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Each year, foreign universities announce scholarships for international students for both undergraduate and post-graduate who are interested in furthering their studies abroad.

Scholarship is such a way to make tuition fee affordable and most convenient for foreign students. In fact some scholarships are completely tuition free.

This post is a list a scholarships in Canada. For 2017/2018

University of British Columbia Scholarships for International Students in Canada, 2018

University of British Columbia, Canada

Application Deadline: November 15, 2017

The University of British Columbia is offering scholarships for international students to pursue undergraduate programme.

The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada

English is the primary language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

International Major Entrance Scholarship: To be considered for the IMES, you must

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement
  • Apply to UBC by January 15

Outstanding International Student Award: To be considered for an OIS Award, you must

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your scholarship eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and strong extracurricular involvement
  • Apply to UBC by January 15

International Leader of Tomorrow Award: To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, you must

  • Be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Be admissible to the first-choice degree you are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard
  • Have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
  • He an international student – neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada – and be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • Demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent you from pursuing a UBC degree
  • Be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college, or other university

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award: To be considered for the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award, you must:

  • Be an international student – neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada – and be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • Come from a war-torn, or politically unstable region of the world, and/or from an economically disadvantaged region of the world
  • Have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, with no financial means from family or other sources to pursue post-secondary education (neither in your own country because it is unavailable or unattainable, nor outside your country because it is unaffordable)
  • Be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school
  • Be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Be able to demonstrate superior academic achievement (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard) and leadership potential

Nationality: Students from around the world are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English is the primary language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 15, 2017 (For International Leader of Tomorrow Award and Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award) and January 15 (For International Major Entrance Scholarship and Outstanding International Student Award).

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University of Laval International Scholarships in Canada, 2018

University of Laval, Canada

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

University of Laval is pleased to offer master’s scholarships to international students of high academic ability for 2018 entry. Scholarships are awarded to undertake postgraduate degree programme at the university.

The purpose of this 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 programme at University of Laval.

University of Laval is the oldest centre of education in Canada, and was the first institution in North America to offer higher education in French. The mission of the student awards and financial aid office is to inform students of the various forms of financial aid available and to support and assist them in seeking out aid to help them pursue their studies.

Applicants 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. Applicants must also demonstrate sufficient mastery of the language of instruction, which is French. For admission to a master’s programme, the equivalent of a North American bachelor’s degree is required.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme at the University of Laval.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded within the 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.

Scholarship Award: This scholarship of $7,000 per year is renewable once, subject to compliance with the faculty’s criteria of excellence and upon the research director’s recommendation and faculty approval.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

  • At the deadline indicated below, must have submitted a complete application package at University Laval in an eligible first master’s programme and have been accepted in this program.
  • Applicants should a foreign student who is a citizen of an African or European country other than France.
  • Applicants 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.
  • Applicants are registered full time for the two first semesters in the programme of study for which the scholarship was granted.

Nationality: Students from Africa or European country (other than France) can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement:

Entrance Requirement: Applicants graduated from a public university accredited by the ministry of higher education in their country of origin. For private institutions, eligibility is determined when the file is reviewed.

Test Requirement: Not required

English Language Requirements: Applicants must also demonstrate sufficient mastery of the language of instruction, which is French. For admission to a master’s programme, the equivalent of a North American bachelor’s degree is required.

How to Apply: There is no form to complete for master’s level scholarships. Scholarships are automatically awarded to candidates admitted to a master’s programme. Recipients are selected using information from admission applications received by University Laval. To be considered, candidates must submit a complete application for admission to the University no later than the deadline of the target semester. Foreign nationals admitted to a programme of more than 6 months must go through immigration procedures with the Canadian and Québec governments to obtain a Québec Certificate of Acceptance (CAQ), a Study Permit (Canada) and Mandatory Medical and Hospital Insurance .

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

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Canadian Francophonie Fully Funded Scholarship Program in Canada, 2018

Docklands Campus,University of East London.
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Government of Canada

Application Deadline: Varying by country

Applications are invited for Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program for nationals of developing countries. Candidates identified and selected may apply for university studies leading to a master’s and doctoral degree, for technical and vocational training, or for short-term internships.

The Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) is a scholarship program designed to build institutional capacities by training employed nationals from developing countries of La Francophonie.

Funding for this program is entirely under the control of the Government of Canada, which has entrusted it to the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) consortium and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) since January 1, 2015.

Course Level: This is a training program.

