Concordia International Scholars

About the scholarship

Concordia is seeking nominations from school principals, teachers, or guidance counsellors, who know of exceptional students who plan to attend our school. The award covers all tuition and fees, books, residence, and meal plan fees.

There are up to two Presidential Scholarships available each year for incoming students in any full-time undergraduate degree program.

This scholarship will cover tuition and fees.

You must apply for admission prior to applying for this scholarship.

Eligibility

You are eligible for the Concordia International Scholars award if you meet the following requirements:

  • Are applying for your first undergraduate degree (have no prior university credits).
  • Will be studying full-time in a degree program.*
  • Are international students that will be paying full international student rate.
  • Will be starting studies at Concordia University in Fall 2022.
  • Have applied for admission, paid application fee and obtained a Concordia student ID number (an 8-digit number, beginning with the number 4).

* As defined by Concordia University’s Undergraduate Calendar  

How to apply

*Disclaimer: Students are encouraged to apply for this scholarship early as the scholarship is very competitive. The University reserves the right to close the program if the applications received exceed the program’s capacity.

Important: After uploading your application package, in order to make sure that your application has been received, you must inform us of your application by sending an email to fundingyoureducation@concordia.ca. Please put your student ID number followed by “International Scholars Award Application” in the subject of your email.

In order to apply, applicants must complete the application package and upload it to your student portal. The package must be a single PDF file including the following:

  • The Student Application Form
  • Your current curriculum vitae that outlines all work, volunteer experience, accolades, cultural, and other accomplishments.
  • A 1000-word limit personal statement where you express how you have shown resilience and overcome personal hardship while maintaining an outstanding academic performance.
  • File name: LastName_FirstName_StudentID# (Example: Doe_John_12345678)

Upload process

1.    Sign in to your Student Center.

2.    Select Upload Document.

3.    Select International Scholars from the Select Document Type dropdown menu.

4.    Enter “International Scholars” in the Custom Description box.

5.    Attach your application package (single PDF document).

6.    Click “+ Add.”

Important: After uploading your application package, you must inform us of your application by sending an email to fundingyoureducation@concordia.ca. Please put your student ID number followed by “International Scholars Award Application” in the subject of your email.

Application due date

Check back in Fall 2022 for new application deadlines for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Selection process

Once your package has been received, you will receive a confirmation of receipt by the Financial Aid and Awards Office. Your application package will then be presented to Concordia’s Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Committee for review. The committee’s decisions will be communicated to you via email in the spring.

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