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Apply for the Outstanding International Student Award at University of British Columbia

Brief Description

The Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award is a one-time, merit-based entrance scholarship awarded to qualified students when they are offered admission to UBC. Students selected for this award show strength academically and display involvement outside of the classroom. 


To be considered for an OIS Award, you must:

▪ Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college).

▪ Be an international student studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your scholarship eligibility.)

▪ Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and strong extracurricular involvement.

▪ Not being nominated for a need-and-merit-based International Scholars award.

▪ Apply to UBC by January 15.

How to apply

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

Scholarship status

You will be considered for this scholarship shortly after you receive an offer of admission to UBC. Scholarship decisions are made between mid-March to the end of April each year.

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