Scholarships, as well as grants, awards, and bursaries, are granted by the Canadian government and numerous higher education institutions to international students in order to assist them in financing their study. Individual applicants must follow certain procedures in order to avoid losing their scholarships. It’s also important to keep track of deadlines and apply before they close to avoid being turned down. There are also a limited number of Canadian scholarships available.
Why should you study in Canada?
One of Canada’s best features is that it has two official languages: English and French. The people of Canada are quite nice, and the environment is welcoming to overseas students.
There are 96 universities in Canada, which are spread out over the country. 26 of the 96 universities are among the best in the world.
Computer Science and IT, Media Journalism, Agricultural Science and Forestry, Business and Finance, and a variety of additional courses are available.
Some provinces provide health insurance to international students for free.
Eligibility for universities in Canada
You’ll need to demonstrate your language skills, produce transcripts from past education, and demonstrate your financial and medical capabilities. When applying to most Canadian universities, you will also need to demonstrate your major.
Some of the scholarships available in Canada, as well as the information needed to apply for them, are listed here.
The $500 Scholarship Contest sponsored by the Canadian Visa Study Hub
This fellowship is for international students and postgraduate employees in Canada who are currently studying or working in Canada. Every month, participants of the Canada Visa Study Hub have the chance to win a prize of $500. This is done using a random selection process. The competition is held online through the Study Hub. The application does not have a deadline.
Eligibility to Submit a Proposal
- Become a member of the Visa Study Hub for Canada.
- Have a valid study permit and/or employment permit for postgraduate students.
- Proof of enrolment in a Canadian higher education institution is required.
The Master’s Program of the Canadian Graduate Scholarships (CGS M)
All overseas students on permanent residency are eligible for the CGS M scholarship program, which supports research in the fields of health, engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Up to 2000 students enrolled in Canadian higher education institutions can benefit from the initiative.
The Research Portal is where the application must be filed.
- You must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
- Be a Master’s or Doctoral student at a Canadian institution with a CGS M allocation, or be an applicant at a Canadian institution with a CGS M allocation.
- You must not have previously received the scholarship.
- Has a first-class grade point average.
Graduate Scholarships in Ontario (OGS)
Graduate students can use the award to help pay their studies. Depending on the amount of terms, it is worth between $10000 and $15000. The Ontario government and the destination school are both responsible for funding it. Depending on the department or program of study, the deadline varies.
The applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Enroll in a Master’s or Doctoral-level graduate program.
- Be enrolled in full-time study for at least two terms.
- Have a valid student visa.
- Attend a school in Ontario that is part of the program.
At the University of British Columbia, Karen McKellin received the Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award (undergraduate scholarship)
The applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Be submitting an application for his or her first degree.
- Become a global student.
- You must have graduated from a recognized secondary school.
- Be a straight A student.
- Demonstrate a significant financial need.
- By January, you must have met the UBC English language admissions criteria.
Graduate Fellowship (Master’s and PhD) at the University of Manitoba
The scholarship receives $2.1 million in support each year. It is open to all students, regardless of nationality, and is for all faculties except MBA students.
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required, while some faculties require a higher GPA.
- He must be a full-time student with no financial assistance.
The University of Calgary is a public research university in Calgary (private-sector sponsored scholarships)
The average cost of tuition is $27,799.
Engineering, Business, Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, and Development Studies are among the programs available.
University of Western Canada (MBA scholarship)
A tuition scholarship of up to $11700 is available.
- Within the last five years, an acceptable GMAT and GRE score.
- A business administration or commerce bachelor’s degree is required.
- Two years of professional experience is required.
Scholarships for international students to study for undergraduate, masters, and PhD degrees are now available in Canada.
International students are growing interested in studying in Canada.
The Canadian government’s programs have aimed to increase the number of overseas students in the country over the last ten years.
View this video for information on how to study and work in Canada. In addition, there are scholarship options in Canada.