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Fully Funded International Student Award 2019-20 at University of British Columbia (UBC)
Fully Funded
Country: Canada
City: Vancouver, Okanagan
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The University of British Columbia (UBC) is offering Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award. This 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 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. This 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 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. 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).

You’ll have access to numerous opportunities inside and outside the classroom that will enrich your university experience.

  • Study-abroad exchange programs can take you to emerging countries where you’ll address local challenges in health, agriculture, social infrastructure, education, and sustainable development.
  • Community-based experiential learning projects can help you apply your academic interests to the needs and issues of the local or global community.
  • Annual retreats will help you connect with your community while you plan for the year ahead and develop your leadership skills.
  • An annual workshop series will provide leadership, community development, career preparation, and networking opportunities throughout your degree.
  • Receptions and celebratory events are hosted throughout each year to recognize your achievements and connect you to the Scholars community on campus.

Benefits

  • An attractive award will be provided.
  • The award may be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion – whichever comes first – provided the student achieves satisfactory academic standing.
  • 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.

Eligibility

  • must be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
  • must be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school.
  • must be applying for your first undergraduate degree.
  • must meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
  • must demonstrate superior academic achievement (achieve all As or equivalent standard) and leadership potential.
  • must come from a war-torn, politically unstable, or economically disadvantaged region of the world.
  • must 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).

Specifications
Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline01 December,2018
CountryCanada
CityVancouver, Okanagan
Open toAll
OrganizerUniversity of British Columbia (UBC)
Contact the organizer604 822 2211

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