International Student Support

The University of Guelph offers a range of financial aid programs for international students, including scholarships, bursaries and Work Study. Through these programs, the University awarded $2.1 million to undergraduate international students and $4.9 million to graduate international students in 2021.


Scholarships and Bursaries for Undergraduate Students

Entrance scholarships for international students include the International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships, the Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship and the Academic Leadership International Entrance Scholarships. The International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are awarded automatically based on admission average and do not require students to apply. The Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship of $42,500 is our most prestigious entrance scholarship and requires students to apply. The application deadline is January 25. Students who apply for the Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship will automatically be considered for an Academic Leadership International Entrance Scholarship. For information on additional entrance scholarships, use the Undergraduate Award Search tool.

In-course awards: scholarships, need-based scholarships and bursaries are available for in-course undergraduate students. Visit the pages below for information on eligibility and the application process:


Scholarships and Bursaries for Graduate Students

Entrance and in-course awards are available for international graduate students. Visit the pages below for information on eligibility and the application process. Students are also encouraged to review the information on the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website regarding graduate funding and external award opportunities.