International President's Entrance Scholarships

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

As part of the National Scholarship Program, three scholarships worth $50,000 each are available to exceptional international students. Selection is based on outstanding academic performance, creative and innovative thought, and significant achievement in extracurricular activities. Students must complete a National Scholarship application which includes an essay and a nomination from their school. The application is available in mid-November. Visit our Office of the Registrar webpage for additional information.

Admission Scholarships

Western’s Admission Scholarships are automatically awarded upon admission to Western. No application is required to be considered for these scholarships.

In order to be eligible for an admission scholarship, a student must apply for admission directly from secondary school to Western's main campus for full-time first-year studies. See the Office of the Registrar Admission Scholarships website below for full details and specifications.

Admission Scholarships Website

Scholarship Average Required
Western Admission Scholarship 90.0% to 91.9%

Total of $2,500
($1,500 in first year, plus $1,000
for optional study abroad experience)

Western Scholarship
of Distinction
92.0% to 100.0% Total of $3,500
($2,500 in first year, plus $1,000
for optional study abroad experience)
Western Scholarship
of Excellence
Awarded based on the top high school admission averages Total of $8,000
($6,000 in first year, plus $2,000
for an optional study abroad experience.)

Beyond First Year: Scholarships for Upper Year Students 

After international students complete one year of study at Western, they become eligible for In-Course Scholarships and Awards, which are awarded based on previous performance in classes at Western and current registration.

Other Scholarships for International Students

A number of other bursaries and awards are designated specifically for international students. These awards range in value and include scholarships based on a demonstrated need, as well as awards connected to specific countries of origin. To explore these awards, please visit the Office of the Registrar Student Awards database and enter "International Students" in the search bar.