Scholarships – Questions and Answers

Can I get a scholarship for studying in Canada as I am from Kenya?

August 17, 2023 / Views



Yes, depending on your academic or professional qualifications, you may be eligible for a scholarship to study in Canada. Many educational institutions and schools in Canada offer scholarships specifically for international students from countries all over the world including Kenya.

To give you an idea of the types of scholarships available to international students from Kenya, here are some examples:

• The International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) Scholarship Program offers financial aid ranging from $2,000 to $50,000 per year for undergraduate and graduate studies at Canadian universities and colleges.
• The Global Leaders of Tomorrow Award Program sponsored by the University of Toronto provides up to full tuition assistance each year to 100 outstanding international students who demonstrate evidence of leadership potential as well as academic excellence.
• McMaster University’s International Student Entrance Scholarships provide funding ranging between $5,000-20,000CAD (depending on program) to 50 outstanding international candidates each year who show exceptional records in academics as well as extracurricular activities.
• There are also numerous other awards offered by Individual Institutions such as York University’s Excellence Awards which offer a range of scholarships up to C$40K/year tailored towards different student groups including African applicants; Carleton University’s Excellence Awards award $1000-$20k/year based on criteria such as country of origin; plus numerous others that can be found by searching online or contacting individual universities directly.
In addition there are other non-university sources that provide various types of financial aid such as grants awarded by organizations like World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), Rotary Foundation International Scholarship Programme etc., or even corporate organizations such Dell Social Innovation Challenge which is open for anyone 18 years and older with ideas related improving social impact through technology with prize money up to US$70k!

To summarize – yes you can get a scholarship if studying in Canada – so long you meet specific eligibility requirements and apply with necessary documents during specified application date windows before starting your university program! Good luck!

Can I get a scholarship for studying in Canada as I am from Kenya?

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