Pakistani Students can get Canadian scholarships

                   By Mahjabeen Malik

If we compare the Canadian scholarships to other scholarships, for example, USA scholarships, UK scholarships, Australian scholarships, the Canadian scholarships, awards are insufficient, awarded to the students for the assistance of higher study. To provide the guidance to the student, a list of at least 10 vital scholarships in Canada for international students is below.

International Canadian Scholarships for Undergraduate

  1. Lester B. Pearson International scholarships

 Fully funded scholarships are awarded to International students by The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto. It covers the tuition fee, books, accidental fee and free residency etc. The eligibility criteria for this programme of scholarship is the excellent performance of the international students in exams and other creative activities and leadership qualities are also mandatory.

  •  International Entrance Scholarships in Humber College

An admirable endowment is offered by Humber International College to the international students. It aids full and partial tuition fee to new students. Admissions open in September and January every year.

  • York University International Student Scholarship Program 

The eligibility criteria of International students is, an excellent academic record and enrolled to York University for scholarships cost $60,000 – $100,000 for a four-year degree program.

  • University of British Columbia Scholarships for International Students
    UBC offers more than $10 million CAD annually to awards, scholarships and other forms of financial assistance for international undergraduate students. And high academic achievement is the only eligibility criteria for international students.
  • Carleton University Entrance Scholarships for International Students
    Carleton University awards limited scholarships cost $4,000 – $16,000 to meritorious students who meet the admission criteria of 80% and above.
  • International Graduate Scholarships in Canada 

       Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
     The objectives of The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global Centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  These scholarships are awarded to a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) at participating Canadian Universities.  The scholarship costs $50,000 per year for three years.

  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships
    The students of any nationality who meet the eligibility criteria of a scholarship will be enrolled in The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships as a graduate students, master and PhD programme. The fellowships are profited at $18,000 for PhD students or $14,000 for Master’s students for a 12-month period.
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

      The scholarships are open to foreign nationals,       specifically, candidates from the developing countries of the world.  It offers scholarships assistance to the students who are pursuing to a doctoral program in the social sciences and humanities or registered full-time in the first or second year of such a program at a Canadian university.  Its amount per year is up to $60,000 per scholar for a maximum of three years.

  • University of Waterloo International Master’s and Doctoral Student Awards
     This special scholarship award is awarded to the international students of master degree research-based program or PhD program. Its cost is $2,045 per term for 2 years (Master’s) or $4,090 per term for 3 years (PhD).
  1. University of Calgary Graduate Awards
    A fully funded and partial scholarships are offered to the international students by the University of Calgary.  The range of Scholarship cost is from $1,000 to $40,000 and covers different fields of study.

 Canadian Scholarships for Pakistani Students

Every year five students of Pakistani origin will be awarded the scholarship opportunity. They will be aided to pursue the higher study at the University of Toronto. The students will be awarded fully funded scholarships and complete medical facilities. The main objectives of Canadian Pakistan Foundation of Friendship are to promote needy students of Pakistan for pursuing higher studies at one of the best Canadian universities and to promote Pakistani culture and traditions in Canadian society. 

The Foundation has also signed an agreement with the University of Ryerson for the donation of students at Ryerson. The service of the Foundation for bringing Pakistan and Canada on the common ground has also been appreciated and admired by High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan.