Chancellor's Scholarship for International Students (721130200842)

Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students


This scholarship aims to recognize a newly admitted international student whose work and commitment provide an exceptionally good reflection of the University of Ottawa's objectives.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. obtain a study permit;

2. be admitted to an undergraduate program;

3. be registered full-time in a direct-entry faculty or integrated program offered with a direct-entry faculty;

4. have a minimum admission average of 92%; and

5. demonstrate leadership qualities and commitment to academic and extracurricular activities.

Renewal Criteria:

This scholarship may be renewed for three years following your first year of study provided that you:

1. maintain full-time registration in a direct-entry faculty; and

2. have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 8.5 or higher at the end of each academic year.

Note: This scholarship can be renewed at 50% of its annual value if the recipient has a CGPA between 8.0 and 8.4 at the end of their academic year. Furthermore, the scholarship can be renewed for the full amount in a subsequent year if their CGPA goes back to 8.5 or higher.

Temporary interruption of your studies or registration part-time or as a special student will lead to your scholarship being revoked for the rest of your studies.

Value of the award: $26,000 ($6,500 per year)

Number of awards: 1

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application deadline: April 30

Note: In order to encourage the best students to apply, the University of Ottawa offers a one-time award of $1,500 to the 3 finalists finishing in the second, third and fourth place. This award may be combined with other admission scholarships.

This scholarship cannot be combined with a President's Scholarship for International Students, Faculty of Arts Dean's Merit Scholarship or the Merit Scholarship.


Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries accessible through