Study Subject: Studies in medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry for clinical training are excluded, but studies for postgraduate training are eligible.

Scholarship Award: This is a fully funded scholarship program.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Institutions targeted by recipient countries conduct internal recruitment campaigns to identify qualified candidates who show the greatest aptitude for helping strengthen their institution’s capacities when they return to their country.
  • Candidates identified and selected may apply for university studies leading to a master’s and doctoral degree, for technical and vocational training, or for short-term internships.
  • Clinical training in pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry is excluded.

Nationality:  Nationals of 37 developing countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Sufficient knowledge of English to be able to read and synthesize documents in English, within their field of study. Fluency in spoken and written French: Since studies must be conducted continuously in French and in a French-language institution in Canada, fluency in French is an essential prerequisite for admission.

Developing Countries Scholarships

How to Apply: Candidates must hold a key position so that the knowledge they acquire will benefit the capacity building of their institution.

Application Deadline: Deadline Varying by country.

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UBC Future Forests Fellowships for International Students in Canada, 2017

University of British Columbia, Canada

Application Deadline: November 24, 2017

The University of British Columbia is offering Future Forests Fellowships for both domestic and international students. Fellowships are awarded to pursue full-time doctoral studies at UBC Forestry for the course beginning in September 2018.

The UBC Faculty of Forestry’s Future Forests Fellowship aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in one of the following areas: Forest Products Biotechnology  – Bioenergy – Forest Genomics – Climate Change – Urban Forestry – Forest Management – Conservation – Forested Landscapes – Salmon Ecology – Forest Health – Forests and Indigenous Peoples – Forests and Human Health.

Scholarship Award: $70,000 CAD annually for up to four years. The fellowship is intended to cover all expenses incurred in the preparation and conduct of research.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be seeking financial support for their first doctoral degree.
  • Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for admission to full time doctoral studies at UBC Forestry and intend to register beginning September 2018 (a completed application to the Forestry PhD program September 2018 intake is part of the documentation required for applying to the Future Forests Fellowship).
  • To receive funding, the successful recipient of the Future Forests Fellowship must:

-Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the UBC Forestry doctoral program and demonstrate continued satisfactory progress documented through annual progress reports;
-Not hold any other awards from the Canadian government or the University of British Columbia at the same time as the Future Forests Fellowship.

Nationality: Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: University does not require a GRE score.

English Language Requirement:

  • The minimum TOEFL internet-based score required for a Forestry graduate program application is 100, with a minimum score in each component: Reading – 23; Writing – 24; Listening – 23; Speaking – 22.
  • For IELTS, a minimum overall band score of 7.0 is required, with a minimum score of 6.5 in each component of the academic (NOT general) test.

How to Apply:  A complete PhD, MSc or MASc application file includes the following items. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their online application and all supporting documents (including official language test scores if applicable) are received by deadline.

  • Secure the interest of a prospective supervisor
  • Complete the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies online application package
  • Scanned copies of official transcripts
  • Three (3) References
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Application Form

Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarships at Trent University in Canada, 2018

Trent University, Canada

Application Deadline: October 2, 2017

Trent University is inviting applications for Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarships. Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme (M.A., MSc., PhD) programme.

Trent University is a public liberal Arts and science-oriented university located along the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario, with a satellite campus in Oshawa, which serves the Regional Municipality of Durham.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme (M.A., MSc., Ph.D.) programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: This $5,000 scholarship is intended to support a student that demonstrates leadership qualities such as innovation, entrepreneurship, community responsibility and global citizenship.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

  • Must not be holding any other major scholarship.
  • Open to all domestic or international full-time graduate students (M.A., MSc., PhD) with an admission GPA of A- and have continued to achieve academic excellence during graduate studies at Trent University. Students may be in any year of any graduate program.

NOTE:  Success recipient must agree to release their personal information specific to their name, program, research and details of their leadership qualities that exemplify the qualities of the Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarship.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to all domestic or international students

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:
Master’s Program

  • The minimum requirement for admission to a Master’s Program is a four-year Honours Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent), from a recognized university.
  • Over all academic average of at least an upper second-class standing (B+/77%) in the work of the last ten full academic credits or the last two undergraduate years (full-time equivalent).

