13 Scholarships to Study in Canada for International Students

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By Whizstorm 2020-03-03

Scholarships to Study in Canada for International Students:

Canada is one of the best countries to continue with higher education. The beautiful country not only provides world-class education which is recognized globally but offers an exceptional experience to international students with respect to teaching methodologies. Canadian universities focus on innovative and interactive training that helps students strengthen their research abilities. Educational standards and quality are similar to those in the USA. The scholarship opportunities further reduce the expenses to a great extent making Canada one of the wisest choices for studying abroad. Students can also expect lower tuition fees than in other countries like the USA and the UK. Government and universities provide distinguished benefits to international students which helps them progress and excel in their desired courses. Unlike many other powerful nations, Canada’s immigration policies are welcoming people all over the world, hence, international students hold a better chance of obtaining Canadian work and residence permit after completing their education.

Let us have a look at the scholarships available in Canada for Bachelor’s, Masters and Ph.D.



Sr. no. Name of the Scholarship Target students Courses covered Host institution Description/ Amount Range
1 Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program International students including the ones studying at Canadian high schools. Bachelors Degree University of Toronto, Canada Annually, approx. 37 receive the Lester B. Pearson Scholarships. It covers incidental fees, books, tuition, and full residence for four years.
2 Humber International Entrance Scholarships International Students Undergraduate Degree Humber College in Toronto, Canada Scholarships with different amounts available towards the reduction of tuition fees payable by international students.
3 York University International Student Scholarships International students Bachelors (BS) Degree York University in Ontario, Canada Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $20,000 x 4 years= $80,000 International Entrance Scholarships: $35,000 x 4 years= $140,000 All scholarships are renewable provided, students maintain high grades.
4 UBC’s International Scholars Program: -Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award -Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award International students Bachelors (BS) Degree The University of British Columbia (UBC) More than $10 million CAD is annually invested by UBC in scholarships, awards, and other forms of financial assistance for international Bachelor’s students.
5 Carleton University Entrance Scholarships International students Bachelors (BS) Degree Carleton University Partial scholarships worth $4,000 – $16,000 who meet the admission criteria.
6 Winnipeg President’s Scholarships for World Leaders International students Bachelors/Masters Degree University of Winnipeg, Canada It ranges from $3,500 – $5,000. 3 scholarships for each division/ discipline/ level of study.
7 University Canada West Scholarships for International Students International Student Leaders Award is for International applicants from countries outside the USA, Canada, and the EU. -Scholarships for Academic Excellence: International and domestic students Bachelors/MBA Degree University Canada West, Canada International Student Leaders Award: Value is based on the candidate’s potential and leadership qualities. Scholarship range is $8,000-$12,000 for Bachelor’s and $5,000-$7,500 for graduate courses. Scholarships for Academic Excellence: The value is based on the applicant’s academic performance Range is from $8,000-$20,000
8 Toronto Catholic District School Board - Catherine Temple Mathematics Awards Female students who graduate from CDSB secondary schools. Bachelors/Masters Degree in Mathematics Toronto Catholic District School Board The successful candidates of Catherine Temple Mathematics Awards receive an amount of approx. CAD 4,000 as partial funding.
9 University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships All students of all countries are eligible to apply. Masters/Ph.D. Degree University of Manitoba, Canada UMGF Master’s awards amount to $14,000/ year for 12 or 24 months, up to a total of $28,000. UMGF Doctoral awards amount to $18,000/ year for 12, 24, 36 or 48 months, up to a total of $72,000.
10 University of Waterloo Master’s Awards of Excellence International students Master’s Degree University of Waterloo This scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolling for a research-based master’s degree program. Scholarship award amounts to $2,500/ term for 5 terms
11 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and foreign citizens Ph.D. Degree Government of Canada (Universities listed in Vanier CGS) Up to 166 scholarships are awarded per year. Scholarships offer $50,000/ year for 3 years
12 Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) Open to citizens of countries of the La Francophonie Masters, Ph.D., Post Doc degrees Government of Canada Partial Funding
13 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Canadian citizens and international students Ph.D. Degree Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation (Participating universities) The scholarships include: - up to $20,000/year for 3 years (as travel & research allowance), - membership in a community of other Scholars, Mentors, and Fellows, - $40,000/ year for 3 years, - Leadership training from Mentors & Fellows.

Whizstorm recommends students visit the respective university websites to find the latest & updated information on scholarships provided by the university.

You can also contact Whizstorm to consult our experts for further information on study abroad programs & relevant scholarships.


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