January 15, 2020



(Partially Funded)


International Major Entrance Scholarship (IMES) 

University of British Columbia recognizes the academic achievement of outstanding students from around the world by devoting more than $20 million annually to awards, scholarships, and other forms of financial support for international undergraduate students.

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International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional international students entering undergraduate programs at University of British Columbia. Students receive their IMES when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study. The number and level of these scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business and economics.
  •  Earth, environment, and sustainability.
  •  Education.
  •  Engineering and technology.
  •  Health and life sciences.
  •  History, law, and politics.
  •  Languages and linguistics.
  •  Math, chemistry, and physics.
  •  Media and fine arts.
  •  People, culture, and society.

– For more information here.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

1 year and renewable up to 3 additional years of study

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.
  • Not be nominated for a need-and-merit-based International Scholars award.
  • English is the primary language of instruction in UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The number and level of these scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.

How to Apply

First Step: create a new account from here 

Second Step: complete your personal profile and apply for UBC, details here

Note: Submit documents showing you meet minimum English Language Admission Standard by Feb 15

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hend Kamel / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Samah Gacem/ Algeria
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team