Latest Scholarships In Canada For Nigerian Students (2020)

By Adeyemi Bukola on 04-Aug-2020


Canada Scholarships are open to students from all academic disciplines, it is aimed at increasing opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students. Some scholarship programs currently available for International students as well as Nigerian students are as follows:


This award provides up to $200,000 annually. Students must have an early-conditional admission average of 85.00% or higher and be enrolled in nine credit hours in the semester the award is presented.

Application deadline: Application deadline varies. Some of the deadlines are up to eight months in advance of the start of the program.

Eligibility: International students

Value:  $3,000 is automatically awarded to undergraduate students on a Study Permit who are applying for admission directly from a secondary school (or equivalent) into a direct-entry undergraduate program.

Type: undergraduates and graduates


University Canada West (UCW) entrance awards, scholarships, and grants are available to new students applying to a UCW undergraduate or graduate program. You can receive only ONE (1) award, scholarship or grant, and one continuing student award if eligible. Review the conditions of each option carefully and supply ALL of the required supporting documentation for those scholarships, awards, or grants for which you wish to be considered. A limited number of each award, scholarship, or grant will be available each term.

Application deadline: Not specified

Eligibility: International students

Value:  Not stated

Type: Undergraduate

3. Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship for doctoral students

 The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to brand Canada as a global center of excellence in research and higher learning.

Eligibility: African Students

Application Deadline: 3rd November 2020

Value: $50,000

Type: Postgraduate Doctoral Degree

4. University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship  

The UCalgary International Entrance Scholarship is a prestigious award that recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of an international student beginning their undergraduate studies. The criteria for the Scholarship include not only academic excellence but also accomplishments outside the classroom.

Application Deadline: 1st December 2020

Eligibility: African students

Value: $15,000

Type: Full scholarship

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