Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition and Scholarships

A UBC Engineering degree is a huge investment in your future. It’s important to plan ahead and know the cost associated with your study at UBC. Here is some information that will assist you in your planning process.

Tuition Fees

Tuition varies depending on the number of credits you take each year, and whether you’re a Canadian Student or an international student. For the most up-to-date info, visit Undergraduate tuition fees.

Estimate how much you’ll be spending on a meal plan, your tuition, housing and books by using the UBC Cost Calculator.

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

UBC offers a great range of scholarships, bursaries and awards for students based on your academic achievement and in many cases, a combination of financial need and/or achievement in other areas such as leadership and community service. For more information, visit Student Services awards.

Engineering Specific Scholarships

Elizabeth and Leslie GOULD Entrance Scholarship for Engineering

Award ID 5403

Up to 5 scholarships valued at $2,500 each are offered annually to outstanding domestic or international students entering their first year of the Bachelor of Applied Science program in Engineering.

Subject to continued scholarship standing, the scholarship will be renewed for a further three years of study or until the first undergraduate degree is obtained, whichever is shorter.

You are eligible if you:

  • are entering your first year of the Bachelor of Applied Science program in Engineering
  • are either a Canadian student or an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement. Co-curricular activities and leadership potential will also be considered.
  • apply to the UBC Bachelor of Applied Science program in Engineering. All students who apply are automatically considered.
Engineering Scholarship for Innovation

Award ID 5396

One or more scholarships valued at $5,000 each are awarded annually to exceptional students entering directly from secondary school into the first year engineering program.

Subject to continued scholarship standing, the scholarship will be renewed for a further three years of study or until the first undergraduate degree is obtained, whichever is shorter.

You are eligible if you:

  • are new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school
  • possess high academic achievement and outstanding promise in engineering, demonstrated through success at national and/or international science and engineering competitions
  • apply to the UBC Bachelor of Applied Science program in Engineering. All students who apply are automatically considered.
Mechanical Engineering Class of 1976 Indigenous Student Entrance Award in Engineering

Award ID 5411

An entrance award of $9,250 is offered annually by the Mechanical Engineering Class of 1976 to an Indigenous student entering engineering at UBC either directly from a secondary school, or transferring directly from another college or university in Canada. The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Applied Science in consultation with Enrolment Services, on the basis of academic performance. Community involvement and leadership skills may also be considered.

Women in Engineering Entrance Scholarship

Award ID 5416

Entrance scholarships totalling up to $10,000 each are offered by the Faculty of Applied Science to a domestic female student entering an undergraduate engineering program directly from high school. Candidates must have demonstrated leadership through participation in extra-curricular or volunteer activities such as professional, school, social and community organizations or athletics. Preference will be given to residents of British Columbia. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Applied Science.