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Scholarships and Awards

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International students commencing programs* at Durham College will be eligible for a variety of scholarships that can help offset the cost of your studies. The awards are open only to new full-time International Students.

Scholarships are awarded to international students that meet the following criteria:


Students must:

  • Submit their application for admission and pay their fees by the deadline indicated on their offer letter.
  • Arrive in Canada and remain enrolled at Durham College past the 10th day of the semester.

Award up to C$500

  • Grade 12 English final of 75 per cent
  • CAPE – Grade 3
  • CSEC (CXC) – Grade 2
  • A Level – Grade C
  • O Level – Grade B
  • B3 WAEC
  • KCSE – Grade B (plain)
  • Academic IELTS 7.0
  • TOEFL (IBT) 94

Award up to C$1000

  • Grade 12 English final of 80 per cent
  • CAPE – Grade 2
  • CSEC (CXC) – Grade 1
  • A Level – Grade B
  • O Level – Grade A
  • B2 WAEC
  • KCSE – Grade B+ (plus)
  • Academic IELTS 7.5
  • TOEFL (IBT) 102

Award up to C$1500

  • Grade 12 English final of 85 per cent
  • CAPE – Grade 1
  • A Level – Grade A
  • A1 WAEC
  • KCSE – Grade A- (minus)
  • Academic IELTS 8.0
  • TOEFL (IBT) 110


Students do not need to directly apply for a scholarship. Durham College staff will assess each student based on the English scores and notify successful recipients via email.

Other scholarships may be available.

*Only applies to the first program of study at Durham College.

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