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10 Canada Scholarships for International Students 2022

Are you an international student looking for scholarships to study in Canada?

This page provides you with ongoing scholarships in Canada for Nigerians, international students and other African developing countries. Some of these scholarships are fully funded while some are partly funded for both postgraduates and undergraduates for bachelor’s Degree, Masters’s, PhD, fellowships etc. Most of these scholarships are majorly funded by the Canadian government and private institutions in Canada

Scholarships to Study in Canada

1. FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship:

Brief description:

FINCAD established the annual FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship to encourage and support outstanding women in the field of finance to pursue graduate-level studies.

Host Institution(s):

Any accredited University

Level/Field(s) of study:

Master’s of PhD program in Finance with an emphasis on finance, particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/or financial risk management.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Women of any age and citizenship

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship is an award of US$20,000 with 50% of the award being paid directly to the winner and the remaining 50% being paid to the educational institution to directly assist with tuition.

Eligibility:

Applications are welcomed from female citizens of all countries . To be eligible for the 2022 scholarship, you must:

  • • Have commenced your post-graduate Finance studies no earlier than 1 January 2022 or no later than 1 February 2023
  • • Be enrolled and attending the program on a full-time basis during the 2022 – 2023 academic year
  • • Have less than 10 years of total work experience, and less than 5 years of professional experience in the financial field

Application instructions:

Applications are done online. Deadline for applications is  June 2022.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://fincad.com/about#women-in-finance ↱

2. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)

Brief description: 

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).

Host Institution(s):

Canadian Universities with Vanier CGS allocation. Without exception, the Vanier CGS is tenable only at the eligible Canadian institution that submitted the nomination.

Level/Field(s) of study:

PhD programmes (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) in health research; natural sciences and/or engineering research; and social sciences and/or humanities research

An eligible doctoral program must include a significant research component that leads to the completion of a thesis, major research project, dissertation, scholarly publication, performance, recital and/or exhibit that is merit/expert-reviewed at the institutional level as requirement for a completion of the program.

Joint graduate research programs with a professional degree (e.g., MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) as well as clinically-oriented programs of study, including clinical psychology, are also eligible programs if they have a significant autonomous research component, as described above.

Number of Scholarships:

Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually

Target group:

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for three years.

Eligibility:

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

• be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;

• be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;

• intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;

• have completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of 1 May 2022

• have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program, by 1 May 2022 if:

  • enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD. Applicants that fall into this category have access to the 32-month window whether or not they were previously enrolled in a Master’s program; or
  • accelerated directly from a Bachelor’s to a PhD (no time spent in a Master’s program); or
  • accelerated from a Master’s degree into a Doctoral program without obtaining the Master’s degree.

• have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average; and

• must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Application instructions:

Available Soon

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian Institution with a quota at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier CGS program.   

Applications are initiated in one of two ways. Either the student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program OR the institution initiates the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and to know the complete details on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html ↱

3. University of Manitoba International Undergraduate Student Bursary – Canada:

About University of Manitoba

Since 1877, the University of Manitoba has been driving discovery and inspiring minds through innovative teaching and research excellence. Proudly located in the heart of Canada, the U of M has a strong and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and community partners. With more than 145,000 alumni living in 140 countries, our impact is global.

Aim and Benefits of University of Manitoba International Undergraduate Student Bursary

The total amount of scholarships available each year is $240,000, which will be divided equally among the scholarship recipients

Applicants must meet minimum G.P.A. requirements. Continuing students must have a minimum degree G.P.A. of 2.0. New students (from high school) must have a grade 12 average of 70% or higher. Students admitted on Mature Student Status may also be eligible for bursary consideration. International students in their first year of post-secondary study in Canada are not eligible to apply to the general bursary program.

Application Deadline

October 1, 2022

How to Apply

Financial need must be clearly documented on the application. Students who have applied for government students loans from other provinces must provide a copy of a current official government loan assessment to support their declaration of financial need.The University of Manitoba General Bursary Application is available from the beginning of August every year until 1 October.

