Scholarships in Canada

York University International Student Scholarship Program

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Scholarship description

Four prestigious need-and-merit-based awards are available through UBC’s International Scholars Program. UBC offers approximately 50 scholarships each year across all four awards. The team will automatically consider you for the awards that you are eligible for. Students receive their IMES when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study. The number and level of these scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.

Scholarship Value

Fully funded

Scholarship Level

Undergraduate

Scholarship Value

The scholarship is valued at $140,000 ($35,000 x 4 years)

Eligible Nationalities

International

Number of Available Scholarships

Three (3)

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the International Scholarships, candidate:

  • Must be an international student who is required to have a Study Permit to study in Canada
  • Must have applied to an undergraduate degree program at York that begins in Fall 2021
  • Must have applied to York directly from high school no more than two years after graduation, and have no previous university or college studies
  • Must have an excellent academic record with a minimum “A” average or equivalent
  • Must have demonstrated leadership through community service or excellence in the arts, sports, or other areas of individual achievement
  • Must be nominated by their high school (schools may nominate one student only)
    • The nominated student will be considered for the International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction, the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award, the International Circle of Scholars Scholarships, and the York University Academic Excellence Scholarships
    • Candidates must speak to their school guidance counselor, principal, or administration about the York International Student Scholarship & Award Application, and receive confirmation that they are the individual from that school who has been nominated
    • The candidate must then provide the name, position, e-mail, and phone number of the nominator in the application form
  • Must upload one letter of recommendation

Course eligibility

Candidate must apply to the following faculties: Arts, Media, Performance & Design; Environmental Studies; Education; Glendon; Health; Lassonde School of Engineering; Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Science; or the Schulich School of Business.

Application Deadline

Feebruary 1st, 2022

Application Procedure

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