Undergraduate funding

3,660 scholarships are awarded annually for a total of $9.5 million

Admission scholarships

Leadership and commitment scolarship : arts, entrepreneurship, the environment, science, sports, social/humanitarian issues

Leadership and Commitment Scholarships

We support talented students showing an outstanding level of commitment in one of the following areas: arts, entrepreneurship, the environment, science, social /humanitarian issues, or sports.

$6,000 to $8,000

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Schulich Leader Scholarships

These scholarships support students in their final year of CEGEP, or high school outside Quebec, who wish to enroll at Université Laval in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

100,000$ and 120,000$

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Many other admission scholarships

Variable amounts, generally $1,000 to $5,000.

$155,000 annually


Exemption scholarships – Canadians outside Quebec

Available to Canadians enrolled in one of Université Laval’s eligible programs of study, these scholarships allow students from other provinces to study in French in Quebec and pay the same tuition fees as Quebec students.


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Scholarships for students


Québec Perspective Scholarships

Since the 2022 fall semester, these scholarships are offered to Quebec full-time students who are registered in one of the designated study programs.

$2,500 by semester

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Imagine an environmental challenge for change Scholarships

These scholarships support students who are passionate about sustainability and want to make an impact in their communities on the environment. The contest gives bachelor’s and master’s students (on their own or as a team) the opportunity to develop a promising environmental project that could be implemented at Université Laval or in Québec City.

$2,000, $3,000 and $5,000

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$2,000, $3,000 and $5,000 scholarships for a sustainability project
Over 400 scholarships
available each year

Scholarship Directory

Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.


Other sources of funding

Loans and Bursaries

For full-time studies

Government loans and bursaries from Québec and the other Canadian provinces are available, based on each student’s financial situation.

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For part-time students

Part-time students can apply to the Québec government for a loan that generally covers their tuition fees.

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On-campus jobs

Students with insufficient financial resources who have applied for a loan or bursary can work on campus to supplement their income.

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Research and teaching

Available to undergraduate and graduate students

Jobs helping teaching staff or research teams with course- or research-related tasks.

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Sample student budget – Québec resident

David’s budget for the first year of his undergraduate program at Université Laval


Québec student
Bachelor’s degree, Faculty of Planning, Architecture, Art and Design


Scholarships and income
Admin. assistant income
(summer student job)
Income from a part-time student job during the fall and winter semesters $5,040
Economy / Funding from parents / Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) $8,000
*Other sources of income are available but vary by situation. Contact your faculty, Aide financière aux études, and funding agencies to explore your options.
Total income $21,900
Annual expenses
Tuition for 1 year of university
(30 credits)
Housing (room in a ULaval residence) $4,740
Meals (groceries and restaurant) $5,260

  • Public transit for Québec City and Lévis for the fall and winter semesters
Pass included in tuition fees
Health care (medication and personal care) $1,300
Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.) $3,700
Total annual expenses $18,941
One-off expenses
Application fee $97


Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget is fictional and is for reference only. It may vary depending on the economic context and the student’s situation.

For an overview of annual costs for Canadian students who are not Québec residents, see the Tuition fees section.