Doctoral Program

  • Applicants to a PhD program should normally have a Master of Arts or a Master of Science degree as appropriate.
  • A minimum B+ average on a completed Master’s Program

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

How to Apply: Application Requirements:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcripts – unofficial accepted
  • A statement of research(maximum two pages)
  • A brief non-technical summary (maximum of 400 words)
  • A statement of leadership (maximum two pages) describing the activities and contributions of the applicant which aligns with the values and legacy of Thomas J. Bata.
  • One confidential letter of reference from a member of the community addressing leadership activities, extracurricular interactions and collaborations, and character.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 2, 2017.

Application Form

Entrance Scholarships for International Students at Douglas College in Canada, 2018

Douglas College, Canada

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

The Douglas College is offering two categories of entrance scholarships for Fall, Winter, and Summer semesters. Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

The Douglas College is one of the largest public colleges in British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1970, the college serves some 14,000 credit students, 9,000 continuing education students and 1,400 international students each year.

All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Douglas College offers nearly $100,000 in entrance scholarships.

  • Regional Entrance Awards: $500 or $1000
  • Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships: $2500 (13 available)

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

Regional Entrance Awards: 

  • Available to students from CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan), Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia.
  • To be eligible, students must have applied to Douglas College by the official semester application deadline listed below.
  • The scholarship will be applied towards the recipient’s 2nd-semester tuition fees at Douglas College.

Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships:

  • To be considered, students must have already applied to Douglas College.
  • Students are selected based on their previous academic performance and their engagement in their school, community and/or personal development.
  • Students from all countries are eligible for these scholarships.
  • Successful recipients will be notified of their award prior to arrival at Douglas College. The scholarship will be applied towards the recipient’s 2nd-semester tuition fees at Douglas College.

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: Successful recipients typically have an above average GPA (80% or higher) and strong English language proficiency test scores (i.e. IELTS 7.0 and above, or equivalent).

English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

How to Apply:

  • Regional Entrance Awards: No separate application necessary. Students will automatically be assessed upon application to Douglas College, and will be notified of this award when we send an offer of admission.
  • Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships: Separate application required. Applicants must complete the entrance scholarship form (PDF) by the below deadline and email along with all supporting documents to dciadmissions-at-douglascollege.ca To be considered, students must have already applied to Douglas College.
  • Application Deadline: Scholarship Deadline
    Summer (May): January 31
  • Fall (September): May 31
  • Winter (January): September 30

Application Form

OGS and QEII-GSST Graduate Scholarships for International Students in Canada, 2018

University of Waterloo, Canada

Application Deadline: October 13, 2017, and February 18, 2017

The University of Waterloo is now accepting applications for Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) in Canada. Domestic and International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

In the heart of Waterloo Region, at the forefront of innovation, the University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions, and communities.

The official language of instruction at the University of Waterloo is English. It’s our responsibility to ensure that you have sufficient English language skills to be successful in your graduate program.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue graduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Science and Technology.

Scholarship Award: Each OGS and QEII-GSST is valued at a maximum of $15,000 per year or $5,000 per term. Waterloo celebrates the outstanding academic achievement of its graduate students by offering the President’s Graduate Scholarship (PGS) to students receiving an OGS or QEII-GSST.

Students have the option to take up the OGS or QEII-GSST award for a minimum of two terms (receiving $10,000 total) or three terms (receiving $15,000 total). The awards are non-renewable.

Number of Scholarships: The allocation breakdown of domestic OGS and QEII-GSST awards for 2018-2019 will be made available when institutional allocations are received in the fall.

There will be 5 international OGS awards available for 2018-2019.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

In order to be considered for an OGS or QEII-GSST, students must meet the following criteria:

Citizenship

  • Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) at the time of the application deadline;
  • Be an international student studying in Ontario with a student study permit under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada). Note: International students are not eligible for QEII-GSST awards.

Minimum Academic Requirements*

  • Be registered full-time in a graduate degree program; students who can only register part-time because of permanent disabilities may still be eligible. Note: to be considered for QEII-GSST, applicants must be enrolled in or plan to register in a research-based masters or doctoral program in a STEM discipline.
  • Have achieved a first-class average, (minimum of A-/80%)*, in each of the last two full-time academic years (eligibility averages are based on grades up to August 31, 2017).

*Please note, at Waterloo competitive applicants normally have a minimum academic average of 85%, as well as publications.

Nationality: Domestic and International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have achieved a first-class average, (minimum of A-/80%)*, in each of the last two full-time academic years.

English Language Requirements: The official language of instruction at the University of Waterloo is English. It’s our responsibility to ensure that you have sufficient English language skills to be successful in your graduate program.

