Top Canada Scholarships for Indian Students

One of the leaders in making a huge investment in the education system, Canada is home to hundreds of prominent educational institutions that take pride in their army of highly knowledgeable educators whose sole purpose is to create future leaders. The levels of education in Canada is divided into Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor’s degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas/Certificates, Master’s degrees and Doctorate or PhD.

The cost of studying in Canada as compared to other study abroad destinations is comparatively lower for international students. In addition to that, a number of scholarships and financial aids are available for international students looking to study in Canada. These scholarships vary in nature, eligibility and award in different educational institutions.

Some Canadian universities offer entrance scholarships for international students who are coming to study in Canada for the first time, some offer in-course scholarships for international students who are already a part of a Canadian university, which some offer both. Here are the top scholarships for Indian students looking to study in Canada:

List of Top Canada Scholarships for Indian Students
S.No. Scholarship Educational Institution Award
1 Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program University of Toronto Tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years
2 President’s Scholarship for World Leaders University of Winnipeg Up to CAD 5,000
3 International Leader of Tomorrow Award University of British Columbia Based on financial need
4 University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) University of Manitoba Up to CAD 18000
5 Humber University Scholarships for international students Humber University Full to Partial Tuition
6 The Seneca Renewable Entrance Scholarship of Merit for International Students Seneca College CAD 1000
7 Ryerson University International Secondary School Merit Scholarship Ryerson University CAD 5000
8 Scotiabank International Partner Entrance Scholarships George Brown College CAD 5000
9 Woori Education Scholarship George Brown College CAD 2000
10 Assist-on Scholarship George Brown College CAD 1000
11 Aga Khan Academy Renewable Scholarship University of Victoria CAD 90000
12 International Master’s (IMSA) and International Doctoral Student Awards (IDSA) University of Waterloo Up to CAD 4260
13 Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship University of Alberta CAD 35000
14 International Student Scholarship University of Ottawa CAD 3000
15 International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships University of Guelph Variable Awards
16 International Dean’s Scholarship University of Saskatchewan Up to CAD 22000
17 Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships Douglas College CAD 2500
18 International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships Memorial University of Newfoundland Up to CAD 6000
19 Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards Trent University Up to CAD 22000
20 International Student Entrance Scholarship Bow Valley College CAD 2000
(Note: All amounts are mentioned in Canadian Dollars, or CAD. 1 CAD = 56.16, as on 24 September, 2018)

  1. Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program

Aimed to recognise creative students with extraordinary academic achievement and leadership qualities, Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program is awarded every year. To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, the applicant must be an international secondary school student nominated by their school with a study permit looking to commence studies in the following academic year.

Educational institution: University of Toronto

Award: Tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years

Timeline: August to November (Tentative)

  1. President’s Scholarship for World Leaders

Provided to international students joining any course at The University of Winnipeg for the first time, President’s Scholarship for World Leaders is open to applicants involved in activities that demonstrate leadership.

Educational institution: The University of Winnipeg

Award: Up to CAD 5,000

Timeline: July to October (Tentative)

  1. International Leader of Tomorrow Award

International Leader of Tomorrow Award is open for international undergraduate students with brilliant academic record, leadership skills, and regular participation in student affairs and community service.

Educational institution: The University of British Columbia

Award: The value of the award is proportional to the student’s financial need decided by summing up the tuition, fees, and living costs, and subtracting the financial contribution by the student and the family.

Timeline: September to December (Tentative)

  1. University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) is open to all students regardless of their citizenship and students in all fields of study of graduate studies are eligible to apply, provided their program is eligible for tri-council funding. The value of the fellowship is CAD 18,000 for Ph.D. and CAD 14,000 for Master’s for a period of one year.

Educational institution: University of Manitoba

Award: Up to CAD 18,000

Timeline: The tentative start date for the award is January.

  1. Humber University scholarships for international students

Humber University offers full tuitions renewable scholarships to new international students accepted to study in an academic program at the university. Eligibility is based on academic performance, community service and reference.

