UPDATED: 2020/2021 Top 4 Canadian University Scholarships for all Africans

Here are the top four Canadian University scholarships for the 2020/2021 academic session for all Africans at this time.

First off,

The 2020 Canadian Dalhousie University Master and PhD Scholarship

Dalhousie University in Canada is delighted to call for applications from eligible persons for the Dalhousie University Master and PhD Scholarship – Canada 2020, eligible persons are by this notice charged to hurry and apply for this program.

Dalhousie University (commonly known as Dal) is a public research university in Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, a fourth in Bible Hill, and medical teaching facilities in Saint John, New Brunswick. Dalhousie offers more than 4,000 courses and 180-degree programs in twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional faculties

ELIGIBILITY

The scholarship is available to all International Students (Including Africans).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • International students will be given scholarship as the second preference since the first preference is given to citizens of Iran.
  • Applicants with first-class standing in their undergraduate program
  • For detail regarding application, you should visit the departments’ site since applications may also be submitted by departments for eligible students who have been accepted into a graduate program.
  • This will be a full-time study program.
  • One new award is made each year.

SCHOLARSHIP WORTH

The scholarship award is valued at $30,000 for a year

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline for submission is August 1st2020

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, submit by post, the Application form in the link below:

https://cdn.dal.ca/content/dam/dalhousie/pdf/fgs/funding/Bader_Abdul_Majid_Graduate_Scholarship_Application_extended.pdf

Also see Website Application link below:

https://www.dal.ca/faculty/gradstudies/funding/appprocres/scholarshiprefs/bader.html

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

  • A signed, one-page statement of their career development to date, their future career aspirations and the relevance of their program of studies to those aspirations.
  • This statement may NOT exceed ONE typewritten, double-spaced page. A brief, well-written statement will be to the applicant’s advantage.
  • The Faculty of Graduate Studies Office will provide the Selection Committee with a copy of the applicants’ transcripts and letters of reference, as submitted with their admission documentation.

Secondly,

The Vanier Canadian Government Scholarships 2020/2021

The Government of Canada is delighted to invite applications for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program 2020-2021 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global center of excellence in research and higher learning.

Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

FIELD/LEVELS OF STUDY

This is awarded to pursue Graduate studies in social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. The Scholarship is distributed between the.

ELIGIBILITY

All Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and international students are eligible for a Vanier CGS. Currently, Nominations are still Ongoing.

SCHOLARSHIP WORTH

Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is worth $50,000 per year. Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually. A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

To be eligible for this award, you must meet the following criteria;

  • Be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
  • Be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as MD/Ph.D., DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the Ph.D. portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • Intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as MD/Ph.D., DVM/Ph.D., JD/Ph.D.) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the Ph.D. portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • Not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2020 (see calculating months of doctoral studies below);
  • Have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average, and
  • Must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

HOW TO APPLY

Before beginning an application please read the Application instructions carefully. The Vanier CGS agency-specific selection committees are multidisciplinary; applications should be written with a non-specialist research audience in mind.

Submit Individual application documents in either English or French. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that the application is complete, including referee assessments.

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian Institution with a quota at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier CGS program.   

Applications are initiated in one of two ways. Either the student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply for the Vanier CGS program OR the institution initiates the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.

Applications are prepared by the student and submitted to the nominating institution by their internal deadline using the ResearchNet application system.  The nominating institution then forwards recommended nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat (the Secretariat) by 31st October 2020.

APPLICATION LINK

https://vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

Thirdly,

The 2020 University of British Colombia International Future Forests Fellowships in Canada.

The University of British Columbia is pleased to announce the availability of Future Forests Fellowships for both domestic and international students.

Fellowships are awarded to Undertake doctoral studies at UBC Forestry for the course beginning in September 2020.

This program is aimed at attracting and retaining world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies.

FIELD OF STUDY

Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD program in one of the following areas: Forest Products Biotechnology  – Bioenergy – Forest Genomics – Climate Change – Urban Forestry – Forest Management – Conservation – Forested Landscapes – Salmon Ecology – Forest Health – Forests and Indigenous Peoples – Forests and Human Health

SCHOLARSHIP WORTH

The scholarship has a benefit of $70,000 CAD annually for up to four years. The fellowship is intended to cover all expenses incurred in the preparation and conduct of research

ELIGIBILITY

Available to all International and Domestic students. Applicants must also meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be seeking financial support for their first doctoral degree.
  • Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for admission to full-time doctoral studies at UBC Forestry and intend to register beginning September 2020 (a completed application to the Forestry Ph.D. program September 2020 intake is part of the documentation required for applying to the Future Forests Fellowship).
  • To receive funding, the successful recipient of the Future Forests Fellowship must:

-Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the UBC Forestry doctoral program and demonstrate continued satisfactory progress documented through annual progress reports;
-Not hold any other awards from the Canadian government or the University of British Columbia at the same time as the Future Forests Fellowship

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • The minimum TOEFL internet-based score required for a Forestry graduate program application is 100, with a minimum score in each component: Reading – 23; Writing – 24; Listening – 23; Speaking – 22.
  • For IELTS, a minimum overall band score of 7.0 is required, with a minimum score of 6.5 in each component of the academic (NOT general) test

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

A complete Ph.D., MSc or MASc application file includes the following items. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their online application and all supporting documents (including official language test scores if applicable) are received by the deadline date.

  • Secure the interest of a prospective supervisor
  • Complete the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies online application package
  • Scanned copies of official transcripts
  • Three (3) References
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).

See the link below for application procedures and Scholarship form

https://forestry.ubc.ca/students/graduate/programs/doctor-of-philosophy/phd-how-to-apply/

APPLICATION LINK

https://future.forestry.ubc.ca

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application deadline is November 24, 2020

Fourthly,

The Ted Rogers School of Management Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships in Ryerson University, Canada, 2020

Ryerson University is offering up to 13 Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships. Ted Rogers School of Management Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships is available to students that will commence their full-time undergraduate studies at the Ted Rogers School of Management in the coming fall semester.

The Ted Rogers School of Management is the business school of Ryerson University, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

FIELD OF STUDY

Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time undergraduate studies in the field of Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Business Technology Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, and Retail Management.

SCHOLARSHIP WORTH

Up to $10,000 each is awarded to each recipient of the Ted Rogers School of Management Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS

A total of up to 13 scholarships will be available each year:
1 – Accounting & Finance
6 – Business Management
4 – Business Technology Management
1 – Hospitality & Tourism Management
1 – Retail Management

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for the Scholarships, a student will:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or protected person who has been issued a Protected Person Status Document (PPSD). Be commencing their full-time undergraduate studies in the coming fall semester.
  • Gain direct entry from high school, with a minimum 85% average in their final year of high school.
  • Have officially accepted an offer to attend Ryerson entering the first year of Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Business Technology Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, or Retail Management program.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must have a previous degree. Submit applications to Student Financial Assistance Office, Room POD-59, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3. The application must include:

  • Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship cover sheet.
  • A personal letter outlining why you are an ideal candidate for the scholarship.
  • Two letters of support outlining leadership in extracurricular activities or community involvement (from teachers, principals, employers, community leaders, Ryerson faculty members or staff).

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE

The application deadline for the Ted Rogers School of Management Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships is April 28, 2020.

SCHOLARSHIP LINK

https://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/tedrogersschool/documents/Awards/TRSM%20Entrance%20Scholarships%20Application%2017-18.pdf

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