General Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students are eligible to receive one scholarship from these two categories:
    A. Entrance Scholarships
    B. Regional Scholarships
  • Entrance, regional and priority program scholarships are open to new students only (excluding 2nd program and English to post-secondary studies scholarship)
  • Applicants will be ranked based on previous highest academic performance
  • Applicants must be full-time students

Please note: In order to remain eligible for a scholarship, you must pay your deposit and fees in full by the due dates specified in your letter of acceptance.

Student Scholarships

All international applicants are automatically considered for the following scholarships:

Entrance Scholarships

Entrance Excellence Scholarship

$1,500 scholarships awarded each intake to students at the highest level of academic performance. Applicants will be ranked based on past academic performance (highest academic average) and awards will be distributed across all countries of origin.

English for Academic Studies to Post-Secondary Studies Scholarship

$1,500 scholarships awarded each intake. Eligible applicants will be ranked on highest academic average in Level 4 of Conestoga’s English for Academic Studies program. Following the completion of the EAS program, students must be entering a degree, diploma or graduate certificate at Conestoga College and must be eligible to proceed.

Continuing Canadian Education Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to international students who are admitted to a degree, diploma or graduate certificate at Conestoga College from a Canadian High School or a partner language school (scholarship application required).

2nd Program Scholarship

$1,500 scholarship awarded to students who have previously graduated from a Conestoga diploma, degree or graduate certificate program (excludes certificate (C) programs) and who apply to a second program within four months of completion. Students will be ranked on the highest academic average (GPA) from the previous program of study.

Regional Scholarships

Regional - Degree Entrance Scholarship

$3,000 awarded to students beginning studies in the Fall, Winter or Spring semesters. Applicants will be ranked based on past academic performance (highest academic average) and awards will be distributed across all countries of origin.

Regional - Diploma Entrance Scholarship

$1,500 awarded to students beginning studies in the Fall, Winter or Spring semesters. Applicants will be ranked based on past academic performance (highest academic average) and awards will be distributed across all countries of origin.

Regional – Graduate Program Entrance Scholarship

$1,500 awarded to students beginning studies in the Fall, Winter or Spring semesters. Applicants will be ranked based on past academic performance (highest academic average) and awards will be distributed across all countries of origin.

Student Awards

To apply for student awards:

  1. Complete the General Award Application including the Study Period Budget and Financial Need essay
  2. Submit reference letters as required in the award description, indicating which award(s) for which you want consideration

For more information on awards and their required qualifications, please contact Student Financial Services

Narhari Sharma Memorial Award

Mr. Narhari Sharma was a symbol of love, wisdom, strength, vision, courage and selflessness. He was gentle soul who lived to help others; had an amazing thought process and was a true leader. Education and equality were two of his key values. This award was created to recognize a student who demonstrates the following qualities:

Eligibility:

  • Wisdom, strength, vision, courage and selflessness
  • True leadership through innovation
  • Going out of his/her way to help others achieve their goals

Please Note: Conestoga College reserves the right to limit the number and value of scholarships available. All applicants must be registered as an international student, be a citizen of a country other than Canada and hold a valid study permit for the period of study. All scholarships are applied to the student's tuition account. Only successful candidates will be notified of results. The International Office Selection Committee will make all final selections.