19 Canadian Scholarships for International Students

For those seeking to study in Canada, it is important you know that there are multiple scholarship opportunities in Canada for international students from other organizational bodies. As an international student looking to study in Canada, you can get a scholarship from:

  • International organizations, 
  • Foreign governments, and 
  • Non-governmental organizations. 
  • From the Canadian government

Likewise, it is also important to know that different universities have different scholarship programs, and each program has its barrier to entry. Each program is also designed for a particular type of student based on their chosen subject, background and level of qualification. Below is a list of some of the most popular scholarships in Canada for international students, the programs they’re specifically for, and their application deadlines.

Name Of ScholarshipName Of InstitutionQualification Offered Application Deadline
University of Calgary International Entrance ScholarshipUniversity of CalgaryBachelors Degree 1 December
Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award at University of British ColumbiaUniversity of British ColumbiaBachelor’s Degree 15 November
Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoBachelors Degree 30 November
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)Canadian GovernmentPhD Degree 1 November
FINCAD Women in Finance ScholarshipFINCADMasters/PhD Degree 30 June
Winnipeg President’s Scholarships for World LeadersUniversity of WinnipegBachelors/Masters Degree 1 June
Donald A. Wehrung International Student AwardUniversity of British ColumbiaBachelor’s Degree 15 November
PEO International Peace Scholarships for WomenPEOMasters/PhD Degree 15 December 
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral ScholarshipsPierre Elliott Trudeau FoundationPhD Degree 21 December
York University International Student ScholarshipsYork UniversityBachelors (BS) Degree 15 January
Waterloo International Master’s Award of ExcellenceUniversity of WaterlooMasters Degree January-February
International Undergraduate Student Bursary at University of ManitobaUniversity of ManitobaBachelors Degree 1 October
Univeristy of Ottawa President and Chancellor’s ScholarshipsUniversity of OttawaBachelors Degree 30 April
Ontario Graduate ScholarshipProvince of Ontario and the University of TorontoMasters/PhD Degree before 1 June
Carleton Prestige ScholarshipsCarleton UniversityBachelors Degree 1 March
Humber International Entrance ScholarshipsHumber CollegeUndergraduate Degree 30 May
UBC Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships for Developing Country StudentsUniversity of British ColumbiaPhD Degree 10 March
York World ScholarsYork UniversityDouble Major Bachelor’s Degree 20 April
University of Manitoba Graduate FellowshipsUniversity of ManitobaMasters/PhD Degree Various

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