Canada Scholarships

How to Apply: Students must submit their completed OGS/QEII-GSST application to their proposed department graduate coordinator no later than the deadline.

Application Deadline: Students must submit their completed OGS/QEII-GSST application to their proposed department graduate coordinator no later than:

  • October 13, 2017, for international students (only for students currently registered in a graduate program at Waterloo).  Note: If you anticipate receiving PR status prior to February 1, 2018, please contact the Coordinator, Graduate Financial Aid & Awards.
  • February 1, 2018, for Canadian citizens/Permanent Residents (for current and prospective students).

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Canadian Francophonie Fully Funded Scholarship Program in Canada, 2018

Government of Canada

Application Deadline: Varying by country

Applications are invited for Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program for nationals of developing countries. Candidates identified and selected may apply for university studies leading to a master’s and doctoral degree, for technical and vocational training, or for short-term internships.

The Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) is a scholarship program designed to build institutional capacities by training employed nationals from developing countries of La Francophonie.

Funding for this program is entirely under the control of the Government of Canada, which has entrusted it to the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) consortium and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) since January 1, 2015.

Course Level: This is a training program.

Study Subject: Studies in medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry for clinical training are excluded, but studies for postgraduate training are eligible.

Scholarship Award: This is a fully funded scholarship program.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Institutions targeted by recipient countries conduct internal recruitment campaigns to identify qualified candidates who show the greatest aptitude for helping strengthen their institution’s capacities when they return to their country.
  • Candidates identified and selected may apply for university studies leading to a master’s and doctoral degree, for technical and vocational training, or for short-term internships.
  • Clinical training in pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry is excluded.

Nationality:  Nationals of 37 developing countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Sufficient knowledge of English to be able to read and synthesize documents in English, within their field of study. Fluency in spoken and written French: Since studies must be conducted continuously in French and in a French-language institution in Canada, fluency in French is an essential prerequisite for admission.

Developing Countries Scholarships

How to Apply: Candidates must hold a key position so that the knowledge they acquire will benefit the capacity building of their institution.

Application Form

University of Alberta Centenary Scholarships in Canada, 2018

University of Alberta, Canada

Application Deadline: December 18, 2017

The University of Alberta is delighted to offer its Centenary Scholarships to pursue an undergraduate degree program. Up to 5 scholarships are available for international students.

The aim of the scholarships is to support international students who want to pursue an undergraduate degree program.

The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue an undergraduate degree program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Variable from $20,000; payable over four years.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 5 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities.
  • Renewal of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta while studying on a Study Permit. Students must have less than 24 IB, AP or A-level credits.
  • Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.

English Language Requirement: Documents issued in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by an official English translation. Only an English translation will be accepted. Translations into any other languages will not be accepted.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

  • Apply online through the International Major Scholarships in Bear Tracks under Undergraduate Awards.
  • If you are experiencing difficulties accessing the Major International Scholarship application, please contact: awards-at-ualberta.ca
  • At the time of application, students must have applied for admission to a degree program at the University of Alberta.
  • You will receive a CCID and password when you apply for admission and must use this to access the awards application.

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International Entrance Leadership Scholarships at University of Alberta in Canada, 2018

University of Alberta, Canada

Application Deadline: December 18, 2017

The University of Alberta is delighted to offer its Centenary Scholarships to pursue an undergraduate degree program. Up to 5 scholarships are available for international students.

The aim of the scholarships is to support international students who want to pursue an undergraduate degree program.

The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue an undergraduate degree program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Variable from $20,000; payable over four years.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 5 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities.
  • Renewal of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta while studying on a Study Permit. Students must have less than 24 IB, AP or A-level credits.
  • Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.

English Language Requirement: Documents issued in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by an official English translation. Only an English translation will be accepted. Translations into any other languages will not be accepted.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

  • Apply online through the International Major Scholarships in Bear Tracks under Undergraduate Awards.
  • If you are experiencing difficulties accessing the Major International Scholarship application, please contact: awards-at-ualberta.ca
  • At the time of application, students must have applied for admission to a degree program at the University of Alberta.
  • You will receive a CCID and password when you apply for admission and must use this to access the awards application.

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York University International Circle of Scholars Scholarships in Canada, 2018

York University, Canada

Application Deadline: October 15, 2017

York University is offering International Circle of Scholars Scholarships for international students. Scholarships are awarded to students entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Glendon, Health, Science, Lassonde School of Engineering or Schulich School of Business.

