Over the years, Canada has gradually but consistently grown, to become an increasingly popular destination for international students seeking world class education.
Although there may be limited number of Canadian scholarships for international students compared to the USA, UK, or Australia for foreign students, yet Study & Scholarships has compiled a list of full and partial scholarships available in Canada for undergraduate and graduate international students. (You may also want to see our Scholarship Lists.)
[A]. International Undergraduate Scholarships in Canada
- Humber College Scholarships for International Students
Humber offers full tuition renewable scholarships for NEW international students beginning classes in January and September of each year. Applications will be considered based on academics, community involvement, referee/reference letters and statement of interest. Renewal of the scholarship will be based on the student’s ability to maintain a 70% GPA in each year of his/her program at Humber...read more.
- York University Scholarships for International Students
The University of York offers the Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships, United World College Scholarships, and International Entrance Scholarships for international students who would like to take a full-time undergraduate degree at University of York. Admitted international students can apply to full scholarships worth $60,000 – $100,000 for a four-year degree program...read more.
- University of British Columbia Scholarships for International Students
UBC recognizes the academic achievement of outstanding students from around the world by devoting more than $4 million Canadian annually to awards, scholarships and other forms of financial assistance for international undergraduate students. The four major scholarship programs offered are:
- International Leader of Tomorrow Award Scholarships
University of British Columbia (UBC) attracts talented secondary and post-secondary students from around the world. UBC honours the achievements of incoming international students through the International Leader of Tomorrow (ILOT) program...read more.
- International Student Humanitarian Award
- Outstanding International Student Award, and
- President’s Entrance Scholarships
- International Leader of Tomorrow Award Scholarships
- International Student Scholarships and Awards at Vancouver Island University
Vancouver Island University offers several 'New Student' and 'Continuing Student' scholarships and awards:
The New Student scholarships are available for new international students to Vancouver Island University. The scholarships will be selected from students who meet the application deadlines for their respective programs. Award winners will be selected within 6 weeks of the application deadlines. No application is required.
The Continuing Student scholarships are available for continuing International students at Vancouver Island University. Unless otherwise indicated, the scholarship is awarded in November and applied to the student's second consecutive academic term...read more.
- Sheridan College International Students GuardMe Scholarship and Bursary
Sheridan offers a variety of scholarships and bursaries exclusively for both New and Returning international students. Although criteria differ for each award, recipients of scholarships and bursaries are typically students who display high academic standings, exemplary leadership skills and community involvement, as well as financial need...read more.
- Concordia University Undergraduate Scholarships
Concordia University has more than 171 scholarships awards available for international students who will be pursuing their undergraduate degree at the University. Several of the scholarship awards are open to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, and International Students. However, note that some of the available awards are restricted. Please read the detailed information on the university website to verify your eligibility for each of the more than 171 possible awards...read more.
- Carleton University Entrance Scholarships for International Students
Carleton University awards scholarships tenable at the University, in the Fall/Winter session of the year of offer to entrance and in-course full-time undergraduate students who have demonstrated a high potential for university studies. The intention of the scholarship policy is to recognize, attract and provide incentives for excellence. Carleton offers partial scholarships worth $4,000 – $16,000 to exemplary students who meet the admission average criteria of 80% and above...read more.
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Scholarships for International Students
Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private university in New Jersey. It is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, multicampus institution with campuses in the USA, Canada and England.
International Scholarships worth of up to $13,000 to $25,000 are available to qualified, first-time undergraduate international students admitted at the University...read more.
- Dalhouse University Entrance Scholarships
We want to support students who have the potential to shape our campus community. Dalhousie's entrance awards recognize academic achievement and your unique skills and abilities. International High school students admitted to Dalhousie for an Undergraduate Program are eligible to apply for the entrance award program and various partial scholarships...read more.
[B]. International PostGraduate Scholarships in Canada
- Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is worth $50,000 per year for three years and is available to both Canadian and international PhD students studying at Canadian universities...read more.
- Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program
The Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program (CCSP) provides short-term exchange opportunities for candidates from Commonwealth countries for study or research in Canada at the master’s or doctoral level. The program is open to all disciplines including interdisciplinary programs. Studies or research in science and technology will be prioritized. Awards range from $7,000 to $10,000 depending on the duration and level of study/research...read more.
- University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students including international students who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) at the University of Manitoba regardless of nationality or discipline. The UMGF awards are valued for a 12-month period at $16,000 for PhD students, or $12,000 for Master’s students...read more.
- University of Waterloo International Master’s and Doctoral Student Awards
The University of Waterloo is committed to significantly increasing research-based graduate studies at the University in the next decade. The university recognizes the need for more graduate programs in professional fields to meet the needs of changing economies. Eligible full-time international students starting a research-based master’s or PhD program will receive an International Student Award valued at $1,690 per term for 2 years (Master’s) and $3,380 per term for 3 years (PhD)...read more.
- University of Calgary Graduate Studies Award
University of Calgary offers a wide range of full and partial scholarships for international students. Although scholarship values may vary, yet the value range from $1,000 to $40,000 and covers different fields of study...read more
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