The University of Ottawa is proud of its international student body’s diversity. This renewable scholarship is available to international students who are citizens of African countries, who are admitted to one of the specified undergraduate programs in the faculties of Engineering, Science, or Social Sciences in the Fall 2022 term (September start date) or later with an admission average of 80% or higher, who are studying in English, and who enroll in one of the specified undergraduate programs in the faculties of Engineering, Science, or Social Sciences. This considerable financial contribution lowers student tuition expenses by $17,500 to $25,000 for excellence awards and $12,000 to $20,000 for admission scholarships, depending on the program each year.
This grant will be immediately awarded to all qualifying students upon enrollment. It will be applied to their tuition costs directly.
Incoming students will receive a four-year scholarship to pay a portion of their university fees.
About the provider:
The Institution of Ottawa is a public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, that was founded in 1848. The university’s main campus is in the heart of Ottawa’s Downtown Core and provides both French and English courses. The institution is the largest multilingual university in the world. The University of Ottawa offers more than 400 graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as the opportunity to work at one of Canada’s five major universities, gain practical experience, and build professional credentials in preparation for a future career.
Social science, law, education, the arts, and health sciences are all available at the institution.
Bio-Medical Science, Commerce, Globalization, and International Queer Cinema are just a few of the university’s subjects. Ottawa University is one of the top ten research universities in the country, with Molecular and Environmental Sciences, E-society, and Health as major areas of study.
The university’s multiple faculties, including the University of Ottawa Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Health Sciences, Telfer School of Management, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Education, and Faculty of Social Sciences, offer a wide range of academic programs that are well-regarded for their quality of education and rankings in their respective fields.
There are 36,030 undergraduate students, 4,826 post-graduate students, 2,107 doctoral students, and 266 students pursuing additional courses at the co-educational school (2019). International students comprise for 30 percent of the student body at the institution, with 8,332 pupils from 150 countries.
For students, the University of Ottawa Library has an excellent collection of over 4.5 million titles available at 12 different locations. Students will be pleased to learn that the university belongs to the U15 network of research-intensive universities in Canada.
More than 195,000 alumni make up the university’s alumni network. Wayne D. Angell (Retired Governor of the Federal Reserve Board), Michele Lamont (Professor at Harvard University), and Trent Franks are among the university’s noteworthy alumni (U.S Representative and Member of Republican Party)
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Ottawa
Host Institution(s): Canada
Scholarship Worth: $12,500/year ($6,250/term)
Frequency of the award: Renewable
Study Level: Bachelors (Undergraduate)
Nationality: Open to All African Countries
Incoming students will be awarded a four-year scholarship to pay a portion of their university fees.
Eligibility for Scholarship
This reward is given to all qualified students, who will be notified at the time of their enrollment. Although there is no application for this award, beneficiaries will be required to present proof of citizenship from an African country or territory before receiving their first installments.
The applicant must meet the following requirements:
- be an international student with a valid study permission;
- be a citizen of an African country;
- be a new student in one of the following undergraduate programs provided in English or with a French Immersion option:
Civil engineering and chemical engineering are two types of engineering.
- Sociology, Anthropology, International Development and Globalization, Conflict Studies, and Public Administration are examples of social sciences.
- Science: All programs save Honours BSc in Biochemistry/BASc in Chemical Engineering, Honours BSc in Physics/BASc in Electrical Engineering, and Honours BSc in Ophthalmic Medical Technology.
- be a full-time student; and
- for the Entrance scholarship, have an admission average of 89.99 percent or less when adjusted to our grading scheme.
- To be eligible for the Excellence scholarship, you must have a minimum admission average of 90% when converted to our grading scale.
- This scholarship can be renewed for each consecutive academic year for the same amount as when it was first awarded, as long as the recipient:
- Maintain full-time enrollment in the undergraduate program into which the student was accepted; and
At the end of each academic year, have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 5.0 or better.
- The student must first apply here: https://www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-105/ 2. The University will then accept the application and issue a Student Number, which the prospective student will use to enter into the school’s portal, UOZone, and submit their results and papers for review.
- If they pass the evaluation, they will be granted a conditional admission offer that includes the scholarship, based on their grade point average.
All nominations for 2022 must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on or before March 31, 2022.
Contact Collins.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +2349071235106 for further information about the Entrance & Excellence Scholarships.
The deadline for University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English is March 31, 2022