There are a number of important updates for the month of October.
New application deadline
The application deadline to be considered for early admission for the 2017 Winter Session is December 1, 2016.
The final application deadline for the 2017 Winter Session is January 15, 2017.
The Personal Profile is used to assess a student’s preparedness for university. Applicants are asked to reflect on past experiences, accomplishments, and challenges by answering five to seven questions. Read our advice and watch our video on how to put forth a strong Personal Profile.
Undergraduate entrance scholarships
The Major Entrance Scholarship program recognizes exceptional students for their academic and non-academic achievements by offering awards valued up to $40,000. Students who apply by December 1 will be automatically considered for this award.
The Centennial Scholars Entrance Award is designed to improve access to post-secondary education for students facing significant financial barriers. This award is valued up to $80,000 and requires a separate application. Deadline to apply is December 1.
A number of Major Entrance Scholarships and Centennial Scholars Entrance Awards are designated specifically for Aboriginal students. Applicants can self-identify as Aboriginal in their application to UBC.
International undergraduate entrance scholarships
UBC also recognizes the achievements of outstanding students from around the world by devoting non-public funds to scholarships and awards for international students.
Tuition waiver for youth in care
UBC is now offering a tuition waiver for eligible youth aging out of care. Students can identify as a youth in care in their application to UBC.