International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional international students entering undergraduate programs at UBC.
The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada.
In 2015, U.S. News and World Report and Times Higher Education ranked UBC among the 20 best public universities worldwide.
Scholarships Number and Award:
Students receive their IMES when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study. The number and level of these scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.
Education Level & Subject:
Undergraduate program in any subject offered by the University.
To be considered for the IMES, you must:
– be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
– 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.)
– demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.
How to Apply:
If you apply to UBC by January 15, you will be automatically considered for the IMES.