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The Canadian Educational Board, Begins International Students’ Scholarship Application for both Undergradute and Graduate Studies – Apply Now

We are happy to inform our students from any African Country that the 2017/18 edition of Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)’s application form for fully funded Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders Of Tomorrow Scholarship Program to study in any Canadian University is out.

The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. It supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration.

The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen AND resident of sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program);
  • Have completed a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master’s degree in Canada;
  • Have a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa;
  • Be fluent in  French or English;
  • Meet all the academic requirements of the study program of choice

Application Timeline: 

  • Deadline to complete the Preliminary Questionnaire: 13th November, 2017
  • Selection process: 16th October to 31st December, 2018
  • Pre-selected candidates notified by email: January-February 9 2018
  • Admission to universities: January to March 2018
  • Pre-departure process (visa, accommodation, pre-departure orientation): February to July 2018
  • All other candidates notified of results: May 2018
  • Orientation session in Canada: Mid- August 2018
  • Start of study programs: End of August/beginning of September 2018

Application form is online on the CBIE Website for all interested candidates.

Fully Funded Masters and PhD Scholarships | McGill University, Canada

The McGill University is proud to offer Masters and PhD Positions for the applicants from all over the world. These positions are awarded in Inclusiveness of Community-based Participatory Modelling for Environmental Management.

The aim of the positions is to develop pathways for the improved inclusion of traditional and Indigenous people’s viewpoints in the management of natural resources such as water resources.

McGill University is a public research university in Canada. McGill offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study, with the highest average admission requirements of any Canadian university.

Course Level: These positions are available to pursue master and PhD programme.

Study Subject: These positions are awarded in Inclusiveness of Community-based Participatory Modelling for Environmental Management

Scholarship Award: These positions will cover the followings:

  • Funded Masters and PhD Positions
  • Travel aboard will be funded

Number of Scholarships: Numbers of positions are not given.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada and Candidates’ field research will be conducted in Mayan Guatemala or Pakistan.

Eligibility: 

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or above for all university degrees (Bachelor, Master, etc.) is required.
  • Experience in agricultural engineering, civil engineering, social sciences, water resources management, computer science or a closely related field;
  • Strong interest in community participation;
  • Proficiency and desire to improve skills in computing and Python for scientific programming and data management;
  • A very good knowledge of written and spoken English is required; this should be supported by a valid English proficiency test certificate;
  • Linguistic capabilities: Within a reasonable amount of time after beginning your MSc or PhD degree, you must be able to speak a minimum of one language of the chosen study site and conduct group meetings and write reports in those languages;
  • The applicant should have an ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary research team;
  • Working knowledge of GIS software will be considered as a plus.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible for these positions.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or above for all university degrees (Bachelor, Master, etc.) are required.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have a very good knowledge of written and spoken English is required; this should be supported by a valid English proficiency test certificate.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via email.

  • Candidates should email both Dr. Muhammad Baig and Mr. Julien Malard (muhammad.baig-at-mail.mcgill.ca and julien.malard-at-mail.mcgill.ca )  and provide the following:
    i) CGPA of all degrees taken (undergraduate and graduate);
    ii) a detailed CV, and
    iii) information on how the candidate feels that they meet the requirements mentioned above. Only applications that include these three items will be considered. Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we will only get in touch with candidates that have passed our preliminary screening.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 10th November, 2017.

Entrance Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | Lakehead University, Canada

About: The Lakehead University is a public research university with campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lakehead University, shortened to ‘Lakehead U’, or ‘LU’, is non-denominational and provincially supported.

Scholarship Description: The Lakehead University is inviting applications for Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships. These scholarships are available to the top international students applying to Lakehead University for 2018-2019.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Country of Study: Canada

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits:
Academic Average (Canadian Equivalent) – Scholarship Total 4 (in Canadian dollars)
90.0% + – $30,000 ($7,500 x 4 years) 1
80.0% – 89.9% – $20,000 ($5,000 x 4 years) 2
75.0% – 79.9% – $4,000 ($4,000 in Year 1 only) 3

Number of Scholarships: There are four scholarships available.

Eligibility: Non-Canadian citizens who are entering Lakehead University from a high school, or who are transferring from an international college or university, will be considered for the Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships.

