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School Nominated Scholarships for International Students

The application deadlines for Fall 2023 are here. Most of the Early Decision deadlines are for November 1, 2022 and most of the Early Action deadlines are by November 15, 2022. As such students are busy putting finishing touches on their applications. With the fluctuation and subsequent strengthening of the US dollar, most students and parents are dealing with anxiety about finances.

There is an opportunity for strong students to apply for and secure scholarships. School nominated scholarships are those scholarships in which either the principal or the counselor nominates an exceptional student. If you believe that you qualify as an exceptional student, you should contact your principal or counselor and request their consideration.

Please find the list of relevant scholarships below: 

Name of UniversityName of ScholarshipEligibilityAmount / What is covered?
University of Toronto

Lester. B. Pearson International Scholarships

Scholarships awarded: Approx. 37 

1. An international student.

2. In grade 12 or have graduated no earlier than June 2021.

3. An incoming student in 2023

It covers tuition, books, incidental fees and full residence support for four years, awarded.
McMaster UniversityProvost Entrance Scholarship for International Students
Scholarships Awarded: 5

1. An international student.

2. Currently studying at a high school.

3. Entering their first baccalaureate degree programme.

A total value of CAD 7500
McGill UniversityMajor Entrance Scholarships

1. A first-time university student.

2. Entering a full-time undergraduate  degree programme.

3. The student should not be either a transfer, mature, diploma, exchange, special, part-time or visiting student.

CAD 3,000, CAD 5,000 or CAD 10,000 that’s renewable every year
University of British Columbia

International Scholars Program Awards:

1. Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award: It recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, exceptional leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas.

2. Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award: The award recognizes outstanding international undergraduate students from impoverished or war-torn areas who have achieved academic excellence under  challenging circumstances, and who would be unable to attend university without significant financial assistance.

3. International Impact Award: It is offered to exceptional students who have expressed commitment to and solutions for social justice issues, climate change, equity and inclusion, societal health and wellness, and freedom of expression.

4. Vantage One Excellence Award: It is offered by UBC Vantage College for academically outstanding international students who do not yet meet the English Language Admission Standard for direct admission to UBC . The awards range in value up to the full cost of a student’s academic program and living expenses.

1. An international student.

2. Entering UBC from a recognised secondary school, or transferring from your first year at university.

3. Graduated from high school no earlier than the month of June two years prior to the academic year you are applying to.

4. Applying for your first undergraduate degree.

5. Demonstrate superior academic achievement.

6. Demonstrate a level of financial need.

7. UBC Vantage Scholarship for academically outstanding international students who do not yet meet the English Language.

Covers the full cost of a student’s academic program and living expenses.
Huron at Western UniversityInternational Presidential Scholarships
Scholarships Awarded: 10

1.  Be an international student.

2. Have a predicted grade of 90% or 35 or A or A* in grade 12.

3. Demonstrate notable leadership or community service achievements.

 Covers 50% of tuition fees annually
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMorehead-Cain Scholarship

1. Graduating high school in the spring.

2. A competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

3. Demonstrate excellent grades in their overall academic performance.

Covers full tuition, student fees, housing, meals, books, supplies and miscellaneous expenses
Washington UniversityAnnika Rodriguez Scholars Program

1. Be an international student.

2.  A first-time university student. 

It covers:

1. Multiple full-tuition scholarships with $2,500 stipends

2. Multiple partial-tuition scholarships which are renewable annually

Notre Dame UniversityThe Hesburgh Yusko Scholars Program

1. Outstanding academic achievement.

2. Commitment to service.

3. Demonstrated leadership ability.

4. Exemplary moral character.

5. Open to students from any college or major.

An annual award of $25,000 toward the cost of tuition for up to four years of undergraduate study, for a total of $100,000
Davidson CollegeJohn.M.Belk Scholarship
Scholarships Awarded: Upto 8

Students who demonstrate exceptional achievement and promise in academics, character, leadership and service.

Comprehensive cost (tuition, fees, room and board) plus two special opportunity stipends of $3,000 each.

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About the Author: 

Shubhi Joshi is an Editor at Scholarly. She has a B.A. in English and a M.A. from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology. She has an interest in history and current affairs. An avid blogger, Shubhi loves to write about higher education and self-improvement.

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