A variety of invaluable Scholarships are now open for International students who wish to study in The University of Toronto for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. The application is free and simplified. Peruse these Scholarship opportunities available for you, no matter your nationality and apply here online appropriately.
1. The Connaught International Scholarship for Postgraduate Students
The Connaught International Scholarship for Postgraduate Students is a cost-sharing initiative in University of Toronto, Canada, designed to assist graduate units in recruiting and supporting top international students by providing a top-up scholarship to each recipient to be paid in addition to the normal funding package provided by the unit.
Value & Duration
UPDATED:As of 2018-2019, successful Connaught Scholars will be awarded a fixed scholarship amount of $10,000 annually for the duration of the unit’s normal funding period.
- The scholarship will be provided as a $10,000 top-up to the program’s normal funding package (base amount + tuition and fees) to a total of no less than $35,000 annually;
- Where a unit’s funding package is less than $25,000, the Connaught top-up will be increased to bridge the difference in the unit’s normal funding package so the combined total is $35,000;
- The unit funding package may consist of various internal and external funding sources including, awards such as a University of Toronto Fellowship (UTF), on-campus employment (e.g., teaching assistantships), and/or research assistantships . Visit this website for more information and application deadlines.
2. Ontario Trillium Scholarship (OTS)
The University of Toronto, Canada, will have awards to distribute annually. The OTS is held for four years and renewed to the student for each of the three years following the first year, provided the student maintains good academic standing and continues to meet recipient eligibility requirements.
Please note that students who intend to begin in a masters program and transfer to a PhD within 12 months are not eligible for the OTS program. Nominees must be entering a PhD program directly.
For further details and to apply, please visit this website.
3. The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program
The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a master’s degree in public administration, public policy, or public finance in Canada. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit to young professionals from a range of sub-Saharan countries. Special consideration will be given to equitable representation across the continent and to the advancement of female leaders.
This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), and The MasterCard Foundation. The ALT Scholarship Program is managed by CBIE, in partnership with IPAC and in collaboration with AAPAM. Visit this website for program information and application deadlines.
4. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class Masters and doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health. Apply here online.
5. China Scholarship Council for International Students
In partnership with the University of Toronto, the China Scholarship Council (CSC) offers scholarships to outstanding Chinese students who will pursue doctoral or postdoctoral studies at U of T. For doctoral students selected by the CSC, U of T undertakes to cover the cost of tuition while the CSC will provide the student with a stipend sufficient to cover living expenses (including UHIP), return airfare and visa application fees. For selected postdoctoral fellows, the CSC will provide a postdoctoral award and U of T supervisors will provide additional financial support.
For details and how to apply, please visit this page.
6. Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships
The World Fellowship Fund was established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies in Canada and the United States.
Eligible applicants must be female, international registered, full-time undergraduate, master’s or doctoral students. Applicants cannot be a citizen or landed immigrant of Canada or the United States. The award value is $4,000 USD. See more details on this website.