Entrance scholarships

These scholarships are for students who are applying for their first term at Niagara College.

Scholarships Amount Requirements Apply
Africa Continent Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of any nation in Africa Continent and has been admitted to a NC academic program for the upcoming school year.

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Ukraine Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of Ukraine and has been admitted to a program at Niagara College for September or January of the upcoming school year.

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United States of America Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of the USA, and has been admitted to any 2, 3 or 4 year Business or Technology program for September or January of the upcoming year.

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Turkey Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of Turkey and has been admitted to a NC academic program for the upcoming school year.

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Lyford Cay Scholarship $2,000

Student must already be approved for a Lyford Cay Foundation Technical Training Scholarship or a Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation Scholarship. Accepted to one of these NC programs: Hospitality Operations Management (Co-op), Photonics Engineering Technology, Chef Training, Culinary Management (Co-op), Motive Power Technician (Co-op), Construction Techniques, Construction Engineering Technology.

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Latin America & Brazil Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of Latin America and has been admitted to a NC academic program for the upcoming school year.

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International in Canada Scholarship $2,000

International student who is currently studying in Canada or has recently completed studies in Canada with a valid study permit that is transferring to NC or applying to their second program of study at NC

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Graduate Certificate Scholarship $2,000

An international student that has completed or is currently registered in their final year of any academic program at Niagara College and is entering a Graduate (Post-Graduate) program in the same or next academic year.

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EAP Program Scholarship $2,000

Any International student who has completed over 12 months in our ESL program. Programs from these streams: Business Admin- istration, Business Accounting, Computer Programmer Analyst, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Tourism, or any Graduate program.

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Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of an approved CIS country (Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia) and has been admitted to an academic program at Niagara College for the upcoming school year.

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Caribbean Scholarship $2,000

International student who is a resident of a Caribbean country and has been admitted to an academic program at Niagara College for the upcoming school year.

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Current scholarships -   Applications open until October 16th at 4:00pm EST

These scholarships are for students who have been accepted to Niagara College.

Members of our community have recognized the unique challenges that International students experience, and have generously donated scholarships to assist and celebrate student achievement. The scholarships available through these donations are based on academic performance, financial need, and volunteerism.

Scholarships Amount Requirements Apply
St. Catharines and Regional Niagara Twinning Association Award $1,000

An international student from Trinidad and Tobago in any NC ESL or Post-Secondary Program who shows financial need. The Student should provide a 1-page personal statement with their application (describing your academic and career goals, your financial need, and how this award will assist you).

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Community Spirit Award in Memory of Isabel Hernandez Maltos Scholarship $500

International Student in any NC ESL or Post-Secondary Program who exemplifies leadership and volunteering qualities at Niagara College or in the community.

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Keith Segal StudentGuard International guard.me Scholarship $1,000

Requirements: 10 fall term scholarship awards. Currently enrolled students in any program level 2 or higher. No application required. Selection is based on the top 10 academic grades among International students from a post-secondary program.

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Dr Mary Kilmer Tchalekian Scholarship $1,000

2 fall term scholarships available. Students from Latin American in any post-secondary or post-graduate program level 2 or higher.
You would need to submit a one-page statement describing your academic and career goals and how this award will assist you in making a difference upon returning to your country.

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In the interest of providing as many scholarships and awards to as many students as possible, a student may receive only one scholarship or award per fall or winter distribution.

International Student Awards

Niagara College awards students who are the top academic and engaged students in their school. There is no application required and the award will be offered in both the fall and winter semesters. It is determined based on academic performance and an active co-curricular record.

One recipient from each academic school will be chosen and notified.