5 Canadian Universities Where Pakistanis Can Study for Free in 2023

International students often prefer Canada for studying due to its world-renowned universities and scholarship opportunities. Canadian universities offer quality education, making them a top choice for foreign students.

This year, several Canadian universities will provide tuition-free options to international students via scholarships and grants, which will be available for foreign students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral studies based on their academic achievements.

These scholarships and grants may be used to cover tuition fees and even living expenses. Furthermore, the Canadian government offers a scholarship program and other lucrative initiatives to support international students in managing their financial needs while studying in Canada.

Here is the list of five Canadian universities offering tuition-free study:

1. York University

York University, situated in Toronto, Canada, is a prestigious modern multi-campus urban university that provides numerous scholarship opportunities for international students. York University offers various scholarships, including the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarships and the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award for International Students, along with other renowned scholarships such as the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, and Ontario Graduate Scholarship.

These scholarships are exclusively available to international students who wish to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs at York University.

Moreover, successful applicants may renew their scholarships, further contributing to the value of the scholarship.

2. University of Toronto

The University of Toronto, located on the grounds of Queen’s Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a public research university established by royal charter in 1827 as King’s College. It was the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada.

It provides non-repayable monetary awards to students in the form of scholarships and grants, which are granted based on specific criteria such as merit, financial need, community engagement, leadership, and athletic performance.

The university offers over CAD 106 million annually in thousands of student awards. The criteria for student awards is based on merit, financial need, or a combination of both, which can be used as a tuition waiver to cover tuition fees.

Additionally, the government-funded Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) provides eligible candidates with a combination of loans and grants.

3. University of British Colombia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a distinguished institution that holds a prominent position as a global center for education, research, and instruction.

It has continuously been listed among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since its inception in 1915, UBC has been at the forefront of providing opportunities to talented individuals.

It offers both merit-based and need-based scholarships and awards to Canadian and international students. The university is dedicated to funding more than CAD 10 million annually towards scholarships, awards, and other financial support mechanisms for international undergraduate students. These may include full tuition waivers, among other forms of assistance.

Moreover, several scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students, some of which are funded by private individuals and organizations. These include Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholarships, etc.

4. Carleton University

Carleton University provides merit-based admission awards to international students. These awards also cover tuition fees, making it a tuition-free university.

However, these scholarships are subject to the academic performance of the students. The university also offers prestigious scholarship programs that are highly regarded.

5. Saint Mary’s University

Saint Mary’s University is a public institution situated in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Unlike other institutions in the region, Saint Mary’s University offers both ample opportunities and small class sizes, having a low student-to-professor ratio. Also, the university encourages students to apply their knowledge in practical settings.

Saint Mary’s University welcomes over 25% of its student population from more than 100 different countries. International students are eligible to apply for admission at all levels.

Notably, it offers several scholarships to international students, covering tuition fees, and is included in the list of tuition-free universities. The university also rewards academic excellence with more than CAD 7.69 million in scholarships, fellowships, and grants annually.

    • You may contact Admission office or Registrar office of these universities about the available scholarships and application procedure.
      Good luck!

  • Dear sir there is any university to give me full free any things means visa, admission ,living , teautor,etc.

  • Respected sir/mam
    How can I find details about courses/programs which these universities offer and how can I apply ?

  • Plz tell about scholarship and enrollment program.. I want to get admission in mbbs

  • Its just propakistan news. Not confirm yet for free admition from university sources. You have to bear all expenses of admitted fees test fees and visa fees procedure fees and ticket expences and other expenses. Not a simple procedure to get admition like at your Mohallah school admition.

  • Sir /Madam let me know there is test for this scholarships or without test we can apply there please tell me Thankyou

  • Respected sir /Mam.Please let me know, how can I apply for M.Phil and PhD in pharmacology.

  • Sir, Me BS Mechatronics and Control Engioneering from UET, Lahore, Pakistan 🇵🇰 want to do MS in Mechatronics/Robotics on fully scholarship, because me belong to under develop Country, facing financial difficulties.

  • Dear sir tell me in which university we achieve scholarship in MS radiology and in which university we can get?

  • Dear Sir ! Can you please guide about enrollment and entire procedure for bachelor’s degree in dental professional.

  • Dear Sir/Mam,
    I want to complete my bachelor’s in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), can you tell me how I can apply to these universities?

  • What are the criteria for admission for students please guide us in details. Because there are so many students willing for studying in Canada and abroad.

  • l am an international medical graduate,i got LMCC,unable to get job in canada.can i get admission in medical school

  • Respectable sir/madam
    I am also interested in this kindly tell me the procedure how can I apply ??

  • I want to study mbbs on fully funded scholarship at Canadian university.please guide me

  • This is excellent opportunity for international students. This is my wish to do my masters program in software engineering from Canada

  • Please send me Details and fees structure of MSC Nursing program and schoolarship….

  • There are many other universities in Canada as well that offer scholarships for outstanding foreign students. Not just Pakistanis. . Please google Canadian universities and research their programs and process. For applying. No one can do this for you. You should also make sure your English skills good and academically you are worthy of their standards.

  • I am so happy to join your academy by full scholarship with sciences especially with physics Msc to learn and continue if it is possible up to Phd

  • MashAllah A big good opportunity for all poor and interested students belonged to poor families. Myself is a son of farmer and interested to canada’s study.

  • How can we apply in these universities and which programs are offers in these universities?

  • I am a Pakistani Canadian living in Canada.
    OSAP doesn’t work like this nor the scholarships are given the way you have mentioned.

    • Hey, I am looking to study abroad in Canada. Can you help me for applying for scholarships and choose the best university for completing my bachelor’s? I am looking to move there in January or May intake 2024 InshaAllah.
      Thanks, Ali Shan.

  • Sir I apply for MPhil program but my education gap is 10years is there possibility to join on scholarship

  • I like study but I am not offord study pls help me. Thank you for your time

  • Study in Canada will be worth of value I am a teacher for the previous 28 years I want to get a chance to study and research there but the process to get admission is complicated

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