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    UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH - [UofG], GUELPH, ONTARIO - SCHOLARSHIP

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    University of Guelph Scholarships: Benefits, Eligibility & Application Process

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    Sugandhi Sood

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    The University of Guelph offers a range of financial aid programs for international students, including scholarships, bursaries, and Work-Study. Through these programs, the University awards:

    • 1.6 CAD million to undergraduate international students
    • 3.7 CAD million to graduate international students

    Internationalism is a big part of the University of Guelph community, and they have a huge number of scholarship programs to support students paying international fees who have demonstrated academic excellence.

    A limited number of renewable international scholarships ranging in total values from 17,500 CAD to 20,500 CAD are available to international students who have not attended post-secondary studies and are entering the University of Guelph in September.

    University of Guelph Scholarships for Undergraduate Programs

    The University of Guelph offers a number of international entrance scholarships for UG programs. These entrance scholarships awards range between 5,500 CAD to 8,500 CAD and are given to students that demonstrate one or more of the following:

    • Academic excellence - minimum admission average of 85.0% or equivalent
    • Leadership abilities
    • Extra-curricular involvement

    Applicants don’t need to separately apply for these scholarships. They must complete the admission process by March 1, 2021, to be considered.

    Some undergraduate scholarships for entering students are as follows:

    Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship:

    It is one of the most prestigious undergraduate scholarships for the incoming international students of the University of Guelph. It is awarded to students with outstanding academic achievements and leadership skills, and who have demonstrated significant contributions towards the welfare of their school and communities.

    Every year one scholarship of value 42,000 CAD is awarded along with a research assistantship position and mentorship by a professor of the university.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Admission Average equivalent to 90% Canadian curriculum.
    • Not previously attended a post-secondary institution.

    Applicants must complete the online application by January 25, 2021. They are also requested to submit their Reference Letters by February 1, 2021.

    International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships:

    The International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship is awarded to incoming international students who are registering in the first semester of an undergraduate degree program.

    Current Value for Fall 2021 (1st year) (in CAD) Renewable Amount (2nd, 3rd, 4th year) (in CAD) Total Value (in CAD)
    8,500 4,000 20,500
    7,500 4,000 19,500
    6,500 4,000 18,500
    5,500 4,000 17,500

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Incoming students must register for both the fall and winter semesters in year 1.
    • Must pay full-time International student tuition and fees.

    For renewal of scholarship recipients must:

    • Remain registered in full-time studies.
    • Achieve a minimum 80.0% average in their previous academic year of full-time study.

    Applicants must complete their Admission Application and apply for their scholarship application to their University of Guelph student account in two equal payments over the fall and winter semesters.

    University of Guelph Undergraduate In-course Funding

    The University of Guelph offers more than 3.5 CAD million in-course, need-based awards ranging in value from 500 to 50,000 CAD.

    An undergraduate student typically applies for financial aid in the fall semester each year and the bursary or scholarship is awarded to their student’s account as a credit amount towards their winter semester fees. Some of the scholarships and bursaries for the international continuing students are as follows:

    Scholarships:

    The University of Guelph offers a number of in-course scholarships to students with good academic standing and involvement in extracurricular activities. A few of the in-course scholarships are as follows:

    • Braithwaite Business Scholarships (Accounting and Business) - 5,000 CAD
    • CCL International Co-op Scholarship (Bachelor of Commerce Co-op program) - 5,000 CAD
    • Dorothy Britton Memorial Scholarship (BASc. program) - 5,000 CAD
    • Frances M. Stretton Scholarship (Social and Applied Human Sciences Program) - 5,000 CAD
    • IMCD Canada Limited Scholarships (Food Science) - 5,000 CAD

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Minimum Grade of 75% in their previous studies
    • Have completed between 10.0 to 12.0 credits

    Applicants must complete the respective scholarship online application form. Scholarship recipients will be notified via email or letter with the award details.

    Bursaries:

    The University of Guelph offers a number of in-course bursaries to assist international students who are facing financial hardships. Students can receive one bursary per academic year.

    A few bursaries are as follows:

    • Tuition Assistance Bursary - 1,250 CAD per semester
    • Hon. Solomon Olubunmi Oyediji International Bursary (Economics and Accounting) - 1,500 CAD
    • International Emergency Medical Aid Assistance - Varying Amounts
    • Norma Valeriote International Student Bursaries - Varying Amounts
    • University of Guelph International Bursary - Varying Amounts

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Register with a minimum of 1.5-course credits
    • Must pay international tuition and fee rates

    To apply for these bursaries, applicants must complete the International Undergraduate Student Financial Need Assessment Form by the deadline dates:

    • Fall Semester application deadline - November 1
    • Winter Semester application deadline - March 1
    • Summer Semester application deadline - July 1

    University of Guelph Scholarships for Postgraduate Programs

    The University of Guelph offers a wide range of entrance as well as in-course scholarships for international students studying a PG program.