York University is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s third-largest university. York University has approximately 52,300 students, 7,000 faculties and staff, and 295,000 alumni worldwide.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the full-time undergraduate degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Glendon, Health, Science, Lassonde School of Engineering or Schulich School of Business.

Scholarship Award: $15,000

Number of Scholarships: There are two scholarships available.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Awarded to international students (required to have a study permit for Canada) entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Glendon, Health, Science, Lassonde School of Engineering or Schulich School of Business. Applicants must be nominated by their high school, have the outstanding academic achievement (‘An’ average or equivalent). Applicants must have graduated from secondary school within the past two years. This award is for the first year of study only.

Nationality: Scholarships are awarded to international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have graduated from secondary school within the past two years.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: This explains how you can be considered for the award. Many of the awards simply require that you fill out the Student Financial Profile (SFP) for the current session. Other awards may, for example, ask for reference letters and personal statements outlining your extracurricular involvement.

  • Online application
  • Highest academic average
  • Demonstrated leadership skill
  • Must be nominated by high school (only one candidate per school)
  • One letter of recommendation

By submitting this application, you will also be considered for the other available international scholarships requiring an application.

Application Portal

 

Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects, 2018

Canada and the Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) of Brazil

Application Deadline: October 11, 2017

Applicants are invited to apply for Canada-Brazil Research Awards programme. These awards are open to promote the mobility of both Canadian and Brazilian research students.

The aim of the awards is to support team-oriented research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities collaborating in mutually beneficial areas of research.

The Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects is the first scholarship program created in the context of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning Academic Mobility and Scientific Cooperation signed in August 2010 between the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) of Canada and the Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) of Brazil.

Course Level: These awards are available to pursue the research programme.

Study Subject: These awards are available in all academic disciplines.

Scholarship Award:  These awards will cover the followings:

Canada

  • CAD 7,200 for the Canadian Project where Members will travel for a research exchange for a minimum period of four months; or
  • CAD 9,700 for the Canadian Project where Members will travel for a research exchange for a minimum of five to six months; or
  • CAD 2,700 for the Canadian Project where the Lead will travel for a faculty visit for a minimum period of seven days.
  • In addition to the funds allocated to the Canadian Project Lead and Project Members, the Canadian institution may also claim CAD 300 per member to assist with administrative costs associated with the joint research project.
  • Canadian Project Members (graduate students) can divide their exchanges into more than one trip to Brazil with the permission of their Brazilian partner. To receive the full scholarship amount, their combined exchange period must be a minimum of four months for projects in Category A or a minimum of five to six months for projects in Category B. If the participants travel to Brazil for less than the minimum durations, the funding will be prorated.
  • Canadian institutions will disburse funds to the Canadian Project Members and Project Lead to contribute to the following costs:
  • Visa and/or study/work permit expenses;
  • Return airfare, to Brazil by the most direct and economical route;
  • Health insurance;
  • Living expenses;
  • Ground transportation expenses; and
  • Books and supplies required for the research, excluding computers and similar devices.

Brazil

  • On behalf of the Government of Brazil, CAPES will provide funding for the Brazilian team. Information regarding the project funding and scholarship values related to the Brazil project team can be accessed on the CAPES website (Portuguese only).

Numbers of Scholarships:  Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • This competition is open to research teams from Canadian and Brazilian universities. The coordination of the project will be the responsibility of both the Canadian and Brazilian Project Leads and the teams will consist of graduate Project Members from Canadian institutions and PhD Project Members from Brazilian institutions.
  • Canadian and Brazilian Project Leads:
  • Must be citizens or permanent residents of the country of their institution;
  • Must be active faculty members or academic staff on sabbatical leave, of a recognized higher education or equivalent degree granting institution;
  • Must hold a PhD and must have held the title of doctor for at least four years;
  • Must be proficient in the language of instruction at the Canadian institution (English or French); and
  • Who has retired faculty members are not eligible?
  • Canadian and Brazilian Project Members:
  • Must be citizens or permanent residents of the country of their institution;
  • Must be graduate students – Canadian institutions may propose both master and PhD students with the agreement of their Brazil partner institution;
  • Must be enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in their country of origin and paying the tuition fees required by that institution for the full duration of the exchange;
  • Must be proficient in the language of instruction at the Canadian institution (English or French), and already participating in an exchange program in Canada or in Brazil are not eligible.

