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Canada's Fully Funded Scholarships for 2023: An Up-to-Date List

Dec 08, 2022

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Over half a million students from other countries call Canada home because it is widely considered one of the best places to get a high-quality education without breaking the bank. Canada is a popular Study Abroad destination, especially among Indian students because of its high standard of living, abundant post-graduation job opportunities, and welcoming immigration policies.

Even with its Affordable Overseas Education the Canadian government and universities offer many scholarships. But before we get into the Scholarships in Canada, let’s look at the cost of studying in Canada.


Cost of a University Education in Canada

Higher education costs vary widely depending on factors like the level of education sought and the institution chosen. Depending on how you want to budget, you'll need between $13,000 and $35,000 CAD per year to cover this.

Compared to the expensive fields of science and medicine or engineering, the humanities, arts, and education are often more cost-effective investments. Graduate school tuition is usually more costly and can vary widely between different courses and institutions


Cost of Study on Different Levels

Course Level

Tuition Cost


   $13,000- $35,000


$14,000 - $42,000

Executive Courses

$45,000 – $60,000


$12,000 – $30,000


Canadian Scholarships for International Students

Having gained an overview of the Canadian cost of study range, let us now look into the aspect of Scholarships for international students in Canada.

Here’s a list of the most Sought-After Canadian Scholarships for 2023 intakes. Canada will welcome you with open arms if you are an international applicant and scholarships are available for anyone pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctoral degree. Find the right school and funding for your degree.

Let's look at some of the fully funded Canadian Scholarships.


Fully Funded Scholarships for Undergrads

Here are some of the fully funded undergraduate scholarships available in Canada:

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships: Funding for international undergraduates at the University of Toronto is available through the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program. The Scholarship will provide full financial support for four years, including tuition, books, and miscellaneous expenses.

University of Toronto Scholarships: The University of Toronto welcomes international students from South Asia. They are among the world’s top 20 universities and the #1 engineering school in Canada and its faculties, sites, and colleges offer 4,000 admission study abroad scholarships annually to international and domestic undergrads.

University of British Columbia Scholarships for International Students: British Columbia's University UBC gives more than $30 million CAD per year in awards, scholarships, and other types of financial aid to international undergraduate students to acknowledge the academic success of excellent students from throughout the world. International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are given to overstanding overseas students enrolling for the undergraduate programs at UBC. Students who receive IMES at the start of their first year of study at UBC are eligible to keep them for up to three further years of study. These scholarships are provided at various levels and numbers yearly, depending on the available resources.

When suitable applicants are admitted to UBC, they are given a one-time merit-based entrance scholarship known as the Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award. Selection for this honor is done through academic performance as well as extracurricular engagement of the applicant. 

Fully Funded Scholarships for Masters/PhD

  • Scholarships at the University of Manitoba

The graduate scholarship program at the University of Manitoba receives an annual budget of $2 million. Students pursuing a Master's or Doctoral degree are eligible for this financial aid. The eligibility is your application to the University of Manitoba. 

Note that Scholarships are typically given to full-time students based on their course load and academic standing. To be eligible for funding for the Entrance Scholarship must enroll with at least 24 credits.

  • Scholarships at the University of Ottawa

Scholarships from the University of Ottawa can be used for any university study level, from the first year to the doctoral. Scholarships for both non-Canadian and Canadian students are at their highest level at the University of Ottawa. Full funding for academic expenses, including mandatory fees and living expenses, will be provided to all enrolled students.

  • The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship offered by the Canadian Government. Canada Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships are available. Every international student is welcome to apply. This scholarship program is the largest one offered by the government of Canada. The worth of the scholarship stands at $50,000 per year for three years. Annually up to 166 candidates get selected for this scholarship. Please note that Candidates must be recommended by a Canadian institution where they have a spot reserved for them. A note that the Vanier CGS program does not accept direct applications. 


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