Donald A. Wehrung Award 2020/2021 for International Student to study at UBC: The University of British Columbia (UBC) is inviting application and nominations for the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award aimed at financially incapable young secondary education graduates wishing to attend a university education. International students with high academic records are invited to apply for a chance to study on scholarship at UBC.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of British Columbia (UBC).
Scholarships to be taken at: University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.
Scholarship Type: Education Support.
Scholarship level: Masters and PhD
Scholarship Worth: Fully funded, amount not stated
Subject Eligibility: All undergraduate courses tenable at UBC
Country/Candidate Eligibility: International students.
English Language Requirement: Candidates will need to meet the UBC’s English Language Admission Standard before January 31 deadline.
About the Award (Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award):
This need-and-merit-based 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).
Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
To be considered for the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award:
- You must be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
- You must be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school.
- You must be applying for your first undergraduate degree.
- You must meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
- You must demonstrate superior academic achievement (achieve all As or equivalent standard) and leadership potential.
- You must come from a war-torn, politically unstable, or economically disadvantaged region of the world.
- You 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).
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- International Students Scholarship at University of London, 2019/2020
- International Students Scholarship at University of Northampton, UK.
Application Procedures for the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award – How to Apply:
Interested and eligible candidates should submit their award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC. Although you can specify two degree choices in your application, only your first-choice degree will be considered for the purposes of this award.
Award nominations are now open for the 2020/21 winter session and are open until December 1.
Please fill out the form below to be considered for the award.2020 Donald Wehrung International Student Award Nomination Package 1.1 MB PDF Download and complete this form.
Please note: If you are nominated for a Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award, you will not be considered for merit-based awards, including International Major Entrance Scholarships and Outstanding International Student Awards.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2019.