Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be eligible for consideration for The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Masters’ Degree Program at UBC, the applicant must:

Please note that Convention refugees and students intending to become landed immigrants to Canada are not eligible for consideration for this award.


  1. Admissibility Submission:
    • Sauder Admissibility Submission: November 1, 2017
    • All other faculties: November 10, 2017
  2. Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Application November 17, 2017
  3. UBC Faculty Applications:
    • Forestry: January 1, 2018
    • Land and Food Systems: January 1, 2018
    • Education:
      • Masters of Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed) – January 1, 2018
      • Masters of Higher Education (M.Ed) – January 1, 2018
      • Masters in Science Education (M.Ed) – December 1, 2017
    • Medicine: January 15, 2018
    • Sauder School of Business: January 15, 2018

These dates may vary from those posted on faculty websites. Please note that if you are applying for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC, you must submit all your documents by the dates requested above.  


Graduate applications are NOW CLOSED.


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