Scholarships and Awards

Trent University offers a limited number of highly competitive international scholarships and awards to students eligible for admission to undergraduate studies.

 

Entrance Scholarships (automatic)

Trent University Entrance Scholarships

All students applying to Trent are automatically considered for Trent University Entrance Scholarships, awarded for academic excellence. These range in value from $1,000 to $3,000 and are non-renewable. Final average calculated on academic subjects only.
Students on a Year/Term Study Abroad at Trent are not eligible for Entrance Scholarship. ESL students are eligible for consideration, however the scholarship is tenable for undergraduate studies (and not for ESL). The scholarship amount will be split between the first two terms of studies.
The scholarship can be combined with Trent International Global Citizen Awards.

Final Average
(Canadian equivalent)

Scholarship Amount

95%+

 $3000

90% - 94%

 $2500

85% - 89%

 $1500

80% - 84%

 $1000

IB Entrance Scholarships

All international students applying for admission to Trent on the basis of IB diploma are automatically considered for an IB Entrance Scholarship. To qualify for a $1,000 IB Entrance Scholarship, students must complete an IB diploma. The scholarship can be combined with a Trent University Entrance Scholarship and Trent International Global Citizen Awards. The scholarship amount will be given in the first term of studies.

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Trent International Scholarships and Awards (application based)

Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards

Awarded to entering international students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and some financial need. Scholarships and Awards partially fund tuition and ancillary fees at Trent in amounts between $2,000 and $24,000 per academic year (housing excluded)*.

Trent International Program Tuition Levy Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by Trent University students through an annual levy. Based on high academic achievement and a strong record of community and/or international service, leadership and financial need. The Scholarship covers international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $24,000 per academic year (housing excluded).

Trent-United World Colleges (UWC) Scholarships

Awarded to an international student entering Trent University from a UWC college who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need. The value of the scholarship is determined upon assessment of financial need and may extend to cover international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $24,000 per academic year (housing excluded).

Jack Matthews International Scholarship

Named in honour of Jack Matthews, the founding director of both Pearson College of the Pacific and the Trent International Program. Awarded to an international student entering Trent University from Pearson College of the Pacific who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need. The value of the scholarship is determined upon assessment of financial need and may extend to cover international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $24,000 per academic year (housing excluded).

Justin Chiu International Scholarships 

Established by Justin Chiu, who benefited from the Trent experience as an international student. Awarded to entering international students from Asia who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and some financial need. Scholarships partially fund the costs of a Trent education in amounts between $3,000 and $15,000 per academic year.

Scotiabank International Student Awards 

The Scotiabank International Awards are to support students upon entrance to Trent University from countries in which Scotiabank operates internationally, and are based upon academic excellence, extra-curricular involvement and leadership. The value is up to $5,000 per academic year.

Maple Leaf Leadership Award

Awarded to an international student entering Trent University from a Maple Leaf Education System school who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need. The value of the award is $2,000 and is given on a one time basis to a maximum of 5 students per year.

 

*housing fees (including a meal plan) may range from $9,000 to $13,100 per academic year. In addition, students need to budget approximately $2,500-$3,000 for books, supplies and pocket money.

 

Scholarship Application Deadline for September Session

Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards Application can be found on the "Scholarships and Awards Application Forms" link on the right side of the webpage. Deadline is February 15, 2020.

 

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External Scholarships:

CAEL Scholarship

CAEL CE is the leading academic English proficiency test for study in Canada that is accepted by all major English-language Canadian institutions. CAEL offers two scholarships for international students: $5,000 each, one to a student currently studying in Canada and one to a student currently studying overseas. To learn more and how to apply, visit cael.ca/scholarships

Western Union
Trent University's financial partner, Western Union Business Solution through its Western Union Foundation teamed up with 23 WU Agents to provide scholarships in communities around the world. The WU Scholars Program provides $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing college/university degrees related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or business/entrepreneurship.
To learn more and how to apply, visit WUScholars.org.

 

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