Top 14 Scholarships in Canada for International Students



Some scholarship packages are available because Canada is committed to participation in international study and research partnerships that build understanding among peoples, develop global citizens and leaders, and contribute to the development of nations.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is responsible for the Government of Canada’s participation in major International Scholarship Programs.

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.


York University is inviting applications from outstanding international students wishing to undertake Bachelor studies for York University International Entrance Scholarships for Undergraduate Students 2018/2019. 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…Read more and Apply


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….Read more and Apply


The following scholarships are available for new international students to Vancouver Island University, at the undergraduate level. Students are considered for scholarships at the time of admission, based on their submitted transcripts and application supporting documents. The standard deadline for admission to most VIU programs is March 31st, and scholarship selections are determined 6 weeks after this closing date. A separate application for scholarships is not required, as students will be automatically considered if they meet the scholarship criteria…Read more and Apply


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. This scholarship is to recognize international students with high academic achievement.  Students will be automatically considered for this award based on the transcripts submitted at time of application.  Applicants with offers into our Bachelor Degree programs as of April 30th will be considered for this award. Successful applicants will….Read more and Apply


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. When you receive an award or scholarship, you join a community of engaged and supportive young leaders who enrich UBC with their diverse perspectives, involvement, and innovation. While studying at a global top 40 university, and North America’s most international university, you’ll have the chance to grow, connect, research, and innovate…..Read more and Apply


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%. 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….Read more and Apply


Do you meet the eligibility criteria for any of the special scholarships and awards listed below? Click on the award titles below to review their eligibility criteria. If you meet the requirements, we encourage you to enter the competition! Just so you know – most scholarships are awarded automatically by the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Committee in the Fall semester on the basis of top Assessment GPA with no application required. However the scholarships and awards listed below have additional criteria and you have to submit an application in order to be considered. 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….Read more and Apply


FDU offers a wide range of generous scholarships for our international students. Most scholarships are based on academic merit and test scores and vary according to program. It is largest private university in New Jersey. Scholarships worth up to $13000-$25000 are available to qualified students…Read more and Apply


Each year, over $5 million in scholarships, awards, bursaries and prizes is distributed through the Registrar’s Office to promising Dalhousie students at every stage of their academic life. Scholarships are available for High School applicants, Current undergraduate students (not including Faculty of Agriculture students), Faculty of Agriculture students, Graduate and professional students The school offers scholarships to students who are high achievers and can generally add to the growth and development of their campus….Read more and Apply


Scholars from sub-Saharan Africa are invited to apply for the Fully Funded MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill University in Canada 2018/2019 , only scholars that have met with the listed criteria will be considered for this program. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program provides academically talented young leaders from low-income backgrounds with access to a world-class university education. In all, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill will welcome 91 Scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa, including 24 at the Master’s level. Unique to McGill, some Scholars are from French-speaking countries and will receive intensive English language training before starting their degree programs….Read more and Apply

11 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (QES) Scholarship Program at University of Ontario

The University of Ontario invites applicants to officially apply for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (QES) Scholarship Program. The program provides the scholarship of $6,000 for an exchange with a UOIT partner university in a Commonwealth country. The QES is managed through a unique partnership of Universities Canada, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and Canadian universities. The aim of QES programme is to provide opportunities for graduate students to gain an international experience as a part of their studies at UOIT. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology(UOIT) is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada….Read more and Apply


Undergraduates, Masters & PhD. Also get postgraduate scholarships for international students in Canada, Fully Funded Canada Scholarships 2018-2019, Opportunities in Canada for International Students to study in Canada in any field of study, canadian scholarships for nigerian students. Canada might be one of the most coveted destinations for international students, but unfortunately studying here doesn’t come cheap. For those keen to study in Canada but in need of financial support. Its 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….Read more and Apply


The Government of Canada is delighted to invite applications for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program 2018 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. This is a Canadian Government Scholarship. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. It is worth $50000 every year for 3 years and is open to Canadian and International PhD students studying at Canadian universities…..Read more and Apply


UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Graduate Student Scholarships (GSS) are awarded by the Department without specific application on the part of the student.  The normal criterion is that of “academic merit”, based usually on superior performance in graduate courses, although other factors may also be taken into consideration in order to ensure that all continuing students are supported.Offers full and partial scholarships $1000-40000 that covers various fields of studies….Read more and Apply


At University of Waterloo we have a variety of great funding opportunities available to our international students.  These include:International Master’s (IMSA) and International Doctoral. The IMSA program is under review; availability of the program may impact students offered admission for spring 2019 and beyond. Further details will be posted once available. 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….Read more and Apply


Faculty of Graduate Studies,  University of Manitoba is inviting applications for University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGFs) in Canada. The fellowships awarded annually to graduate students who have demonstrated superior intellectual ability and academic accomplishments. The University of Manitoba is a public university in the province of Manitoba, Canada. Located in Winnipeg and found in 1877, it was Western Canada’s first university. Founded 140 years ago, and located in the heart of the country, they are the region’s largest and only research intensive university offering over 100 academic programs, including professional disciplines such as medicine, law and engineering.

