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Scholarships for international students

You could be awarded a scholarship from the university based on academic achievement as well as personal excellence.
  • Eligibility requirements

    All scholarships and awards are subject to the following conditions:

    • Values are subject to change without notice.
    • Entrance scholarships are available to students attending the university from secondary school within 18 months of graduation.
    • You have not previously attended a post-secondary institution.
    • You may not hold more than one scholarship simultaneously.
    • Summer school courses taken immediately prior to the start of the September term and any upgrading marks will not be included in grade calculations for awards.
    • You must be enrolled in a minimum 80 per cent course load (per term).
    • The university reserves the right to determine acceptable academic credentials, grades and prerequisite courses to be used for admissions and awards.

International entrance scholarships

  • Global Leadership Award (application-based)

    If you are an international secondary-school student entering an undergraduate program at the university on a study permit and are currently studying outside of Canada, you can apply for the university's Global Leadership Award (GLA).

    The GLA is one of our most prestigious entrance awards. Valued at $72,000 ($18,000 a year X four years), the GLA recognizes international secondary-school applicants with strong academic and leadership abilities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are not eligible for the GLA.

    Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are now available.

  • Awards of recognition

    These awards recognize academic accomplishments for recent Canadian secondary-school graduates. If you are an international student who studied at an on-shore secondary school in Canada, you may be eligible to receive an award. The following amounts are automatically awarded in your first year based on your best six 4U/4M courses (or equivalent).

    • $4,000 - 95 per cent or higher
    • $2,000 - 90 to 94.9 per cent
    • $1,000 - 85 to 89.9 per cent

Scholarships for current international students

  • In-course scholarships

    We want to recognize your academic achievements during your undergraduate studies. If you have achieved a minimum 3.7 GPA (on a 4.3 scale) during the previous year and you are returning to full-time study, you will be automatically awarded a scholarship and notified through your student email account.

    • $2,000 - 4.0+ GPA
    • $1,500 - 3.7 - 3.99 GPA

    These scholarships may be increased to $3,000 and $4,000 through generous contributions from our donors. 

    Please note: In-course scholarships are available for up to three years of your first undergraduate degree. To be considered, you must have been enrolled in a minimum 80 per cent course load during your previous academic year.