There are plenty of scholarship opportunities for international students who want to study in Canada.
The opportunities available to you will depend on your field of study or research and your country of origin.
You can find more information about scholarships that may be available to you by using this database.
What is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI)?
A designated learning institution (DLI) is any school that is allowed to admit international students.
All primary and secondary schools in Canada are DLIs and can admit students from foreign countries.
Not all post-secondary schools are DLIs, so you must check the Canadian government’s list of DLIs before applying.
What are the Different Types of Canadian Post-Secondary Schools?
Canada has a reputation for providing accessible, quality education for international students. To understand which program is right for you, first you must understand Canada’s levels of study.
Any educational program beyond the twelfth grade in Canada is considered post-secondary education. There are a few different types of post-secondary education, each with a different purpose.
Certain programs may have specific admissions requirements.
Our mandate is to ensure that you meet the basic admissions requirements for any program that you are applying for
Do I Need to Take the IELTS to Study in Canada?
To study at a Canadian school you will need to be proficient in English or French.
Canadian post-secondary schools set their own conditions for language skills of international students. Language skill requirements vary from one school to the next.
While preparing your application, you should research the specific requirements for your program. Some schools even allow you to complete English courses after you begin your studies.
Some international students do not need to provide proof of their language skills. If you are from an English-speaking country or have studied in English, then you may not have to take the IELTS.
Each school set its own language requirements. It is important to check the specific requirements of the school where you want to apply.