Educational institution: Humber University

Award: Up to full tuition cover

Timeline: June to September (Tentative)

  1. The Seneca Renewable Entrance Scholarship of Merit for International Students

Seneca College offers 10 renewable merit scholarships to international students accepted to study Diploma or Graduate Certificate program at the university. The scholarship is open to international students who have achieved a minimum GPA of 80% in Grade 12 or equivalent.

Educational institution: Seneca College

Award: CAD 1000

Timeline: July to October (Tentative)

  1. Ryerson University International Secondary School Merit Scholarship

Ryerson University offers 7 scholarships for international students applying to enter the university in Canada on a study permit. Each scholarship is worth CAD 5,000 and the applications open in January 2019.

Educational institution: Ryerson University

Award: CAD 5,000

Timeline: Application period is usually January to July

  1. Scotiabank International Partner Entrance Scholarships

Funded by Scotiabank, Scotiabank International Partner Entrance Scholarships is open to first year international students in any program. The award will be given as a second semester tuition fee credit to eligible newly admitted students for full-time post-secondary programs at the college.

Educational institution: George Brown College

Award: CAD 5,000

Timeline: June to September (Tentative)

  1. Woori Education Scholarship

Woori Education Scholarship is open to international students based on their academic excellence and community service. A valid Study Permit is a must to be eligible for the scholarship.

Educational institution: George Brown College

Award: CAD 2,000

Timeline: October to January (Tentative)

  1. Assist-on Scholarship

Open to all international students, the Assist-on Scholarship is given to one international student based on his/her academic excellence and community service record. To be eligible, the applicant must be in a Degree/Diploma/Certificate program at the college.

Educational institution: George Brown College

Award: CAD 1,000

Deadline: October to January (Tentative)

  1. Aga Khan Academy Renewable Scholarship

Aga Khan Academy Renewable Scholarship is open to an international student from an Aga Khan Academy with an outstanding academic, community service and leadership record. Scholarship amount of CAD 90,000 will be paid over four years of study for a student entering an undergraduate program at the University of Victoria. To be eligible, the applicant must be nominated by a school guidance counsellor, principal or department head at an Aga Khan Academy.

Educational institution: University of Victoria

Award: CAD 90,000

Deadline: November to February (Tentative)

  1. International Master’s (IMSA) and International Doctoral Student Awards (IDSA)

International Master’s (IMSA) and International Doctoral Student Awards (IDSA) are open to international students with valid Study Permit and who are enrolled full-time in research-based graduate degree programs at the University of Waterloo.

Educational institution: University of Waterloo

Award: Up to CAD 4,260

  1. Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship is open to international students registered in or acceptable to a doctoral program with an outstanding academic record. The student must have a year of graduate work at master’s or doctoral level.

Educational institution: University of Alberta

Award: CAD 35,000

  1. International Student Scholarship

The main objective of the International Student Scholarship is to support deserving international students financially who have taken admission at the University of Ottawa with an excellent academic record.

Educational institution: University of Ottawa

Award: CAD 3,000

Timeline: June to October (Tentative)

  1. International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are open to international students entering a post-secondary course or a degree program for the first time at the University of Guelph.

Educational institution: University of Guelph

Award: After review by the university, successful students will be informed of about the scholarship details

Deadline: December toMarch (Tentative)

  1. International Dean’s Scholarship

International Dean’s Scholarship is open to international students with excellent academic and research records, who are registering for the first time in a thesis-based graduate program.

Educational institution: University of Saskatchewan

Award: Up to CAD 22,000

  1. Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships

13 Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships are available international students based on their academic performance, community engagement record and leadership skills.

Educational institution: Douglas College

Award: CAD 2500

Timeline: June to September (Tentative)

  1. International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are automatically considered for international students at both St. John’s and Grenfell campuses, provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria.

Educational institution: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Award: Up to CAD 6,000

  1. Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards

Trent International Program Tuition Levy Scholarship is open to new international students with outstanding academic and community service record and great leadership potential along with a certain level of financial need.

Educational institution: Trent University

Award: Up to CAD 22,000

  1. International Student Entrance Scholarship

Open to prospective international students, the International Student Entrance Scholarship at Bow Valley College selects a total of 4 new international students starting their studies in a full-time Certificate or Diploma course at the college.

Educational institution: Bow Valley College

Award: CAD 2000

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