23 Universities with scholarships for international students in Canada – 2019

scholarships for international students in canada

23 Universities with scholarships for international students in Canada – 2019

Pursuing higher education in a foreign country requires a lot of investment. International students typically fund their higher education expenses through family sponsorship or through student loans.  But many international students are unaware of the fact that there are several scholarships available to alleviate some if not all of the financial burden.  The following are the list of Universities with scholarships for international students in Canada.  In these, you have to apply for some scholarships on our own, and in some cases, you will be considered directly to that scholarship/award based on your application to the particular university.

  1. University of Winnipeg

  2. University of McGill

  3. York University

    • Armand and Denise LA Barge Graduate Scholarship in Multiculturalism – This scholarship is eligible for both current and incoming students and should pursue a full-time master course in the field of study. Preferences will be given to students whose work relates to Multiculturalism, Human Rights, Cultural Diversity, Racism or similar areas.
    • Howard Daugherty International Graduate Award in Neotropical Conservation – In order to avail this scholarship the masters/doctoral students should be international with a student VISA and should do research related to neotropical conservation that is undertaken in the vicinity of the Las Nubes Biological Reserve in Costa Rica, and/or that contributes to meeting the goals of the Las Nubes Project.
    • Joyce and Fred Zemans Scholarship – For the full time registered York university master student whether can be an incoming or current student and must pursue:
      • The Graduate Program in Art History, with preference given to students in Canadian Art and/or Curatorial Studies.
      • Schulich School of Business’ MBA program, with preference given to students specializing in Arts and Media Administration.
      • Osgoode Hall Law School’s Graduate Program in Law, with preference given to students whose research focuses on Alternative Dispute Resolution or Access to Justice.
    • Sherrill Cheda Graduate Scholarship – The one eligible for this scholarship should be an incoming graduate student and should pursue women studies program and should have high academic skills.
    • YURA Graduate Student Award – This will be awarded to the full time registered York student who demonstrates financial need and either a strong commitment to volunteerism in the community or active engagement in a student leadership role.
    • Graduate Fellowship for Academic Distinction (GFAD) –  York University provides scholarships for international students in Canada and for domestic students also who posess  high potential for future leadership in international affairs, environmental protection, fine arts, and/or, political economy.
  4. Fairleigh Dickinson University

    • University Provost’s Scholarship Program for Graduate Study – The student who is admitted to a master’s program at the University beginning with the Spring 2013 semester and who plan to register for at least 6 credits may apply for a University Provost’s Scholarship for Graduate Study. Students must have an undergraduate CGPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT or other) that are acceptable for admission to the master’s program of their choice.
    • Col. Fairleigh S. Dickinson Scholarship – FDU provides scholarships for international students in Canada who are going to pursue their UG studies in this university. It is awarded based on academic merit. It will be up to $32,000 per year.
    • FDU International Scholarship – This will be up to $27,000 per year. The eligible ones should be the international students who are going to pursue their UG studies in FDU. It is awarded based on academic merit.
    • FDU International Graduate Scholarship – It will range from $1,000 to $10,000.  The eligible candidate should be the international students who are going to pursue their Graduate studies in FDU. It is awarded based on academic merit.
  5. University of Waterloo

  6. University of Alberta

    • General Undergraduate Scholarships: In this category there is an availability of a number of scholarships for international students in Canada:
      • International Entrance Leadership Scholarship– This will be awarded to the international students who study on a study permit and who execute leadership qualities.
      • University of Alberta Centenary Scholarship– This is awarded to students on a Study Permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta.
      • University of Alberta Global Citizenship Scholarship for IB Diploma International Students – Awarded to student(s) on Study Permit(s) from Aga Khan Academies operating under the AKA agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, with superior academic achievement, entering the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta.
      •  Campus Saint-Jean International Scholarship – Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program offered by Campus Saint-Jean, who are studying on a Student Visa Permit.
      •  Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Award for International Students – Awarded to students(s) on Study Permit(s) with satisfactory academic standing registered in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta.
      • International Student Scholarship – Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering into their first undergraduate degree program, studying on a Student Visa Permit. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement.
      • University of Alberta International Country Scholarship – Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta who are studying on a Study Permit.
      • University of Alberta Gold Standard Scholarship -The top 5% of students in each faculty could receive up to $6,000, depending on the admission average.
    • Country Specific Scholarships: There are some of the country-specific scholarships for international students in Canada by the University of Alberta for the students who come from China, India, and the US. The students should possess high academic achievements and should enroll in the University for the first time.
      • University of Alberta China BC Curriculum School Excellence Scholarship
      • University of Alberta China Centenary Scholarship
      •  University of Alberta China First-Year Excellence Scholarship
      •  University of Alberta China Transfer Award
      • University of Alberta – India First-Year Excellence Scholarship
      • University of Alberta India Centenary Scholarship
      • University of Alberta – USA Centenary Scholarship
      •  University of Alberta – USA First-Year Excellence Scholarship
      • University of Alberta USA Transfer Award
    • University of Alberta Master’s Recruitment Scholarships  –  U of Alberta scholarships for the international students in Canada who are going to enroll in this university for the masters in thesis and research related.
    • Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship – The Alberta Advanced Education, in partnership with Alberta Innovates invests in the support of academically superior graduate students undertaking full-time research education at an Alberta university, leading to a research-based Masters or Doctoral degree. A minimum of 3.5 GPA is an eligibility requirement for all applicants.
  7. Queen’s University

