'Hundreds of Dollars Grant': Canadian University Invites Nigerians, Others to Apply for Opportunity

'Hundreds of Dollars Grant': Canadian University Invites Nigerians, Others to Apply for Opportunity

  • Many foreign students, including Nigerians, can benefit from a scholarship opportunity at the University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Legit.ng reports that the University of Ottawa is one of the reputable higher institutions offering selected students extensive financial support
  • Through their study abroad programme, beneficiaries can expand their academic experience

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has 9-year experience covering basic and tertiary education in Nigeria and worldwide

Ottawa, Canada - A scholarship opportunity for international students has surfaced at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Legit.ng reports that the undergraduate scholarship is for students from Africa, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea, China, India, and Bangladesh.

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Nigerian students can legally reside and study in Canada. Photo credit: Klaus Vedfelt
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Canada: University of Ottawa scholarship

A grant of between $50,000 – $100,000 is reportedly available.

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As reported by Scholarship Region, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is not required. However, Legit.ng cannot immediately verify this.

The 2024 University of Ottawa Undergraduate Scholarship is expected to give African students studying in English access to numerous programmes in the school's faculties.

The institution said in a statement:

"To maximise diversity, each faculty will award the same number of scholarships."


All eligible students are considered for this award and will be notified at the time of their admission.

Beneficiaries will be asked to submit proof of citizenship of a developing country.

The applicant must:

  • be an international student with a valid study permit.
  • have citizenship from one of the countries in Africa, Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, or Vietnam.

Undergraduate programmes available:

  • Engineering: Civil Engineering; Chemical Engineering
  • Social sciences: Sociology; Anthropology; International Development and Globalization; Conflict Studies; Public Administration
  • Sciences: All programs except the Honours BSc in Biochemistry / BASc in Chemical Engineering; Honours BSc in Physics/BASc in Electrical Engineering; and Honours BSc in Ophthalmic Medical Technology

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“Move with family, tuition free”: Study abroad expert shares Iceland ‘Japa’ opportunity

Click here to apply for the University of Ottawa’s Excellence scholarships.

Legit.ng gathered that the application deadline is April 1, 2024.

Check this tweet for further details on the opportunity.

Expert shares Iceland ‘japa’ opportunity

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that an X user who connects people with relocation opportunities in Europe, @Cherrychristie2, shared a piece of information where she said Iceland is still tuition-free.

Public universities in Iceland do not charge tuition fees. Iceland has a vibrant student life, both for local and international students. People who study there are also promised a high-quality education.

Fully-funded scholarship in Australia

Legit.ng also reported that a fully-funded scholarship opportunity for Nigerians and other international students surfaced at the University of South Australia.

With approximately 37,000 students, the University of South Australia is the largest in South Australia.

Study opportunity in Austria

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Legit.ng also noted that the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) offered Nigerians and other international students a great opportunity to move and study in Europe in 2024.

According to ISTA, the 2024 call for PhD students is open for Bachelor's and Master's degree holders.

Source: Legit.ng

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