Undergraduate funding

1 518 scholarships have been awarded in 2022-2023 for a total of $8.1 million

Admission scholarships


Supplemental tuition fee exemption scholarships

Offered to certain international students registered at Université Laval, these scholarships allow them to pay the same tuition fees as Quebec students.



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Citizens of the World scholarships

Excellence scholarships
In support of academic excellence.

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Scholarships for students

Over 230 scholarships
available each year

Scholarship Directory

Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.


Research scholarships

$3,000 per month
for a maximum of 4 months

Merit scholarships

The Government of Québec offers merit scholarships to international students for short research or professional development visits, as well as health insurance coverage and an exemption from supplementary foreign tuition fees.

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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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Other international programs

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 certain Latin American countries with a view to providing scholarships to resident students so they can pursue their studies and develop their expertise in their field at our university. The signatory countries at this time are Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa RicaEcuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.


For more information, please email us at: CALDO@daif.ulaval.ca.


Consult the CALDO consortium website for more details.

Rotary Foundation scholarships

The Rotary Foundation runs the world’s largest privately funded scholarship program. The program makes a variety of scholarships available to allow thousands of university students to study abroad. Scholarship recipients, who hail from nearly 70 countries, act as goodwill ambassadors for the Rotary organization.

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Sample annual expenses – Person from abroad

Fatoumata’s expenses for a year of her undergraduate program at Université Laval


Ivory Coast
Bachelor’s degree, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences

Annual expenses
2024–2025* tuition fees for 1 academic year without a supplemental tuition fee exemption scholarship** (30 credits)


*Tuition fees are indexed annually. They vary based on the student’s legal and resident status and program of study. Find out more.

Health and hospital insurance $1,068


ULaval residences or shared off-campus housing


Important: Make sure to reserve your place before your arrival.


$4,740 to $7,900
Groceries $6,100
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, immigration document renewal, etc.) $3,700
Total annual expenses $43,536 to $46,696
One-time expenses
Application fee $97
Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) $128
Study permit $150
Travel upon arrival and temporary accommodation (if required), etc. $500
Used furniture and accessories for off-campus housing $800
Winter clothing and accessories $500 to $800
Computer $800
Total one-time expenses – First year of study $875 to $3,275

Last updated on June 25th, 2024.

Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget reflects a modest lifestyle and is only meant to serve as a guide. It may vary depending on the economic context and the student’s situation.

**Several tuition fee exemption scholarships exist for students, especially French and French-speaking Belgian students, to reduce the additional foreign fees required by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur (MES).



For an overview of the annual costs you can expect if you benefit from an exemption, see the Tuition fees section for your student profile.