2024/2025 International Major Entrance Scholarship at The University of British Columbia, Canada

Closing date: January 15, 2025

Student type: International students

Level of study: undergraduate

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: $10,000 – $20,000/year.

Description: UBC recognizes the academic achievement of outstanding students from around the world by devoting more than $30 million annually to awards, scholarships, and other forms of financial support for international undergraduate students.

International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional international students entering undergraduate programs at UBC. Students receive their IMES when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study. The number and level of these scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.


To be considered for the IMES, you must:

§ Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school.

§ 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 IMES eligibility.)

§ Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.

§ Not be nominated for a need-and-merit-based International Scholars award.

How to apply: No application required,As soon as you receive an offer of admission to UBC, you’ll automatically be considered for these merit-based awards.

More info: https://you.ubc.ca/financial-planning/scholarships-awards-international-students/