UNBC’s Registrar’s Office will calculate the AGPA. Meeting the minimum grade point averages does not guarantee an award. Available to full-time students entering a Master's program at UNBC for the first time and to full-time students entering a Doctoral Program for the first time. Applications will be assessed based on a combination of admission GPA 3.67 (A-) admitted to a research/thesis based degree and the excellence of the Research/Study Goals Statement, and the appropriateness of UNBC for meeting those goals, as outlined in the statement provided by the applicant. Specific conditions apply; please visit the UNBC Awards Database for further information, and for information about renewal criteria.