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Scholarships in Canada for Indian students

by Manisha Verma

Each year more than 150,000 lakh students enroll themselves in one of the Canadian university or colleges. Canada offers number of special features to all international students which makes is one of the most sought after country. Presently, it offers all types of course to students such as undergraduate, post graduate degree, post graduate diploma, certificate and other short term courses. Students all over the world come there and experience the multicultural environment.

Scholarships and awards for international students are available at some Canadian institution for students with exceptional result and on merit basis. Most of the scholarships are awarded on merit basis. The amount and type of award differ from one institution to another. Most of time scholarships are awarded on competitive basis not on need basis. Students are requested to apply directly to each school to avail scholarships.

Before applying to any schools or college students should check whether the college offers the scholarships to international students and what is the percentage of amount offered in scholarships. The criteria and eligibility for the scholarship and other factors related to scholarship.

Below is the list of scholarships for Indian students:

Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

Canada Asia-Pacific Awards funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

Professional Development Awards (PDA) International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

The Pearson Fellowship funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Conference Travel Assistance Program (CTA) funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

Doctoral Student Research Award (DSRA) funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

International Research Linkages funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships funded by Government of Canada

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships funded by Government of Canada

Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships Program funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Research Development Initiatives funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Sauve Scholars Program funded by Jeanne Sauve Youth Fondation

Trudeau Fellowships funded by Trudeau Foundation

Trudeau Scholarships funded by Trudeau Foundation

Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (STIHR) funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

CIHR Fellowship funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Research Associate Program funded by National Research Council Canada

Industrial Research and Development Internship (IRDI) Program funded by Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada

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    Niluriyus
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    NiluriyusSat, 30 Aug 2014 20:35:36 -0000

    Hello
    I have completed Bsc.in audiology and speech therapy from India and has one year experience .Wanted to do my masters in Canada.Please recommend me good scholarship granted to Indian students.
    Thank you
    Niloofer

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    mohit9878Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:11:26 -0000

    HI
    sir i am a b.tech student.of stae university in india .i want to do m.tech in foreign country .sir please tell me about entrance form…
    THANK YOU

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    molecularbiologyMon, 04 Aug 2014 10:35:34 -0000

    Sir, I am doing M.Sc in molecular biology and genetic engineering from SCMS institute which is under Mahathma Gandhi university and i would like to do Ph.D in Canada with a scholarship. So please kindly guide me to achieve my ambition.

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    Rsolanki132
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    Rsolanki132Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:00:30 -0000

    Hellow Sir..Currently I'm Pursuing Mechanical Enggineering In BVM,GUJRAT,INDIA…And I'm Looking Forward To Complete My Masters In Canada..What Is The Best Way To Crack The Exams..And May I Have The List Of Best Univesities Of Canada For ME..And The Way By Which I Can Get The Scholarship..! Thank You..

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    umang_sataniWed, 02 Jul 2014 17:27:47 -0000

    hello… I am Umang from Gujarat,India I am pursuing BCA in third year and I am looking for doing my MCA program from Canada in the university which provide scholarship
    let me inform if that possible sir.
    thank you…

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    arya88Sat, 28 Jun 2014 17:39:08 -0000

    I want to apply for phd program in canada. Which university is better for civil engg. And what is the scholarship criteria.

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    dh_studentWed, 25 Jun 2014 10:59:13 -0000

    hello sir, i am Dheeraj from India.., doin my 2nd year masters in embedded system technologies, please suggest me universities in Canada,
    for my phD..

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    komal_kahlon4Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:47:20 -0000

    hlo..i have done my graduation in BSc IT from Guru Nanak Dev University ,Amritsar,Punjab….i want to persue my further study in canada on scholarship basis…plz guide me…

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    rfwhiteSat, 14 Jun 2014 12:43:05 -0000

    Hi! Sir. I have completed postgraduate with finance. and want to go canada to study further,as I'am not satisfied with my present studies. Kindly guide me.
    Thank You
    E-mail: reshmafarheen.rf@gmail.com

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    NITISH  KUMBHAR
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    NITISH KUMBHARFri, 13 Jun 2014 16:06:35 -0000

    I had confirmed admission at NYIT vancuar for MBA graduate program in canada .I want to know what are the scholarships available for Indian students. please guide me .

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    albyWed, 11 Jun 2014 16:22:50 -0000

    I have completed BE in Mechanical Engineering in first class from Anna University Chennai,India.I would like to take up higher studies in Canada.Please inform the various courses available and cost thereof

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    sv jiMon, 09 Jun 2014 17:55:49 -0000

    sir, myself Tanya .I am pursuing my B pharm from Indian university (Bnsthali). I want to pursue my further studies (M pharm) from Canada on scholarship basis at less expensive fees .please tell me about eligibility for admission and scholarship .plz reply me soon .I will be very thankful to you.

