Doctoral program funding
Supplemental tuition fee exemption scholarships
Available to ALL international students enrolled in a doctoral program.
Citizens of the World scholarships
In support of academic excellence.
In support of engaged student leaders
Scholarships for students
available each year
Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.
FGPS Student Success Scholarships
The FGPS Success Scholarships support students at every stage of their graduate studies.
The Government of Québec awards merit scholarships to international students at the doctoral level.
paid for research
Funding from your research supervisor
In many fields, research supervisors provide funding to students who work on their research projects. For information, contact your faculty program director.
Other sources of funding
for international students
Allows students to obtain subsidized employment on campus.
Available to undergraduate and graduate students
Jobs helping teaching staff or research teams with course- or research-related tasks.
Other international programs
Government of Canada International scholarships
China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarship program
Université Laval (UL) and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) have signed an agreement to offer a joint grant program allowing Chinese students who are eligible for UL programs to pursue higher education in research. The grants cover tuition fees, living expenses, and health insurance for up to 48 months, as well as a round-trip flight to Québec City (by the least expensive route) and visa application fees.
Scholarship programs resulting from agreements with the CALDO consortium
Agreements signed between the CALDO consortium, of which Université Laval is a member, and the governments of some South American countries with a view to providing scholarships to resident students so they can pursue their studies and develop their expertise in their chosen field. The signatory countries at this time are Brazil, Colombia, and Chile.
For more information, please email us at Etudiantboursier.CALDO@vre.ulaval.ca or Sponsoredstudent.CALDO@vre.ulaval.ca.
You can also see the websites of the organizations involved:
Science Without Borders (CNPq and CAPES)
Sample student budget
Nora’s budget for the first year of her doctoral program at Université Laval
Doctoral’s degree, Faculty of Social Sciences
|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||$22,000|
|*Other sources of income are available but vary by situation. Contact your faculty, your home country government, and funding agencies to explore your options.|
|Tuition for 1 year of university
|Health and hospital insurance||$900|
|Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ)||$120|
|Housing (room in a ULaval residence)||$4,584|
|Meals (groceries and restaurant)||$5,100|
||Pass included in tuition fees|
|Health care (medication and personal care)||$1,500|
|Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.)||$3,900|
Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget is fictional and is for reference only. It may vary depending on the student’s situation.