Applications are now opened for the McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship to Study in Canada. This scholarship program is need-and-merit-based and recognizes international Undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas.
This scholarship program to study in North America, especially in Vancouver Canada, is administered by the University of British Columbia. Winners of the award can hold it up to four years of undergraduate study or to degree completion, provided they achieve satisfactory academic standing in their faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain their Canadian study permit (student visa).
Established in 1908, The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. The university offers undergraduate degree programs, graduate and postgraduate degree programs, distance learning programs, joint academic programs, exchange programs in a wide range of domains (from humanities to engineering and medicines). UBC has an annual research budget of $600 million that is used to fund more than 8,000 projects yearly and ranks among the top three universities in Canada.
- Host institution: University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada.
- Fields of study: Available undergraduate programs at the University of British Columbia (full list below).
- Number of scholarships: Not Specified.
- Duration: Up to four years.
- Target Group: open to international students.
McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship Benefits
The Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award’s value is proportional to the student’s financial need. Financial need is determined by totaling tuition, fees, and living costs, and subtracting the financial contribution the student and his/her family can make each year. A standard needs assessment is done using financial information provided by the student and his/her family.
Available Programs at the University of British Columbia
The list of available undergraduate programs at the University of British Columbia is shown below:
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Engineering)
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Computer Science
- Bachelor of Dental Science
- Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism
- Bachelor of Education
- Bachelor of Environmental Design
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Bachelor of Human Kinetics
- Bachelor of International Economics
- Bachelor of Kinesiology
- Bachelor of Management
- Bachelor of Media Studies
- Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
- Bachelor of Midwifery
- Bachelor of Music
- Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Food and Resource Economics
- Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Health
- Bachelor of Science in Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Forest Sciences
- Bachelor of Science in Forestry
- Bachelor of Science in Global Resource Systems
- Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Conservation
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Wood Products Processing
- Bachelor of Social Work
- Bachelor of Urban Forestry.
McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship Eligibility
To be considered for this scholarship to Study in Canada, you must:
- be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
- be entering UBC from a recognized secondary school, college, or other university.
- have graduated from high school no earlier than the month of June two years prior to the academic year you are applying to. For example, applicants for 2022 must have graduated from high school no earlier than June 2020.
- be applying for your first Undergraduate degree.
- meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
- demonstrate superior academic achievement (achieve all As or equivalent standard).
- demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent you from pursuing a UBC degree. UBC automatically considers all international students for the merit-based International Major Entrance Scholarships and Outstanding International Student Awards scholarships, totalling a maximum value of $25,000 per year. If this amount does not cover your needs for tuition and basic living expenses, you are eligible to apply for the International Scholars Program.
- You must meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
Note : If you are nominated for a Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award, you will not be considered for merit-based awards, including International Major Entrance Scholarships and Outstanding International Student Awards.
- Bourse d’Étude Lester B. Pearson pour étudier au Canada;
- uLethbridge School of Graduate Studies Scholarship;
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship at Carleton University in Canada;
- University of Windsor Entrance Scholarships To Study in Canada.
Those who wish to apply for this North America scholarship must follow steps below to submit their applications.
2. Submit your application to UBC.
3. To apply for the International Scholars Program, you must be nominated by your school or non-profit, and submit a reference from an academic referee. Confirm that your school or non-profit is able to nominate you, and inform your nominator and academic referee that you’d like to apply for the International Scholars Program. Nominator should be your school counsellor or equivalent, and your academic referee should be someone who is familiar with you and your work – for example, your teacher for your chosen area of study.
4. Gather your required financial information, as well as notes on any extracurricular activities and awards.
5. Apply for the International Scholars Program by completing this form.
December 1: You must have submitted your online application for admission to UBC, and submitted your International Scholars Program application. Although you can specify two degree choices in your application, only your first-choice degree will be considered for an Internationals Scholars Program award.
January 31: Meet UBC’s English Language Admission Standard for direct-entry, or the English language requirement for UBC Vantage College if you have applied to a Vantage One program and are hoping to be considered for the Vantage One Excellent Award.
January 31: Submit any documents required for your admission to UBC. Please submit by this deadline, not the date indicated in your “next steps” email.
Mid-April: You will be informed if you have received an award.
The deadline to apply to this University of British Columbia scholarship program is . To know more about the McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship To Study in Canada, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.