International students who wish to study in Canada are welcome to apply for admission to a Master’s or PhD degree programs at the University of Ottawa. The University of Ottawa International Admission Scholarship will be awarded to admitted international students who meet the program’s eligibility criteria.
Each faculty holds a competition with their own criteria, including a minimum admission average of 8.0 / 10. Those who meet the criteria will be recommended to the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, by the faculty to which they’ve submitted their admission application. Given the limited number of international admission scholarships, meeting the minimum requirements will not guarantee a scholarship.
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs, administered by ten faculties many of which are well-regarded for their quality of education and ranking in respective fields including the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, the Telfer School of Management, and the University of Ottawa Faculty of Social Sciences.
The University of Ottawa has more than 40,000 students, 5,000 employees and more than 210,000 alumni with close to $60 million per year in student scholarships and bursaries. The university offers more than 450 programs, has the largest law school in Canada and has 97% employment rate for graduates.
- Host institution: University of Ottawa (uOttawa) in Canada.
- Fields of study: Available programs at the University of Ottawa.
- Number of scholarships: Not specified.
- Duration: Up to 2 years for master’s degree students and up to 4 years for PhD candidates.
- Target Group: open to international students.
University of Ottawa International Admission Scholarship Benefits
Selected applicants for the University of Ottawa International Admission Scholarship will receive an award worth:
- $7,500 / year (up to 2 years) for Master’s degree students and
- $9,000 / year (up to 4 years) for PhD degree students.
Graduate programs at the University of Ottawa
Below is the list of available graduate programs at schools and faculties of uOttawa
Faculty of Arts
Canadian Studies, Classical Studies, Communication, Electronic Business, Geography, History, Information Studies, Linguistics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Bilingualism Studies, Conference Interpreting, English, Letters françaises, Spanish, Translation, World Literatures and Cultures, Music, Music Performance, Piano Pedagogy Research, Theater, Visual Arts.
Faculty of Education
Counselling Psychology, Health Professions Education, Leadership, Evaluation, Curriculum and Policy Studies, Societies, Cultures and Languages, Studies in Teaching and Learning, Second Language Education.
Faculty of Engineering
Advanced Material Manufacturing, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Digital Transformation and Innovation, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Design, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Science.
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing, School of Human Kinetics, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences.
Faculty of Law (Civil Law Section – Common Law Section)
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Epidemiology, Microbiology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Public Health.
Faculty of Science
Biology, Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics.
Faculty of Social Sciences
Anthropology, Clinical Psychology, Criminology, Economics, Experimental Psychology, Feminist and Gender Studies, Feminist and Gender Studies (Collaborative), Globalization and International Development, International Development, Political Science, Population Health, Program Evaluation, Public Administration, Public Management and Governance, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Sociology.
Telfer School of Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA, Master of Business in Complex Project Leadership (MBCPL), Master of Health Administration (MHA), Master of Science in Management (MSc MGT), Master of Science in Health Systems (MSc HS), PhD in Management.
University of Ottawa International Admission Scholarship Eligibility
The scholarship will be awarded to international students admitted to a graduate program at uOttawa. Therefore, applicants need to meet admission requirements of their program. Please click here for more detail.
- University of Ottawa Differential Tuition Fee Exemption;
- University of Toronto International Students Scholarship;
- Université de Montréal International Student Scholarship;
- UC President’s Admission Scholarship in Canada;
- University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship;
- Pierre Borgeat Fund Scholarship to Study at Laval University;
- Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS);
Applicants first need to apply and get admission for a master’s degree or PhD degree program at the University of Ottawa. Upon admission, selected students for this award will be automatically notified by the respective faculty/ division. There is no other application process.
Application deadlines vary by program and can be as early as 10 months before the first term begins. Please click here for specific deadlines. For more details on the University of Ottawa International Admission Scholarship, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.