Awards and Financial Aid helps students obtain the funds necessary to finance their UNBC education and to provide educational budgeting services. Funds may be obtained from a variety of sources, including government and bank loans, private, corporate, and public scholarships and bursaries, and UNBC awards.
2023/2024 academic year
Our main Awards competition for students who plan to attend UNBC in the 2023/2024 academic year closed as of April 1. Students who missed our main competition will have the opportunity to apply for awards when our Fall competition opens on September 15.
Students applying for admission to the 2023 - 2024 academic year
Incoming / new undergraduate students* (students with less than 18 UNBC credit hours or less than 18 transfer credits) must wait until they have an offer of admission from UNBC in order to permit them access to use the online UNBC awards application via their myUNBC portal.
Recommended applications: Entrance Awards, General Awards, Leadership Awards.
* Incoming / new graduates / doctoral students who receive an offer of admission can apply using the online UNBC Awards application.
Recommended applications: Master's Doctoral Level Awards, General Awards.
Continuing and in-course undergraduate and graduate students
UNBC students already in-course (i.e. students continuing in their undergraduate, graduate/doctoral programs) are able to apply using the myUNBC Student Online Services portal. Under Awards and Financial Aid you will find the Award Application. Choose the appropriate award category and click the Apply link.
- Undergraduate students
- Choose in-course awards (students who have at least 18 UNBC credit hours or at least 18 transfer credits) and general awards.
- Graduate/doctoral students
- Choose graduate awards (master's / PhD) and general awards.
For other funding ideas, view the non-UNBC awards for external award search engines. Also review the 'News' tab under the left menu on this page for a snapshot of external awards with deadlines coming up.
Other prestigious award information for graduate applicants / students
For graduate students / applicants (Masters and PhD) review the Graduate Entrance Research Scholarship (GERS) information and British Columbia Graduate Scholarships Program (BCGSP) information on the Graduate awards webpage.You may also want to check out the Office of Research and Innovation internal/external award competitions and teaching assistantship career opportunities.
- UNBC Scholars
- Early Entrance Awards
- Entrance Awards
- In-Course Undergraduate Awards
- General Awards
- Graduate Awards
- Dean/Graduate Program's Awards
- Nordic Sport Leadership Awards
- Universities Canada
- Scholarships Canada
- Yconic (formerly StudentAwards.com)
- Student Scholarship Search
- Scholarship Points
- Academic Invest
- StudentAid BC