Eligible Nationalities: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Application Procedure: Automatically considered. No scholarship application is required.

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: Applications is ongoing for the academic year 2018-2019.

Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship for African Students, 2018 | Carleton University, Canada

Applications are invited from African Students for Undergraduate/Graduate study at Carleton University for the Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship.

About: The Richard J. Van Loon Scholarship, valued at $5,000 for the 2017/2018 academic year, is awarded annually to an outstanding international student from an African country. The award was endowed in 2005 by friends, family and colleagues in honour of Richard J. Van Loon, Carleton’s 10th President.

Eligible Countries: African Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Canada

Type: Undergraduate, Masters

Eligibility: To be eligible, candidate:

  • must be a citizen of an African country.
  • must be an international student, who is required to have a valid Study Permit for Canada.
  • must be registered as a full-time student at Carleton University and be successfully proceeding from one year to another in any program of study.
  • must be in good academic standing.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: $5,000

How to Apply

  1. Please complete all 5 sections of the Application Form.
  2. Enclose with your application an essay (500-600 words) on the topic provided.
  3. Enclose with your application a sealed recommendation from an academic referee.
  4. Enclose with your application proof of citizenship and a copy of your study permit for Canada

Acceptable referees would include:

Professor who has taught a class you successfully completed
Thesis advisor
Graduate Supervisor
Dean of a Faculty
A Director of a School or Institute
A Chair of a Department or Program

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Application Deadline:15th November 2017.

Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarships | Trent University, Canada

Trent University is inviting applications for Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarships. Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme (M.A., MSc., PhD) programme.

Trent University is a public liberal Arts and science-oriented university located along the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario, with a satellite campus in Oshawa, which serves the Regional Municipality of Durham.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme (M.A., MSc., Ph.D.) programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: This $5,000 scholarship is intended to support a student that demonstrates leadership qualities such as innovation, entrepreneurship, community responsibility and global citizenship.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

  • Must not be holding any other major scholarship.
  • Open to all domestic or international full-time graduate students (M.A., MSc., PhD) with an admission GPA of A- and have continued to achieve academic excellence during graduate studies at Trent University. Students may be in any year of any graduate program.

Note:  Success recipient must agree to release their personal information specific to their name, program, research and details of their leadership qualities that exemplify the qualities of the Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarship.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to all domestic or international students

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:
Master’s Program

  • The minimum requirement for admission to a Master’s Program is a four-year Honours Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent), from a recognized university.
  • Over all academic average of at least an upper second-class standing (B+/77%) in the work of the last ten full academic credits or the last two undergraduate years (full-time equivalent).

Doctoral Program

  • Applicants to a PhD program should normally have a Master of Arts or a Master of Science degree as appropriate.
  • A minimum B+ average on a completed Master’s Program

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

Application Requirements:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcripts – unofficial accepted
  • A statement of research(maximum two pages)
  • A brief non-technical summary (maximum of 400 words)
  • A statement of leadership (maximum two pages) describing the activities and contributions of the applicant which aligns with the values and legacy of Thomas J. Bata.
  • One confidential letter of reference from a member of the community addressing leadership activities, extracurricular interactions and collaborations, and character.

Download Application Form

Visit the Scholarship Link for more details.

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017.

New Scholarships for International Education, 2018 | Canadian Bureau

We are happy to inform our students from any African Country that the 2017/18 edition of Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)’s application form for fully funded Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders Of Tomorrow Scholarship Program to study in any Canadian University is out.

The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. It supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration.

The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.

Application Timeline: 

  • Deadline to complete the Preliminary Questionnaire: 13th October, 2017
  • Selection process: 16th October to 31st December, 2018
  • Pre-selected candidates notified by email: January-February 9 2018
  • Admission to universities: January to March 2018
  • Pre-departure process (visa, accommodation, pre-departure orientation): February to July 2018
  • All other candidates notified of results: May 2018
  • Orientation session in Canada: Mid- August 2018
  • Start of study programs: End of August/beginning of September 2018

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen AND resident of sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program);
  • Have completed a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master’s degree in Canada;
  • Have a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa;
  • Be fluent in  French or English;
  • Meet all the academic requirements of the study program of choice

Application form is online on the CBIE website for all interested candidates.

