Top Scholarships

Every year 11 of Canada's best and brightest future leaders are awarded one of U of G's top scholarships! Worth $42,000 each, the following scholarships recognize academic excellence and leadership.

  • The President's Scholarships recognize students entering with a minimum of 90% admission average who have made significant leadership contributions to their schools and communities.
  • The Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's Scholarships recognize students entering with a minimum of 90% admission average who have made significant leadership contributions to their schools and communities. In addition, students must be Indigenous; or a person with a disability; or a member of a racial minority.
  • The Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President’s Scholarship is awarded to the top international student. It recognizes a student of academic distinction who has made significant contributions to their school and their community and demonstrates the potential to become a leader in society.

Scholarships are $8,250 annually for four years, plus one $9,000 stipend for a full-time summer research assistantship position after first year. The research assistantship provides you with research experience while working with faculty.

Applications are due January 25, 2021

Academic Leadership Entrance Scholarships

  • 35 awards worth $20,000 each
  • If you do not receive one of the top scholarships mentioned above, you will be considered for an Academic Leadership Entrance Scholarship.
  • Only those students who have applied for a President's Scholarship or a Lincoln Alexander Chancellor's Scholarship are eligible.