Canada Afghan Student Refugee Scholarship

Western is committed to support five Afghan student refugees who are applying to a full time Undergraduate or Master’s program at Western’s main campus with scholarships continuing for up to four years. 


• Entered Canada as a refugee from Afghanistan up to 1 year prior to the intended study period start date.
• Apply for and receive admission to a full-time undergraduate or a graduate (Master’s) degree program at Western’s main campus. Note that you can apply for the scholarship prior to receiving an offer of admission.

Cost covered

Western will cover the cost of tuition, fees and living expenses for five students with value varying up to a maximum of $25,000 per year.

How to apply

Completed Afghan Student Refugee Scholarship application and supporting documentation should be uploaded through secured online DocDrop.

Deadline: The application deadline has passed.

If you have any questions, please contact Swapna Syamaladevi at

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