Global Seminar Award
Automatically considered with program application
All students accepted into Global Seminar programs will be considered for the Global Seminar Award. A separate application is not required. To be eligible, you must successfully achieve 70% on your best nine credits of Term 1 (with no failed or incomplete courses). For programs running outside of the Summer Session, eligibility is determined based on performance in the Term 2 preceding the Global Seminar.
This award is open to undergrad, graduate, domestic and international students.
Through the Global Pathfinder Award, established in 2019, UBC will award $100,000 in total funding to students who face barriers to participation in Go Global programming.
Applications are now CLOSED for this award. The deadline to apply for the Global Pathfinder Award was November 10, 2023.
$2000 for Summer and Research experiences
Award recipients will be notified of funding before the Go Global application deadline
Criteria for this award is broad in scope to recognize that all students have unique circumstances, that may impact their ability to participate in international learning. Below is a list of suggested criteria that the selection committee may use.
- Have not participated in a Go Global program in the past
- Have unmet financial needs that hinder participation
- Are eligible to participate in a Go Global program, and are in good standing in their faculty
- Commitments and experience outside of school will be considered including:
- family commitments
- job commitments
- community/faith commitments
- Students that belong to under-represented or marginalized groups
March, 2024 – More details will be provided
$2,000 – will be provided to 2 students. For those successful recipients, you will no longer be able to receive the $1,000 Global Seminar Award
To be eligible, you must successfully achieve 70% on your best nine credits of Term 1 (with no failed or incomplete courses). This award is open to undergrad, graduate, domestic and international students. A separate application will be posted here and will be due in March 2024.
Indigenous Global Connections
This award is available for students who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents participating in a Global Seminar program supported by Indigenous Global Connections (IGC)*. The intention of this award is to support students who identify as being Indigenous or are interested in international learning experiences centered on Indigenous topics and dialogue.
- Students must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency
- Undergraduate students currently in 2nd year or above
- Students who self-identify as being First Nations, Métis or Inuk (Inuit) are prioritized
- Students on both UBC campuses are eligible
- Participate in pre- and post-experience dialogue with other students participating in this program
- Students receiving IGC funding will be required to submit additional program surveys from the Canadian government and provide receipts for flights
- If you withdraw after accepting your spot, you are required to return any award funds received
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates will be automatically considered with their program application.