Nationality: Canadian and Brazilian applicants are eligible for these awards.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be PhD.

English Language Requirement:  Applicants must be proficient in English language.

Research Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through the online processor.

  • Reference letters (two) for the Canadian and Brazilian Project Leads: a short letter in English or in French provided by a department head, for each of the two Project Leads validating their academic achievements and supporting their ability to lead the project (maximum one page).
  • Resumes (two) of the Canadian and Brazilian Project Leads one resume for each of the two Project Leads, listing recent scholarly publications, scholarships and awards. Each document should not exceed three pages.
  • Proof of citizenship or permanent residency (two) for the Canadian and Brazilian Project Leads copies of passports or national identity documents with valid dates. NOTE: Both the Canadian and Brazilian Project Leads’ proof of citizenship or permanent residency must be uploaded with the resume.
  • Privacy Notice Statement: a copy of the Privacy Notice Statement for non-Canadian participants signed by the Brazilian Project Lead.
  • Memorandum of Understanding or written agreement: a copy of this document is required and must be signed by authorized representatives of the collaborating Canadian and Brazilian institutions.

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CIHR Doctoral Research Awards in Canada or Abroad, 2017

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Application Deadline: October 3, 2017

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is offering Doctoral Research Award. Scholarships provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field in Canada or abroad.

The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are to provide recognition and funding to students early in their academic research career, providing them with an opportunity to gain research experience and to provide a reliable supply of highly skilled and qualified researchers.

As the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) supports excellence across all four pillars of health research: biomedical; clinical; health systems services; and population health.

Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing the doctoral programme.

Study Subject: Awards are available in a health-related field in Canada.

Scholarship Award: CIHR and partner(s) financial contributions for this initiative are subject to availability of funds. Should CIHR or partner(s) funding level not be available or be decreased due to unforeseen circumstances, CIHR and partner(s) reserve the right to reduce, defer or suspend financial contributions to awards received as a result of this funding opportunity. For this competition, applications will be accepted in all areas of health research, including biomedical, clinical, health services and social, cultural, environmental and population health.

  • It is anticipated that approximately $14 million over three years will be available for the CGS-D competition, enough to fund approximately 133 awards.
  • It is anticipated that approximately $1.05 million over three years will be available for the DFSA competition, enough to fund approximately 10 awards.
  • Trainee stipend: $30,000 per annum.
  • Research allowance: $5,000 per annum

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Eligibility criteria for all CIHR research funding programs apply. The business office of the institution of an eligible Nominated Principal Applicant generally administers CIHR funds. Refer to the Individual Eligibility Requirements regarding the eligibility requirements for individuals and institutions.

For the application to be eligible:

  • As the Nominated Principal Applicant, the candidate must be a trainee and maintain such status throughout the award duration. Note: For this funding opportunity, the Nominated Principal Applicant must not hold a tenure-track or tenured faculty position, nor can they be on leave from such a position (generally “tenure or tenure-track” refers to an open-ended academic position in which the holder can form a research group, apply for externally funded research as a principal investigator, and also teach).
  • A primary supervisor must be identified on the application. An additional supervisor may be identified.
  • The program is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada at the time of application.
  • Only students engaged in a full-time doctoral program that has a significant research component are eligible to apply. An eligible program of study must require that 75% of the students’ time be devoted to research training. The research component must be a requirement for completion of the program, such as the completion of a thesis, a major research project, a dissertation, a scholarly publication, a presentation and/or an exhibit that is merit/expert reviewed at the institutional level. Doctoral programs that are based only on course work are not eligible. Joint doctoral programs with a professional degree (e.g. MD/PhD, MBA/PhD, DVM/PhD, etc.) and clinically-oriented doctoral programs (e.g. PhD in Clinical Psychology) are eligible if they have a significant research component as described above.
  • The maximum duration of award funding from all federal sources to undertake graduate studies is four years, including at the Master’s level. Individuals who hold or have held a doctoral award from a federal source for a term of three years are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants may submit only one application per year (September 1 to August 31) for funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) or the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). However, individuals eligible to apply to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program or the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program may also submit an application to the CIHR Doctoral Research Award program (this is the only exception where an individual may submit two applications in the same year).
  • As of October 1st, 2017, all candidates must have completed a minimum of 12 months of graduate study at the Master’s or doctoral level.
  • The maximum amount of time candidates can be registered as full-time students in a doctoral program is indicated below and includes all previous studies at the graduate level, regardless of discipline, either course-based or research-based 1 2 3. If a candidate:

-Holds a Master’s degree or has completed 12 months or more in a Master’s degree program prior to transferring to or starting a doctoral program, then the maximum amount of time candidate can be registered in a doctoral program is 22 months;
-Has completed less than 12 months in a Master’s degree program prior to transferring to or starting a doctoral program, then the maximum amount of time candidate can be registered in a doctoral program is 30 months;
-Has transferred directly from a Bachelor’s degree to a doctoral program (with no time in a Master’s program), then the maximum amount of time candidate can be registered in a doctoral program is 34 months.

