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Scholarships & Awards for International Students

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International students are eligible to apply for many of the awards administered through the University of Calgary Graduate Scholarship Office.
Awards are competitive and based on scholastic achievement, in addition to other criteria. It is important to read the eligibility requirements and follow the application instructions for each award you apply for.
For general information for international students, click here.
For general information on the types of graduate awards offered by the University of Calgary, click here.
About Applying for awards
  • You must apply for graduate awards; you are not automatically considered.
  • You may apply for awards after you have submitted an application for admission and receive a University of Calgary student number (UCID).
  • You do not need to be accepted into your program before you apply for awards. 
  • Some awards are restricted by citizenship; international students are eligible for many awards.
Types of Awards
International students should explore all award options, including the following:
If you have foreign government funding from one of the following programs, click here for more information on applying to the University of Calgary:
Students fully funded by a third party sponsor are not eligible for University of Calgary awards under the Graduate Scholarship and Award Regulations.
Students registered in a graduate program at the University of Calgary-Qatar are not eligible for any graduate awards unless explicitly stated in the terms of reference for the award.
*You are considered an international student if you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and you come to Canada on a temporary basis for the purpose of pursuing an accredited course of study.