Ontario Tech University (formerly known as University of Ontario Institute of Technology, or UOIT) in Canada offers a Global Leadership Award for international students. This award is intended to recognize and support international students who demonstrate leadership potential and are actively involved in community service or extracurricular activities.
To be eligible for the Global Leadership Award, international students must meet the following requirements:
- Be an international student with a valid study permit for Canada
- Be a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate program at Ontario Tech University
- Demonstrate leadership potential through involvement in community service or extracurricular activities
- Have a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 7.0 (out of 10) or equivalent
The value of the Global Leadership Award varies depending on the student’s academic program and level of achievement. It may be a partial or full tuition scholarship.
To apply for the Global Leadership Award, international students must submit a completed application form and supporting documents by the specified deadline. The application form and more information about the award can be found on the Ontario Tech University website.
Student type: International students are eligible for this scholarship program.
Level of study: All levels of study
Study area: Any
Scholarship value: The GLA is one of our most prestigious entrance awards. Valued at $72,000 ($18,000 a year for four years), the GLA recognizes international secondary school applicants with strong academic and leadership abilities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are not eligible for the GLA.
Description: If you are an international secondary-school student entering an undergraduate program at the university on a study permit and are currently studying outside of Canada, you can apply for the university’s Global Leadership Award (GLA).
- Values are subject to change without notice.
- Entrance scholarships are available to students attending the university from secondary school within 18 months of graduation.
- You have not previously attended a post-secondary institution.
- You may not hold more than one scholarship simultaneously.
- Summer school courses taken immediately prior to the start of the September term and any upgrading marks will not be included in grade calculations for awards.
- You must be enrolled in a minimum 80 per cent course load (per term).
- The university reserves the right to determine acceptable academic credentials, grades and prerequisite courses to be used for admissions and awards.
How to apply: apply online