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Canadian University Announces Special Scholarships for Nigerians & Other Africans – for Undergraduate Studies

Canadian universities are always making it possible for Nigerians and other Africans to enroll in undergraduate programs at a discounted rate. So, if you’re hoping to pursue a university education in Canada and you’re also Nigerian, you’re in luck because the University of Ottawa has announced the entrance and excellence scholarships which slash tuition fees by up to 25000 CAD.

All You Need to Know About This Scholarship

Name: The entrance and excellence scholarship

Type: Tuition discount/partial scholarship

School: University of Ottawa

Start Date: Fall (September 2022)

Who Can Apply?

The scholarship is open to African students studying in English.

Specified Programs:

African students studying in English automatically benefit from these scholarships when they enroll in one of these programs:

  • Faculty of Engineering: Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering.
  • Faculty of Social Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, International Development and Globalization, Conflict Studies, Public Administration.
  • Faculty of Science: All programs except the joint Honours B.Sc. in Biochemistry / BASc in Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology); the joint Honours BSc in Physics / BA.Sc. in Electrical Engineering; and the Honours BSc in Ophthalmic Medical Technology.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for these scholarships, international students must meet these conditions:

  • Be a citizen of an African country
  • Study in English
  • Enroll in one of the specified undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Engineering, Science or Social Sciences above.

Scholarship Amounts/Value

FacultyExcellence Scholarship (Admission Average of 90% or more)Entrance Scholarship (Admission average of 89.9% o4 lower)
Engineering$100, 000 over 4 years ($25, 000) a year$80, 000 over 4 years ($20, 000 a year)
Social Sciences$70, 000 over 4 years ($17, 500 a year)$50, 000 over 4 years ($12, 500 a year)
Sciences$70, 000 over 4 years ($17, 500 a year)$50, 000 over 4 years ($12, 500 a year)
Table Showing Scholarship Value


You will need these documents to apply for the entrance and excellence scholarship:

  • Your proof of citizenship of a country or territory in Africa before receiving their first installments.
  • Offer of admission.

What Does the Scholarship Not Cover?

The scholarship discount for the excellence and entrance scholarships do not cover the following:

  • VISA
  • Accommodation
  • Flight
  • Living expenses like feeding, transportation, gas and the likes.
  • Application fees.

Application Deadlines and Start Date

Deadline: April 30th, 2022

Start Date: Fall (September)

How to Apply

To begin your application, create an account here and proceed to fill out your information.

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