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Updated on Nov 15, 2022

The students need to visit the official websites for updated information on deadlines and specific conditions, 

Before you begin filling out your scholarship application, make sure you have the following documents in hand - 

  • University of Canada's online application form

  • Acceptance Letters from universities you applied to 

  • Certificates of all your academic work

  • Certificates attesting to your qualifications

  • Statement of Purpose - What is your motivation for applying for this scholarship?

  • Score on an aptitude test (GMAT, SAT, GRE, etc.)

  • Demonstration of English Proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)

  • Results of Medical Examinations (optional)

Table of Contents

1 Identification proof

As identification proof, you must have the following documents -

  • When you apply online, you must upload a copy of your passport's information page.

  • Citizens of the United States have a variety of options for identification documents.

  • Passport-size photographs

2 Proof of financial assistance

Scholarships applications require proof of financial assistance showing that you can sustain yourself and any accompanying family members while in Canada. The following documents 

  • Proof of a bank-issued student or education loan

  • A bank draft that can be converted to Canadian currency your bank statements for the last four months

If you have a scholarship for Canada or are enrolled in a Canadian-funded educational program, you will need to submit proof of payment of tuition and housing expenses, a letter from the person or school that gave you money, or proof of funding paid from within Canada.

3 Letter of explanation

This letter aids the visa officer in comprehending you and your objectives. It clarifies why you wish to study in Canada and that you are aware of your student duties. You will need a study visa for your program, and you must submit this letter to aid you in your visa application.

4 Certificat d’acceptation du Québec

A certificat d'acceptation du Québec (CAQ) issued by the Gouvernement du Québec is required if you intend to study in Quebec for more than six months. Your school can provide you with all of the information you need to apply for the CAQ.

5 Exceptions

You don't require a letter of acceptance if you're a family member of someone who has a study permit or work permit application that has been granted in writing before you travel to Canada.

6 Proof of acceptance

Your scholarship application must contain a letter of approval from your school. Along with this, you must include an original or electronic copy of your letter with your scholarship application for a study permit.

7 Prerequisite courses and conditional acceptance

If you've been conditionally accepted for a Scholarship in Canada, you will need to take some required classes. These could include English as a second language or French as a second language. You will need to finish these courses before you begin your major. 

In this case, your study visa will only be valid for the duration of these courses plus one year. After this, you will need to apply for a new student permit once you have been accepted into your major program.

For local requirements, consult the official website of the institute you wish to secure admission in.

8 FAQ's

Q1. How can I study in Canada with no expenses?

Answer - You can either opt for a university with low tuition fees and opt for a part-time job or get a scholarship.

Q2. Is a gap certificate necessary for a scholarship for Canada?

Answer- A gap certificate is necessary for students who have taken a break from their formal education due to certain reasons.

Q3. Can you get full scholarships for Canada?

Answer - Yes, you can get full scholarships in Canada.

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