University of British Columbia offers undergraduate award for international students. To be considered for the award, students must be admissible to the first choice program they are applying. Award-winners receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs. The deadline for nomination packages to be received at UBC is December 10, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Award is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of British Columbia.
Course Level: Award is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at University of British Columbia.
Scholarship Provider: University of British Columbia
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada
Eligibility: Award candidates must be nominated by their current school or college/university. To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, students must:
-be admissible to the first choice program they are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard
-have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
-be an international student, who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada, and who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian Study Permit (visa)
-demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent them from pursuing a UBC degree.
-be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college or other university.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for this award.
Scholarship Description: The International Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): The International Leader of Tomorrow Award can be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study, or to degree completion, whichever is less, provided the student achieves satisfactory academic standing in their faculty, continues to demonstrate financial need, and maintains their Canadian study permit (visa).
What does it cover? International Leader of Tomorrow Award-winners receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs. A standard needs-assessment is made, based on financial information provided by students and their families.
Selection criteria: A standard needs-assessment is made, based on financial information provided by students and their families.
Nomination: Nomination package will be available in September 2015.
Online Application: Nomination packages must be postmarked by December 10, 2015. Nominees must also complete the online application for academic admission to UBC by December 10, 2015 and meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by January 31, 2016. Although applicants to UBC can specify two program choices in their application for admission, an International Leader of Tomorrow Award nomination will be considered only in relation to the nominee’s first choice program. Early application is encouraged, to ensure an application decision can be made in time for nomination consideration.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 10, 2015.