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International Merit Scholarships at UBC in Canada

Each year, International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) and Outstanding International Students Awards are offered to exceptional international students entering undergraduate programs at UBC.  Students receive their scholarships when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study.

Course Level:

Undergraduate degrees offered by UBC

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the IMES or OIS Award, you must:

  • • be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • • be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your scholarship eligibility.)
  • • demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement
  • • apply to UBC by 15 January

Method of Application:

If you apply to UBC by 15 January, you will be automatically considered for the IMES or OIS Award.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship link

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 Jan 2019 (annual) Course starts 2019