Top Scholarships in Canada for International Students

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Piyush Kohli
Study Abroad Expert
Updated on May 25, 2022 16:25 IST

Top Scholarships to Study in Canada

The tuition fee and the expensive cost of living in foreign countries often act as impediments to academic pursuits. However, the tuition fee in Canada is relatively less than tuition fee in other developed countries such as the U.S.A. and U.K. For this reason, there are a limited number of scholarships in Canada for international students. Since most of the students going to Canada have to pay a low tuition fees, colleges and organizations do not have many scholarships open for the students. However, there are a few scholarships available for meritorious students. Here are a few of the scholarships for international students who wish to study in Canada:

Hani Zeini Scholarship

The Hani Zeini scholarship is provided to those students who have a recognized financial need and want to pursue a career that is enterprising and entrepreneurial in nature. The scholarship is provided to the students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degree both, and is applicable for all the universities across Canada. This scholarship covers tuition fee and expenses and the maximum amount per student stands at USD 1,000.

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award

The International Leader of Tomorrow Award recognises international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognised achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations. International Leader of Tomorrow Award-winners receives an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs. 

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program was named after two members of the ACFE, Larry Jennings and Tracy Ritchie. The scholarship is available to students for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and is applicable across all the universities in Canada. The maximum scholarship amount per students stands at USD 10,000. The scholarship is provided to the students pursue courses in Criminal Justice, Accounts, Business Administration, and Finance.

The University of British Columbia International Major Entrance Scholarship

The University of British Columbia International Major Entrance Scholarship (IMES) is a merit-based Canada university scholarship that is awarded to meritorious and exceptional international students who wish to pursue undergraduate programs at the University of British Columbia. The university looks for students with exceptional academic achievement, impressive extracurricular, and community contribution. The students need not apply separately for this scholarship and will be considered automatically.

Humber International Entrance Scholarships

Humber offers full and partial renewable tuition scholarships for NEW international undergraduate students beginning classes. 2 Full-tuition scholarships and CAD 2,000 scholarships to a total of 10 undergraduate and 10 graduate new international students will be awarded. The scholarships will be applied to the successful students’ tuition fees. The renewal of a scholarship is based on the student’s ability to maintain a 75% GPA in each year of his/her programme at Humber. Get details about the Humber International Entrance Scholarships here.

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Sauvé Scholars Program by the Jeanne Sauvé Youth Foundation

Each year, up to 14 remarkable young leaders are invited to come to Montreal for the academic calendar year. They live together in a beautifully restored mansion, enjoy access to McGill University’s academic programs and other resources – including lectures, conferences, and events suited to the advancement of their individual professional and intellectual goals – while benefiting from the communal life and multi-faceted exchanges with their fellow Scholars.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship by Government of Canada

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally, develop their leadership potential, position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow.

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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships funded by Government of Canada

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) at participating Canadian Universities.  The scholarship is worth $50,000 per year for three years.

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students of any nationality who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or PhD) at the University of Manitoba. The value of these fellowships is $18,000 (PhD) and is $14,000 (Master’s) for a 12 month period. Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD programme.

Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

The scholarships are open to foreign nationals (with a preference for candidates from the developing world) who are applying to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a Canadian university.  Its annual value is up to $60,000 per scholar for a maximum of three years.

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Bargavi

11 months ago

Madam at present I am just completed the 12 I wanted to fully funded scholarships for energineering I completed 12 with 91 percentage please tell me about scholarship mam

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Girish Narang

a year ago

I want to do Ph.D in Finance From Canada, is there any Scholarship for the same. please suggest

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Shilpa Saxena

12 months ago

You may also refer to https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/scholarships/canada-cp for suitable options.

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Shilpa Saxena

12 months ago

Dear Girish
Please visit https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/canada/phd-of-science-colleges-cl to check out the possible options. You may refine the search results using navigation bar on the top of filters on the page.

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Harpreet Kaur

a year ago

Hello mam/sir,
I'm a law graduate who completed my studies in 2020. I want to get admissions in LLM. Can I get a scholarship?

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Shilpa Saxena

12 months ago

You may also refer to https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/scholarships/canada-cp for suitable options.

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Shilpa Saxena

12 months ago

Dear Harpreet
Please visit https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/canada/masters-of-law-colleges-cl to check out the possible options. You may refine the search results using navigation bar on the top of filters on the page.

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Taran

a year ago

I want to do a bachelor's in computer science after 12th in Canada. What scholarships can i receive.

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Shilpa Saxena

12 months ago

Dear Taran,
Please refer to https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/scholarships/canada-cp for suitable options. All the best!

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Navjot Kaur

a year ago

Hlo sir I am Navjot kaur. I want study in canada but my financial conditions are not so good. Please guid me.l have completed my 21th with 78.4% marks in non-medical streem in 2019.Also, i got 6.5 bands in ielts.

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Shilpa Saxena

12 months ago

Dear Navjot
Please refer to https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/scholarships/canada-cp for suitable options. All the best!

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