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Out-of-Province Awards

For undergraduate students

We are pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Canadian students and permanent residents from outside of Quebec. In recognition of your academic achievement, and to help offset the recently announced tuition increases, we are offering new Out-of-Province Awards. These awards, which eligible applicants will automatically be guaranteed, will keep a Concordia education accessible to all Canadians.

Canada Scholars Awards

For new students applying from high school in the rest of Canada

Award amounts are guaranteed to all students who meet the eligibility criteria.

Admission averages
Amounts
Letter grade International Baccalaureate Baccalauréat français

Amount awarded
in the first year

Potential annual
renewable amount

A+ 38 – 45 18.00 – 20.00 $4,000 $4,000
A 35 – 37 16.00 – 17.99 $3,500 $3,500
A- 33 – 34 15.00 – 15.99 $3,000 $3,000
B+ 31 – 32 14.00 – 14.99 $2,500 $2,500
B 29 – 30 13.00 – 13.99 $2,000 $2,000
B- 27 – 28 12.00 – 12.99 $1,500 $1,500

Eligibility

  • Fall 2024 undergraduate bachelor's degree applicants completing high school in Canada (outside of the province of Quebec).
  • Must be enrolling in a post secondary institution for the first time
  • Must be enrolling at Concordia for at least 24 credits for 2024-25
  • Must be paying the tuition rate for out-of-province Canadian students. Students who qualify for Quebec residency are not eligible.
  • The admission average will be based on the grades available at the time of the admission assessment. The average is calculated based on the requirements set for each province and the courses required for admission to the program of interest.
  • All conditions listed in the offer of admission must be met.

No application is required. All eligible students will automatically be guaranteed for this award.

Renewal

The awards will be renewable (for the same amount each year) for the normal duration of the degree if the candidate:

  • Completes at least 24 credits in the previous academic year
  • Maintains a minimum of 3.3 GPA
  • Has a minimum of 24 credits left to complete in their degree requirements.
  • Is enrolled in a minimum of 24 credits in the current academic year (no gap years)
  • Has not obtained Quebec residency

To have their award renewed, students must continuously meet the eligibility criteria. If a student fails to maintain the criteria once their studies are underway, they will lose eligibility for all subsequent terms.

  • High school applicants admitted with a C+ average
  • Mature entry
  • Second degree applicants
  • Applications to:
    • certificate programs
    • bridging programs
    • microprograms
    • Continuing Education
  • Independent students
  • Applicants to graduate programs (see Out of Province Award for graduate students)
  • External university or college transfer students (see below)
  • Current Concordia students

For more information on scholarships and other financial aid available to Concordia students, please visit Tuition & Financial Aid.

Canada Transfer Student Awards

For external students transferring from a Canadian university or college

  • $2,000, non-renewable
  • Will be awarded in December, once the Quebec residency deadline has passed.

Eligibility

  • Fall 2024 undergraduate applicant transferring from a Canadian college or university outside of Quebec.
  • Must be enrolling at Concordia for at least 24 credits for 2024-25
  • Must be paying the tuition rate for out-of-province Canadian students. Students who qualify for Quebec residency are not eligible.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 at the time of the admission assessment.
  • The admission average will be based on the grades available at the time of the admission assessment. The average is calculated based on the university’s transfer policies and the courses required for admission to the program of interest.
  • All conditions listed in the offer of admission must be met.

No application is required. All eligible students will automatically be guaranteed for this award.

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