Requirements for Canadian International Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities in Canada usually have a particular and stringent set of criteria for candidates. As a result, Canadian scholarships for international students are often presented to those who need and deserve them the most. To ensure the scholarship is used effectively, each program provides the chosen international students embody the core values and will maintain the program’s legacy.

Different Canadian universities have other requirements, so ensure that you get to know those specific requirements. However, there are universal requirements for a scholarship in Canada for international students. They are as follows.

The applicant must:

  • Complete an online application for one of Canada’s Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs).
    • Designated Learning Institutions are educational institutions in Canada that are allowed to admit international students.
  • Be accepted by their chosen DLI.
  • Submit copies of all academic transcripts as part of their application.
  • Prove their eligibility via official certificates such as a high school diploma.
  • Submit a statement of intent explaining why they want/ deserve their scholarship.
  • Complete an international aptitude test such as a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the (Scholastic Assessment Test) SAT and submitted their scores with their application.
  • Prove their English proficiency via an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) test.
  • Undertake a medical exam if necessary to prove they’re in good health
  • Fulfill all other criteria allowing the applicant to be admissible to Canada

If you’re unsure if you’re eligible for one of the Canadian scholarships for international students, click the button below to talk to one of our expert consultant. We can evaluate you and help you to find which program works best for you, as well as help you with your application process, such as editing your letter of intent and even representing you in some of the application processes for your Canada study permit.

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