Available for masters studies and is for a year at $16,000 for PhD students or $12,000 for Master’s students….Read more and Apply

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  1. I have an offer and acceptance letter from Conestaga college Canada. I like to apply for full time scholarship. How do I apply?

  2. I am a form three parent,am looking forward to applying for a scholarship immediately my son completes form four for him to continue university he plays football as school team scorer,he is also good at debate, he participated up to a high level in great debators contest. consider my application in 2019 for university intake as well as boosting his talents, God bless all.0714518889 Mobile number

  3. i am a high national diploma holder ( HND) with cambridge international college in Ghana, but am togolese. And i would like to apply .

  4. Hi. Am from Nigeria and am looking for a scholarship in software engineering for undergraduate programme. Will be graduating from high school next month being July.
    Please how do I apply.

  5. Hello, I am Gabonese.
    I am very interested by the scholarship program which you propose to the students foreign to Canada.
    How can I apply for academic year 2017-2018?
    My email adress: [email protected]

  6. I am in my third year studying medical laboratory sciences at Harvard university of science and technology Bamenda, Cameroon. At the end of next year i will write my HND and will like to apply for a one year degree program. Is it possible for me to acquire a fully funded scholarship?
    Thanks. I await your reply

  7. I’ll like to pursue a masters degree program in Information Technology in a Canadian university with full or partial scholarship and also given the chance to work . Please , guide me.

  8. I would very much appreciate the favor for an enrollment under the scholarship program in the Canadian University for full or partial scholarship under business administration and I do really need guidance

  9. I am a refugee from Democratic Republic of Congo and currently studing in Rwanda. I will finish my degree in October. Looking for scholarship to study human rights and political science, am i eligible?

  10. Am Nchinda Nardin from Cameroon,I wish to persue a degree program in Canada, I will be very greatful if my wish is ,;650594953

  11. I am togolease ( west africa). I have my first diplom at ( licence) equivalent of bachelor at the university of Lomé. I have studied german .
    I am looking for a full scholarship in Canada in Arts or Agriculture.

  12. Hi, I’m a Nigerian with B.Sc in Microbiology. I want to go for a second degree in Pharmacy. What are the requirements? How do I go about the scholarship program? Thank you.

  13. I got admission to study a second degree in Philosophy in preparation for priesthood, having acquired B. SC degree in Computer Education from a Nigerian University. I need help on how to successfully apply for scholarship or financial grants that will enable me undergo my course in Canada.
    Many blessings!

  14. I’m Regina Quainoo, work at lands commission Sunyani (Ghana ) as administrator. I hold BBA in EXECUTIVE CLASS . I am looking forward for a scholarship to study my Masters degree programme. Please how can i meet your requirements.

  15. Im kimberly. I have a bsc in accounts. Im interested to pursue a master in internal business or entreprenuership. Please contact me.

  16. I am Alemu Tolera from Ethiopia l have first degree in biology I have also second degree in biology(ecology and systematic zoology).l wents to study in any related field .l need also a financial support to study my PHD degree.please contact me by my e_mail [email protected]

  17. bonjour je suis ivoirien. Je cherche une bourse d’etude en informatique plus précisément en DAS(Développement d’application et e-Servive) pour un programme de premier et second cycle voilà donc je suis intéressé par le programme de bourses que vous proposez aux étudiants étrangers au Canada.
    Comment puis-je postuler pour l’année universitaire 2017-2018?
    Mon adresse mail: [email protected]

  18. Bonjour,je suis burundais,j’ai été interessé par cette occasion que vous donnez aux etudians etrangers donc je vous sollicite de m’offrir cette chance de continuer mes etudes en Master au canada de preference en Marketing ou economie du developpement car j’ ai un Diplome de Licence en sciences economiques.Email:[email protected] Telephone portable:+257 79647202

  19. hey,Am Dennis Wambua and a kenyan ,i have a diploma in logistics and transport management and would like to pursue my degree in abroad – Canada please assist me to apply.

  20. Please I will like to apply for scholarship for masters program. I am a university graduate, and I studied Banking and Finance.

  21. I’m Asanji Ninho Brown from Cameroon. I am interested in this program but I wish to enroll in engineering field (mining engineer) and I am in level 3 and conception engineer. This is my address [email protected] I need help.

  22. Dear Sir /Madam,
    Thanks for offering such a wonderful opportunity to International students. Am Mohamed Kallay Barrie from Sierra Leone with a BA Degree General in political science and History, I would like to offer a post graduate course with your university, any offer of scholarship will be highly welcomed ranging from public administration, Economic development ,International relations etc.
    Please application will be welcome .


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