UCalgary International Entrance Scholarship

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UCalgary International Entrance Scholarships are offered to incoming international students applying for any undergraduate program. The university selects two recipients who are awarded CAD 15,000 each, which must be used for the payment of tuition fees.

  • The scholarship is renewable in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years of the recipients.
    • Renewability is dependent on the fulfillment of ongoing eligibility.
  • It is mandatory to enroll for the Fall term of the chosen UCalgary UG program.
  • The scholarship application form is necessary and must be completed via myUofC portal.

UCalgary International Entrance Scholarship recipients must note that if there are any remaining funds from the scholarship reward, that amount will be transferred to their bank account.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based, College-Specific
Offered byInstitution
OrganizationUniversity of Calgary
Application Deadline Dec 01 ,2020
No. of Scholarships2
Amount$10,769
Renewabilityyes
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/awards/university-calgary-international-entrance-scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for applicants planning to secure International Entrance Scholarship is:

  • An international student, entering Canada on a study permit.
  • Applying for UG program at the University of Calgary
  • Enrolling for the upcoming Fall term
  • Satisfying ELP score requirements.

As mentioned earlier, the University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship is a renewable scholarship program. However, the university has specific Ongoing Eligibility Requirements. Some of those are:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.6, or
  • Over 24 units in previous Fall and Winter terms
  • Maintaining the status of full-time enrolled student

Application Process

International Entrance Scholarship applications can be submitted online only. The applications are invited via the myUofC student portal. To apply for the scholarship,

  1. Log in to your student account in the myUofC portal.
  2. Go to "My Financials" page and click on "Apply for Undergraduate Awards".
  3. Select International Entrance Scholarship from the Undergraduate Awards Application Centre.
  4. Complete the application process and submit your application.

Note: Once you submit a scholarship/ awards application, you will be automatically considered for all the awards you are eligible for.


Selection Process

The Enrolment Services at the University of Calgary reviews all the scholarship applications and chooses the two deserving candidates as the recipients of the scholarship. The selection procedure includes,

  • Scrutiny of student achievements
  • Scrutiny of academic records and grades

Other factors affecting scholarship selection may include,

  • Exemplary achievements,
  • Personal accomplishments,
  • Academic merit,
  • Commitment to society,
  • Extra-curricular activities,
  • Contribution to community and/ or campus life,
  • Volunteerism to activities,
  • Leadership skills and qualities, and
  • Financial need of the student.

Grant Details

The University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship offers up to CAD 15,000. The reward amount can only be used for the payment of tuition fees.

Remaining funds, if any, after the tuition and fees are covered, will be paid to the scholarship awardee by direct deposit to his / her bank account. Such payments are called "Payout of Scholarship Funds". Also, to receive the award payment, you must continue to meet the terms of reference of the scholarship and maintain full-time registration during the Fall and Winter terms coming forth.

Application Timeline

The timeline of the scholarship application, the announcement of results and distribution of awards are scheduled as follows.

CategoryDeadlines / Approximate Schedule
Beginning of ApplicationOctober 1
Closing of the ApplicationDecember 1
Last Date for Submitting Required DocumentsDecember 15
Notification Regarding Recipients of the ScholarshipMarch or April
Award Disbursement / PaymentEnd of August and end of December

Email: ucawards@ucalgary.ca

Address:

University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary Alberta T2N 1N4
CANADA

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