Nationality: Canadian citizens are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

How to Apply: To submit an application, please log into ResearchNet and create an application. You are required to follow the instructions in the Doctoral Research Awards – Application Instructions.

Important: Please read all instructions to familiarize yourself with the application process before applying. In order to ensure fairness in the evaluation of applications, CIHR will not accept updates to applications after the application deadline.

Submission Requirements

  • This Funding Opportunity participates in the eApproval process. As such, once submitted the application will be electronically directed to the proposed Institution Paid for review and approval. The eApproval process allows Administrators at the Institution to review and electronically approve an application for which the applicant has identified their institution as the Institution Paid. Once the application is reviewed and approved by the Institution, it will be submitted electronically to CIHR on behalf of the applicant. When completing the application on ResearchNet, detailed instructions on the eApproval process are available in the “Electronic Approval tool – Applicant’s Guide” under the “Enter Proposal Information” task, “Details” subtask.

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37 Full Tuition International Scholarships at the University of Toronto in Canada, 2018

The University of Toronto in Canada

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017, and January 15, 2018

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GWF PhD Excellence Scholarships for International Students in Canada, 2017

Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS), University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017, and February 15, 2018

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TFS Grade 7 Entrance Scholarships Programme in Canada, 2018-2019

TFS – Canada’s International School

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

TFS – Canada’s International School is offering Entrance Scholarship Programme for the academic year 2018-2018. Scholarships are available to students who will be entering Grade 7 in September 2018.

TFS’ mission statement identifies their community’s commitment to students. Their vision is our ideal, a proclamation of our dreams for our students.

Canada’s International School is a bilingual, co-educational and non-denominational independent school for students from age 2 to university entrance.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to students who will be entering Grade 7 in September 2018.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These are full scholarships covering tuition, uniform, books and incidental fees, we define financial need as a family’s inability to pay for any part of TFS’ tuition fees.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Students who will be entering Grade 7 in September 2018 and who don’t currently attend TFS.
  • The Grade 7 Entrance Scholars will be selected based on academic merit, involvement in school-related and/or community activities and financial need. TFS define financial need as a family’s inability to pay for any part of TFS’ tuition fees.
  • Students currently in immersion or French schools can apply, as well as those in English-language schools. Those who are not fluent in French will enter special Intro program for the first year, which follows the regular curriculum but with a special focus on language acquisition.

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

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PhD Positions at Nano and Hybrid Materials Laboratory in Canada, 2017

Nano and Hybrid Materials Laboratory, Canada

Application Deadline: Contact employer

The Nano and Hybrid Materials Laboratory is proud to offer PhD position for Canadian and international applicants. These positions are available in advanced semiconductor nanoscale and quantum materials and devices for electronics, photonics, optoelectronics, and clean energy.

The aim of the position to provide an opportunity for young researchers.

As one of Canada’s leading engineering schools and faculties, Polytechnique ranks among world’s top research universities. Polytechnique has one of the highest concentrations of engineering professors/researchers in Canada.

Course Level:  These positions are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: These positions are awarded in advanced semiconductor nanoscale and quantum materials and devices for electronics, photonics, optoelectronics, and clean energy.

Scholarship Award: These positions will cover the following:

  • The positions are available to pursue PhD.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

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Personal Scholarships for Engineering Students in Canada, 2017

Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), Canada

Application Deadline: December 29, 2017

The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) is offering Personal Scholarships of $2,500 each to four outstanding students. Scholarships are available for students currently pursuing a master or doctorate program in engineering at any Ontario university recognized by the CEAB.

The Personal Scholarship awards $2,500 each to four outstanding students, to be used towards their engineering education at an accredited Ontario university.

The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) is the voice of the engineering profession in Ontario.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for students currently pursuing a masters or doctorate program in engineering at any Ontario university recognized by the CEAB.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of engineering.