$15,000 OGS Scholarships | York University, Canada

York University is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s third-largest university. York University has approximately 52,300 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and 295,000 alumni worldwide.

Application for Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for International Postgraduate (Masters and Doctorate) Degree Students has commenced for admission into the York University, Canada. We hereby call on those wishing to do Masters or PhD in Canada to apply.

All applications accompany a regular application for admission into York University’s graduate programs in various degree specializations. The timelines for application are as below:

  • Applications for the master’s level of study: December 1, 2017
  • Applications for the doctoral level of study – CIHR eligible field of research: September 29, 2017
  • Applications for the doctoral level of study – NSERC eligible field of research: October 13, 2017
  • Applications for the doctoral level of study – SSHRC eligible field of research: October 17, 2017

Interested applicants should Please submit a complete application package to your proposed program of study. A complete package includes the following:

  • Application Form (Part A and Part B) (.pdf)
  • Two OGS Reference Assessment forms – to be completed by referees. Please use the applicable form below:
    • OGS Reference Assessment — Master’s (.pdf)
    • OGS Reference Assessment — PhD (.pdf)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary studies

To start application, please visit the York University Website and follow the instructions therein to download the application forms and submit as according. Good luck!

Global Youths Leadership Scholarship for Youths from Developing Countries 2018 | Canada

About: The Global Youth Leaders Certificate is a 3-week education program offered at Coady Institute. This program enables young development practitioners from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Participants engage in learning that is grounded in real-world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Through a shared learning environment with others from around the world, participants are exposed to a range of experiences and the beginnings of a potentially lifelong network of support.

COADY International Institute is offering Global Youth Leadership Scholarship Programme for young people from Developing countries in 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Developing countries

To be taken at (country): Coady Institute, Canada

Eligible Field of Study: Programme participants engage in learning grounded in real world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas.

Offered Since: 2011

Type: Leadership and Mentorship training

Scholarship Provider: COADY International Institute

Selection Criteria and Eligibility: This program is targeted to young leaders (20-30 years old) from developing countries who are working on development issues. Priority is given to people who:

  • Possess a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in social, environmental or economic development in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, and the rights of girls and women;
  • Have great drive and passion for their work, demonstrated through their outstanding contributions in their organizations and communities;
  • Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community-based organizations and not-for-profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business; AND
  • Have strong oral and written English language competencies.

Value of Program:

  • The Global Youth Leadership program provides successful candidates with a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodation, and meals.
  • Program participants also benefit from the guidance and mentorship of accomplished leaders from around the world.

Duration of Program: 3-week education program. September 17 – October 5, 2018.

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for More Details.

Application Deadline: 30th April 2018.

Fully Funded Scholarships | University of British Columbia, Canada

The University of British Columbia is offering scholarships for international students to pursue undergraduate programme.

The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada

English is the primary language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

International Major Entrance Scholarship: To be considered for the IMES, you must

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement
  • Apply to UBC by January 15

Outstanding International Student Award: To be considered for an OIS Award, you must

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your scholarship eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and strong extracurricular involvement
  • Apply to UBC by January 15

International Leader of Tomorrow Award: To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, you must

  • Be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Be admissible to the first-choice degree you are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard
  • Have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
  • He an international student – neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada – and be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • Demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent you from pursuing a UBC degree
  • Be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college, or other university

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award: To be considered for the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award, you must:

  • Be an international student – neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada – and be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • Come from a war-torn, or politically unstable region of the world, and/or from an economically disadvantaged region of the world
  • Have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, with no financial means from family or other sources to pursue post-secondary education (neither in your own country because it is unavailable or unattainable, nor outside your country because it is not affordable)
  • Be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school
  • Be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Be able to demonstrate superior academic achievement (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard) and leadership potential

Nationality: Students from around the world are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English is the primary language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted.

How to Apply

The mode of applying is online.

Please visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th November, 2017 (For International Leader of Tomorrow Award and Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award) and 15th January (For International Major Entrance Scholarship and Outstanding International Student Award).

A-Level Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | University of Alberta, Canada

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