Scholarships Canada

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award

Brief description:

The Donald A. Wehrung Worldwide student Grant perceives remarkable global undergraduate student from ruined or war-torn territories who have accomplished scholastic greatness under troublesome conditions, and who might be not able to go to college without monetary help.

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 Grant is relative to your showed monetary need and adequate to cover everyday costs and educational cost costs for your level of study.

The Grant 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:

To be considered for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award:

  • • You must be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
  • • You must be graduating or have just graduated from a known 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 scholarly greatness under troublesome conditions and have no monetary means from family or different sources to seek after post-secondary education in your own nation (since it is inaccessible or impossible) or outside your nation (since it is unreasonably expensive).

Application instructions:

Submit your award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC by 5 January 2021. You must meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by 31 January 2020.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this grant.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://you.ubc.ca/financial-planning/scholarships-awards-international-students/international-scholars/