Applications are now opened for the Dalhousie University Scholarships to Study in Canada. Applications are done through the Harmonized Scholarship Process, which allows for a current/prospective master’s and PhD students to be considered for several FGS-managed scholarships using a single application.
All required application material for this university scholarships must be submitted via the Online Scholarship Platform. Late submission may result in your application not being eligible for review. Only one Harmonized Scholarship application will be accepted per student per year.
Founded in 1818, Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 19,000 students from around the world. The university is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which is ranked one of the friendliest cities in the world. The university makes a lasting impact by blending transformative academic programs with pioneering research on Canada’s East Coast.
- Host institution: Dalhousie University, Canada.
- Fields of study: Available graduate programs at the university (Please check list below).
- Number of grants: Not specified.
- Duration: varies (depends on program).
- Eligible countries: Open to all nationalities (Foreign students, American students, Canadian citizens and Permanent residents).
Dalhousie University Scholarships Benefits
These Canada scholarships are awarded to deserving students and provide they provide various benefits as shown below:
- Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship :
- The Master’s level award is valued at $10,000/year for 2 years (subject to annual renewal)
- Doctoral level awards are valued at $15,000/year for 4 years (subject to annual renewal).
- Killam Predoctoral Scholarships
- Master’s (Level 1): $6666.66 per term + ITF (international students) + relocation allowance (if applicable)
- Doctoral (Level 2): $10000 per term + relocation allowance (if applicable) + President’s Award for two years. Note that Dalhousie PhD programs no longer have International Tuition Fees applied.
- Eliza Ritchie Doctoral Entrance Scholarship for Women
- The Award is valued at $30,000 for a twelve-month academic year.
- Candidates who hold other scholarships of any kind, including scholarships internal and external to Dalhousie University, will receive the Eliza Ritchie Doctoral Entrance Scholarship for Women as a “top-up award” to their other scholarship, the total not exceeding $30,000 per academic year or $10,000 per term.
- James Robinson Johnston Graduate Entrance Scholarship for African Canadians
- The Master’s scholarship is valued at $15,000 for one twelve-month academic year of full-time study. The Award is renewable, subject to an annual progress review (scholarship-class standing required). The Award can be held for a maximum of 24 months of full-time study.
- The Doctoral scholarship is valued at $19,000 for a twelve-month academic year. The Award is renewable, subject to an annual progress review (scholarship-class standing required). An Award can be held for a maximum of 36 months of full-time study.
- African Nova Scotian Graduate Scholarship: valued at $15,000/year, awarded annually to an African Nova Scotian who has either recently started or is planning to pursue graduate studies at Dalhousie.
- Indigenous Graduate Scholarship: valued at $15,000/year, awarded annually to an Indigenous/Aboriginal student who has either recently started or is planning to pursue graduate studies at Dalhousie.
- Vitamin Scholarship
- The Award must be taken up upon commencing the first year of the degree program. The Award is valued at $19,000 (Masters) and.
- $21,000 (Doctoral) for a 12-month academic year (one-two awards per year). Awards are not renewable.
- Abdul Majid Bader Graduate Scholarship: The scholarship is valued at $40,000 for one twelve-month academic year of full-time study. The scholarship is renewable, subject to an annual progress review.
Please note that fees are not waived and must be paid out of the award.
Graduate Programs at the Dalhousie University
Below is the full list of available graduate programs at the Dalhousie University.
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
- Biological Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Business (Master of Science)
- Business Administration (MBA ‑ Corporate Residency)
- Business Administration (MBA ‑ Financial Services)
- Business Administration (MBA ‑ Leadership)
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil and Resource Engineering
- Civil Engineering and Planning*
- Clinical Vision Science
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Community Health & Epidemiology
- Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
- Computer Science
- Computer Science (Applied)
- Digital Innovation
- Earth Sciences
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Electronic Commerce
- Engineering Mathematics
- Environmental Engineering
- Environmental Studies
- Food Science and Technology
- Health Administration
- Health Informatics
- Health Promotion
- Industrial Engineering
- Information (Formerly Library and Information Studies)
- Information Management
- Interdisciplinary PhD
- International Development Studies
- Inter networking
- Leisure Studies
- Marine Management
- Materials Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Neuroscience
- Medical Physics
- Medical Research
- Microbiology & Immunology
- Mineral Resource Engineering
- Occupational Therapy Entry Level
- Occupational Therapy Post Professional
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Pharmaceutical Science
- Physics and Atmospheric Science
- Physiology & Biophysics
- Political Science
- Psychology & Neuroscience
- Public Administration
- Public Administration (Management)
- Resource & Environmental Management
- Social Anthropology
- Social Work
Dalhousie University Scholarships Eligibility
To benefit from one or more scholarships, candidates must apply and get admitted to a graduate program. Below is a common admission criteria.
- Four-year Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study
- Degree granted by university of recognized standing.
Doctor of Philosophy degree
- First-class thesis Master’s degree or its equivalent ;
- Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study ;
- Degree granted by university of recognized standing ;
- Most candidates for admission to a doctoral program possess a Master’s Degree. Direct entry to some programs is possible for those with exceptional academic standing.
- University of Toronto Admission Scholarships for International Students;
- Lester B. Pearson scholarship for international students to study in Canada;
- University of Ottawa Differential Tuition Fee Exemption;
- Université de Montréal International Student Scholarship.
Interested candidates in this North America scholarship program need to click on the “apply” button below to create an account and follow instructions to submit their application.
The deadline for applicants currently enrolled in, or with an intent to apply for a thesis-based program of study is at 4:00 p.m. AST. Several programs require earlier submission to enable feedback and review. Applicants can withdraw, edit and resubmit their applications up until the January 15th deadline.
Dalhousie maintains several merit-based scholarships for historically under-represented communities, including the James Robinson Johnston Graduate Scholarship for African Canadians, African Nova Scotian Graduate Scholarship and Indigenous Graduate Scholarship. These opportunities are also open to eligible non-thesis applicants. The submission deadline for non-thesis applicants for these opportunities is at 4:00 p.m. AST. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.