UBC Sauder School of Business Early Entrance Awards 2024/2025, Canada

The UBC Sauder School of Business, part of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, is globally respected for its business education and innovation. Known for its modern programs, it offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduates, and executives.

Their curriculum focuses on real-world issues, helping students develop critical thinking and leadership skills. Additionally, the school’s ties to industry leaders and a thriving entrepreneurial environment provide students with practical experiences and networking chances.

Apart from academics, Sauder fosters an inclusive community. Its knowledgeable faculty actively involve students in collaborative projects and provide mentorship. The school’s emphasis on ethical business practices and sustainability reflects its commitment to preparing socially conscious leaders ready to address global business challenges.

About the Scholarship:

  • Host Country: Canada
  • Study Level: Masters Level
  • Scholarship Type: Partial Funding
  • Scholarship Worth: $1,500
  • Eligible Countries: International Students
  • Subject: MBA
  • Application Deadline: January 9th, 2024

The Early Entrance Awards welcome international master’s students aiming for an MBA, allowing them to advance their studies at Canada’s UBC Sauder School of Business.

Scholarship Benefits:

Candidates need to fulfill particular merit criteria and follow the set deadlines for UBC MBA applications:

  • For scholarships under $1,000: These grants are given in one payment.
  • Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,999: Grants in this bracket are divided into two equal parts across two terms.
  • Scholarships of $6,000 or more: These awards are spread throughout the academic year, distributed as follows: 33.3% in September, 33.3% in January, and 33.4% in May.

Eligibility Requirements:

To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must meet certain requirements, including:

  • Being part of Underrepresented Communities: Candidates should be from groups that have historically faced barriers in accessing educational and professional opportunities. Being part of these communities signifies a dedication to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Showcasing a Commitment to Inclusivity: Applicants need to demonstrate their dedication to creating an inclusive environment in their communities. This commitment can take various forms, like actively supporting diversity and equity, advocating for marginalized groups, or participating in initiatives that promote inclusiveness.

Application Process:

Prospective candidates aiming for admission and scholarship opportunities should apply through the university’s designated online portal. Eligible students will automatically be assessed for scholarships upon application submission. This efficient method ensures that deserving individuals may receive financial support for their studies without the need for extra scholarship application forms, simplifying the overall process.

Supporting Documents:

When students apply to the university, they usually have to provide a complete set of documents to finish their application. These papers help the university assess the applicant’s academic background, abilities, and preparedness for the program. Typical documents required include:

  • Academic Transcripts;
  • References;
  • Unofficial Degree Certificates;
  • Unofficial Transcripts;

Admission Requirements:

Applicants need to fulfill the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  • Applicants must have completed a three or four-year Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited educational institution.
  • Applicants are expected to have maintained a minimum B+ average (or its equivalent) throughout their undergraduate studies, showcasing a solid academic performance and preparedness for higher-level graduate studies.

Language Requirements:

English language proficiency tests are typically required for non-native English speakers applying to programs taught in English. Accepted tests include recognized assessments of English language skills.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language);
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System);
  • Cambridge English Exams;
  • Pearson PTE (Pearson Test of English).

Official Website:

To find further details, kindly visit the official website of the University: https://www.sauder.ubc.ca/programs/masters-degrees/ubc-mba/admissions-finance/scholarships