University of Ottawa 2022 Entrance & Excellence Scholarship for African Students Studying in English
January 12, 2022
The University of Ottawa is proud of its international student body’s diversity. This renewable scholarship is available to international students who are citizens of African countries, who are admitted to one of the specified undergraduate programs in the faculties of Engineering, Science, or Social Sciences in the Fall 2022 term (September start date) or later with an admission average of 80% or higher, who are studying in English, and who enroll in one of the specified undergraduate programs in the faculties of Engineering, Science, or Social Sciences.
This considerable financial contribution lowers student tuition expenses by $17,500 to $25,000 for excellence awards and $12,000 to $20,000 for admission scholarships, depending on the program each year. This grant will be immediately awarded to all qualifying students upon enrollment.
It will be applied to their tuition costs directly. The Entrance Scholarship and the Excellence Scholarship for African Students Studying in English cannot be combined. One of the most generous scholarship programs in Canada is ours.
It recognizes not just your academic achievements prior to entering university, but also your achievements during each term of full-time study at university.
The new scholarship will allow African students studying in English to participate in a variety of pilot programs across three faculties at a greatly reduced tuition rate.
Requirements for University of Ottawa Entrance & Excellence Scholarship Qualification
The applicant must:
be an international student with a valid study permit;
have citizenship from one of the countries in Africa;
be newly admitted in one of the following undergraduate programs offered in English or with the French Immersion option:
• Engineering: Civil Engineering; Chemical Engineering • Social sciences: Sociology; Anthropology; International Development and Globalization; Conflict Studies; Public Administration • Sciences: All programs except the Honours BSc in Biochemistry / BASc in Chemical Engineering; Honours BSc in Physics/BASc in Electrical Engineering; and Honours BSc in Ophthalmic Medical Technology
4.be enrolled full-time; and
5.For the Entrance scholarship: have an admission average of 89.99% or lower once converted in our grading scale