University of Prince Edward Island

Entrance scholarships for academic excellence for international students, funded by the University of Prince Edward Island, are awarded annually to international students who join UPEI from high schools in Canada or other countries. The scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000.
  • Hold a valid Canadian study permit;
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance in high school academic achievement, with converted averages between 90% and 100% (or equivalent GPA), and/or are among the top 5% to 10% of their class rankings;
  • Participate in extracurricular activities and experiences, such as volunteering experiences, tutoring initiatives, sports activities, arts talents, and/or other relevant experiences;
  • Provide strong recommendations from teachers or instructors who have direct experience with students’ academic activities and performance;
  • Exhibit strong English language skills, that have prepared students for rigorous academic explorations;
  • Show strong potential for future academic development, leadership, and other areas of contributions to the global society.

University of Northern British Columbia

Awards and Financial Aid helps students obtain the funds necessary to finance their UNBC education and provide educational budgeting services. Funds may be obtained from a variety of sources, including: government and bank loans, private, corporate, and public scholarships and bursaries; UNBC awards; work study; and employment opportunities.
  • Meet UNBC Admission requirements (refer to the academic calendar for details),
  • Maintain at least an 80% average in Grade 12,
  • Register as a full-time student at UNBC for the academic year immediately following the nomination,
  • Students must register in 24 credit hours per academic year to keep their UNBC Scholar eligibility,
  • Students must be registered in 12 credit hours in each of the September and January semesters.
  • Maintains at least a “B” average over the academic year
  • Remains registered as a full-time student in at least 12 credit hours in each of the September and January semesters. Students in co-op semesters will have the scholarship deferred to the next study semester.

Lakehead University

Lakehead University provides over $11 million annually to students in the form of scholarships, bursaries and awards.
Our Entrance Scholarships recognize the hard work and effort our future students put in to their studies, prior to enrolling at Lakehead. That is why we offer one of the leading scholarship programs for future students in the country.
  • Renewable provided a 90% average is achieved in each academic year. If a student’s university academic average falls between 80.0%-89.9%, the student will receive an amended scholarship valued at $5,000 CAD/year for each subsequent academic year for the remaining term of the scholarship.
  • Renewable providing an 80% average is achieved in each academic year.
  • Non-renewable, one-time only scholarship awarded in Year 1.
  • Maximum length of scholarship term is 4 academic years or until the first degree is awarded, whichever occurs first. Recipients whose status changes and may be charged domestic fees will have their scholarship value reassessed to equate to the domestic entrance scholarship grid and regulations.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a citizen, permanent resident, or landed immigrant of Canada

Acadia University

Awarded to a student during the admission process or during the academic term on the basis of outstanding academic achievement, extra-curricular involvement or leadership qualities. A minimum average of 80% is required. For renewable scholarships, students must maintain an 80% (or SGPA of 3.50) in their first year and 85% (or SGPA of 3.67) in their second and subsequent years.
  • You are a high school, secondary level student or transfer student.
  • You have an average of at least 80% in the courses required for admission. (We calculate your scholarship average by combining the results of your grade 11 and mid-year grade 12 courses that are required for admission.) Please complete the scholarship application online through Acadia Central.
  • You are a transfer student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.67 or 80% and you must be in your first undergraduate degree program.
  • With education costs on the rise, enhancing student assistance is a top priority for Acadia. Each year, we award more than $4 million to students in the form of scholarships, scholar-bursaries, bursaries, awards, and prizes. By maintaining a strong scholarship and financial assistance program, we are able to attract, retain and support our students.

Vancouver Island University

The Financial Aid & Award Office is committed to supporting students in their search for financial assistance, both in the form of loans and awards, and in helping students to make the best use of these resources. This Office works closely with the faculties and the Student Services branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training to foster and support student access to financial assistance.
  • Visit the VIU Financial Aid website for specific award information
  •  Speak to criteria of awards in your profile “essay section”
  • Ensure you check any organizations related to you
  • Provide detailed information on financial hardships
  • Be sure to fill out your profile by deadline dates
  • Your last information saved will be used for selections
  • Check the external listings for awards outside VIU
  • Number: Maximum 20 each year
  • Amount: $2,000 each
  • Criteria: Provided annually to exceptional new long-term academic undergraduate student applicants.

