Friday, January 30, 2015

Study in Canada: Scholarships for Indian Students

By Naimeesha Murthy 
World Education Services 

Did you know that Canada ranks as the world’s seventh most popular destination for international students? According to the Canadian Bureau for International Education, 31,665 Indian students came to study in the Canada in 2013.

As demand for international education rises, more and more Indian students have started to migrate to Western countries like Canada to study. This is due mainly to factors like affordability, opportunities, a high standard of living, outstanding facilities and the value of earning a world-class education.

Canada offers a range of degrees and certificates at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. Scholarships are mainly offered on the basis of financial need and merit, and details pertaining to scholarships are generally made available by institutions on their websites. Students can apply to them directly.

To help you in your search, WES Student Advisor has compiled 11 useful resources for full and partial scholarships in Canada for international students:

2. Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship, 2015-2016

3. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships funded by Government of Canada

4. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships funded by Government of Canada

5. Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships Program funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

6. Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

7. Sauve Scholars Program funded by Jeanne Sauve Youth Foundation

8. Trudeau Fellowships funded by Trudeau Foundation

9. Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

10. CIHR Fellowship funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

11. Research Associate Program funded by National Research Council Canada

Good luck in your scholarship search and if you have some useful resources to share, feel free to comment below!

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