Trent University offers scholarships for international students to pursue undergraduate studies commencing in September 2017.

Brief Description: Trent University offers a limited number of highly competitive international scholarships and awards to students eligible for admission to undergraduate studies commencing in September 2017.
Awarded to entering international students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and some financial need. Scholarships and Awards partially fund tuition and ancillary fees at Trent in amounts between $2,000 and $22,000 per year.

Eligibility:

Trent International Scholarships and Awards (application based)

  • Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards: Awarded to entering international students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and some financial need.
  • Trent International Program Tuition Levy Scholarship: This scholarship is funded by Trent University students through an annual levy. Based on high academic achievement and a strong record of community and/or international service, it is awarded to a student from a developing country.
  • Trent-United World Collges (UWC) Scholarships: Awarded to an international student entering Trent University from a UWC college who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need.
  • Jack Matthews International Scholarship: Named in honour of Jack Matthews, the founding director of both Pearson College of the Pacific and the Trent International Program. Awarded to an international student entering Trent University from Pearson College of the Pacific who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need.
  • Justin Chiu International Scholarships: Established by Justin Chiu, who benefited from the Trent experience as an international student. Awarded to entering international students from Asia who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and some financial need.
  • Scotiabank International Student Awards: The Scotiabank International Awards are to support students upon entrance to Trent University from countries in which Scotiabank operates internationally, and are based upon academic excellence, extra-curricular involvement and leadership.

Entrance Scholarships (automatic)

  • Trent University Entrance Scholarships: All students, Canadian and International, applying to Trent will be automatically considered for Trent University Entrance Scholarships, awarded for academic excellence. Students on a Year/Term Study Abroad at Trent are not eligible for Entrance Scholarship. ESL students are eligible for consideration, however the scholarship is tenable for undergraduate studies (and not for ESL).
  • IB Entrance Scholarships: All international students applying for admission to Trent on the basis of IB diploma will be automatically considered for an IB Entrance Scholarship. To qualify for a $1,000 IB Entrance Scholarship, students must complete an IB diploma with a minimum IB score of 28. The scholarship can be combined with a Trent University Entrance Scholarship and Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards.

Study Program: Scholarships are available for pursuing an undergraduate degree programme.

Study Major: Scholarships are awarded in all the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award:

  • Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards: Scholarships and Awards partially fund tuition and ancillary fees at Trent in amounts between $2,000 and $22,000 per year.
  • Trent International Program Tuition Levy Scholarship: The Scholarship covers international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $22,000 per year.
  • Trent-United World Collges (UWC) Scholarships: The value of the scholarship is determined upon assessment of financial need and may extend to cover international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $22,000 per year.
  • Jack Matthews International Scholarship: The value of the scholarship is determined upon assessment of financial need and may extend to cover international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $22,000 per year.
  • Justin Chiu International Scholarships: Scholarships partially fund the costs of a Trent education in amounts between $3,000 and $15,000 per year.
  • Scotiabank International Student Awards: The value is up to $5,000 per year.
  • Trent University Entrance Scholarships: These range in value from $1,000 to $3,000.
  • IB Entrance Scholarships: The value is $1,000 per year.

National/International Students: Canadian and international students can apply for these Trent University Scholarships.

How to Apply: Applicants should mail or e-mail scholarship documents to the Trent International office. Scholarship application and supporting documents

  • A completed “Application for Trent International Scholarships and Awards” form.
  • An essay in which you outline your academic aspirations and future career goals and how Trent University can help you in achieving these goals (maximum 1 page, 300-500 words).
  • A record of your most recent (last 2 years) extra-curricular activities, community service, and leadership, and an essay indicating how your service or leadership has been a meaningful part of your education. The committee is most interested in specific examples of your accomplishments (maximum 2 pages for both parts).
  • An essay discussing a local, national or international issue and its personal importance to you (maximum 1 page; 300-500 words).
  • Three letters of reference, including at least two from teachers/former teachers. There is no special reference form, however, the letter must address the following points: the applicant’s academic work and intellectual qualities, involvement in extra-curricular activities and community events, leadership skills and character.
  • Documentation of Income: Official statement of annual salary from parent(s) employer(s) on company letterhead or most recent statement of income tax returns from parent(s).

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

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