Doctoral program funding
Supplemental tuition fee exemption scholarships
Available to ALL international students enrolled in a doctoral program.
Citizens of the World scholarship
In support of academic excellence.
In support of engaged student leaders
Doctoral Admission Scholarships
Available to ALL students who enrolling for the first time in a Université Laval full-time doctoral program .*
*Some restrictions apply.
Scholarships for students
Other sources of funding
Other international programs
Government of Canada International scholarships
Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program
The Government of Canada provides scholarships to developing countries of La Francophonie that enable particularly deserving and motivated students to complete undergraduate or graduate studies in Canada.
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.
You can also see the websites of the organizations involved:
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|
|ULaval supplementary tuition fee
|Faculty scholarship – Support for Success||$2,375|
|Research assistant income
(summer student job)
|Income from a part-time student job during the fall and winter semesters||$5,040|
|Tuition for 1 year of university
|Health and hospital insurance||$900|
|Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ)||$116|
|Housing (room in a ULaval residence)||$4,416|
|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.)||$2,400|
Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget is fictional and is for reference only. It may vary depending on the student’s situation. The exemption program does not apply for qualifying coursework.