10 Scholarships in Canada for International Students

Canada might be less popular than the USA for international students from Asia or Africa who are looking for a place to study. But actually, Canada has been long known as one of the most desirable countries in American continents for students. In fact, 6.5% of postsecondary education students in Canada come from abroad. It is due to the fact that this country offers many interesting things to explore for visiting students, not to mention several internationally ranked universities to study in.

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List of Scholarships in Canada

In addition, there are numerous scholarships available for international students who are in need of financial support to fund their study in Canada. Here are 10 scholarships in Canada for international students of different level of education that you can apply.

  1. University of Calgary Graduate Award Competition

Only graduate students of the University of Calgary who are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The fund is from $1,000 to $40,000 and is available for students from different fields of study. Some scholarships which are awarded through Graduate Award Competition (GAC) are Izaak Walton Killam Doctoral Scholarships, Open Doctoral Scholarships, Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships, and Special Awards, and Bursaries.

How to Apply.

  1. Trudeau Foundation Scholarships

You may have heard the infamous Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who founded Trudeau Foundation. The foundation offers a distinct field of scholarship as it is the only doctoral scholarships in the humanities and social sciences in Canada. Fifteen scholarships with annual value is up to $60,000 are available for a maximum of three years of study. Students from emerging countries do have opportunities to get the scholarship.

How to Apply.

  1. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Annually, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship which was launched by the Canadian government awards up to 167 scholarships for Ph.D. students. The candidates must demonstrate leadership skills, has a potential future research topic and research history, and show outstanding achievement during their secondary education in Natural Sciences, Engineering, Health, Social Sciences or Humanities. If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, you must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program at a Canadian university. The scholarship provides $50,000 per year for three years. July to November is the period of application submission.

How to Apply.

  1. Ontario Trillium Scholarship

To get this scholarship which is valued $40,000 annually, you have to pursue a full-time doctoral study at Western University. The candidate have to meet a minimum of 80% achievement of the last two full-time university study.

How to Apply

  1. University of Waterloo International Master’s and Doctoral Awards

This funding is available for students who are enrolled in full-time research-based graduate degree programs at the University of Waterloo. It provides $2,045 per term for a 2-years master program and $4,090 per term for a 3-year doctoral program.

How to Apply.

  1. Ontario Graduate Scholarship

This is another scholarship offered for master and Ph.D. students in all disciplines who are studying in Ontario. The scholarship which is valued $15,000 per year is a merit-based scholarship. You will be assessed based on academic excellence, research ability and potential in your program study, and communication and leadership ability.

How to Apply.

  1. University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

The scholarship is available for master and Ph.D. students in all disciplines, except college of medicine, at the University of Manitoba. Master students will receive $14,000 for a 12-month period of 2 years, and Ph.D. students will receive $18,000 for a 12-month period for 4 years. The candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 in their previous level of education.

How to Apply.

  1. Carleton University Awards for International Students

This is one of the scholarships in Canada which is open to undergraduate students. If you happen to be the students of Carleton University with the admission average of 80 percent or better, and meet the language requirements, you will automatically be considered for the scholarship. The scholarship value will be determined based on your admissions average. Students with 80-84.9% of admission average may get $1,000 per year for four years. Students with better score will get a higher amount of fund.

How to Apply.

  1. Queen’s University International Scholarships

If you happen to be an international student from India, Pakistan, and the US, you may apply for this scholarship to study at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

How to Apply.

  1. Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholarship is provided by Fairleigh Dickinson University for undergraduate students with exceptional academic performance. A full-tuition scholarship is available. However, it doesn’t cover for housing, living expenses, insurance, and other fees.

How to Apply.

Tips to Apply Scholarships in Canada

Scholarship funding for international students who are studying or wish to study in Canada might be limited. It is also competitive and is mostly available at a postgraduate level. However, here are some tips that will help you to identify scholarship opportunities in Canada.

  1. Try to explore scholarship possibilities in your home country by asking information Department of Education or Canadian Embassy in your country to determine if there are opportunities for which you are eligible. You might also need to find information from the provincial government in Canada or private foundations and nonprofit organizations in your home countries who might offer scholarships for international students.
  2. Contact the chosen university to request information about scholarship opportunities available for international students and their guidelines of application.
  3. Find information about a part-time job for students available in case you need additional funding to support your living.

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