Master’s program funding

Admission Scholarships


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.


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Citizens of the World scholarships

Excellence scholarships
In support of academic excellence.

Commitment scholarships
In support of engaged student leaders
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Scholarships for students

Over 250 scholarships
available each year

Scholarship Directory

Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.


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

Work-Study Program
for international students

On-campus jobs

Allows students to obtain subsidized employment on campus.

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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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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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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.

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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



Master’s degree, Faculty of Business Administration

Scholarships and income
Admin. assistant income
(summer student job)
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
Tuition for 1 year of university
(24 credits)
Health and hospital insurance $900
Application fee $90
Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) $124
Study permit $150
Housing (room in a ULaval residence) $4,584
Meals (groceries and restaurant) $5,100

  • 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
Health care (medication and personal care) $1,500
Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.) $2,400
Total expenses $30,067

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