UBC Karen Mckellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award

Awarded by : The University of British Columbia

Updated on Dec 16, 2021
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

UBC Karen Mckellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award

  • Applicable for

    The University of British Columbia in Canada

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    01 Dec 2021

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • This need-and-merit-based award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas
  • The value of the Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award is proportional to your financial need

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in The University of British Columbia in Canada

  • The scholarship is applicable for all UG degrees

Scholarship amount details

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The value of International Leader of Tomorrow Award is proportional to financial need. Financial need is determined by totaling tuition, fees, and living costs, and subtracting the financial contribution applicant and his family can make each year. A standard needs assessment is based on the financial information provided by the applicant and their family
  • The award may be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion – whichever comes first. Applicant  should achieve satisfactory academic standing in faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain the Canadian study permit (student visa)

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 90)
IELTS Required (minimum score 6.5)
PTE Required (minimum score 65)
12 Required


  • XIIth: Applicants must have passed High School
  • Prerequisites: 
    • For Business courses: Mathematics (Standard XII Level)
    • For Engineering courses: Math, Chemistry, and Physics (Standard XII Level)
  • Applicant must be an international student who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit
  • Applicant must be entering UBC from a recognized secondary school, college, or other universities
  • Applicant must be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Applicant must demonstrate superior academic achievement (at least an A average or equivalent standard)
  • Applicant must demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent him/her from pursuing a UBC degree
  • English Language Proficiency Proof:
    • TOEFL: Overall score: 90, with Reading: 22, Listening: 22, Writing: 21, and Speaking: 21
    • IELTS: 6.5 with no part less than 6.0
    • PTE: Overall score: 65 with no part less than 60
    • ELP may be waived if the applicant has attended four or more years at an eligible international secondary school that uses English as the language of instruction but operates in a country where the primary language is not English. These four years must be immediately prior to attending UBC. Applicant must achieve a minimum grade of 75% (Indian grading scale) on senior English subject

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +238 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Academic transcripts

Scholarship Application

Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date December 01, 2021
  • The deadline has already been passed

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

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