Know About Top 10 Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students in Canada

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Top 10 Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students

If you are looking for scholarships to finance your study in Canada, you have come to the right place. The Canadian government, private foundations, and top institutions provide many Scholarships, awards, bursaries, and loans to international students who want to enhance their skills and take the opportunity to study in Canadian institutions. Undergraduate Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships, and Doctoral Scholarships all are available.

With the help of financial assistance, academically excellent students will achieve their goals.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship


Canadian citizens

permanent residents of Canada

International Students

The Canadian Government launched this scholarship program for Canadian and International students who enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian University.

Up to 166, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships are awarded each year.

Value- $50,000 per year for three years

Eligibility Criteria

Be registered in a full-time doctoral program (or joint graduate research program MA/PhD, MSc/PhD, or MD/PhD) at the nominating Canadian institution

have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent

Be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota.

How to apply

UBC Vanier applicants will complete their Vanier application using ResearchNet, an online application system.


Applicants should refer to the Vanier CGS website for step-by-step application instructions.

Lester B. Pearson Scholarship of the University of Toronto


International Students

Each year The University of Toronto offers 37 fully-funded scholarships to overseas students who have already applied for a place in an undergraduate degree program at this university.

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

Courses Offered:

Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Commerce & Management


Social Sciences

Life Sciences

Computer Science


Kinesiology & Physical Education



Eligibility Criteria

Be an international student who already applied for a full-time undergraduate course.

Receive a nomination from your school

Have demonstrated strong leadership skills, excellent academic performance, and true commitment to school and society

How to apply

First, receive a nomination from your school-

Then apply for an undergraduate Eligible course at the University of Toronto.

Please be advised that you will be considered for the Pearson Scholarship for your first choice of the program at U of T.

Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.

To know everything about this scholarship and application procedure please visit the official website of the University of Toronto.

University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship



The University of Calgary offers this scholarship annually to undergraduate international students entering first year in any undergraduate degree.

Value- $15,000 (Renewable)

Eligibility Criteria

Must be an international student

Applicants should enrol in an undergraduate program (first year) at the University of Calgary

This scholarship is Renewable in the second, third and fourth year at the University of Calgary, provided recipients achieve a GPA of 2.60 or more over a minimum of 24.00 units in the previous fall and winter terms.

How to apply

First, apply for a place in a full-time undergraduate degree program at the University of Calgary before applying for the Scholarship.

To know more about the University of Calgary International Scholarship, please visit the official website of the University of Calgary.

Nova Scotia Graduate (Doctoral and Masters)  Scholarship of Dalhousie University




This scholarship is awarded to the students who enrolled in a thesis-based Doctoral program or thesis-based Master’s program at Dalhousie University.

Value- $15,000 for up to four years of the Doctoral program and $10,000 for up to two years of Master’s program

Eligibility Criteria

In your application, you must justify how your research will contribute to innovation or advancement in your selected priority area-

Ocean Science and Technology

Information, Computer Science and Technology (ICT)

Clean Technology (including Materials Science and Engineering)

Financial Services

Life Sciences

Aerospace & Defense

Health & Wellness

Resource Sector

Social Innovation

How to apply

Applications are submitted through the Harmonized Scholarship Process. Your department will review your application and nominate you for an award if you meet the appropriate criteria.

The official website for any details-

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship

This Scholarship is awarded to the students (Masters and Doctoral) enrolled in a postgraduate course at the University of Manitoba.

Value- for Masters $14,000 per year up to 2 years

For Doctoral $18,000 per year up to 4 years

Eligibility Criteria

Students must have been admitted as full-time students as masters or PhD students in a graduate program at the University of Manitoba.

Students must have a minimum admission GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this award.

How to apply

First, you need to take admission to a postgraduate degree program and then consult your department or unit for the UMGF application process and deadline. Once the department/unit determines their selection, students are recommended to the Faculty of Graduate.

SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarships

Scholarships are available to domestic and international high school students in any faculty who are admitted to an undergraduate degree.

Applicants must have grades in the 90% range in courses required for their selected program.

Value for International students

$120,000 (with distinction), Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for 1st undergraduate degree. Scholarship value depends on and matches the cost of the program(s) of study and the cost of tuition at the time.

$120,000+ $7,000 per term (with distinction and living allowance)

Application link-

To know every detail of eligibility criteria according to your country visit

President’s International Distinction

Scholarship of University of Alberta



It is awarded to the academically excellent International students who registered for any first-year undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta.

Value- $120,000 CAD (payable over 4 years)

How to apply

You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships.

Check out the link for application details-

International Major Entrance Scholarship of University of British Columbia



This scholarship is offered to full-time international students entering a first-year undergraduate degree program at the University of British Columbia.

Value-  $40,000 (number and level of these scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.)

Eligibility Criteria

Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa).

Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, and impressive extracurricular and community involvement.

How to apply

A separate application is not required.

You have to hold an offer of admission to UBC and you will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

UdeM Exemption Scholarship Program



The University of Montreal offers this scholarship to international students entering undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral degree programs at the University of Montreal.


For Undergraduate studies,

Level A- $12,465.60 per year

Level B- $5,940.90 per year

Level C- $2,078.10 per year

Students enrolled in a certificate, major, minor, short program and preparatory year program for university studies automatically obtain the level C award.

For Graduate Programs (Masters)-

$9787.95 per year

For Graduate Programs (PhD)- $21,038.13

Eligibility Criteria

hold a study permit and who are neither permanent residents nor Canadian citizens.

Candidates should be enrolled as a full-time student

How to apply

Complete the application form and accept an offer to an eligible program at the University of Montreal. You don’t have to apply for a UdeM Exemption Scholarship. New candidates’ files will be evaluated to determine their eligibility and the amount of their exemption scholarship.

The Global Leader of Tomorrow Award of York University



It is awarded to international students entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program at York University.

Value- $20,000 per year up to four years

Eligible Courses

Environmental and Urban Change, School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design, Glendon, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science, Lassonde or the Schulich School of Business.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have outstanding academic achievement.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need.

Must be an international student who is required to have a Study Permit to study in Canada

Must be nominated by their high schools

For application details and all other information, please visit the official website-

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