University of Laval Masters Scholarships for International Study in Canada (for Africans and Europeans)

Master’s Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Graduate (Masters)
Provider: University of Laval
Country to Study in: Canada

Scholarship Description
The University of Laval Canada offers scholarships for international students from outside of France who wish to study for a Masters degree program at the university.

The purpose of this Master’s Scholarships for International Students program is to promote academic excellence by offering scholarships to foreign students who are citizens of an African or European country (other than France*) and are admitted to a master’s program at Université Laval.

The Masters Scholarships for Foreign Students at University of Laval is $7,000 per year and is renewable once, subject to compliance with the faculty’s criteria of excellence and upon the research director’s recommendation and faculty approval.

Eligibility conditions include:
  • At the deadline indicated below, you must have submitted a complete application package* at Université Laval in an eligible first master’s program and have been accepted in this program.
  • You are a foreign student who is a citizen of an African or European country other than France.*
  • You graduated from a public university accredited by the ministry of higher education in your country of origin. For private institutions, eligibility is determined when the file is reviewed.
  • You are registered full time for the two first semesters in the program of study for which the scholarship was granted (winter and summer).
Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY African or European country (EXCEPT France)

Participating Institutions
University of Laval (Université Laval), Canada

Fields of study
Scholarships are awarded within the following participating faculties:
  • Faculty of Law, 
  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies,
  • Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics, 
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 
  • Faculty of Dentistry, 
  • Faculty of Music, 
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, 
  • Faculty of Philosophy, 
  • Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, 
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences, 
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering, 
  • Faculty of Nursing, 
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and 
  • Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies.
Number of awards
Candidates are eligible, but scholarships are subject to faculty decision. Participating faculties can determine a fixed number of scholarships to be awarded.

Sponsorship duration
The masters scholarship is renewable once, subject to compliance with the faculty’s criteria of excellence and upon the research director’s recommendation and faculty approval

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship is worth $7,000 per year

Method of Application
There is no form to complete for master’s level scholarships. Recipients are selected using information from admission applications received by Université Laval. To be considered, candidates must submit a complete application for admission to the University no later than the deadline of the target semester.

It is important to visit the How to apply for admission? webpage, and the official scholarship webpage (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.

To be considered, candidates must apply for admission before the following target semesters:
  • Admission for summer 2021: January 15th, 2021
  • Admission for fall 2021: February 1st, 2021
  • Admission for winter 2022: December 15th, 2021 (some courses have earlier deadline, so check website)
In regard to the number of scholarships to be awarded to be awarded by participating faculties, please refer to the person in charge of this program at your faculty to get more information.

Laval University (French: Université Laval) is the oldest centre of education in Canada (2nd oldest in North America), and was the first institution in North America to offer higher education in French. Its main campus is located on the outskirts of the historic city in Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec. The university is ranked among the top ten Canadian universities in terms of research funding.

Application Deadline: 15 Jan / 1 Feb / 15 Dec 2021
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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  1. how i appaly this scholarship

  2. Is it necessary to be a french speaker?
    Is the course only offered in french?