Scholarships in Canada for International Students 2025

Do you want to start your study adventure in Canada? Good news! A number of scholarships are available in Canada for international students. In this article we will explain in detail about the scholarships offered in top universities in Canada, their benefits and step by step application process.

Many scholarships are available in top universities of Canada for international students for the academic year 2025-2026. These scholarships include both partially and fully funded scholarships and provide monthly stipend along with tuition fees, accommodation charges, health insurance and travel allowance.

Apply for fully funded scholarships and fulfill your dream of studying at world top universities like University of Waterloo, Université de Montréal, Douglas College, University of Saskatchewan, University of Toronto and many more. Following is a list of scholarships in Canada for international students:

1. University of Waterloo Scholarships

University of Waterloo Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD studies. Waterloo University scholarship is valued up to $10,000.

2. Université de Montréal Scholarships

Université de Montréal Scholarships

Université de Montréal Scholarships are tuition fee exemption scholarships. International students from all over the world  are eligible to apply. These scholarships are available for undergraduate, masters and as well as PhD studies. Université de Montréal Scholarships will provide up to $27,300 per year.

3. Douglas College International Student Scholarships

Douglas College International Student Scholarship is an undergraduate scholarship for international students. This scholarship covers up to CAD 7000 of the tuition fees. A maximum of 5 eligible recipients will be chosen each academic year.

4. University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship

University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship is a fully funded masters and PhD scholarship for international students. This scholarship provides up to $20,000 for PhD and $16,000 for masters.

5. Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program 2022 is a fully funded scholarship for international students. Total 37 scholarships are available for undergraduate studies. This scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.

6. UBC Undergraduate Scholarships

UBC Undergraduate Scholarships are of two types: Outstanding International Student (OIS) Award and International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES). The number and level of these international scholarships awarded each year vary, depending on available funding.

7. Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program

Université de Montréal Scholarships are tuition fee exemption scholarships. International students from all over the world  are eligible to apply. These scholarships are available for undergraduate, masters and as well as PhD studies. Université de Montréal Scholarships will provide up to $27,300 per year.

8. Dalhousie University Scholarships

Dalhousie University Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for Masters and Ph.D studies. This scholarship is valued at $30,000 and covers monthly stipend, accommodation cost, fee waiver and health insurance.

9. University Canada West Scholarships

University Canada West Scholarships

University Canada West Scholarship is a funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is only offered for undergraduate and masters studies. This scholarship provides up to 20,000$ for undergraduate degree and 10,000$ for masters.

10. McGill University Scholarships

McGill University Scholarships are  fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered to undergraduate, masters and PhD studies. This scholarship provides upto $8,500 for undergraduate and modest amount of bursaries  to masters and phd students.

11. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered PhD studies. This scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year for three years.

12. University of Calgary Scholarships

University of Calgary Scholarship

University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship is a fully funded undergraduate scholarship. $60,000, $15,000 (renewable annually) and $10,000 (non-renewable) are offered to international students entering first year in the Fall Term in any undergraduate degree program.

13. University of Winnipeg Scholarships

University of Winnipeg Scholarships

University of Winnipeg Scholarships are partially funded scholarships for international students. 53 scholarships are available this year. These scholarships are offered for undergraduate, masters and diploma studies. These scholarships are valued from $3,500 to $5,000. 

14. Humber International Entrance Scholarships

Humber International Entrance Scholarships

Humber College Entrance Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is only offered for undergraduate and masters studies. One full tuition scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship are available in January while seven $5,000 scholarships and two $3,000 scholarships will be available in September.

15. KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is open to international students. The scholarship offers an annual stipend of $60,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel research allowance of $4,000 over two years and many more benefits.

16. UBC Four Years Doctoral Fellowship Program (4YF)

UBC Four Years Doctoral Fellowship Program

University of British Columbia (UBC) Four Years Doctoral Fellowship Program (4YF) is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for Doctoral studies. This scholarship is valued at $18,200 stipend plus full tuition coverage for four years.

17. York University Scholarships

York University Scholarships

York University Scholarship is a fully funded undergraduate scholarship for international students. This scholarship provides the recipients with $35,000 per year to support their undergraduate study in Canada. Therefore the total value of this award is $140,000.

18. Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarships invites applications from international students who want to pursue PhD degree at Canadian Universities. Annual value of  this scholarship is up to $60,000 (including an annual travel allowance of $20,000) per Scholar for a maximum of three years.

19. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

Banting postdoctoral fellowships

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is a fully funded scholarship for international students. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships will provide the recipient a value is $70,000 per year for two years.

20. Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Glasgow Caledonian University Scholarships

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is a fully funded masters scholarship for international students.  JJ/WBGSP scholarship will cover the full tuition fee, accommodation, economy class air travel and monthly living stipend.

21. Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is available for PhD studies and provides the recipient with up to $42,750 net per fellow for an 8-month fellowship.

22. IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship Program are fully funded PhD scholarships for international students. International Mathematical Union Scholarship value is up to a maximum of  USD 10,000 per year and cover tuition fee, accommodation, travel expenses and living expenses.

23. Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships

Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships

Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship is a funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is valued at maximum of USD 50,000 per year for a PhD and maximum of USD 40,000 per year for a Post-doc and may be renewed through to completion of studies.

24. Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships are fully funded scholarships for international students. HFSP Fellowships will provide a living allowance as well as a research and travel allowance. Depending on their specific situation fellows may also qualify to receive a child allowance, a parental leave allowance, and a relocation allowance.

25. Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships

Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarships are open for international students to pursue their master and PhD degrees in any highly reputable university except universities in UK, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, Norway and Ireland.

26. IIE-SRF Fellowship

IIE SRF fellowship

IIE-SRF Fellowship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for doctoral research studies. IIE-SRF Fellowship covers a grant of up to US$25,000, along with individual health insurance, to support a visiting academic appointment of up to one year.

27. Facebook PhD Fellowship

Facebook PhD Fellowship

Facebook Fellowship Program is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for doctoral research studies. The scholarship covers two years of study and fees, an annual stipend and conference travel aid.