Scholarships, awards & financial assistance

Scholarships, awards and financial assistance

UBC Sauder School of Business is proud to award entrance scholarships to 25-35% of every class. Our vision is to attract a balanced mix of top talent from Canada and abroad. We look for students who not only demonstrate the highest standard of academic excellence, but also commitment and dedication to their career ambitions. Applicants are assessed on a number of factors, including (but not limited to) work experience, academic achievement, business drive and the quality of the application essays.

UBC Sauder scholarships and awards

To qualify for the following scholarships, you will need to meet the merit requirements and apply by the UBC MBAN application deadlines outlined below. All applicants are automatically considered for the following scholarships upon application submission, so we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

Note: Normally, these scholarships are paid out using the following payment schedule: 

  • Under $1,000 - paid out entirely in one term
  • $1,000 - $5,999 - paid out in two terms (equal instalments)
  • $6,000 or greater - paid out over the three terms of the year (33.3% in September, 33.3% January, and 33.4% in May)

Loan programs

The following external organizations offer or administer a variety of scholarships for all applicants. Please note that these scholarships are not administered by the Robert H. Lee Graduate School, the UBC Sauder School of Business or UBC, unless explicitly stated.


Government  Loans

Government of Canada student loans are available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Prodigy Finance

Prodigy provides postgraduate student loans and refinancing for studying abroad to international students from over 150 nationalities.

Banco de Credito Peru

Peruvians can borrow the full costs of tuition and living expenses towards Master's degrees in Canada.

More financial assistance

UBC has many financial resources, workshops, and tools to help you understand your costs and support options, and help make a plan to fund your studies.

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