For more details,visit  Manitoba website ↱

4. Government of Canada 2022-2023 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Applications are open for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2022/2023. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the Canada’s economic, social, and research-based growth.

Seventy (70) fellowships are awarded annually. A total of up to 140 awards are active at any time. Fellowships are distributed equally among the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Aim and Benefits of Government of Canada Banting Postgraduate Fellowship

The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:

  • Attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally.
  • Develop their leadership potential.
  • Position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow.

Value

  • The fellowship is are valued at $70,000 (taxable) per year. There are no additional funds provided for travel/research.

Fellowships are distributed equally among:

Requirements for Government of Canada Banting Postgraduate Fellowship Qualification

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to apply, provided they meet the following conditions:
    • Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
    • Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a foreign university may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
    • Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a Canadian university may hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at either a Canadian institution or an institution outside of Canada.
  • Applicants to the 2022-23 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:
    • between September 15 and September 30, 2023 (inclusively), and
    • before the start date of their award.
  • Applicants who have not fulfilled all requirements for their degree at the time of application must submit proof no later than October 15, 2023.
  • For applicants who have completed more than one PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree, the eligibility window applies to the most recent of these degrees.

Interview date, Process and Venue for Government of Canada Banting Postgraduate Fellowship

  • April to September 2022: Applicants seek endorsement from host institution to apply, prepare and submit application (institutions may have internal deadlines).
  • September 21, 2022 (20:00 EDT): Deadline for complete application submission
  • October to December 2022: Evaluation of applications
  • Mid-February 2023: Anticipated notification of results. Applicants will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.

Application Deadline

September 21, 2022

How to Apply

  • An applicant to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must complete their application in full collaboration with the proposed host institution.
  • Applicants seek endorsement from host institution to apply, prepare and submit application between April and September, 2022 (institutions may have internal deadlines).

For application processess, click here ↱ or

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5. Brock University International Undergraduate Students Scholarships – Canada

Brock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings With more than 19,000 students in seven diverse Faculties, Brock University offers an academic experience that’s second to none. Our degree programs are designed with your future in mind. We focus on your career with co-op and service learning options that provide maximum exposure to your chosen field of study.

Requirements for Brook University Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

To be considered for the 2022 International Students Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be classified as a foreign student for fee paying purpose.
  • Must have obtained relevant post-secondary certificates required admission into a Canadian institution of higher learning.
  • Must demonstrates excellent academic and leadership abilities.
  • Be proficient in the use of English.

Documents Required for Application

  • A completed and signed online application form
  • Two signed and dated letters of endorsement from people who are nominating you for the award.

Application Deadline

April 1, 2022

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Brook University on my.brocku.ca ↱ to apply

These awards are automatic and open to every incoming student from anywhere in the world. To qualify, you must be entering your first undergraduate program (no previous post-secondary experience).

For more details, click here ↱

6. University of Canada West Scholarships for International Students

University Canada West is a contemporary independent university located in the heart of vibrant Vancouver. Established in 2004, UCW offers a range of career-focused programs including the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Associate of Arts and Master of Business Administration. Courses are offered at our downtown Vancouver campus and online too. Offering courses online brings flexibility to education, allowing those who may not have otherwise had the opportunity to gain respected qualifications

Requirements for University of Canada West Entrance awards Qualification

  • These scholarships are open to both domestic and international students
  • The following courses are not usually eligible for award, scholarship or grant tuition disbursements: New Student Orientation; ENGL 080; and any repeat course attempts.
  • Award, scholarship and grant recipients are expected to act as ambassadors for UCW and participate in outreach and alumni engagement initiatives in their home region once the award is granted.

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Canada West on www.ucanwest.ca ↱ to apply

Download the Scholarship Application form for the full regulations, terms and conditions of UCW entrance scholarships, awards and grants. The Domestic Scholarship Application form can be downloaded here ↱ while the International Scholarship Application form can be found here ↱.

