Financial Resources

Financial Aid

Click here for information about emergency funding.

Indigenous Financial Guide

Click here for financial information dedicated to Indigenous students

Awards for Indigenous students: Available awards for Indigenous students include scholarships and bursaries. Here you can find all of the different external awards and portals for Indigenous students listed in one place for students.

  • If you need any support with writing a personal statement, please reach out! They can set up a one-on-one support and guidance.
  • UPCOMING AWARD DEADLINE:  We encourage students to apply to the Irving K Barber Awards Program (Application deadline: April 30th).

Click here for information about upcoming financial workshops for Indigenous students.

Students with Disabilities

Click here for scholarships dedicated to students with disabilities

The Sweet Student Fund

The Sweet Student Fund Emergency Bursary in Dentistry was established by our gracious dental community to assist UBC Dentistry students facing unexpected immense personal challenges such as medical issues, illnesses, or family tragedies, and are in need of financial assistance.

If you are facing a serious situation affecting your well-being and/or ability to continue in the program, please contact Dr. Riki Gottlieb, Associate Dean, Admissions & Student Affairs, to discuss support through the Sweet Student Fund.

B.C. Access Grant

From August 1, 2020, a new needs-based, up-front B.C. Access Grant provides non-repayable financial support of up to $4,000 a year for students at B.C. public post-secondary institutions.

Students applying for student aid for programs at B.C. public post-secondary institutions starting in September 2020 will be automatically assessed for the B.C. Access Grant. For more information on how to apply to StudentAid BC, please see the How to apply for a loan page.

UBC Financial Support Options

UBC provides financial advising and support through scholarships, bursaries, and other assistance programs. To learn about available support options please visit the UBC financial support page.

COVID-19 Support

For more COVID-19 financial support information please visit our COVID-19 Resources page to learn about additional resources.


Hispanic Dental Association Foundation Scholarship

The Canadian Mental Health Association Scholarships and Bursaries Program


Additional Resources

Enrolment Services Professionals

Additional questions about payment schedules, loans, awards, and financial planning can be directed to your ESP.
Graduate and DMD students can email
Dental Hygiene students can look at the SISC for their assigned enrolment service professional.

AMS Food Bank

The AMS Food Bank is an emergency food relief service for UBC students in need. They offer non-perishable foods, personal hygiene supplies, budgeting tips, and information on additional resources in and around Vancouver.

Location: Life 0032 (OLD SUB) – Hours: Thursdays 1-5pm – Email:

Please visit the AMS Food Bank page for more information.