Study in Canada: University of Laval Masters Scholarships 2020-2021 for African and European Students

The University of Laval Canada is offering Scholarships for international students from African and European Countries to study for Masters degree.

The purpose of this program is to promote academic excellence by offering scholarships to foreign students who are citizens of an African or European country (other than France and French-speaking Belgian students) and are admitted to a master’s program at Université Laval.

This scholarship of $7,000 per year is renewable once, subject to compliance with the faculty’s criteria of excellence and upon the research director’s recommendation and faculty approval.

Deadline: Varies

Eligibility conditions

  • At the deadline, must have submitted a complete application package at Université Laval in an eligible first master’s program and have been accepted in this program.
  • You are a foreign student who is a citizen of an African or European country other than France and French speaking Belgian students.
  • You must not receive a full scholarship (tuition and living expenses) from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).
  • You graduated from a public university accredited by the ministry of higher education in your country of origin. For private institutions, eligibility is determined when the file is reviewed.
  • You are registered full time for the two firt semesters in the program of study for which the scholarship was granted.

Please note that master’s scholarships for international students will not be available for study programs followed exclusively outside Quebec.

Eligible programs

The list of eligible study programs is available on the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office (BBAF) website.


This scholarship awards $7,000 for a year and is renewable once. Note that it does not cover the entire cost of your stay in Quebec. Please consult the Fees and Budgeting to plan your budget.

How to apply

There is no form to fill out for master’s level merit scholarships. Recipients are selected based on applications for admission submitted to Université Laval.

Learn more about the admission process at Laval


Candidates with an average of 14/20 or better (or the equivalent of a “mention bien”) are automatically awarded a scholarship if they receive an offer of admission to the program of study.

Candidates with an average of 11/20 to 13/20 may be eligible, subject to faculty decision.

Candidates with an average under 11/20 will not be considered for the scholarship.

Not that the average used to determine eligibility is the one available when the candidate’s admissions package is assessed by the Registrar’s Office.

The transcript considered is the one from the undergraduate program used to gain admission to the master’s program in which the candidate would like to enrol. To receive a scholarship, candidates must have earned an overall average of 14/20 (“mention bien”) or the equivalent.

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