CURSORY: There are a lot of scholarship opportunities abroad but it is very important to know the right one to apply for. Below are 3 authentic scholarship opportunities for Nigerians.
It is not a new occurrence for people in developing countries to want to relocate abroad for greener pastures.
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One of the major ways people seek these opportunities is to apply for scholarships abroad with the hope of being accepted.
With the number of scholarship opportunities being advertised, it is important to make your research before applying for any of those, as some of them are not what they seem.
Check out these authentic Canadian scholarships that also offer free accommodations and books.
For those looking for a degree scholarship, this might be the choice.
According to Scholars4Dev, the course begins in the fall of 2023. It is named the International Entrance Scholarship.
This scholarship gives you the freedom to apply for any course of your choice and it is only for international students.
To apply, you must have a minimum of 3.20 GPA to apply and maintain at least nothing less than 2.60 CGPA over a 24.00 units in a previous semester to keep benefitting.
The total amount of the scholarship is $60,000 (N26,130,000) paid in annual tract of $15,000 (N6,532,500).
The application portal opens every 1st October and closes on 1st December.
Called the Lester B. Pearson scholarship at the university, it is given to students who have proven to have had an impact in their schools. Chosen students will also have accommodation and books support.
To get accepted, one has to be recommended by their school.
After the University of Toronto has received the recommendations, applicants can move forward to going through other processes online.
3. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships is for those looking for scholarships for their doctoral degrees.
The opportunity is open to Canadian and foreign citizens. The aim of the scholarship is to attract highly scholarly individuals to the Canadian system.
A school in Canada has to nominate one. For foreign students willing to apply, they could contact the university under the scholarship program to nominate them.
The scholarship money is $150,000 (N65,325,000) with $50,000 (N21,775,000) payable annually for three years.
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