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UCB Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award in Canada, 2016

University of British Columbia is offering international student award for undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas, who have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances. They must also demonstrate superior academic achievement (‘A’ average or equivalent standing) and meet UBC’s other competitive admission requirements. The value of awards is commensurate with demonstrated financial need, and sufficient to cover tuition costs for the relevant program of study, and living expenses. The application deadline is December 10, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Award is available in all subjects offered by the UBC.
Course Level:
Award is available to pursue undergraduate degree.
Scholarship Provider: 
The University of British Columbia, (UBC), Canada
Scholarship can be taken at:
Canada

Eligibility: All candidates must be nominated for a Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award. To be eligible, nominees must be international students entering university directly from secondary school and eligible to study in Canada on a Canadian study permit. They must also demonstrate superior academic achievement (‘A’ average or equivalent standing) and meet UBC’s other competitive admission requirements.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The award is available for international students.

Scholarship Description: The Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas, who have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances and who would be unable to pursue post-secondary education without financial assistance.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): A Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award can be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study, or to degree completion, whichever is less, provided the recipient achieves satisfactory academic standing in their faculty, continues to demonstrate financial need, and maintains their Canadian Study Permit (visa).

What does it cover? The value of awards is commensurate with demonstrated financial need, and sufficient to cover tuition costs for the relevant program of study, and living expenses.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applicants will be notified by mid-April whether they are receiving an award or not.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via post. Nominees must also complete the online application for academic admission to UBC.

Note: Nomination package will be available in September 2015.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 10, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application