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Scholarships in Canada Indian students can consider applying in 2022

Candian study visa application: Canada has surpassed the US as the top study destination choice among Indian students.
Canada has surpassed the US as the top study destination choice among Indian students. Source: Derek Leung / Images North America / Getty Images via AFP

Are you an Indian student who is planning to head over to the Great White North to further your studies? The good news is that there are plenty of scholarships for Indian students.

Over the past couple of years, the country has solidified its appeal as a study destination thanks to its accommodating immigration policies and support measures. Recently, figures out of India’s ministry of external affairs proves that more Indian students are choosing to travel to Canada over the US.

Many Canadian universities offer a variety of scholarships for international students each year. Here are four scholarships for Indian students that you can consider applying in 2022:

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University of Toronto

The University of Toronto offers over 2,000 scholarships for students of all backgrounds. These scholarships come in all shapes and sizes — some are for all students while others are country specific.

One scholarship worth looking into is the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships, awarded annually and covers tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years. The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto for first-entry, undergraduate programmes. Each year approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars. Student scholarship application deadline falls on January 17, 2022.

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University of Calgary

The University of Calgary offers 17 scholarships for international students. Some of their scholarships require an application while others are automatically considered once you enrol. Here are some of their scholarships:

Do note that these scholarships have different coverages and deadlines, so be sure to check them out if applying.

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University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo offers over 140 scholarships for international students. Some of their scholarships require an application while they have entrance scholarships that will automatically apply to you upon enrolment. Here are some of their scholarships:

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Université de Montréal

The University of Montreal offers the UdeM Exemption Scholarship for International Students. The goal of this programme is to help the best talent from around the world attend one of the finest francophone research universities in the world. In turn, these international students helps their educational mission by enriching the cultural diversity of the Université de Montréal community.

This scholarship has awards for three programmes, undergraduate, masters and PhD. Each has their own amount awarded including levels that are based on your recent academic performance.

And there you have it. Do note that all the scholarships for Indian students listed above have different coverages and deadlines, while information could change with little notice, so be sure to check with the relevant universities for the latest updates if applying.