- Admission Scholarships
- Scholarships for students
- Other sources of funding
- Tuition fee exemption programs
- Other international programs
- Sample student budget
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.Learn more
Citizens of the World scholarships
In support of academic excellence.
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.
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 go to the websites of the organizations involved:
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.
Fatoumata’s budget for the first year of her undergraduate program at Université Laval
Bachelor’s degree, Faculty of Arts and Human 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||$26,000|
|*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 without a supplemental
tuition fee exemption scholarship* (30 credits)
|Health and hospital insurance||$972|
|Housing (room in a ULaval residence)||$4,740|
|Meals (groceries and restaurant)||$5,260|
||Pass included in tuition fees|
|Health care (medication and personal care)||$1,300|
|Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.)||$3,700|
|Total annual expenses||$39,731|
|Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ)||$124|
Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget is fictional and is for reference only. It may vary depending on the economic context and the student’s situation.
*Several tuition fee exemption programs 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.