Scholarships in Canada

University Canada West Scholarships for International Students 2020-2021

Deadline: ongoing
Location for this scholarship is in Canada
There are four intakes per year for the university Canada west scholarships for international students. These intakes happen in : Jan, April, July, Sept

Brief description:

University Canada West is offering two scholarship programs for international students. The first scholarship program is the International Student Leaders Award which is awarded based on leadership and community involvement while the second scholarship program is the Scholarships for Academic Excellence which is awarded based on academic merit.

Host Institution(s):

University Canada West located in Canada is the host institution for the international scholarships.

Level/Field of study:


The university Canada west scholarships for international students offers scholarships in three different fields of study. Commerce, Arts in Media and Communication, Business Administration. After which successful students will be awarded ; – Bachelor of Commerce
– Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication

Number of Awards:

The number of awards to be given is not specified by the institution.

Target group:

For the International Student Leaders Award,  International applicants from countries outside the USA, Canada, and EU are the target groups of the university Canada west scholarship. While for the Scholarships for Academic Excellence,  both International and domestic students are the target groups for the scholarship.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The value of the international student leaders award scholarship is based on each applicant’s demonstrated and potential leadership and community service. The total value however will range from $8,000-$12,000 ( for undergraduate students) and $5,000-$7,500 (for graduate students).

The value of the Scholarships for Academic Excellence scholarship is based on each applicant’s academic performance, the level and performance in their previous studies. The total possible value of the scholarship will range from $8,000-$20,000 (for undergraduate students) and $5,000-$15,000 (for graduate students).


International Student Leaders Award
The international student leaders award is for students who are dedicated to improving their home country’s economic development. The applicants should write a Personal Statement describing how receiving an award for their program of choice will affect their personal, educational, and career goals, how they intend to use their skills to contribute to the growth of their home country, and what obstacles they may face in the course of study. The award tier will be entirely dependent on the strength of your application and personal statement. It is advisable that you should put more effort into writing an outstanding application letter and personal statement. Students aspiring for this scholarship must remain in good academic standing.

Scholarships for Academic Excellence
The scholarships for academic excellence is aimed at students with excellent academic grades who wish to go on to excel in their chosen field of work. These students should demonstrate good leadership potential in a business environment, both through their exceptional academic merit and with an established track record of excellence in their chosen career.

Scholarship recipients of the Undergraduate award must maintain a GPA of 2.67 to be and remain eligible for the second and subsequent award. Scholarship recipients of the Graduate awards must maintain a GPA of 3.0 to remain eligible for the second and subsequent award payments.

Application instructions:

Visit University Canada West Awards & Scholarship page (link found below) for more details and to download the application form. Once you have completed the form, you must email it, along with your letter (if applicable), your résumé, and official transcripts to  The good new is that there are no deadlines for submitting scholarship applications; students can apply at any time. That however should not make you waste too much time or procrastinate, simply make necessary findings about the scholarship in the official website for the University Canada West awards and scholarship page.


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