uOttawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English [2022-2023]


The University of Ottawa is offering the Entrance Scholarship for African Students studying in English under the scholarships for international students 2022-2023 category. The Scholarship opportunity is open to African Students who wish to enroll in a degree program in the University for the referenced academic session.

The University 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 or later.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Ottawa, Canada

Scholarship Type: Academic Award

Host Institution(s): University of Ottawa, Canada

Scholarship Worth: $12,000 – $20,000

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality:  African

University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship to Study in English DETAILS

This scholarship awards is applicable to African students 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 $12,000 to $20,000, depending on the program.

  • All students who are eligible for this scholarship will automatically receive it upon enrolment. It will be applied directly to their tuition fees.
  • This scholarship cannot be combined with the Excellence Scholarship for African Students Studying in English.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Meet the admission requirements of the program in question;
  • Be enrolled full time for the first time in a university undergraduate program;
  • Be an African citizens
  • Required averages to keep or renew a scholarship are rounded to two decimal places. For example, a student with an average of 8.49 would not be eligible for a scholarship that requires an 8.50 average. See academic regulation 10.2 for more information on calculating averages.

Note: Mature applicants and university transfers are not eligible for certain admission scholarships. Please review eligibility criteria carefully.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants are required to find out what your options are

  • You can apply for scholarship and bursaries as soon as you have applied to the University of Ottawa and have received your uoAccess ID and password.
  • Explore all of your opportunities through the Online Scholarships and Bursaries search engine, also available in uoZone, under the Applications
  • All scholarships and bursaries applications must be submitted online, using Online Scholarships and Bursaries. Application forms are usually available two months before the application deadline.
  • Read all the requirements carefully before applying.
  • Upload all required documents in Online Scholarships and Bursaries and submit your application.

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