    The entrance awards are offered to students upon admission to a graduate program and are based on the student's admission application and their exceptional intellectual ability and academic accomplishment. Leadership skills, community presence, and long-term goals are also considered while selecting recipients for masters and doctoral scholarships.

    Some of the entrance level postgraduate scholarships are as follows:

    Scholarship Benefits (in CAD) Eligibility Application System
    Anna and Val Hovanec Scholarship 14,000 Masters program in an area related to women in rural communities; Admission Average Admission Application
    Barrett Family Graduate Scholarship 20,000 First Class (A’) average in most recent studies; Doctoral program in Sustainable Food Engineering Application by letter and through Research proposals.
    Brian and Diana Doody Graduate Scholarship in Engineering 10,000 75%+ admission average; Master program in Applied Science Engineering Admission Application
    Lang Graduate Executive Program Entrance Scholarships 20,000 Excellence in management, administration or leadership; Highest admission averages Admission Application
    Morwick Scholarships in Water Resources Engineering 20,000 80%+ admission average; Entering a full-time graduate program (MASc, or Ph.D.) Admission application; Research Proposal
    Lang Doctoral Entrance Scholarships 20,000 First-class (“A-”) admission average; Doctoral degree program in Business and Economics Application by Letter

    In addition to entrance scholarship, the University of Guelph also offers a number of in-course PG scholarship offered by individual departments:

    • GFTC Legacy Fund Graduate Scholarships ($10,000)
    • Glenn Gillespie Memorial Agriculture Economics Scholarship ($7,000)
    • Graduate Scholarships in Economics ($35,000)
    • GFTC Legacy Fund Graduate Scholarships ($10,000)
    • College of Engineering & Physical Sciences Graduate Dean’s Scholarship ($1500 - $3500)

    University of Guelph Bursaries for Postgraduate Programs

    The University of Guelph provides support to international graduate students who are faced with unexpected, or unforeseen financial shortfalls while registered on campus. The University of Guelph offers both entrances as well as in-course bursaries.

    To apply for these scholarships, applicants must complete the International Graduate Student Financial Need Assessment Form (NAF) and submit it to the International Student Advisor.

    Graduate Entrance Bursaries are offered to students upon admission to one of their graduate programs and are based on the student's admission application.

    These bursaries range from 1,000 CAD to 5,000 CAD.

    Applicants are requested to complete the Registrar's Entrance Bursary application by March 1, 2021.

    Graduate In-Course Bursaries provide assistance in the Fall 2020 and/or Winter 2021 semester(s) to returning international students with the cost of their tuition.

    These bursaries are valued at up to 1,250 CAD per semester and the amount awarded to each student will be determined based on an evaluation and review of the financial shortfall indicated on the Financial Need Assessment Form.

    • Peggy A. Pritchard and Dr. Andrew M. Kropinski Graduate Bursary

    This bursary is awarded to in-course international students who demonstrate financial need. Selection preference will be given to female students.

    Recipients will be awarded 2000 CAD.

    • University of Guelph International Student Bursary

    University of Guelph International Student Bursary is for continuing students registered in any graduate program and have completed a minimum of three semesters and have demonstrated financial need.

    The value of this bursary varies depending on different programs.

    The application must be submitted by November 1 for the fall semester; March 1 for the winter semester, and July 2 for the summer semester.

    • Norma Valeriote International Student Bursaries

    The Norma Valeriote International Student Bursaries are awarded to International students registered in any graduate program beyond class level 3 with demonstrated financial need. The value of this bursary varies depending on different programs.

    At the University of Guelph, they want to ensure that students complete their degrees regardless of their financial circumstances. They also believe that a rewarding education from the university should be within the reach of every qualified student. The main aim of the University of Guelph is to provide its students with the best possible financial services and counseling in support of their educational goals. They have a wide range of financial services like scholarships, bursaries, travel grants, and on-campus work opportunities through the work-study, URA, and USRA programs.

    Scholarships offered

    Ontario Trillium Scholarship


    • International Student Eligible: Yes
    • Amount: $28,961
    • Type: Merit-Based
    • Level of Study: Doctorate
    • Number of Scholarships: 75

    Ontario Graduate Scholarship


    • International Student Eligible: Yes
    • Amount: $10,847
    • Type: Merit-Based
    • Level of Study: Doctorate
    • Number of Scholarships: 22

    University of Guelph International Entrance Scholarships


    • International Student Eligible: Yes
    • Amount: Variable Amount
    • Type: Merit-Based
    • Level of Study: Bachelor
    • Number of Scholarships: N/A

    Go Clean Scholarship


    • International Student Eligible: Yes
    • Amount: $3,500
    • Type: Merit-Based
    • Level of Study: Bachelor
    • Number of Scholarships: 1

    Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships


    • International Student Eligible: Yes
    • Amount: Variable Amount
    • Type: Merit-Based
    • Level of Study: Doctorate
    • Number of Scholarships: 20

    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships


    • International Student Eligible: Yes
    • Amount: Variable Amount
    • Type: Merit-Based
    • Level of Study: Bachelor
    • Number of Scholarships: 10
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