Funding for the British Columbia Graduate Scholarships, $15,000 value. Applications are being accepted until March 1st, 2019. New and first year Graduate students are eligible to apply. Students must be in a graduate level program and have completed between 0 - 12 months of studies by September 1st, 2019. Students must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents.
Get the paper BC Graduate Scholarship Program Application by clicking on the "Graduate Awards" side menu heading.
2019-2020 UNBC Award Competition
Open October 15, 2018 to March 1, 2019
The 2019-2020 UNBC Award Competition is open for online award applications from October 15, 2018 to March 1, 2019. Go to your www.unbc.ca / MyUNBC / Award & Financial Aid / Award Application portal for to apply for awards specific to your studies [i.e.: In-Course Undergraduate 2nd to 4th Year Awards, Graduate Awards (for Master/PhD), General Awards (all categories)].
Grade 12 Students Entering UNBC in September 2019 - Apply for "Entrance Awards" and "General Awards" Until March 1, 2019
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are a Grade 12 high school student, you can still apply for UNBC Entrance Awards (EA) & General Awards (GA) up until March 1, 2019... after you apply for admission to UNBC and get a provisional offer of admission, go to your www.unbc.ca / MyUNBC / Awards & Financial Aid / Award Application portal to apply for both the EA & GA award types.
Graduate Entrance Award Competitions / Master & PhD Applicants - Entering January 2020 Semester
Graduate Entrance Scholarship (GES) - Valued at $10,000 per year with renewal criteria, the GES is one of UNBC's most prestigious entrance awards. A paper GES Application must be submitted to UNBC Awards & Financial Aid by May 1, 2019. Information about the GES and to download the paper GES Application, go to the "Graduate Awards" link on the side menu.
Graduate Entrance Research Award (GERA) - Valued at $5,000 per year. A paper GERA Application must be submitted to UNBC Awards & Financial Aid by May 1, 2019. Information about the GERA and to download the paper GERA Application, go to the "Graduate Awards" link on the side menu.
For Applicants to Master's & PhD Program for May 2019 and September 2019 Semester Entry
Also, apply for UNBC "Graduate Awards" & "General Award" listed in the 2019-2020 UNBC Award Competition... you have until March 1, 2019 to apply online. See further information in the "Graduate Awards" side menu heading.
- UNBC Scholars
- Early Entrance Awards
- Entrance Awards
- In-Course Undergraduate Awards
- General Awards
- Awards for Aboriginal Applicants & Students
- Awards for International Applicants & Students
- Awards for Regional & Residents of Northern BC
- Awards for Students With Disabilities
- Affiliation Awards
- Graduate Awards
- Dean/Graduate Program's Awards
- Nordic Sport Leadership Awards & Canada Winter Games Tuition Credit