Scholarship Award: The Personal Scholarship awards $2,500 each to four outstanding students, to be used towards their engineering education at an accredited Ontario university.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

How to Apply: Complete an application form and return it to the dean at your engineering school with a copy of your transcript from the last full year of study completed. If you are selected for recommendation, the dean will supply a letter of recommendation and forward it along with your application form and transcript to our Scholarship Selection Committee for consideration. Good luck! Scholarship Link

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Canada Postdoctoral Research Scholarship in Natural Resources for International Students, 2017

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Application Deadline: Open for 2017-2018 academic year

Natural Resources Canada, in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Defence Research and Development Canada and the Canadian Grain Commission are delighted to offer Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Programme. Canadians and non-Canadians citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The Postdoctoral Research Program provides scientists, who have recently obtained a doctoral degree in a field of natural sciences, with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions located across Canada. In turn, the Government of Canada benefits from new and emerging talent.

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue postdoctoral research programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in a field of natural sciences.

Scholarship Award: The duration of the determinate period will depend on the position being staffed.  These are incumbent based positions, therefore the level and salary will be determined by the qualifications of the candidate.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Education:

For positions at Natural Resources Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Canadian Grain Commission only:

– Graduation within the last 3 (three) years with an acceptable doctoral degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field of natural sciences with a specialization related to the duties of the position (see a list of specializations below).

Applications will be accepted if applicants are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized post-secondary institution; however, candidates must meet the education requirements in order to be appointed to a position.

For positions at Defence Research and Development Canada only:

– Graduation within the last 3 (three) years with an acceptable doctoral degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field of natural sciences, social science, engineering or mathematics with a specialization related to the duties of the position (see a list of specializations).

Applications will be accepted if applicants are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized post-secondary institution; however, candidates must meet the education requirements in order to be appointed to a position.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to clearly identify their specialization in their application. Please refer to the list of the Specializations below.

Note: You must clearly indicate your education level. Candidates invited to the assessment stage will be required to provide proof of their education credentials, i.e., their degree or official transcript. It is your responsibility to provide this information when requested.

Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency.

Nationality: Canadians and non-Canadians citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Graduation within the last 3 (three) years with an acceptable doctoral degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field of natural sciences with a specialization related to the duties of the position.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Canada Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

PhD Position in Gut Microbiology for International Applicants in Canada, 2017

University of Ottawa, Canada

Application Deadline: Contact employer

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at Centre for Global Social Policy in Canada, 2018-19

University of Toronto, Canada

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

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2017 Scotiabank International Partner Entrance Scholarship at George Brown College, Canada

George Brown College, Canada

Application Deadline: September 30, 2017

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Alexander Rutherford Scholarship at the University of Alberta in Canada, 2017

University of Alberta, Canada

Application Deadline: Open

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Graduate Entrance Scholarships at University of Northern British Columbia in Canada, 2017

University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

The University of Northern British Columbia is welcoming applicants for its Graduate Entrance Scholarships programme to Canadian students. These scholarships are open to pursuing master or doctoral programme.

The aim of this scholarship to assist students in enhancing their University of Northern British Columbia studies.

The Northern British Columbia Graduate Student Society (NBCGSS), represents about 750 full-time and part-time graduate students. UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduates learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, and the environment.

Course Level:  These Scholarships are available for pursuing the Master or Doctoral programme.

Study Subject: These Scholarships are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship Award: Valued at $10,000.00 each,

Scholarship can be taken in the Canada

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be a Canadian citizen.

Nationality: Canadian applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Graduate students can apply for these scholarships.

Graduate scholarships

How to Apply: Apply for graduate admission by via online:

  • Complete the GES application form, and submit it to the Awards and Financial Aid Unit along with your Research/Study Goals Statement* via one (1) of the following methods by the above deadline: a) Scan/email to awards-at-unbc.ca
  • Applications submitted without a Research/Study Goals Statement will be disqualified. For more detailed information on what a Research/Study Goals Statement should include

Fill the online form

 

I am an international student in Canada. Can I work while studying?

 

Yes. You may be eligible to work in Canada while studying and after you graduate. As a study permit holder, you may qualify to work on-campus or off-campus without an additional work permit if you meet specific criteria.

If your academic, professional or vocational training program includes an essential co-op or internship component, you will need to apply for a work permit.

You may also apply for a post-graduation work permit to continue working in Canada after you graduate from an eligible institution.

All the best in your application.

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