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    majokaThu, 15 May 2014 11:04:04 -0000

    hi my self Rajeev and now I am doing study in b.com second year I want knew that how many get % in edmision in your university and how many benefit for to join your college

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    archana-patelSat, 03 May 2014 06:17:59 -0000

    hello,
    i am archana i have just finished my 12th class and wants to be doctor so i would like continue my further studies from canada so please give me some ideas for getting a good medical collage in canada by schlorship exammination. i am really very confused ……….so please help me!!!..

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    kaur sukhwantFri, 28 Mar 2014 17:15:43 -0000

    Hello,im Sukhwant kaur frm India.I have done masters degree in nursing in Sept.2013.I want to do Ph.D nursing from canada,pls tell me about the colleges offering Ph.D nursing and providing scholrship for indian students.

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    satishsàtWed, 12 Mar 2014 06:30:15 -0000

    Dear Sir I am satish Kumar i read in b.tech third year with civil branch sir I want do. M.tech in Canada so sir give me information and all type of test for study and also mention scholarship programe

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    kprithinFri, 07 Mar 2014 19:48:06 -0000

    Sir,
    I am rithin,I have compleated MSc physics from calicut university. Now i am waitting for my course certificate.sir would you please give me a detailed information about new PHD programme relevent for my course in Canada.

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    ksonarWed, 19 Feb 2014 10:38:07 -0000

    Hello sir…i m from india..i m studying in final year engineering… i want to do short term automation based cource in canada after my engineering… so can u plz give me information about short term automation baseb courses….

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    raza1692Sat, 08 Feb 2014 11:51:22 -0000

    hiii…i m a medical student doing mbbs..now i m in second year…i want to go to canada for further studies…kindly suggest me how can i study there and how can i gt scholarship…
    THANK YOU

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    gupreetFri, 13 Dec 2013 15:04:10 -0000

    i am studing in class bsi- it , i want to gone canada for after bsc-it , give me suggetions for scholarship programe.

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    sagar jhariyaTue, 26 Nov 2013 10:32:00 -0000

    i am studing in class xi , i want to gone canada for after xii , give me suggetions for scholarship programe.

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    vikasrajanand1111Fri, 16 Aug 2013 04:23:19 -0000

    Hi,I am pursing b.tech from meerut but I want to study next course from canada with sholarship.So please tell me the way to get the sholarship.

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    Deeps057Fri, 09 Aug 2013 10:20:50 -0000

    Hello!
    I'm deepinder, i've done my b.tech(ECE) with 80% marks.is there any scholarship for higher study in canada for me.please guide me……..my
    mail id is deeps057@gmail.com

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    shah akifSat, 03 Aug 2013 18:20:13 -0000

    hi i am akif i have compleated my mbbs course i am frm india i want to do my pg frm canada please tel me wht r the requirements fr doing pg in medical frm canada

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    amitjainnewdelhiWed, 24 Jul 2013 08:39:14 -0000

    i am doing my ph.d in rural management from amity university.
    i wish to apply for post doctoral fellowship.

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    jeevan00Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:55:53 -0000

    i,m just completing my b.tech in EC engg. i want to know that how to get addmission in USA and what are the leagal formalties to get the financial scholarship.

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    Abhishekg98Thu, 04 Jul 2013 14:05:25 -0000

    Sir,
    I am in class 12 cbse. I want to know the details of scholarships in Canadian institutes for Indians to do b.tech. Please send me all the details.

    Thank You…….

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    neurobioTue, 02 Jul 2013 21:28:42 -0000

    I've completed my M.Sc.(Genetic Engineering) this year.Please let me know the detailed procedure for the application regarding scholarship for PhD course (preferably in neuroscience) in Canada.
    Thanks and regards,
    Khushboo Dutta

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    monisha_vinodhTue, 11 Jun 2013 12:56:29 -0000

    Hello, . Let me, mark my thanking to the one who reads this and gives a response . I am an engineering UG student in the field of information technology from India (Tamilnadu ,Chennai). I dint get a perfect contact of any of the Indian Students Association's of Canada .so, kindly help me to continue my carrier . I wish to take my diploma in PG in one of the Canadian SPP colleges and you see I really don't have piece of idea about how to move with this ,whether my decision is worthwhile or not . I hopefully give you this mail that you would help me . if you think that you are not the right one to response me then I please you, to show me the right one by giving one of their contacts . I would extend my gratitude to the one who reads this mail and gives me a better response . I expect that any information regarding this from your part would be much valuable to continue with my carrier.

    Thanking you, Monisha Logan

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    keerthana honeySun, 02 Jun 2013 09:30:22 -0000

    hi i am keerthana i wanted to persue my MBA in overseas could you pls suggest me which would be the best university in overseas along with scholarship

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