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Financial Aid for International Students in Canada

There are a growing number of Canadian Universities that offer entrance scholarships for International students.

One can obtain information by contacting the Financial aid office of the Universities as well as the Ministry of Education in home country for information on scholarships for study in Canada.

Universities in Canada give some scholarships for both Undergraduate and Graduate studies. Information on financial assistance can be obtained from:
Student Awards Branch, Ministry of Colleges & Universities, PO Box: 4500
Postal Station P, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6G9 Canada

Other sources of information on financial assistance are as follows:

Types of Scholarships
Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Plan http://www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca/scholarships-bourses/index.aspx/GSEP-en.html
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education www.oise.utoronto.ca
Royal Society of Canada Award Committee www.rsc.ca
Shastri Indo Canadian Institute www.sici.org
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Programme
National Science & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) www.nserc.gc.ca
National Research Council of Canada www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Quebec Provin. Government Scholarships
Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca
Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada (AUCC) https://www.univcan.ca/programs-and-scholarships/scholarship-partners-canada/
Government of Canada International Scholarship Programs http://www.scholarships.gc.ca/
Canadian Bureau for International Education www.cbie.ca
Study Canada http://www.studycanada.cawww.scholarshipcanada.com
Banting Post Doctoral Fellowships Government of Canada
Canadian Queen Jubilee Scholarship Government of Canada
CIFAR Global Scholars Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
CIHR Fellowships Canadian Institute for Health Research
IDRC Doctoral Research Awards International Development Research Centr
IDRC Research Awards International Development Research Centr
Mitacs Elevate Mitacs
Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Mitacs
Mitacs Step Mitacs
Mitacs Accelerate Mitacs
Research Associate Program National Research Council of Canada
Sauve Scholars Program Jeanne Sauve Youth Foundation
Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships Trudeau Foundation
Trudeau Research Fellowships Trudeau Foundation
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Government of Canada

Who should apply for Financial Aid?

  1. Students with high level of academic achievement.
  2. High Standardized Exam Scores – GRE/GMAT/TOEFL.
  3. Demonstrate financial need.
  4. Enroll in a field or have teaching experience in a subject offered at the UG level.
  5. Specialize in a field or have a research interest which parallels that of the department.
  6. Outstanding Letters of Recommendation & impressive Statement of purpose.
  7. Sample of work – written / published etc.


  • Limited Scholarships available in Canada. Obtaining a scholarship is very competitive and applications must be made directly to each university along with the application for admission.
  • Limited scholarships at Undergraduate level. More opportunities at Graduate & Post graduate level.
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