This need-and-merit-based award recognizes outstanding international students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and who would be unable to attend university without financial assistance.
The value of your Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award is proportional to your demonstrated financial need and sufficient to cover living expenses and tuition costs for your degree of study.
Application Deadline: 5th January 2021
Eligible Students: Students from impoverished or war-torn areas
Number of Awards: International
Value of Award: The value of your Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award is proportional to your demonstrated financial need and sufficient to cover living expenses and tuition costs for your degree of study.
Duration of Programme: Your award may be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion – whichever comes first – provided you achieve satisfactory academic standing in your faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain your Canadian study permit (student visa).
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must;
- be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
- be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school.
- be applying for your first undergraduate degree.
- meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
- demonstrate superior academic achievement (at least an A average or equivalent standard) and leadership potential.
- come from a war-torn, politically unstable, or economically disadvantaged region of the world.
- have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances and have no financial means from family or other sources to pursue post-secondary education in your own country (because it is unavailable or unattainable) or outside your country (because it is unaffordable).
How To Apply: Submit your award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC. Although you can specify two degree choices in your application, only your first-choice degree will be considered for the purposes of this award.
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