UBC Vantage College Awards for International Students in Canada, 2015

The University of British Columbia is offering a number of awards for international students beginning their undergraduate studies at UBC in the UBC Vantage One Program. Three types of awards are available: Entrance Awards value up to the full cost of the student’s International Program tuition, Excellence Awards value up to the full cost of the student’s academic program and living costs and Outstanding Student award up to $6,000 to outstanding UBC Vantage College students. The award is made primarily on the basis of academic excellence but financial need will also be taken into account. The application deadline is January 30th, 2015.. UBC Vantage College awards assist students in making the transition from secondary school to university. The purpose of this program is to financially support academically qualified students who show an interest in joining and contributing to the UBC community, but who would not otherwise be able to attend without significant financial assistance. This program offers entering students a variety of single year and renewable. Following types of awards are available: . Awards are available to students beginning their undergraduate studies at UBC.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Awards are provided to pursue studies in the UBC Vantage One Program.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Applicants are a strong academic student
· Applicants demonstrate financial need
· Applicants are entering directly from secondary school
· Applicants are nominated by a member of the school or community
· Applicants are pursuing studies in the Vantage one program at UBC Vantage College
Benefits of the scholarship: -UBC Vantage College Entrance Awards: Awards are ranging in value up to the full cost of the student’s International Program tuition. -UBC Vantage College Excellence Awards: Awards are ranging in value up to the full cost of the student’s academic program and living costs UBC Vantage College Outstanding Student Award: UBC Vantage College offers awards up to $6,000 to outstanding UBC Vantage College students enrolled in the Vantage One Program.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The awards will be renewed for up to three additional years or to degree completion, whichever is less, provided the recipient remains in the top quartile of the year of his/her program and maintains their status as an international student in Canada (except UBC Vantage College Outstanding Student award which is a one-time award).
Number of scholarships: A number of awards will be available. Up to sixty one-time UBC Vantage College Outstanding Student awards will be granted.

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