New York Institute of Technology

Many students are able to benefit from our generous financial aid programs and policies, so don’t be deterred by the published tuition costs of attending NYIT. The Office of Financial Aid is committed to helping you and your family understand and take advantage of options to offset the cost and comfortably fund your education throughout your college career.
  • Complete the FAFSA each year you are enrolled at NYIT (U.S. students only).
  • Be a full-time student.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA as specified by the scholarship.
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements at all times.
  • High school average of 95 or higher.
  • Minimum SAT score of 1270 or ACT score of 27.
  • You will be eligible to receive this scholarship for a maximum of four years (or eight semesters) of continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment at NYIT. You must satisfactorily complete 12 credits each semester with no failing or incomplete grades.

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Scholarship and Grant consideration will be given to all undergraduate applicants to the Vancouver Campus. However, the Global Scholars Scholarship and Global Scholars Grant does require special application. Generous entrance scholarships will be competitively awarded to academically talented applicants from around the world on the basis of prior academic achievement.
  • All undergraduate students applying to  the Vancouver Campus are considered for scholarships and study grants.
  • Scholarship and grant awards vary in amount, depending on students prior academic achievement.
  • Scholarship and grant award notification will be sent at the time of admission.
  • Institutional Scholarships and Grants are awarded on a per credit basis at the time of admission. They are not pro-rated in future terms to reflect adjustments in Tuition rates.
  • Scholarships are renewable for each academic year, contingent upon successful academic performance (maintaining a 3.00 GPA or higher for scholarships and a 2.50 GPA or higher for Study Grants).
  • Early admission applicants receive priority consideration.
  • Scholarships are awarded for full-time students only.
  • Scholarships may not be used at another institution.

Canada West University

University Canada West (UCW) entrance awards, scholarships and grants are available to new students applying to a UCW undergraduate or graduate program. You must apply by the Entrance Award Application Deadline which is two (2) weeks before the start of your first term at UCW. UCW offers up to 20 Founder’s Scholarships to full-time students entering undergraduate degree programs. The Founder’s Scholarship is a tuition award. Recipients are responsible for paying regular student fees and purchasing textbooks.
Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, candidates must meet these requirements:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident at the time of application;
  • Be a recent high school graduate or have graduated from high school within 12 months of applying;
  • Have a minimum of an A grade point average (4.0) from high school;
  • Apply for admission and for the Founder’s Scholarship by May 31st to start your program in the following Summer or Fall term;
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from an educator or influential community member; and
  • Write and submit a 500 word essay describing your career aspirations, ways in which you plan to positively impact your community and how your studies at UCW will help you achieve these goals.

Wilfrid Laurier University

Awards from the Entrance Scholarship Grid (below) are available to students who are entering year 1 of any undergraduate program and who have never previously attended a postsecondary institution. Recipients must be registered full-time (2.0 credits minimum per term) and in order to receive the full entrance scholarship amount, must be registered in two terms within their first academic year. No application is required.
  • Calculation of the potential scholarship amount is based on the GPA of all courses taken during the fall, winter and spring terms of the previous academic year.
  • Candidates must be currently registered with Laurier as their home institution, and have completed a minimum of 5.0 full credits in the previous fall, winter and spring terms at Laurier. The student must complete at least two full credits (or four half credits) in at least two of the three terms. Co-op students may satisfy this requirement in any two of the previous fall, winter or spring terms.
  • To receive the funds for an in-course scholarship, candidates must be registered in a full time course load over two full time academic terms in the current academic year.
  • Students in the Laurier/Nipissing concurrent BA/BEd program may be eligible for in-course scholarships in Years 2, 3 and 4 of their program. Students must be registered in at least 5.0 full credits of Laurier and Nipissing courses over the fall, winter and spring terms to qualify for an in course scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the candidate’s performance in only the Laurier courses taken in fall, winter or spring.
  • International exchange students may be eligible to receive an in-course scholarship. If applicable, students who participate in an international exchange through Laurier International are encouraged to contact the Student Awards Office upon completion of the exchange to determine eligibility.

