You have always wanted to study in Canada but cannot handle the financial load? Look no more, as this article is for you. In this article, you will know the universities that offer financial aid to international students.
Financial aid may be in the form of a fully or partially funded scholarship, monthly stipend to cover your expenses or buy school-related materials. These financial aids to international students are offered by some universities in Canada.
In this post, majority of the student aids I talked about are scholarships related. There are also a number of other aids provided by these universities accordingly.
However it be, anything any school, organization, or even an individual person is doing to help you reduce the financial pressure of education is worth appreciating. So, whether these aids are coming in form of library fees, book fees, housing or feeding fees, pocket money, partial or fully funded scholarships; it is worth it.
YORK UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The York University International Entrance scholarship is awarded to international students to study any course of their choice in York University, Canada based on merit which means an outstanding student with good academic performance has shown outstanding creativity in their former school through arts or sports and are recognized as leaders within their school and community.
The scholarship fund is worth $140,000 and applying students must have a study permit, begin application while still in high school or no more than two years after high school and also must have no previous college or university studies.
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL LEADER OF TOMORROW AWARD
The University of British Columbia International Leader of Tomorrow scholarship award is granted based on the needs of the student which means it will cover tuition fees and living expenses of the scholarship winners.
To be eligible for this award, students must have excellent academic records and admissible to the first-choice degree you are applying for.
There is no standard amount of the scholarship grant, it is open to all nationalities and you will study any course of your choice in the University of British Columbia.
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LESTER B. PEARSON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Lester B. Pearson scholarship award is open to students from all nationalities to study a course of their choice at the University of Toronto, Canada.
The scholarship provides full funding to successful applicants and they are chosen based on academic excellence and leadership recognition and applicants must be nominated by their school.
YORK UNIVERSITY GLOBAL LEADER OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP
This is an $80,000 Global Leader of Tomorrow scholarship grant offered to international students to study a course of their choice at York University.
To apply, you must have no previous college or university studies and apply while still in high school or a maximum of two years after high school.
This scholarship targets students who have excellent academic records, well-recognized leadership services both in school and their various communities or have shown excellent performance in arts or sports.
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA WEHRUNG INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AWARD
The University of British Columbia Wehrung Student Award is a need-based scholarship that recognizes international students with outstanding academic performance who have struggled probably due to financial constraints, come from a war-torn home or region, come from underdeveloped countries but were still able to achieve excellent academic performance.
PIERRE ELLIOT TRUDEAU FOUNDATION DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS
This scholarship is worth $60,000 and opens to international students from all part of the world to apply for a doctoral programme in Humanities and Social Sciences in almost all the universities in Canada.
This is a doctoral scholarship thus applicants must have completed at least a bachelor and masters degree program.
You can find out more about the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholarship and how you can qualify for it.
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships are for international students who must have obtained a graduate degree and are seeking financial aid to further their studies either at the Doctoral or Masters degree level at the University of Manitoba.
CARLETON UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Carleton University Entrance Scholarship is awarded to international students who meet the admission average criteria of 80% and above to study at Carleton University in Canada.
Beneficiaries can choose from a wide range of courses offered by the university as the scholarship is obtainable irrespective of program of study.
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO MASTER’S AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
The University of Waterloo master’s award of excellence is awarded to international master’s students starting a research-based graduate program.
Accepted applicants will receive $2,500 per term for five months.
UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP
The University of Winnipeg President’s scholarship is awarded yearly to just an international student to study at the University of Winnipeg from the undergraduate level up to the doctoral degree level.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must show a strong desire to learn, have excellent academic records and must be creative as well.
These are currently some of the universities in Canada that offer financial aid to international students.
So, if you want to study in Canada and you are looking for schools where you can possibly get a helping hand covering up to full tuition cost, you should look into these schools, their awards, scholarships and grants.