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International Student Scholarships

General Eligibility Criteria

To apply for these scholarships:

1. Complete the General Award Application.

2. For more information on scholarships and their required qualifications, please contact internationaladmissions@conestogac.on.ca

Note: Conestoga reserves the right to limit the number and value of the scholarship based on available funding.

A. Entrance Scholarships

Degree Entrance Scholarship

$2,500 split over Year 1 and Year 2 of the program, awarded to students beginning studies in the Fall semester only. Applicants will be ranked based on highest academic average in their top six grade 12 courses including required subjects

Degree Pathway Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to students beginning studies in an approved Conestoga pathway in the Fall semester only. Applicants will be ranked based on program admission requirements (highest academic average) unless otherwise stated

Diploma Entrance Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded each intake. Eligible applicants will be ranked based on program admission requirements (highest academic average)

English for Academic Studies to Post-Secondary Studies Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded each intake. Eligible applicants will be ranked on highest academic average in Level 4 of Conestoga’s English for Academic Studies program

2nd Program Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded to students who have graduated from a previous Conestoga diploma, degree or graduate program (excludes certificate programs) and who apply to begin a 2nd program within 4 months of completion. Students will be ranked on the highest academic average (GPA) from the previous program of study

B. Regional Scholarships

C. Priority Program Scholarships

Priority Programs for 2016-2017

  1. Accounting, Audit, and Information Technology (Bachelor of Business Administration) (Co-op)
  2. Advertising and Marketing Communications
  3. Biotechnology Technician Fast Track (those holding a BSc degree will be eligible for direct admission into year 3 of the Bachelor of Environmental Public Health upon completing the Biotechnology Technician Fast Track Diploma)
  4. Computer Application Security
  5. Design (Bachelor of) (Honours) (Co-op)
  6. Enhanced Nursing Practice – Clinical and Critical Care
  7. Enhanced Professional Practice – Gerontology and Chronic Illness
  8. Information Technology Business Analysis Operations
  9. Information Technology Network Security
  10. Integrated Marketing Communications
  11. International Business Management (Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) (Co-op)
  12. Network Engineering Systems Administration
  13. Packaging Engineering Technician (Fast Track)
  14. Process Quality Engineering

Student Awards

To apply for these awards:

1. Complete the General Award Application including the Study Period Budget and Financial Need essay

2. Submit reference letters as required in the award description, indicating which award(s) for which you want consideration

For more information on awards and their required qualifications, please contact financialaid@conestogac.on.ca

The CSI International Student Service Award

Four awards of $1,000 are available to international students at Conestoga College who are actively involved and volunteer with the International Education Department. This award will be given to one or two current international students. Recipients must have a minimum grade average of 75% and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must also be actively involved and volunteer with the International Education Department.

Eligibility:

The applicant must be:

Applicants who have received an ISSA in any year may be considered for an award in a subsequent year, provided they are able to demonstrate meaningful involvement or volunteer contributions separate and distinct from those which earned their previous award.

Award winners will be invited to attend CSI's annual award banquet in April to be recognized and receive their framed award certificate.

The CSI International Academic Excellence Award

CSI is offering up to 10 awards of $500 available to international students at Conestoga College who are actively involved and volunteer with the International Education Department. Recipients must have a minimum grade average of 75% and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must also be actively involved and volunteer with the International Education Department.

Eligibility:

The applicant must be:

Award winners will be invited to attend CSI's annual award banquet in April to be recognized and receive their framed award certificate.

The CSI International Athletic Achievement Award

Two awards of $500 are available to international students at Conestoga College. Recipients must have a minimum grade average of 75% and be actively involved within athletics, a varsity team or intermural sports.

Eligibility:

The applicant must be:

Award winners will be invited to attend CSI's annual award banquet in April to be recognized and receive their framed award certificate.

The CSI International Community Achievement Award

Two awards of $2,500 are available to international students at Conestoga College, who have demonstrated leadership in one or more of the following areas: community service, international engagement, intercultural understanding, and promotion of diversity, intellectual pursuits, and artistic or athletic endeavors.

Eligibility:

The applicant must be:

Applicants who have received an ICAA in any year may be considered for an award in a subsequent year, provided they are able to demonstrate meaningful leadership and service contributions in activities or programs separate and distinct from those which earned their previous award.

Award winners will be invited to attend CSI's annual award banquet in April to be recognized and receive their framed award certificate.

Other Awards

The Narhari Sharma Memorial Award Nomination

Mr. Narhari Sharma was a symbol of love, wisdom, strength, vision, courage and selflessness. He was gentle soul who lived to help others; had an amazing thought process and was a true leader. Education and equality were two of his key values. This award was created to recognize a student who demonstrates the following qualities:

Eligibility:

Fill out and submit the The Narhari Sharma Memorial Award Nomination (pdf) in the Winter Semester before February 19, 2016.

Please note:

  • Conestoga College reserves the right to limit the number and value of scholarships available.
  • All applicants must be registered as an international student, be a citizen of a country other than Canada and hold a valid study permit for the period of study.
  • All scholarships are applied to the student's tuition account.
  • Only the successful candidates will be notified of results.
  • The International Office Selection Committee will make all final selections.
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