Commonwealth Undergraduate Scholarships
University of Guelph Commonwealth Undergraduate Scholarships for students from developing nations is a great opportunity to international students to study in Canada.
It was designed by Commonwealth governments to enable students of high intellectual promise to pursue studies in Commonwealth countries other than their own. The goal of the program is for these students to make a distinctive contribution in their own countries upon their return, while fostering mutual understanding within the Commonwealth.
The University of Guelph is like no other university in Canada. it is a research-intensive and learner-centered institution and its campuses span urban hubs and rural communities. They are known for excellence in the arts and sciences and their commitment to developing exceptional thinkers and engaged citizens.
The students, faculty and staff pursue active inquiry and exercise creativity across a range of disciplines — physical and life sciences, arts and humanities, social sciences, business, agricultural and veterinary sciences and it is known for its beautiful, safe campuses and welcoming, supportive culture.
Requirements for Commonwealth Undergraduate Scholarships
Full-time visiting exchange students registered for at least one semester from a Commonwealth developing country who are pursuing studies or conducting research in the area of agriculture and rural development.
Selection Criteria for Commonwealth Undergraduate Scholarships
Selection will be based on the assessment of : (a) a one-page submission describing the significance for the student visiting Guelph to the program of study at the partner exchange University, (b) two faculty references of no more than one-page each, and (c) consistent high performance in course work completed, as documented by a transcript of program grades to date.
For more details, visit University Of Guelph website.
Value of Award
An award of $2,500