  8. Simon Fraser University

    • Provost International Fellowship – This will be awarded to the highest achieved international students who are going to enroll in the SFU.
    • Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship (GDES) – This will be awarded to the international students who will enroll in the masters and postgraduate studies and should have a minimum of 3.5 GPA in their undergraduate studies ( for masters) and in their Graduate studies ( for doctoral candidates).
    • Arthur and AncieFouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service – This is one of the scholarships for international students in Canada who enroll in SFU full-time masters or Ph.D. program who excelled in academics and has a high level of public service qualities.
    • Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship – This scholarship will be presented to the candidates who enroll in the masters/Ph.D. program in SFU with high academic achievements and made a contribution to the field of study they are going to pursue.
    • Judy Graves Graduate Award – This will be awarded to the candidates who are currently studying in SFU/ going to study in SFU and has done community service for those living on the margins of the society (such as homeless people, mental health and addiction, HIV/AIDS).
    • Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship – The candidates who are wishing to join the other institutions but have enrolled in SFU with highest academic grades during their previous years of study are eligible.
  9. University of New Brunswick

    • Entrance Scholarship for 2019-2020 – This is one of the scholarships for international ships in Canada which is  applicable to the high school, transfer and B.ed students who are going to start their Undergraduate program in UNB for Fall 2019.
  10. University of Saskatchewan

  11. University of British Columbia

  12. University of Toronto

  13. University of Manitoba

  14. University of Western Ontario

    • International President’s Entrance Scholarships – This will be awarded to the international student who enrolls in University of Western Ontario as a full-time student and has outstanding academic skills, creative and innovative thoughts and significant achievement in extracurricular activities. Students must complete a  National Scholarship application which includes an essay and a nomination from their school.
    • Western Admission Scholarship Program – The students who are entering the University for the first time after their post-secondary studies are eligible.
    • Schulich Leader Scholarship – The scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated the ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for higher learning and intending to pursue their career in technology, innovation, engineering, or scientific research.
    • Virginia Harris International Admission Scholarships – Awarded annually to two full-time international undergraduate students entering their first year in any program who have attained the highest admission averages and who are not already receiving an admission scholarship.
    • Dr. Amit Chakma International Scholarship – Awarded to the international students who enter into the first – year of UG program having good academic skills.
  15. University of Calgary

    • President’s Admission Scholarships – Awarded to the students who are entering into the UG studies into the University of Calgary for the first time in the fall term and have good academic skills.
    • IB Diploma Scholarships – Awarded to the students who are entering into the UG studies into the University of Calgary for the first time in the fall term and have good academic skills after completion of their IB diploma with a minimum score of 35.
    • University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarships and Awards – Awarded to the international students who are entering into the University of Calgary for the first time full-time student to pursue UG studies and has outstanding academic achievements.
  16. Dalhousie University

    • General Entrance Award Program – By filling the single application the students are eligible to many entrance awards and bursaries. This is applicable to the students who are going to enroll in the Dalhousie University for an undergraduate program.
    • For international students, including the above there are other also:
      • Richard and Melda Murray Jamaican Engineering Scholarship – Students from Jamaica who are having good academic skills and are entering to study Bachelor of Engineering.
      • CorpFinance International Limited (Kevin Andrews) Indian Bursary – Students from India having good academic skills and require financial needs and will be into Bachelor of Commerce are eligible.
    • Class of 1956 Graduate Scholarship – Students who are in the graduate studies and are doing research in the fields of Agriculture, Social, Engineering and Environmental Sciences. International Graduate Student Scholarship are also eligible in this criteria.
  17. Memorial University

