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Top 10 Fully Funded Scholarships in Canada for International Students

If you are lucky to get into a university in Canada, one of the most popular countries for students, first of all, congratulations. Next, you will need to make sure you have all the information that you need to excel in your new country. If you need more information on studying in Canada from how to secure your visa to finding a job as an international student in Canada, click here to watch our video on How to Study and Work in Canada.

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10. University of Winnipeg President’s Scholarships

Every year, University of Winnipeg scholarships are given to international students entering any of the University’s divisions for the first time from Undergraduate, Graduate, Collegiate, Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) to the English Language Program (ELP). The Award is a partial tuition waiver of CAD$3500 and is at the number 10 position.

9. Carleton University Richard J. Van Loon Scholarships

This scholarship of CAD$5000 is given specially to an outstanding international student from an African country every year. Makes the list because the scholarship is open to either undergraduate or graduate students.

8. MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

MasterCard Foundation and Canadian universities through an agreement admitted African Students on Scholarships for 8 years, beginning in 2012. The Scheme for undergraduate and masters students in Africa will end next year 2020 if it is not renewed. The scholarships has awarded fully-funded undergraduate and Master’s scholarships into schools like McGill University and the University of Toronto. That of the University of British Columbia is still on. Be sure to apply for the 2020/2021 MasterCard Scholarship at University of British Columbia when it opens. Fingers crossed for a renewal of the scheme. Trust to keep you updated.

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7. Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto

In the 2019/2020 academic session, the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships was awarded to up to 37 secondary school students. The scholarship is offered in the University of Toronto and covers tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support.

6. York University Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships

The York University scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship to outstanding international students going in for undergraduate studies. The scholarship is worth CAD$20,000 for 4 years. Imagine your tuition covered for all four years of your stay. All you need now is to make up for other expenses such as living expenses.

5. University of British Columbia’s International Leader of Tomorrow:

sAward recognizes international students who demonstrate top academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations. The scholarship covers a student’s cost of tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs.

4. Margaret McNamara Educational Grants for Women:

About $15,000 Education grants are given every year to women from developing and middle-income countries who, after obtaining their degree, agree to return to or remain in their countries, or other developing countries, and work to improve the lives of women and/or children. This scholarship awards numerous scholarships to women every year and so, it makes our number 3 position.

3. Quebec Government Scholarships

The Quebec government, one of the provincial governments in Canada offers scholarships and grants for doctoral research to international students. The Scholarship plans to encourage international students in beginning or pursuing doctoral studies in Québec and provides financial support to leading international Ph.D. candidates in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.

2. Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) for Francophonie Developing Countries:

This scholarship by the Canadian Government offers international students from French-speaking countries admission for university studies leading to a master’s and doctoral degree, or for technical and vocational training, or for short-term internships. All costs are covered by this scholarship. So if you are from Bénin rep, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Congo Kinshasa, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Égypt, Gabon, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Laos, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Niger,
Central African Republic, Rwanda, Saint-Lucia, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Chad, Togo, Tunisia, Vanuatu, Vietnam,,,, then apply

1.Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program:

This prestigious scholarship is worth $50,000 per year for three years and is available to both Canadian and international PhD students studying at Canadian universities. You want to know how solid the scholarship is? Up to 3 government funding agencies administer this scholarship and every year more than 150 students are admitted.

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  1. Ampofo Mensah Owusu says

    Thank you for the the opportunities given to the brilliant vulnerable God bless dearly.

  2. Netsanet Abebe Ertiro says

    wow, wonderful.. … Can I ask you something?

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