Scholarships to Study in Canada

Canada is a growing hub for international students, with an educational system based on cross-disciplinary studies and great facilities.

Canadian universities are ranked quite high for their distinctive courses and affordable tuition fees. They provide a wide range of scholarships for Malaysian students in Canada to help them fund their studies.

Students are provided with various types of scholarship awards, grants, or bursaries to finance their education by the government of Canada and many post-secondary institutions.

This attracts a large number of Malaysian students who are choosing to study abroad in Canada for higher education and a better quality of life.

Keep reading to learn more about the popular Scholarship in Canada for Malaysian Students

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

  • This PhD scholarship in Canada was created to retain top-class doctoral students to put forth Canada as a global centre of excellence in higher learning and research fields.  
  • This scholarship focuses on any doctoral degrees or a joint MA with a PhD degree.  The worth of this scholarship is about $50,000 / year for 3 years.

 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships

  • A Canadian Government initiative, Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, is offered by all recognized Canadian Universities, providing 15 scholarships for international students in Canada per year who want to enrol PhD research programs (fulltime). 
  • The value of this scholarship In Canada for a Masters degree is up to $60,000 each year for a maximum of 3 years ($40,000 for tuition fee and living expenses, $20,000 per year as travel & allowance).

 Ontario Graduate Scholarship                                    

  • The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)  funds students who join a course in one of the participating Canadian post-secondary institutions. 
  • In order to avail this scholarship, the students must have accepted an offer from an institution in Ontario and possess a student permit (visa).
  • The scholarship offers from $10,000 up to $15,000 depending on their duration of the course.

 Quebec Provincial Government Scholarship

  • This scholarship is for students studying in Quebec.
  • Financial assistance is available to students studying a master’s level or above.
  • Each application is assessed on its own merit.

 Ontario Trillium Scholarship

  • The OTS program aims at attracting the best international students to Ontario province to pursue their PhD.
  • Each PhD scholarship in Canada is worth $40,000 annually, renewable for a maximum of four years.
  • 75 scholarships are awarded each year.

 Global Affairs International Scholarship Opportunities for Non-Canadians

  • The value of scholarships offered by Global Affairs Canada varies depending on the duration and level of study. 
  • Scholarships range from $7,200 to 14,700.

The information and steps to receive scholarships for international students in Canada are mostly provided by both government and private universities. Refer the table below for more information.

We at AECC Global provide you with information and steps to receive scholarships from both government and private universities. The private universities which offer study abroad scholarships for international students in Canada are listed below.

NoUniversityScholarship NameUG / PGValue (CA)
Capilano University
Capilano Excellence Scholarship (CAPX)UGUp to $56,000
International Student Entrance AwardUnspecifiedUp to $1,500
Fairleigh Dickinson University Vancouver
International UG Freshman ScholarshipUGUp to $27,000 per year
UG Transfer ScholarshipUG$1,000 to $18,000
FDU International Graduate ScholarshipPG$1,000 to $10,000
King’s University College at Western UniversityEntrance ScholarshipUG/PG$1,500 / $2,500 / $3,000 / $3,500 (depends on academic results)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
The President’s ScholarshipUnspecifiedUp to $20,000
4The Merit ScholarshipUnspecifiedUp to $5,000
5Mount Saint Vincent UniversityEntrance ScholarshipUnspecifiedUnspecified
6Royal Roads UniversityNA
7Thompson Rivers UniversityNA
University Canada WestSEA Regional GrantUnspecifiedUp to $18,900
University of the Fraser Valley
UFV Entrance ScholarshipsUGUp to $10,000
UFV President’s Entrance ScholarshipUG$2,000-$4,000 for first semester & $2,000 for second semester (subject to completion first semester 3.0 GPA)
UFV Excellence Entrance ScholarshipUG$1,500-$3,000 for first semester & $1,500 for second semester (subject to completion first semester 3.0 GPA)
International Regional Entrance ScholarshipUG$5,000
Vancouver Island University
VIU World-Wide Entrance ScholarshipsUG$2,000 one off
VIU International Undergraduate Regional ScholarshipsUG$5,000; $2,500 for first and $2,500 second year only
10International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Entrance ScholarshipUG$1,000 for first year only (Entry scholarship)