7. Simon Fraser University Major Entrance Awards for International Students – Canada

Simon Fraser University is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada, with three campuses: Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver. SFU is a member of multiple national and international higher education, including the Association of Commonwealth Universities, International Association of Universities, and Universities Canada. SFU has also partnered with other universities and agencies to operate joint research facilities such as the TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, which houses the world’s largest cyclotron, and Bamfield Marine Station.

Requirements for SFU Postgraduate Scholarship Qualification

These are general considerations for the award of Simon Fraser University Major Entrance Awards, specific criteria are stated for each program on the scholarship page.

  • Applicants can be domestic or international students.
  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Students must be enrolling full time in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • The award is available for bachelors, masters & PhD program in various fields offered by the University.
  • Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Independent thinking and analytical aptitude for devising innovative scientific or technical solutions.
  • Demonstrate capacity for effective independent work and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility and confidence
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner, has good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • English Language Requirement: Applicants are required to provide evidence of meeting the Simon Fraser University’s minimum English language proficiency requirements. ↱

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Simon Fraser University (SFU) on sims.erp.sfu.ca ↱ to apply

As part of the application process for the entrance awards, interested applicants must first take admission ↱ into the University. Thereafter, they can proceed to apply online ↱ the scholarship programme for which they qualify for.

Students are also automatically considered for some awards at the point of admission based on their academic records.

For more details, click here ↱

8. Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship

Brief description: 

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is intended to recognize international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school. A special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their school and community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community.

Host Institution(s):

University of Toronto, Canada

Level/Field of study:

Undergraduate programme offered at the University

Number of Awards:

Each year, approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.

Target group:

International students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:

  • • an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);
  • • currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2021
  • • beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2022 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2022 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To become a Pearson Scholar, you must be nominated by your school and apply to undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto. To apply, you’ll need to:

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://future.utoronto.ca/pearson/about#about ↱

9. St. Lawrence College Africa Entrance Scholarships – Canada

Prior to the 1960s, only institutes of technology and vocational centres co-existed with universities in the province of Ontario at the post-secondary level, and many of those schools were established primarily to help veterans reintegrate into society in the post-war years. In response to an increasing need for technical education, Minister of Education (later Premier) William Davis, regarded now as the “father of the Ontario College System”, established Ontario’s colleges of applied arts and technology to train individuals for employment in their respective communities.

Requirements for St. Lawrence College Entrance Scholarships Qualification

  • International student
  • Citizen of one of the eligible countries: Algeria, Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Tanzania, Tunisia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Was accepted into a diploma or advanced diploma program at St. Lawrence College

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to St. Lawrence College on stlawrencecollege1.formstack.com ↱ to apply

For more details, click here ↱

10. $3000 TodayDeals Scholarship

TodayDeals.org has formed a special scholarship program for students to give students awards that can support them pursue their educational goals. Through our scholarship program, we would like to give students useful information & knowledge about viral e-commerce or social media shopping. We encourage any students who have a personal interest or knowledge in this field to participate in our scholarship program to earn numerous potential benefits.

Eligibility

Candidates must be students who are currently participating in high school, college, university, etc. No U.S citizens are required. You will need the student email or I.D. to prove your student identity, or evidence to prove that you are currently a student.

Benefits

Total rewards for this scholarship program is $3000 in total. We will give the prize to the 3 winners with the orders as below:

  • 1st prize: $1500
  • 2nd prize: $1000
  • 3rd prize: $500

How to apply

  • Fulfill the registration form with your personal credentials.
  • The participating format of the scholarship program is an essay. You are required to write an essay in about 800 – 1500 words on the topic of “What’s your opinion about the virality of shopping through social media?”.
  • The content of the essay should focus mainly on the information about viral e-commerce, and your own experience when encountering social media shopping. Feel free to share any piece of information or opinion regarding our assigned topic.
  • Remember to submit your application once you have finished the essay. Check again to make sure you do not forget something, or you may accidentally send the draft instead of the main essay.

Apply Now ↱

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