Scholarship Opportunities for Nepalese Students Aspiring to Study in Canada

In terms of Scholarships, Canada has a good number of scholarships available for masters and doctoral students. For undergraduate students scholarships, opportunities are limited but are available depending upon your performance. Also, scholarship opportunities are more and of high value in universities than compared in colleges. Today, we have categorized different scholarships available in Canada based on the institutions and organizations they are offered from.

Scholarships for international students in canadian universities

Scholarships Provided by famous Universities to Nepalese students

1. York University International Undergraduate Scholarships

York University is currently providing students an opportunity to fully fund their studies in Canada. It is providing renewable scholarships for four years with which student can fully cover their study expense in Canada.

Award Value: $35,000 annually renewable up to 4 years


  1. Have excellent academic standing
  2. Must be proficient in the English language
  3. Experience financial difficulty through unforeseen circumstances
  4. Have international study status/permit.

2. Carleton University Entrance Scholarship

Carleton University has one of the most diverse scholarship schemes for international students. Here, you get to fully fund your studies as well as get a good amount to reduce your tuition significantly.

Award Value: $35,000 annually renewable up to 4 years


a.Candidate must be admitted to Carleton University for fall intake

b.More than 80% marks in high school.

3. Lakehead University Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship

It offers one of the highest valued entrance scholarships for international undergraduate student to support their studies in Canada. Located in one of the most beautiful suburban areas in Canada, this university is mostly famous for its nature-based research and study.

Award Value: $6,000(1 year), $30000 in 4 years,$40,000 in 4 years depending upon your percentage


  1. Enrolled in Lakehead University

b. Above 70% for the basic scholarships, and above for the high valued ones

4.University of Manitoba International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

With over 140 years of history, the University of Manitoba has established itself as one of the premium institutions in Canada.This university of a wide range of scholarships among which from Nepal we can apply for:

Award Value: $1000,$2000,$3000 depending upon the high school percentage


  1. Have been enrolled in any program at the University of Manitoba
  2. Have achieved a minimum of 85% in high school

5.Simon Fraser University International Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship

Simon Fraser University is one of the top public research universities in Canada located in British Columbia. It provides a highly valued international scholarship for international students.

Award Value: $120,000 (varies according to program enrolled)


  1. Minimum of 90% in courses required for study program at university

6. University Canada West Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Among Universities, University Canada West has been among the prime for students due to its affordable tuition rates and academic excellence. Its scholarships are mostly program-specific and widely varied.

Award Value: $2,000, $4,000, $6,000,$8,000,$12,000 based on academic program and GPA


a.Excellent Academic acheivement

b.Automatically determined by University after application

7. Algoma University Chancellors Award

With its wide range of cultural, academic, and social activities, Algoma University has stood out as one of the favorites among Nepalese students. It has diverse scholarships among which the highest value is of Chancellors Award.

Award Value: $5,000 renewable annually


a.IELTS overall 7 with no band less than 6

b.Minimum A+ grade in previous academic study

  1. University of Prince Edward Island Entrance Scholarship

Located on the beautiful island of Prince Edward, this university has a Sureshot scholarship of comparatively lower value for deserving students.

Award Value: $1,000-$3,000 depending upon your high school percentage


a.Hold a valid Canadian Study Permit

b.Have an excellent academic history

c.Have participated in various extra-curricular activities

8. Cape Breton University Entrance scholarships

Cape Breton University has various entrance scholarships including high valued Chancellors, Presidents, and Deans entrance scholarships.

Award Value: $12,000-$30,000 depending upon the scholarship you received


a.No failure in grade 11 and 12 courses

b.Outstanding academic score

  1. Capilano University Excellence Scholarship

Capilano University is a teaching-focused public university located in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Capilano Excellence scholarship is an entrance-based excellence scholarship awarded by Capilano University.

Award value : $14,000 renewable up to 4 years


a.Demonstrate brilliant academic standings

b.Should have been involved in community service

c.Demonstrate leadership skill

Scholarships provided by Government and Organizations

1. Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships in Canada

This scholarship is annually awarded to 16 doctoral Candidates at any Canadian institution for Humanities or social science program. This program offers skills to doctoral candidates to translate their ideas into action and be a leader to better solve the community.

Award value: $60,000 annually for three years


  1. Candidates must be pursuing their full-time doctoral programs in Humanities or Social Science study at a Canadian institute.
  2. Candidates’ research must be linked to one of the Foundation’s four themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada and the World, and People in their Natural Environment.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

This scholarship intends to attract and attain world-class doctoral students in Canada, making Canada a global leader in research and learning. This scholarship was named after former Governor General of Canada, George Vanier.

Award value: $50,000 annually for three years


  1. Candidates must be enrolled in the full-time doctoral program at a Canadian institute
  2. Have scored a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the last two years of the previous study program.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students pursuing their graduate studies at Ontario’s designated universities.

Award Value: $5,000 a session or $10000 for two sessions or $15000 for three sessions


  1. Students must be studying at a designated Ontario university
  2. Candidates must show an excellent academic merit
  3. International applicants must be highly proficient in English at the time of application.

Apart from these, there are colleges that provide scholarships. But these scholarships are comparatively low valued and are limited.

Scholarships Provided by top colleges in Canada

Seneca College

Seneca College is one of the leading public institutions in Canada. Its Academic Excellence, Brilliant Infrastructure, and Wide research opportunities have made it a first-choice institution among students. This college offers scholarships such as:

a.Renewable degree scholarship

b.Seneca Renewable Entrance Scholarship of Merit.

c.Excellence scholarship

Fanshawe College

With students from over 60 countries, Fanshawe college has become one of the top choices for Nepalese student to continue their studies in Canada. Also, it is one of the very few institutions that have Nepal-specific scholarships.

  1. International Nepal language entrance award

Conestoga College

Having over 11 schools, Conestoga is one of the largest educational institutes in Canada.

Its famous scholarship for Nepalese students is:

a.Entrance Excellence scholarship

Humber college

It is a college offering more than 200 programs and has been a pioneer in research and innovation. The scholarship opportunity for Nepalese students in this college is:

a.International entrance scholarship

  1. George Brown College

This College offers scholarships to only enrolled students and we cant apply for scholarships from here. further details are mentioned below.

a.George Brown enrolled students in scholarship

  1. Centennial college

Being Toronto’s first public college, Centennial college is currently offering more than 95 degrees and certifications. It has one scholarship for Nepalese students:

  1. Scholarship

Lambton College

Lambton College is an innovative leader in applied research and education. With multiple campuses, this college has a good number of Nepalese students. It has a campus-specific entrance scholarship for international students:

  1. Lambton entrance scholarship

Georgian College

Georgian offers over 650 scholarships, bursaries, and financial awards to students each year. You can know more about these awards from the link below:

a.Georgian college scholarships and awards

At last, For students initially, it may seem that in Canada scholarship opportunities are less compared to other countries but when we get enrolled in an institution and perform well academically then we can get a significant amount of financial support from any Canadian institution we enroll in.