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International and U.S. Admission Scholarships and Awards

Queen's attracts a community of outstanding student scholars from across the globe. To reward the high level of academic excellence displayed by many of our incoming International and U.S. students, Queen's offers a range of scholarships to students entering the first year of any first-entry undergraduate program of study.

Eligibility
Queen's students

To be eligible for most International Admission Scholarships and Awards you must be:

  • an international student (Canadian citizens, including those students holding dual-citizenship, and permanent residents do not qualify for these awards)
  • entering the first year of post-secondary education for the first time (graduates from a 2-year CEGEP program transferring into their second year of a Queen's program remain eligible for Admission Scholarships and Awards)

Canadian citizens, those holding dual-citizenship, and Permanent Residents of Canada should visit the Admission Scholarships section for further information on scholarships and awards for incoming first-year domestic students.

Academic Average Calculation:

Unless otherwise stated, the awards average outlined below is used for scholarship consideration:

  • Ontario curriculum (OSSD Curriculum) students:

Minimum 3 Grade 12U courses including English 4U and 3 additional 4U or 4M courses.

  • Other Canadian Province/Territory curriculum students:

Grade 12 academic subjects as defined in the General Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Arts program.

  • Students studying in other education systems:

The Awards Average is calculated in a manner consistent with the calculation and criteria used for admission purposes.

Automatic Admission Scholarships (no application required)

Recipients of these scholarships will be selected automatically. By applying for admission to Queen's all eligible applicants are automatically considered for the following admission scholarships:

PRINCIPAL'S SCHOLARSHIP

 Total Value: $8,000

 For further information about the Principal's Scholarship, go to the

"Automatic Admission Scholarships" of the Financial Assistance  Section of our website. 

EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Total Value Range: $1,500 - $2,000  

 For further information about the Excellence Scholarship, go to the

"Automatic Admission Scholarships" of the Financial Assistance  Section of our website. 

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL ADMISSION SCHOLARSHIP 

Total Value = $9,000

Program of Study All 
Duration 1 year

Annual Value

$9,000
Number Available 10
Deadline to Apply Students will be automatically considered for this award, no application is required.

PRINCIPAL'S INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP - INDIA

Must be considered citizens of India 

Total Value = $20,000

Program of Study All 
Duration Renewable for 1 subsequent year provided a minimum 3.50 GPA is maintained in a full course load in year one.

Annual Value

$10,000
Number Available 5
Deadline to Apply Students will be automatically considered for this award, no application is required.
MEHRAN BIBI SHEIKH MEMORIAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Total Value = $1,500

Program of Study All 
Criteria
  • Academic excellence
  • Awarded to 1 male and 1 female student
  • Preference will be given to international students who have Pakistani citizenship

Note: If there is not an eligible male and female student then the scholarship will be awarded to 2 students of the same gender.  If there are no eligible Pakistani students then the scholarship will be awarded to eligible male and female international students.

Duration 1 year

Annual Value

$1,500
Number Available  2 (1 awarded to a male student, 1 awarded to a female student)
Deadline to Apply Students will be automatically considered for this award, no application is required.
KILLAM AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP

Total Value = $9,000

Program of Study All

Criteria

  • Academic excellence
  • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States entering first year of any first entry undergraduate degree program
Duration 1 year

Annual Value

$9,000
Number Available  1
Deadline to Apply Students will be automatically considered for this award, no application is required.
Other Financial Assistance Options

International and U.S. Students are encouraged to check the Canadian Bureau for International Education site for information on the availability of awards for International students studying in Canada.