Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award

University of British Columbia

Bachelor’s Degree

Deadline: 5 Jan 2021 (annual)

Study in:  Canada

Course starts 2021

Brief description:

The Donald A. Wehrung International Study Award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn communities who are capable of reaching their academic objectives under difficult circumstances.

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:

Your Award is a proportionate representation of your demonstrated financial need and sufficient to pay for living expenses and tuition for your degree of study.

The Award may be renewed for an additional three years of undergraduate study, or until you reach your master’s degree – whichever comes first – as long as you maintain satisfactory academic standing at your faculty, prove financial need, and obtain your Canadian study permit (student visa).


To be considered for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award:

  • An international student who will be enrolled in the University of Western Ontario on a Canadian study permit is required.
  • It is necessary that you are graduating from a recognized senior secondary school within the next six months.
  • You must be applying for your first undergraduate degree.
  • Your application must meet UBC’s admission requirements, including general and degree-specific requirements and the English Language Admission Standard.
  • To meet this requirement, you must possess superior academic achievement, leadership potential, and ability to acquire a good grade point average.
  • If you live in war-torn, politically unstable, or economically disadvantaged regions of the world, you must be able to qualify.
  • If you achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and have been unable to afford post-secondary education in your country (as it is unavailable or unattainable) or outside your country (as it is unaffordable) then you are eligible for this scholarship program.

Application instructions:

To be considered for admission to UBC, you must submit your award application and the online application for admission to UBC by 5 January 2021. You must also meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by 31 January 2020.

The online application form and detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship may be found on the official website (located below).


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