UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award


University of British Columbia (UBS)

The International Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations.
Who Can Apply

Award candidates must be nominated by the high school they are currently attending, recently graduated from, or the college/university they are transferring from. To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, students must: be applying for their first undergraduate degree, be admissible to the first choice program they are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard, have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard), be an international student, who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada, and who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian Study Permit (visa) demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent them from pursuing a UBC degree, be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college or other university.

Which Countries can Apply?

Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

International Leader of Tomorrow Award-winners receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs. A standard needs-assessment is made, based on financial information provided by students and their families.
Closing Date

31 December 2022
Contact Details

Application Address


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