Many universities in Canada are offering scholarships to Indian students | Number of scholarships available in universities and value of scholarships offered by Canada

November 30th, 2010| Education.

Many universities in Canada are offering scholarships to Indian students | Number of scholarships available in universities and value of scholarships offered by Canada

Various universities in Canada have announced scholarships to Indian students. These scholarship amounts more than 4 million Canadian dollars.

One of the important scholarships announced by Canada is the Globalink India Graduate Fellowship Program.  Scholarship value is more than 3 ½ million Canadian Dollars. This scholarship is meant for Indian students who are studying PG or PhD in Canada.  8 universities have come forward to provide scholarships to Indian students and it has now being called Mitax Globalink Program.  Under this program that has begun in 2008 students can go for Summer Research Internships.  There are total 51 awards for Indian students in ‘The Globalink Canada – India Graduate Fellowship program’.  These are given to students who are doing internship in Mitax Globalink during 2010.  Main aim of Mitax Scholarship is that students can get work experience in Canadian industries and that can be helpful for their studies.

These fellowships cover the tuition, food, accommodation and air plane charges of students studying in various educational institutions.  Various universities have announced scholarships that valued 5 lakh Canadian dollars. They are –

UBC: Ten international student awards each carrying 10,000 Canadian dollars are available.  These are given to top Indian undergraduate students, who will join various courses in September, 2011.

Another program is IIT Delhi Engineering Student Mobility Program.  This is given to undergraduate of engineering graduate student for studying for 6 months to 1 year at UBC.  Selected candidate will be given 5,000 Canadian dollars.

OCAD University: This is a very famous international scholarship.  This scholarship is provided to undergraduate students who are going to pursue their post graduation in this university.  Courses available in the university are Interdisciplinary Masters in Arts, Media and Design, M.Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation, MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice, MA in Contemporary Art and Design and New Media Art Histories.

Queens University: 4 International scholarships are available from this university for top Indian undergraduate students.  Each scholarship values 9,000 Canadian dollars.  Another five Principal’s International Scholarships that are limited to 2 years duration are also included that are valued 20,000 Canadian dollars each.

University of Regina:  There are 100 scholarships valued 1,000 Canadian dollars each are available for Indian students who are joining undergraduate programs.

Royal Roads University: Two scholarships valued 5,000 Canadian dollars each are offered by this university.  These are given to Masters of Global Management Program students.  Indian students who join Doctoral of Social Sciences program can also avail the scholar ship valuing 12,000 Canadian dollars.

St. Mary’s University: Another scholarship is announced which is given to a student who joins in MSc course.  Student is exempted from paying tuition fees.  Five thousand Canadian dollars are given to the student.  Another 5,000 Canadian dollars are given to student for living expenses for five years.  Total value of the scholarship is 30,000 Canadian dollars.  This is specially meant for September, 2011 session.

Vancouver Island University:  This is a 5,000 Canadian dollars scholarship.  This will be given to Indian students under the exchange program with the Indian institutes.

Scholarships in some more universities …

  • Mcmaster university: 5 scholarships are available.  Value of the scholarships are 52,000 – 84,000 Canadian dollars for masters courses and 1,48,000 for PhD.
  • Simon Fraser University: 8 scholarships each valuing 56,000 Canadian dollars for masters programs and 1,04,000 Canadian dollars for PhD program.
  • University of British Columbia: 10 scholarships are available of value $ 78,000 Canadian dollars for masters programs and Canadian dollars 1,36,000 for PhD programs.
  • University of Ottawa: 5 scholarships value Canadian dollars 62,000 for masters programs and 1,04,000 for PhD programs.
  • University of Victoria: 5 scholarships of Canadian dollars 42,000 for masters and 64,000 for PhD programs are available.
  • University of Waterloo: 5 scholarships are available – 1,02,000 Canadian dollars for masters programs and 1,43,000 to 1,84,000 Canadian dollars for PhD programs.