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International Scholarships for Post-Graduate Study

Students considering an application for any of the awards below are encouraged to seek assistance from Dr. Simon du Toit; from the Associate Vice-President, Student Experience; or from a faculty advisor.

If you are interested in studying in the United Kingdom, you might consider downloading the Grant Fairy app to your phone. Grant Fairy specializes in grants and scholarships for UK universities.

In the table below, all the titles in the left-hand column are hot links that lead to the relevant website.

Title

Deadline

Amount

Eligibility

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

Various

Various
- for study outside Canada, must be a Canadian citizen
- a substantial list of destinations and programs is available at the link provided. For further details please consult the awarding agency for the country you wish to visit.

The Rhodes Scholarship

 

 

Past winners from Canada

must be submitted to External Awards Coordinator Dr.Simon du Toit   by August 1

All tuition and fees; annual stipend (£15,900 for 2019-20); health insurance; one return economy-class airfare
- must be a Canadian citizen and resident
- must hold a completed undergraduate degree at the time of the commencement of study at Oxford
- must have an exceptional academic record
- strong record of community service
- strong record of leadership
Rhodes Introduction Video
Rhodes Application Process - Video One

 

Rhodes Application Process Video Two

 

The Chevening Scholarship
Applications begin in the summers. Long-lists are released on January 31.
Full or partial funding for full-time study at the graduate level
- must hold a Bachelor’s degree
- must have worked for at least two years after graduation
- demonstrated potential for leadership
- must apply for admission to a graduate program in the U.K. at the same time as you apply for the Chevening
The Clarendon
Applications open on September 1 and must be completed by January
All tuition and fees
Stipend for living expenses
- at least a 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- aptitude and motivation for the proposed course of study
- all students applying for admission to a graduate program at Oxford University will automatically be considered
The Gates Cambridge
Opens on September 1, completed by December 3
- All tuition and fees
- annual stipend (£17,500 for 2020-21)
- inbound visa costs
- one return economy-class airfare
- Citizens of any country outside the U.K. who apply for admission to a graduate program at Cambridge University will automatically be considered for the Gates Cambridge Award
Schwartzman  Scholars

 

Download the brochure 
September 22, 2020

Covers all expenses for study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, as well as a stipend of $4,000


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- must have completed an undergraduate degree before August 1 of the year following application

- must be older than 18 and younger than 29 on August 1 of the year following application

- must demonstrate strong English language skills

McCall McBain Scholars at McGill University Opens in June; Closes September 2021 for Fall 2022 admission

Up to 20 full scholarships and 60 one-time awards of $5,000 or $10,000 CDN offered annually

- Full scholarship includes:

All tuition and fees

- Approx. annual stipend of CDN $16,000-$24,000 (monthly stipend of $2,000 during academic terms)

- Mentorship and leadership development opportunities

For Fall 2022 admission:

- Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or refugee 
- Must have a completed undergraduate degree by August of 2022
- Must apply for admission to a McGill University graduate or professional program

Awarded on the basis of character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity

 

The Fulbright
November 15
$15,000
- must be a Canadian citizen and resident
- must have a completed undergraduate degree
- must have been accepted into a graduate program in the U.S. prior to application
- must have achieved a strong undergraduate GPA
The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship
November 17 for admission in September of the following year
Funds all Harvard tuition and fees, health insurance, and a stipend for a single person for a ten-month period
- must be a Canadian citizen
- must have completed an undergraduate degree from a Canadian institution that is affiliated with the AUCC.
- must apply for admission to a graduate program at Harvard University, as well as submitting a completed application to the AUCC
The London Goodenough Scholarships January 23 Six awards of up to £4,800
- must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents
- must be enrolled in a post-graduate program at a university in London, U.K.
- awarded on the basis of academic achievement
The Mackenzie King Scholarships
February 1
The Open Scholarship$8500, and the Traveling Scholarship$10,500. The numbers and the amounts of these awards are subject to change.
- must have graduated from a Canadian university
- must have a very strong academic record
  - applications must be submitted to your home university. Please send your materials to 
    gradawards@uwindsor.ca 
Canadian Centennial Scholarship Early March £1,000 to £5,000
- must be a Canadian citizen
- must be attending a university in the U.K.
- must have high academic scores
- must be able to show need
The Bernard Persiko and Darren Kendal Merit Scholarship
May 1
US$5,000 to $15,000
- must be a Canadian citizen
- must apply for admission to a graduate program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- must be able to study in English and Hebrew
- must have a GPA over 3.5 on a 4.0 scale