A well deserving international student, with sound academic grades and experience can expect quite a good support from Canada. The country offers variety of scholarships to create an opportunity for international crowd and to attract the international talent.
The important Scholarship programs offered by Canada
Scholarships for international Students taking up Undergraduate Course
Humber College Scholarships
It offers almost $12,800 as scholarship amount. It is available to those students and courses that begin their classes in the month of September every year. To get this facility one has to prove academic excellence, statement of interest should be sound and a strong reference letter plays a significant role.
York University International Students
Full scholarships of worth $60,000 to $100,000 are awarded to the deserving candidates. The amount covers the cost of four year degree program.
University of British Columbia Scholarships
Under this program almost $4 million is spent in the form of scholarships and other financial assistance for international students enrolling into an undergraduate course.
The 4 major programs under this plan are:
International Leader of Tomorrow Award
Outstanding International Student Award
International Student Humanitarian Award
President’s Entrance Scholarships
Vancouver Island University International Regional Scholarships
The international students pursuing Undergraduate program at the University are offered a partial scholarship of amount $5,000.
Sheridan College Student Guard International Entrance Scholarships
Students enrolled only into a four year degree program in this university are given a scholarship of not more than $2,000.
International Graduate Scholarships in Canada
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
The scholarship is offered to doctoral students who have the level of world class competence. The scholarship is awarded to ensure that they stay back in Canada and make productive contributions.
Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship program
International students coming from commonwealth countries are given this opportunity for taking up short term courses at Masters or Doctorate level. A financial assistance may range from $7000 to $10,000.
University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships
The scholarship amount is $16,000 for PhD students and $12,000 for Master’s students.
University of Waterloo international Master’s and Doctoral Student Awards
This is awarded to the students enrolling into a master’s program which is research based. An award of $1690 per term is granted for a period of two years for a student pursuing a Master’s course and for one pursuing a PhD course, the award is $3,380 per term for 3 years’ time.
University of Calgary Graduate Studies Award
This program offers both full and part time scholarships which may begin with an award of $1,000 to $40,000.
Canada holds a sound position in the world for the kind of academic excellence it offers to the international students. By offering a wide variety of scholarships, it makes an effort to give an opportunity to the deserving candidates by giving them a platform to study a course of their choice. A student with excellent academic record and meeting other criteria would certainly benefit out of these programs offered by Canada.