Excellence scholarships are awarded through a competitive process among the top candidates with an admission average of 90% or higher who apply for admission by April 1, 2024, and whose admission has been processed by April 15, 2024. Candidates whose first choice is the University of Ottawa will be favoured. Recipients must start their program in September. Insofar as possible and to maximize diversity, each faculty will award the same number of scholarships.
|International English Scholarship
Entrance and Excellence Scholarships: average-based renewable scholarships for students from Africa, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, South Korea, India or Bangladesh studying in English.
The University of Ottawa is proud of its internationally diverse student body. As a result, beginning in the fall 2024 term, international students from these countries will benefit from significant reductions in their tuition fees when they study in one of the eligible undergraduate programs offered in English.
To be eligible for these scholarships, international students must meet the following criteria:
Note: Canadian citizens with dual citizenship (Canada and another country) are not eligible since they already qualify for Canadian tuition rates.
Eligible undergraduate programs
Students from Africa, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia or Vietnam will automatically be eligible for an Entrance or Excellence renewable, average-based scholarship when they enrol in an eligible undergraduate program offered in English. Students from China or South Korea will be considered for Excellence scholarships in those same programs.
Scholarship amounts vary, depending on the admission average and the faculty offering the program.
Conditions for keeping the scholarship
International English Entrance Scholarship
Should the International English Entrance Scholarship amount change, the scholarship will be renewed at the original amount indicated in the student’s offer of admission, as long as the student continues to meet the conditions below.This scholarship can be renewed for up to 12 installments if the student meets these renewal criteria:
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