Top 14 Scholarships in Canada for International Students
Canada for some years has slowly grown to become a popular destination for international students who desire quality education. Though Canada may not offer a lot of international scholarships like the UK and US, we have drawn up a list of full and partial scholarships for undergraduate and graduate international students in Canada.
INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS IN CANADA
1 YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Students can apply for full scholarships for a four year program worth $60,000-$100,000. The school offers United World College Scholarships, Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships and International Entrance Scholarships for full time undergraduate programs.
2 HUMBER COLLEGE SHOLARSHIPS
Applications are considered based on academics, reference letters, statement of interest and community involvement. The school offers full tuition renewable scholarships for new students with classes starting in January and September every year. Students will maintain their scholarship with a GPA of 70% every year.
3 VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
The university offers many scholarships including New Student scholarships available for new international students and Continuing Student scholarship available for continuing international students.
4 SHERIDAN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
The school offers different scholarships and bursaries to new and returning international students. Generally scholarships are given to students based on financial need, excellent academic standing, community involvement and leadership skills.
5 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SCHOLARSHIPS
The school sets aside 4 million Canadian dollars every year for scholarships for international undergraduate students. The four major scholarships offered include International Student Humanitarian Award, Outstanding International Student Award, President’s Entrance Scholarships and International Leader of Tomorrow Award Scholarship.
6 CARLETON UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS
The school awards scholarships to students with outstanding academic performance. The school offers partial scholarships worth $4000-$16000 to outstanding students who meet the admission criteria of 80%.
7 CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
The school has 171 scholarships available and is open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents and international students. It is worth pointing out that some of these scholarships are restricted.
8 FAIRLEIGH DICKSON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
It is largest private university in New Jersey. Scholarships worth up to $13000-$25000 are available to qualified students.
9 DALHOUSE UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS
The school offers scholarships to students who are high achievers and can generally add to the growth and development of their campus
10 McGILL UNIVERSITY MASTERCARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The scholarship has been awarded for undergraduate studies to African students for over ten years. For the 2016/2017 session scholarships will be available for Masters Studies
11 CONESTOGA COLLEGEINTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Three scholarships will be awarded over two consecutive semesters worth 3000cdn and is designed for full time diploma and degree program students who meet the requirements
INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS IN CANADA
1 CANADIAN COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Open to all disciplines and provides short exchange programs for Canadians from Commonwealth countries for research or study in Canada at Masters or Doctoral level
2 VANIER CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
It is worth $50000 every year for 3 years and is open to Canadian and International PhD students studying at Canadian universities
3 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARYGRADUATE STUDIESAWARD
Offers full and partial scholarships $1000-40000 that covers various fields of studies
4 UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO INTERNATIONAL MASTERS AND DOCTORAL STUDENT AWARDS
Eligible full time students enrolled for research based masters or PhD program will get $1690 per term for 2 years masters and $3380 per term for 3 years PhD
5 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS
Available for masters studies and is for a year at $16,000 for PhD students or $12,000 for Master’s students.