University of Ottawa 2022 Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English

The University of Ottawa is proud of the diversity of its international student body. This renewable scholarship is offered to international students who are citizens of African countries, who are admitted in the Fall 2022 term (September start date) or later with an admission average of 80% or higher, who are studying in English, and who enroll in one of the specified undergraduate programs in the faculties of Engineering, Science, or Social Sciences. This significant financial contribution to their education reduces their tuition fees by $17,500 to $25,000 for the excellence scholarships and by $12,000 to $20,000 for the entrance scholarships, depending on the program annually.

All students who are eligible for this scholarship will automatically receive it upon enrolment. It will be applied directly to their tuition fees.

The entrance and excellence scholarship will provide incoming students with a four-year scholarship to cover the partial cost of their university tuition.

Aim and Benefits of Entrance Scholarship

The entrance and excellence scholarship will provide incoming students with a four-year scholarship to cover the partial cost of their university tuition.

Requirements for Entrance Scholarship Qualification

All eligible students are considered for this award and will be notified at the time of their admission. Although no application is required for this scholarship, recipients will be asked to submit proof of citizenship of a country of territory in Africa before receiving their first installments.

The applicant must:

  1. be an international student with a valid study permit;
  2. have citizenship from one of the countries in Africa;
  3. be newly admitted in one of the following undergraduate programs offered in English or with the French Immersion
    option:

• Engineering: Civil Engineering; Chemical Engineering
• Social sciences: Sociology; Anthropology; International Development and Globalization; Conflict Studies; Public Administration
• Sciences: All programs except the Honours BSc in Biochemistry / BASc in Chemical Engineering; Honours BSc in Physics/BASc in Electrical Engineering; and Honours BSc in Ophthalmic Medical Technology

  1. be enrolled full-time; and
  2. For the Entrance scholarship: have an admission average of 89.99% or lower once converted in our grading scale
  3. For the Excellence scholarship: have an admission average of a minimum of 90% once converted in our grading
    scale.

How to Apply

  • First the student has to apply here: https://www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-105/
  • Then the University would receive the application and generate a Student Number which the prospective student would use to login to the school’s portal, UOZone, and then submit their results and documents for review.
  • After a successful review, they will be offered a conditional admission offer which will include the scholarship depending on their average.
    The submission deadline for all 2022 nominations is by 5:00 p.m., Central Time, on or before 31st March, 2022.
    For more information about the Entrance & Excellence Scholarships, contact Collins.enwemasor@uottawa.ca

For more details, visit University of Ottawa website.

Application Deadline

March 31, 2022

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