Humber College

Humber has a reputation for being one of Canada’s most diverse, comprehensive, and exciting colleges—a leader in postsecondary education that offers something for everyone. More than 31,000 full-time students, including 4,700 international students from 138+ countries are pursuing bachelor’s degrees, diplomas, and postgraduate certificates in 180 programs on two main campuses in Toronto. Over 23,000 part-time students also choose Humber for ESL programs, short-term certificates, online education, and much more.
These awards are based on the following criteria:

  • GPA
  • Significant improvement in all areas of English language development, and
  • Characteristics of respect, support, and cross-cultural communication within the Humber community.
  • Bachelor’s Degree scholarships are available to students coming directly from high school/secondary school studies, who are non-transfer students (i.e. haven’t attended college or university, or studied in Humber’s EAP program), and are unlimited in quantity.
  • Humber awards degree scholarships automatically to graduating high school students based on academic achievement.

George Brown College

George Brown College’s Awards program provides the financial support for students to succeed in their academic endeavors. Awards, Scholarships and bursaries are considered part of a student’s taxable income for the year. The College will issue a T4A form to all recipients who received an award, scholarship or bursary exceeding $500.
  • Assist on Scholarship for International Students in Two-year Programs
  • Awarded to an international student based on academic performance and community involvement. The student must be in a Degree/Diploma program.The following criteria must be met by the applicant:
    • Student must be an international student
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 in at least two full semesters of consecutive study
    • Student must have participated in activities that have made a contribution to other students, their Department/School and/or the College community

Acsenda College

Acsenda Students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and/or exemplary community/school service are eligible for the following awards:
Academic Excellence Award
Awarded to 2 students with the highest overall GPA in a bachelor degree program each calendar year.
School/Community Service Award
Awarded to up to 3 students who have demonstrated exception contributions of service to the school/community each calendar year.
  • Students must be in good academic standing
  • Students must have attended Acsenda full time for at least two academic terms of study
  • Students must have at least one remaining term of study at Acsenda
  • Awards will be applied towards tuition fees
  • Nominations for Academic Awards are made by faculty members or academic administrators
  • Nominations for School/Community Service awards may be made by faculty members or Acsenda Staff
  • Awards are determined by the Student Awards Committee and are announced at the end of January each year.

Evergreen College

Offered to a new or currently enrolled veteran with at least sophomore standing attending full time who has a service-connected disability from their service in the United States military. This scholarship is intended to support promising students who may be at risk of dropping out of college and who demonstrate financial need.
  • Letter of application no longer than two pages. Please speak to the following in your letter of application:
  • What are you studying and why?
  • How do you plan to use your degree after you finish Evergreen?
  • Statement, no longer than half of one page, outlining how you meet one of the additional criteria set out above.
  • Two letters of recommendation supporting your application.
  • Verification that you are a veteran discharged from service with a service-connected disability (DD214 or a Letter of Certification of Disability).

Adler University

Adler University offers a variety of scholarships to help support the educational goals of its students. Unlike student loans, scholarships do not need to be repaid and are awarded based on a variety of criteria including, but not limited to, academic excellence, mission relevance, and community involvement and service.
  • Undergraduate GPA is calculated at time of admission and is based on all undergraduate courses taken, not only from the degree-granting institution.
  • Scholarships are awarded over two years (maximum).  Students must remain continually enrolled at Adler University to receive the total amount of their package and remain in Satisfactory Academic Progress with the Office of Financial Aid in order for scholarships to be renewed.
  • Undergraduate GPA is calculated at time of admission and is based on all undergraduate coursework completed – not only the most recent institution.
  • Scholarships are awarded over three years (maximum). Students must remain continually enrolled at Adler University to receive the total amount of their package and remain in Satisfactory Academic Progress with Office of Financial Aid in order for scholarships to be renewed.
  • Graduate GPA is calculated at time of admission and is based on all graduate coursework completed – not only the most recent institution. Students must receive a graduate degree prior to enrolling for graduate GPA to be considered.