Scholarships In Canada 2019:The process of applying for studies abroad can be very overwhelming—and expensive!
To help you we put together the following list of Canadian scholarships available to international students interested in studying in Canada.
The Canadian government and many post-secondary institutions offer international students possibilities for obtaining scholarship awards, grants, or bursaries to finance their education.
How To Appy For Scholarships In Canada 2019
Unlike a loan, money received from a scholarship program does not need to be repaid.
If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, it is important to understand the application process and abide by the deadline specified by the granting institution or organization.
The eligibility requirements and application package often differs from one scholarship to the next. For example, some scholarships may require a personal essay and/or request references from past teachers or employers. Other scholarships may be primarily offered based on academic performance, extracurricular achievements, or other creative skills.
It is important to note that the deadlines and eligibility requirements listed here are subject to change and it is recommended that you contact the organization and institution for updated information and deadlines.
The CanadaVisa Study Hub $500 Scholarship Contest
The CanadaVisa Scholarship Contest gives members of the CanadaVisa Study Hub the opportunity to win $500. Every month a new member is randomly selected as the winner. The contest is designed to support current international students and post-graduate workers in Canada.
The contest is offered in the Study Hub, an online portal that offers a wide range of tools and resources to international students looking to make the most of their time in Canada as international students and graduates.
- Be a member of the CanadaVisa Study Hub
- Have a valid study permit and/or post-graduation work permit
- Provide proof of enrolment at a Canadian post-secondary institution
Deadline: No specified deadline
Global Affairs International Scholarship Opportunities for Non-Canadians
In its commitment to participate in international research partnerships, Canada partners with organizations worldwide to support the promotion of international education through research opportunities in Canadian post-secondary institutions. The value of scholarships offered by Global Affairs Canada varies depending on the duration and level of study. Generally, scholarships range from $7,200 to 14,700.
- To apply for various scholarships, fellowships, and awards offered through Global Affairs Canada, it is important to consult the criteria for each scholarship separately. Also, many
- scholarships require an application to be submitted from the destination institution. Therefore, it is important to prepare all the necessary documents and coordinate with the destination school.
Currently, there are government scholarships offered in the form of short-term exchange programs, online study scholarships and research projects.
- Canada-ASEAN Scholarships, Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP),
- Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program, Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange
- Program and Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship
Deadline: Varies based on program and opens intermittently throughout the year.
Upcoming deadline for short-term exchange programs is 11:59 p.m. EDT, April 17, 2018.
Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (CGS M)
The CGS M scholarship program is open to international students on permanent residence status to support their research in the fields of health, natural sciences and/or engineering, and social sciences and/or humanities.
The award is worth $17,000 for up to 12 months.
Annually, the program helps up to 2,000 students enrolled in eligible Canadian academic institutions. Scholarships In Canada 2019
To apply for the CGS M, you must:
- be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
- be enrolled in, have applied for, or will apply for full-time admission to an eligible
- the graduate program at the master’s or doctoral level at a Canadian institution with a CGS M allocation
- not be a past recipient of CGS M (some exceptions apply); and
- have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host institution, in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent).
- It is important to consult the dedicated CGS M webpage for further details about the program eligibility requirements.