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.
Available Programs at the University of British Columbia
The list of available undergraduate programs at the University of British Columbia is shown below:
1. Bachelor of Applied Science (Engineering)
2. Bachelor of Arts
3. Bachelor of Commerce
4. Bachelor of Computer Science
5. Bachelor of Dental Science
6. Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism
7. Bachelor of Education
8. Bachelor of Environmental Design
9. Bachelor of Fine Arts
10. Bachelor of Human Kinetics
11. Bachelor of International Economics
12. Bachelor of Kinesiology
13. Bachelor of Management
14. Bachelor of Media Studies
15. Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
16. Bachelor of Midwifery
17. Bachelor of Music
18. Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
19. Bachelor of Science
20. Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
21. Bachelor of Science in Food and Resource Economics
22. Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Health
23. Bachelor of Science in Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology
24. Bachelor of Science in Forest Sciences
25. Bachelor of Science in Forestry
26. Bachelor of Science in Global Resource Systems
27. Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Conservation
28. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
29. Bachelor of Science in Wood Products Processing
30. Bachelor of Social Work
31. Bachelor of Urban Forestry.
Eligibility for McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship
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 universities.
- 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.
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.
Benefits of McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship
The Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award’s value is proportional to the student’s financial need. Financial need is determined by totalling 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.
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How to Apply for McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship
Those who wish to apply for this scholarship must follow the steps below to submit their applications by the deadline.
- January 5 : Submit your award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC. Applicants can specify two-degree choices in their application, but only their first-choice degree will be considered for the purposes of this award.
- January 31 : Meet UBC’s English Language Admission Standard.
Nominees will be informed if they have received an award around Mid-April. For any question, please contact the university through firstname.lastname@example.org.
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