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A number of Canadian universities and colleges offer scholarships for
deserving international students. Two in particular ? The University
of Alberta and St. Thomas University ? stood out as having a greater
selection than most. Most institutions offer at least a couple, but
first-year students often aren't eligible. The list below contains a
variety of first-year international student scholarships offered by
Canadian institutions, in no particular order.
University of Alberta International Student Awards
< http://www.registrar.ualberta.ca/ro.cfm?id=971 >
Eight awards with varying eligibility criteria
Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)
< http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/awards/Internat.html#ITF >
"A limited number of entrance scholarships, valued at $8,000 CDN, are
offered to International students (including American students)
entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Queen's.
Awarded on the basis of superior academic ability, these scholarships
do not require separate application."
The University College of the Cariboo (Kamloops, British Columbia)
< http://www.uccinternational.net/scholarships.htm >
"The UCC International Student Athletic Scholarship (ISAS) is intended
for international students of outstanding sporting ability who
demonstrate athletic excellence by qualifying to one of UCC's varsity
teams. The aim of the scholarship is to give talented young people
from outside Canada the opportunity of combining sports participation
with a year of academic study (i.e., September through April) in a
Canadian university setting."
University of British Columbia International Leader of Tomorrow Award
< http://students.ubc.ca/finance/awards.cfm?page=international >
"The University of British Columbia offers a limited number of
financial awards for international students. The International Leader
of Tomorrow program provides access to UBC for outstanding
international students who do not have the economic means to study at
the post-secondary level."
University of Toronto Undergraduate Admission Awards (open to
< http://www.adm.utoronto.ca/fa/international.htm >
"The University of Toronto will select the most outstanding
undergraduate admission applicants as University of Toronto Scholars.
These scholarships, which have a value of $3,000, may be held in any
program of study at the University, and in conjunction with any other
award that the students may be offered."
Niagara College (Welland, Ontario) - Caribbean Student Scholarship
< http://niagarac.on.ca/studying/international/scholarships.htm >
"This scholarship (of $1000.cdn) is available to any qualified
international student who is currently living in a Caribbean country
and is qualified to enter any eligible program at Niagara College."
Loyalist College (Belleville, Ontario)
< http://www.loyalistc.on.ca/Loyalist/index_e.aspx?CategoryID=34 >
"We have International Student Scholarships that are available (5 at
$1000 each) Canadian dollars, for International students enrolling in
the Fall Semester (September). Selection will be based on financial
York University (Toronto) Grants, Funding and Awards for International Students
< http://international.yorku.ca/efyi/students.htm#grants >
Includes Barbadian and Jamaican-specific awards
St. Thomas University (Fredericton, New Brunswick)
< http://www.stthomasu.ca/prospective/scholarship.htm >
BAHAMAS ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
CHANCELLOR?S INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
Each valued at approximately $31,000 over four years. Full international tuition.
PRESIDENT?S INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Value: Approximately $15,700 over four years. Half of annual full
tuition for international students.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS
University of Victoria Financial Assistance
< http://oia.uvic.ca/prospect/prospectfinances.html >
"The University has allocated a special fund for two award programs
for international students entering UVic from a secondary school."
Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec) Shuffle Entrance Scholarships
"These scholarships are available to International and disabled
students who are clients of Concordia University's Office for Students
Memorial University (St. John's, Newfoundland)
< http://www.mun.ca/intl_students/entrance.php >
"Entrance scholarships for international students will be awarded in
the amounts of $1000, $2000 and $3000 each (Canadian dollars). The
scholarships apply only to those students entering Memorial for the
first time and are, therefore, non-renewable."
Ryerson University (Toronto)
BMO Financial Group Diversity Scholarships
< http://www.ryerson.ca/financialaid/awards/category/BMO%20Scholarship.pdf >
Niagara College - Caribbean Scholarship for 2005/2006
"$1,000 CDN towards your first year's tuition fees at Niagara College,
and up to an additional $1,000 CDN towards your second year's tuition
fees providing an average of 70% (2.75 GPA) is maintained in the first
Here are a couple of websites you may also find useful:
Finding Financial Aid for International Students
< http://www.campusaccess.com/campus_web/educ/int9.htm >
International Education Financial Aid ? College Scholarship Search
< http://www.iefa.org/ >
Search by country, field of study and host institution
I used Google.ca and the search string "international student
scholarships" to answer your question. I hope this list gives you some
direction ? please feel free to request clarification as needed. Good
luck with your studies!