Master’s program funding

Admission Scholarship

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Supplemental tuition fee exemption scholarships

Offered to certain international students registered at Université Laval under agreements between the Government of Québec and a number of other countries.

$6.6 million in scholarships

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Citizens of the World scholarship

Excellence scholarship
In support of academic excellence.
$10,000 to $20,000

Commitment scholarship
In support of engaged student leaders
$20,000
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Scholarships for students

Over 250 scholarships
available each year

Scholarship Directory

Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.

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$650,000
per year

Graduate Studies Awards

Your faculty can help you progress through the major milestones in your program.

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Research scholarships

Salaries or scholarships
for research

Funding from your research supervisor

In many fields, research supervisors provide funding to students who work on their research projects. To find out how to apply, contact the program director at your faculty.

Other sources of funding

Programme
Work/Study – International students

On-campus jobs

Allows students to obtain subsidized employment on campus.

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Research and teaching
assistant

Available to undergraduate and graduate students

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

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Tuition fee exemption programs

Under certain conditions, some international students may be exempt from lump sum payments. Here’s a quick reference to help you pick the right one for you.

Other international programs

Government of Canada International scholarships

As part of its university exchange program, the Government of Canada offers scholarships to residents of some foreign countries. These scholarships allow top international students to pursue advanced studies or research at Canadian institutions.

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Canadian francophonie scholarship program

The Government of Canada provides merit scholarships to developing countries of La Francophonie that enable particularly deserving and motivated students to complete undergraduate or graduate studies in Canada.

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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 go to the websites of the organizations involved:

Sample student budget

Yannick’s budget for the first year of his master’s program at Université Laval

Yannick

Haitian

Master’s degree, Faculty of Business Administration

Scholarships and income
Admin. assistant income
(summer student job)
$11,400
Income from a part-time student job during the fall and winter semesters $5,040
Scholarships $5,000
Savings $9,000
*Other sources of income are available but vary by situation. Contact your faculty, your home country government, and funding agencies to explore your options.
Total income $30,440
Expenses
Tuition for 1 year of university
(24 credits)
$14,983
Health and hospital insurance $900
Application fee $90
Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) $116
Study permit $150
Housing (room in a ULaval residence) $4,416
Meals (groceries and restaurant) $5,100
Transportation

  • Public transit for Québec City and Lévis for the fall and winter semesters
  • Public transit for the city of Québec for the summer semester
Pass included in tuition fees
$236
Health care (medication and personal care) $1,500
Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.) $2,400
Total expenses $29,891

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