Applications for the Academic Excellence Scholarships are currently open to apply by international students. Laurentian University organized the award to support academically strong applicants entering the university for the year 2021-2022.
Laurentian University will be accepting applications from students intending to join the university full-time. These awards will help the recipients to overcome the financial hurdles and complete their studies with ease.
Laurentian University is a mid-sized bilingual public university in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, incorporated on March 28, 1960. It is the largest bilingual provider of distance education in Canada. While primarily focusing on undergraduate programming, Laurentian also houses the east campus of Canada’s most recent medical school—the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, which opened in 2005. Its School of Graduate Studies offers several graduate-level degrees.
The aspirants must meet up with the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:
- The candidate must be an international student.
- Open to a newly admitted student who just graduated from full-time studies at a secondary school and achieved an overall average of 80% (on six best grade 12 U/M courses) will be guaranteed an entrance scholarship.
Acceptable Courses and Subjects
The grants are open to studying any degree program in the following fields:
- Visual Studies
Why study at Laurentian University?
Surrounded by five lakes in the heart of the City of Greater Sudbury, Laurentian University offers its students with a remarkable natural setting that helps them focus on their studies. Each season has its activities, whether hiking on our 75 kms trails, boating, or ice skating.
Benefits of the Programs
The scholarship will be awarded as follows:
- Dean 80% – 84.9% up to $4,000 ($1,000 in 1st year, renewable in subsequent years provided average is maintained)*
- Provost 85% – 89.9% up to $6,000 ($1,500 in 1st year, renewable in subsequent years provided average is maintained)*
- President 90% – 94.9% up to $12,000 ($3,000 in 1st year, renewable in subsequent years provided average is maintained)*
- Chancellor 95% – 100% up to $16,000 ($4,000 in 1st year, renewable in subsequent years provided average is maintained)*
- These scholarships are renewable in subsequent years for a maximum of three years or upon graduation, whichever comes first, provided that the average is maintained and you meet all of the other disbursement and renewal regulations.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
To apply for these scholarships, candidates are needed to follow these steps:
Step 1: Apply for Admission
Applicants looking forward to applying for the scholarship first need to apply for admission at the university. Students can get considered upon admission. Candidates can use the online process for access.
Step 2: Submit Required Documents
- High school Diploma Certificate
- School transcripts already available
- Transcripts from prior school (only if requested)
- Post-Secondary Transcription
- Official survey results
- Start / Course Vitae
- Fellows must meet the general country or study curriculum entry requirement.
- Fellows must demonstrate English language skills and meet the general admission criteria following the country/curriculum you studied.
- A minimum average of 10/20 is required for general admission, or 5 GCE courses with a minimum of 2 A Levels with C or above grades.
A study permit works as an immigration document that gives students status and permits them to live and study in Canada. It does not help them to enter Canada. You must have a study permit if your program or course of study takes more than six months to complete. Student’s Study Permit must be valid for the duration of your program in Canada. The Study Permit gives you legal status in Canada to study and automatically expires 90 days after completing your plan.
Application Deadline: Open
Contact address: [email protected]/ 705.675.1151
University location: 935 Ramsey Lake Rd, Greater Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada