University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English

Applications for the University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Studying in English for the 2022-2023 academic session are currently ongoing. The University of Ottawa is proud of the diversity of its international student body.

This renewable University of Ottawa scholarship is offered to international students who are citizens of African countries, who are admitted in the Fall 2022 term (September start date) or later with an admission average of 80% or higher, who are studying in English, and who enroll in one of the specified undergraduate programs in the faculties of Engineering, Science, or Social Sciences.

This significant financial contribution to their education reduces their tuition fees by $17,500 to $25,000 for the excellence scholarships and by $12,000 to $20,000 for the University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarships for African Students, depending on the program annually.

All students who are eligible for the University of Ottawa Scholarships will automatically receive it upon enrolment. It will be applied directly to their tuition fees.

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The entrance and excellence scholarship will provide incoming students with a four-year scholarship to cover the partial cost of their university tuition.

University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students Aim and Benefits

The entrance and excellence scholarship will provide incoming students with a four-year scholarship to cover the partial cost of their university tuition.

Requirements for University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarships

All eligible students are considered for this award and will be notified at the time of their admission. Although no application is required for this scholarship, recipients will be asked to submit proof of citizenship of a country of territory in Africa before receiving their first installments.

The applicant must:

  1. Be an international student with a valid study permit;
  2. Have citizenship from one of the countries in Africa;
  3. Be newly admitted in one of the following undergraduate programs offered in English or with the French Immersion
    option:
  • 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
  1. Be enrolled full-time; and
  2. For the Entrance scholarship: have an admission average of 89.99% or lower once converted in our grading scale
  3. For the Excellence scholarship: have an admission average of a minimum of 90% once converted in our grading
    scale.

Application Deadline: November 31, 2022

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How to Apply for University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship for African Students

  1. First, the student has to apply here: https://www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-105/
  2. Then the University would receive the application and generate a Student Number which the prospective student would use to login to the school’s portal, UOZone, and then submit their results and documents for review.
  3. After a successful review, they will be offered a conditional admission offer which will include the scholarship depending on their average.

The submission deadline for all 2022 nominations is by 5:00 p.m., Central Time, on or before 31st November 2022.
For more information about the University of Ottawa Entrance & Excellence Scholarships, contact