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Outstanding International Student Award

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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Merit Based
January 15, 2020


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. 

Scholarship Requirements:


To be considered for the IMES, you must:

  1. Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college).
  2. 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.)
  3. Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.
  4. Not be nominated for a need-and-merit-based International scholars award.
  5. Which are as follows:

How To Apply:

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

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.