Although a lot of people are arguing for the United States as the country with the most qualitative education on the planet at the moment, Canada is not far behind when it comes to the provision of quality university education. One aspect where the latter appears to be arguably slightly better than the former is the provision of supports to needy students.
The United States is known for the provision of very competitive aids in the form of scholarships and grants, but Canada’s is less competitive. That could be down to the fact that admission into their institutions is less competitive, compared to their more seasoned and prolific counterpart.
With all these in mind, the government of Canada and some institutions in the country, through some of their alumni have come up with ways to help make sure students get the desired qualitative education. Most of the time, the help will be reliant on the performance and consistency of the applicant for such aids.
The aids could come in the form of grants and scholarships, with a lot of colleges and universities in Canada providing scholarships to students most especially, international students. Many students from various areas across the globe have switched to the country within the past few years and they are already enjoying top-class education at no cost via scholarship programs.
When you are looking to utilize the scholarship aids provided by the government of Canada or any institution in the country, it would come in handy if you could go through these options highlighted below:
1. Winnipeg President’s Scholarships for World Leaders
The University of Winnipeg sometimes referred to as UWinnipeg or U of W, is a public research university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The school offers undergraduate faculties of art, business and economics, education, science, and kinesiology and applied health. It also offers graduate programs. Its founding colleges were the Manitoba College and Wesley College, which merged to form United College in 1938.
The school is offering scholarships to international students entering into any of the school’s division for the first time. The scholarship is open to any international student applying for Undergraduate, Graduate, Collegiate, PACE or ELP courses offered at the university.
The scholarship is said to offer successful applicants between the range of $3,500-$5,000. To be eligible, applicants must be involved in activities that demonstrate leadership and must submit his/her application before the deadline which is put on June 3 for the fall term and September 30 for the winter term annually.
To apply for the Winnipeg President’s Scholarship for World Leaders scholarship, visit the official website on https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/international-students.html to access the application form and for more details on how to register for the scholarship.
2. FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship
FINCAD is the leading provider of enterprise portfolio and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income. They are committed to helping their clients to solve their toughest challenges, without compromise. They established the annual FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship to encourage and aid outstanding women in the field of finance to pursue graduate-level courses.
The scholarship program is open to any woman of any age or citizenship, who is studying Finance in an accredited graduate-level program. the program is said to offer up to $20,000 in scholarship stipend to successful applicants.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a woman, enrolled in a post-graduate program at a nationally or internationally accredited university. H/She must be enrolled full-time for the course at the time of the application deadline, which is put on June 30 every year.
To register for the FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship, visit the FINCAD Official Scholarship website on http://www.fincad.com/ab for information on how to apply for the scholarship.
3. UBC Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships for Developing Country Students
The Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship enables promising leaders from developing countries to pursue doctoral studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. The scholarship program is to help international students from developing countries showing excellent leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home countries.
The scholarship is open only to students looking to pursue their Ph.D. or DMA programs at the university. Scholars would also be aided to pursue research and study that would improve and support the contributions already made in their home country.
The program is said to offer a yearly scholarship fund of $18,200. This is in addition to payment of their tuition fees for up to four years. To be eligible, applicants must hold a study permit at the beginning of the funding period, must be a citizen of a developing country, must have shown consistent excellent leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country, and must be starting a Ph.D. or DMA program at the UBC Vancouver campus. Students with external funding can apply but will have their scholarship funding reduced by the amount of external funding they are receiving.
The deadline date for the scholarship program is put at between February and March 10 annually. It is advisable to visit the official scholarship website to confirm the actual deadline date and request supporting documents to be submitted along with the application.
To apply for the UBC Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship for Students from Developing Countries, visit the official scholarship website on https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/graduate-global-leadership-fellowship to access the complete application form and request for the supporting documents.
There you have them, folks! If you are interested in furthering your education in Canada but the financial requirements are proving to be a barrier to your dream, just take a look at the scholarship options we provided above and pick the one that suits your needs and quickly apply for it before the application date elapses.
Pay attention to every detail provided as they will guide you through the steps. If you know about other decent Canadian scholarship programs that are still active and relevant, please do not hesitate to suggest them in the comments box. We will review them gradually and add them to the list.