UNBC Scholarships 2022 for Canadian Students [Apply now]

The University of Northern British Columbia is welcoming applicants for its UNBC Scholarships in 2022. This is a Graduate Entrance Scholarships program for Canadian students. These scholarships are open to pursuing a master’s or doctoral program.

The GES & GERA Competition for May Semester & September 2022 Semester Entries is currently open for Paper GES & GERA Applications to be submitted via [email protected] until December 15.

The UNBC Scholars program recognizes outstanding Grade 11 students in Northern BC and the Yukon for outstanding academic achievement. This scholarship will take the form of a waiver for full tuition and course fees to a maximum of 120 credits (or the number of credits required for a bachelor’s degree).

About the UNBC Scholarships 2022

Students will not apply to be The University of Northern British Columbia Scholars rather, at the conclusion of the academic year, each high school in Northern BC and Yukon (see the following list) will indicate the student with the highest grade point average at the end of Grade 11 (minimum 80%).

The student’s GPA will be calculated on the basis of English 11, Math 11, and the next four highest marks in Grade 11 courses (to include three academic courses and one elective).

The University of Northern British Columbia will make provisional offers of admission to the students who are selected as the University of Northern British Columbia Scholars.

If a student selected as a University of Northern British Columbia Scholar does not maintain at least an 80% average in Grade 12, or if they choose not to attend The University of Northern British Columbia, they can waive all rights to the scholarship program, which is not transferable to any other student or institution.

Other student fees such as the application for an admission fee, student society fees, and fees for athletics and recreation will be the responsibility of the recipient.

The recipient will be required to pay for all of their books and course materials and while UNBC Scholars will be guaranteed a place in residence if they wish, they will be responsible for their residence fees.

Early Entrance Awards (EEA) for Grade 12 Students Entering UNBC in September 2022. The application deadline for awards is open until Dec. 15.

Students currently in their Grade 12 year should apply for admission to UNBC between now and early December, to be considered for UNBC’s Early Entrance Awards.

The aim of this scholarship is to assist students in enhancing their University of Northern British Columbia studies. The Northern British Columbia Graduate Student Society (NBCGSS), represents about 750 full-time and part-time graduate students.

UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduates learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, and the environment.


The recipients must be a Canadian citizens,

Meet The University of Northern British Columbia Admission requirements (see the academic calendar for details)

Maintain at least an 80% average in Grade 12, and Register with a full course load at The University of Northern British Columbia to claim the scholarship.

A full course load is 15 credits per semester; most courses are three credits. The scholarship is renewable annually, provided the student maintains at least a B average at UNBC and remains registered as a full-time student.

Students in co-op semesters will have the scholarship deferred to the next study semester.

The GES & GERA Competition for January 2022 Semester Entry opens in mid-February 2022.

Course Level: 

These University of Northern British Columbia Scholarships are available for pursuing the Master or Doctoral program.

Study Subject

These UNBC Scholarships 2022 are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Host Nationality

This UNBC Scholarships 2022 is to be taken in Canada. Scholarship can be taken in Canada, as such applicants must be Canadian citizens.

Eligible Nationality

Only Canadian citizens are eligible to apply for the UNBC Scholarships 2022.

Scholarship Award:

University of Northern British Columbia scholarship worth $10,000.00 each.

All awards established at the University of Northern British Columbia are subject to acceptance by the University Senate.  The on-line Scholarship, Bursary and Award Guide is a comprehensive listing of awards available to UNBC students.

How to Apply:

Apply for graduate admission by via online:

To apply for the University of Northern British Columbia, students should click on the “Graduate Awards” menu button located in the left-hand menu of this web page to find the paper GES & GERA Applications.

Complete the GES application form, and submit it to the Awards and Financial Aid Unit along with your Research/Study Goals Statement* via one (1) of the following methods by the above deadline: a) Scan/email to [email protected]

Note: Applications submitted without a Research/Study Goals Statement will be disqualified. For more detailed information on what a Research/Study Goals Statement should include.

For More Information:

For inquires on how to apply for these scholarships or other related awards, student applicants may send a mail to the University of Northern British Columbia at;

3333 University Way

Prince George BC Canada V2N 4Z9

Main Campus Phone: 1-250-960-5555

Click here to apply. 

Application Deadline

The deadline for applying for the University of Northern British Columbia is 15th December annually.

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UNBC Award Competition

The 2022 UNBC Award Competition is open for online award applications from October 15, to March 1 of the next year.

Click  www.unbc.ca/apply at the Application portal to apply for awards specific to your studies [i.e.: In-Course Undergraduate 2nd to 4th Year Awards, Graduate Awards (for Master/PhD), General Awards (all categories)].

Valued at $2,000.00 each, these awards are available to students who are entering an undergraduate program at the University of Northern British Columbia immediately upon graduation from high school.

As one of Maclean’s magazines ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’, UNBC is committed to rewarding these students who have made an effort to balance their academics with leadership activities both within their school and their community.

The selection of the recipients will be based upon strong student leadership, community involvement, and academic proficiency.

A $735,000 scholarship fund has been launched to help graduate students and encourage research, innovation, and growth at the University of Northern British Columbia to pursue advanced degrees in fields like science and engineering.

The merit-based fund will support 800 awards of $15,000 over the next three years, for students pursuing research-focused graduate degree programs.

There will be an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math, as well as other disciplines and professional programs, such as UNBC’s master of business administration.

Scholarship Value: $15,000

Scholarship Number: University of Northern British Columbia Scholarships awards available is 55.


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