The Donald A. Wehrung International Studen Award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and who would be unable to attend university without financial assistance.

Scholarship Description:

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award Canada, 2018, Application Deadline, Field of Study, Eligibility Criteria, Method of Application,

  • The Last date of the application is  1 Dec 2018.
  • The course of the Scholarship is commence in 2019.
  • Host Institution(s):University of British Columbia in Canada
  • Level/Field of study:Eligible undergraduate degrees offered by UBC.
  • Number of Awards:Not specified.
  • Target group:International students
  • Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:The value of the Award is proportional to your demonstrated financial need and sufficient to cover living expenses and tuition costs for your degree of study.
  • The Award may be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion – whichever comes first – provided you achieve satisfactory academic standing in your faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain your Canadian study permit (student visa).

Eligibility Criteria;

• You must be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
• You must be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school.
• You must be applying for your first undergraduate degree.
• You must meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
• You must demonstrate superior academic achievement (at least an A average or equivalent standard) and leadership potential.
• You must come from a war-torn, politically unstable, or economically disadvantaged region of the world.
• You must have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances and have no financial means from family or other sources to pursue post-secondary education in your own country (because it is unavailable or unattainable) or outside your country (because it is unaffordable).

Application instructions:

  • Applications for the 2018/19 academic year are now closed. Information on how to apply for the 2019/20 academic year will be available on 1 October 2018.
  • Submit your award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC by 1 December 2018. You must meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by 31 January 2019.

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