2024 Application Guide for Laurentian University International Undergraduate Excellence Award

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of April, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
Laurentian University is committed to assisting international undergraduate students achieve their educational, career and personal goals by making education at a Canadian university the most accessible ever! The International Academic Excellence Scholarships are awarded to all international students who are entering their 1st year and who register full-time in an undergraduate first degree program at Laurentian University.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Register in a 100% course load in two semesters (fall/winter) in a first degree 
ii. Obtain a minimum admission average of 80%
  • Averages are calculated automatically based on equivalency-adjusted grade point average (GPA) using the World Education Services tables. A 7.5 GPA is equivalent to an 80% average.
  • Scholarships are limited to students studying in open-enrolment undergraduate programs. 

Value of Scholarship: 
The Laurentian Undergraduate Entrance scholarships are valued as follows;
i. 80% - 89.9% average: up to $40,000 ($10,000 in 1st year, renewable in subsequent years provided average is maintained)
ii. 90% - 100% average: up to $60,000 ($15,000 in 1st year, renewable in subsequent years provided average is maintained)

These scholarships are renewable in subsequent years for a maximum of three years or upon graduation whichever comes first, provided that the average remains above 80% (LU GPA = 7.5) and all of the other disbursement and renewal regulations are met.  To continue the scholarship at the same value, the average in subsequent years must remain above 80% (7.5 GPA) or 90% (9.5 GPA).

Scholarship Application Guide: 
There is no separate scholarship application; the admission application serves as the application.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Laurentian University International Undergraduate Scholarship Page.