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Students from Africa and other developing countries in the world have a good opportunity to assess lots of scholarships, grants, and other financial aid in Canada.

The quality of education offered in Canada is top-notch and the schools here are rated among the best in the world. Over the years, these schools have attracted millions of international students from around the world providing millions in scholarships and financial aid for students who are studying in Canada.

The scholarships are there to help cut-down educational costs for students and also help attract bright students to Canada while also promoting the Canadian educational system. Due to the quality students get from studying in Canada, it is expected that cost you pay for education will be somewhat expensive.

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However, with these scholarships that are provided, students will be able to afford their studies and remain financially independent in the country.

In this post, we have searched and listed scholarships that are available for students who are applying from African Countries as well as other developing countries. The scholarships below are fully-funded and are provided to students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral studies at any of the schools in Canada.

You have the opportunity to apply for the award once every year since it is recurring. If you miss applying for it this year, then the year 2022 and the subsequent years are also great periods to apply. The scholarships mostly require you to meet certain requirements in other to be considered for the award.

This includes having educational achievements from previous education, meeting the admission and student visa requirements, having complete and valid documents duly signed and stamped. If your documents happen to be forged or invalid at some point, your application may be nullified

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Top Yearly Recurring Scholarships for International Students from Africa

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarships

This scholarship is open to all African students as well as students from other developing countries in the world. Applicants must be under the age of 30 years to be considered for this scholarship.

  1.     Deadline for Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarships each year is December 1st
  2.     The award for this scholarship: $30,000 annually
  3.     The award is open to students who are pursuing master or doctoral degrees in Canada or the U.S.

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is available for students who are pursuing a master’s program in Canada, the U.K., France, or the U.S. Each year the scholarship awards hundreds of scholarships to students to help pursue their academic dream.

  1.     Deadline for this scholarship each year: depends on the country and school.
  2.     The award for this scholarship: Covers tuition fees, living expenses, airfare, and so on.
  3.     The award is open to students who are pursuing masters

Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships in Canada for Developing Countries

This is a scholarship that aims to recognize international students who have been exceptionally good in their academic studies. The applicants must be pursuing a doctoral degree at a recognized university in Canada or students who are pursuing a social science and humanities program or those research students who fall under the areas related to any of the four themes of the foundation.

  1.     Deadline for this scholarship each year: Opens from September to January.
  2.     The award for this scholarship: covers tuition fees, living expenses, airfare, and so on.
  3.     The award is open to students who are pursuing doctoral research Studies

Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship at the University of Alberta

This is one of the most popular financial aids for students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in Canada. International students will only be offered this Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship for studies in Engineering, Health, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities program at the university. Successful applicants or winners of this award will be eligible to receive $50,000 per year.

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  1.     Deadline for this scholarship each year: November.
  2.     The award for this scholarship: 50,000 per year covers tuition fees, living expenses, airfare for the duration of 3 years
  3.     The award is open to students who are pursuing doctoral research Studies

 

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships provided at the University of Montreal are available to students that are entering the first year of their Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. Degree programs in the school.

  • Degree Offered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. Degree
  • Scholarship Value: Successful applicants of the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships will receive cash award that covers their full-tuition fee
  • Host Institution: University of Manitoba
  • Number of Scholarship: not specified

 

University of Alberta Scholarships

The University of Alberta Scholarships provided at the University of Alberta are available to students who are taking a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. Degree programs in the school.

  • Degree Offered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. Degree
  • Scholarship Value: Successful applicants or winners of the University of Alberta Scholarships will receive a cash award of $18,000
  • Host Institution: University of Alberta
  • Number of Scholarship: not specified

 

University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship

The University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship provided at the University of Calgary is available to students that are entering the first year of their Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. Degree programs in the school.

  • Degree Offered: Bachelors
  • Scholarship Value: Successful applicants or winners of the University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship will receive a cash award of $16,000
  • Host Institution: University of Calgary
  • Number of Scholarship: not specified

 

Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)

If you are a student from French-Speaking countries like Burundi, Cambodia, Congo Brazzaville, Laos, Libya, Madagascar, Vanuatu, Congo Kinshasa, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroun, Cape Verde, Comoros, Djibouti, Bénin rep, Burkina Faso, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Gabon, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Niger, Togo, Tunisia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, and Vietnam. Then you are eligible for the Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP). If you are selected then you should consider all costs for your education covered

  • Degree Offered: Bachelors
  • Scholarship Value: Successful applicants or winners of the Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) will receive a cash award of $30,000
  • Host Institution: French-speaking universities in Canada like the University of Manitoba
  • Number of Scholarship: not specified

 

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