    • The Memorial University of Newfoundland International Entrance Scholarship – This is one of the scholarships for international students in Canada who apply for Memorial University and must pay a full international fee and should pay full tuition fee and should have 9 credits for two semesters in 1st year for UG.
    • IUGS Entrance Scholarship for Undergraduate StudentsThis scholarship has been made available by the university through a portion of funds from the St. John’s International undergraduate student tuition fees (IUGS). It will be awarded to new undergraduate international students on the St. John’s campus.
    • Other entrance scholarships include:
      • Fortis Inc. – H. Stanley Marshall Scholarship
      • Killam American Undergraduate Scholarship
      • Don and Mona Dooley (OLOF) Thailand Scholarship
    • School of Graduate Studies fellowships – This scholarship will be awarded to the international students who apply for Memorial University as a graduate student.
  18. Carleton University

  19. HEC Montréal

  20. Quest University

    • David Strangway Award for Excellence–This is one of the scholarships for international students in Canada who achieved very high levels of academic excellence ( 90% with 3.75 GPA) with outstanding leadership qualities and services. It provides full tuition fee for four years.
    • Presidential Scholarships – The candidates should have high academic achievements along with intrinsic curiosity, an ability to contribute to the community. These should apply in Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science (B.A. & B.Sc.)
    • LEAP (Leaders in Elite Athletics & Performance) Scholarships – The candidates who are into athletics and Sports programs and are into LEAP program are eligible for this scholarship.
  21. Fanshawe College

    • Ross and Vivian Whitney Family Scholarship – This is for the student who entered into the college for the first time in the Electromechanical Engineering Technician program who has graduated from a secondary school in London, Middlesex or Elgin counties.  The student must have achieved a minimum of 75% upon graduation.
    • Joy Warkentin Applied Degree Entrance Scholarship – This is one of the scholarships for international students in Canada who enroll in the level 1 eligible degree program and has outstanding academic scores from his secondary school education.
    • Kate Gielen Academic Entrance Award – This will be awarded to the candidates who enroll for the full time in Bachelor of Interior Design Program and has a high GPA.
    • MAGIL Construction Entrance Award – This will be awarded to the candidates who enroll for the full time in Construction Engineering Technology. Students should maintain a GPA of 3 in the first two semesters in the college to receive full funding.
    • Nursing- BScN DegreeCollaborate Nursing Entrance Award – It is rewarded to the candidates who enroll in level 1 of collaborative Nursing Program and has an academic percentage of 88-100%.
    • Women in Technology Entrance Scholarship- Female onlyThe women candidates who enter into the Fanshawe college for the first time in the fall term and has an academic percentage of 87% are higher are eligible.
    • International Degree Entrance Award – This is one of the scholarships for international students in Canada who have valid study permit and register for the full time in a valid degree program.
    • There are some of the scholarships open to all the international students who have study permit form their countries and entering into the first time to pursue a degree in Fanshawe college are eligible.
      • International African Academic Excellence Entrance Award
      • International Caribbean Academic Excellence Entrance Award
      • International SPP India Academic Excellence Entrance Award
      •  International Korean Language Excellence Entrance Award
      •  International European Language Excellence Entrance Award
      • International China Language Excellence Entrance Award
      • International Philippines Language Excellence Entrance Award
      • International Latin American Leadership Entrance Award
      • Vietnam Language Excellence Entrance Award
      • International Nepal Language Excellence Entrance Award
  22. Seneca College

    • Seneca Renewable Entrance Scholarship of Merit – This is applicable to all the international students who enroll in the college for the diploma or graduate certificate program and should have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Renewable Degree Scholarships – This is one of the scholarships for international students in Canada who enrolled in any of the degree programs in Seneca college are eligible and will be selected based on their 12th-grade academic skills.
  23. George Brown College

The above are the 94 scholarships for international students in Canada.

Some other scholarships for international students in Canada:

Apart from the universities and colleges that offer scholarships to international students in Canada, Government of Canada and other external sources also provide which are available once you visit the college website based on your interest.  Please contact us if you have any questions about the scholarships or submission of the applications to Canada Universities.

 

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