About the Scholarship:
Applications are now open for the Algoma University International Scholarships. Prospective applicants are encouraged to submit their applications before the specified deadline.
About Algoma University:
Algoma University, also known as Algoma U or Algoma, is a public university located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. It is a post-secondary institution that emphasizes teaching and learning while addressing the needs of Northern Ontario. Algoma University offers degree programs in various fields, including humanities, sciences, business, and professions. A unique aspect of Algoma University, situated on the former grounds of the Shingwauk Indian Residential School, is its commitment to promoting cross-cultural learning among Indigenous communities and other groups. Algoma University also provides satellite programming in the Ontario cities of Timmins and Brampton.
Until June 18, 2008, Algoma University was affiliated with Laurentian University in Sudbury, which was founded in 1965 and later became Algoma University. The Algoma University Act of 2008 is the enabling statute for the institution.
Algoma University offers scholarships to assist with the cost of education. Most scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and recent academic performance. The scholarships offered are outlined below:
- Dean’s Award
- Award of Excellence
- Chancellor’s Award
- President’s Award
Details about Algoma University International Scholarships:
- Scholarship Sponsor: Algoma University, Canada
- Scholarship Value: Varies
- Number of awards: N/A
- Study level: Undergraduate
- Host Institution(s): Algoma University, Canada
- Chancellor’s Award: $5,000 (Renewable)
The Chancellor’s Award is a scholarship worth $5,000 per academic year for international secondary school graduates beginning their first year of undergraduate study at Algoma University. To be eligible, candidates must be enrolled in a full-time program (15 credits each term spanning Fall/Winter).
- President’s Award: $2,500 (Non-Renewable)
The President’s Award is an admission award of $2,500 for international secondary school graduates starting their first year of undergraduate study at Algoma University. Eligible candidates must be full-time students (12 credits per term across Fall/Winter).
- Dean’s Award: $1,000 (Non-Renewable)
The Dean’s Award is an admission award worth $1,000 for foreign secondary school graduates beginning their first year of undergraduate study at Algoma University. Candidates must be full-time students (12 credits per term across Fall/Winter).
- Award of Excellence: $500 (Non-Renewable)
The Award of Excellence is a $500 entry award for international secondary school graduates entering their first year of undergraduate study at Algoma University. Eligible candidates must be full-time students (12 credits per term across Fall/Winter) with a minimum B average (or country equivalent) in their past academic record.
Algoma University International Scholarships – Eligibility Criteria:
- International students being considered for the following awards must possess a temporary residence visa issued under Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act as members of the student class on the first day of classes.
- The Entrance Scholarship is open to all students required to pay the international differential fee, including university transfers, second-degree students, college diploma graduates, and college transfer students.
- All prerequisites must be completed within the academic year before commencing studies at Algoma University.
- Overseas scholarships will not be deferred. Students must accept the terms and conditions of admission as well as the scholarship offered for the specified year.
- Students enrolling in the Winter or Spring term will be eligible for awards in the subsequent academic year, as awards require enrollment across two semesters (Fall/Winter) of an academic year.
- Only undergraduate degree programs are eligible for entrance scholarships.
- To be eligible for entrance scholarships for the 2023–2024 academic year, students must receive an unconditional offer of admission before July 7, 2023.
- These scholarships are not available to U.S. nationals as they are already entitled to a significant tuition discount. Admission and renewal scholarships for the 2024–25 academic year are under review and subject to change without prior notice.
Application Procedure for Algoma University International Scholarships:
International applicants can submit their applications directly to Algoma University using the institution’s application portal or the OUAC 105 portal. For inquiries about the application process, please contact [email protected].
Submission Deadline: July 26, 2023