International Graduate Programs
Memorial University offers a number of unique opportunities for international graduate students to study and learn in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Memorial's School of Graduate Studies (SGS) is home to almost 3,400 graduate students enrolled in over 100 graduate diploma, and master's and doctoral degree programs.
Among them are the following:
Visiting research students: Visiting research students are graduate students at other recognized institutions who come to Memorial University to conduct research under the supervision of a Memorial faculty member. For more information, please visit the School of Graduate Studies website, where you can learn about the application process, registration, and fees.
Sponsored graduate students: Sponsored graduate students normally receive funding from a government, university, or company to pursue a graduate degree overseas. If you are a sponsored student, please contact the School of Graduate Studies via the online form.
Students funded through partner agencies: Memorial University has reached agreements with the following agencies and organizations. International students from these regions or affiliated with these institutions who are interested in applying for Memorial University's master's or doctoral programs are asked to contact the appropriate officer in their home country or the School of Graduate Studies.
Vietnam: The Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) sponsors a project to train scientific and technical staff overseas with the state budget through the Vietnam International Education Development program. This program offers a range of scholarships to prospective Vietnamese students studying undergraduate and postgraduate and research courses at Canadian universities and elsewhere. Scholarships are managed through the MOET site: Vietnam International Education Development, Ministry of Education and Training
Saudi Arabia: The Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in Canada was established in 1978 in the City of Ottawa, the Capital of Canada, to meet the educational needs of Saudi students wishing to pursue their higher education in Canadian Universities and Technical Colleges. The Cultural Bureau also serves to act as a liaison between Saudi Arabia and Canada in the promotion of cultural and educational relations and the establishment of cooperation between Saudi institutions of higher learning and their counterparts in Canada. Learn more about the King Abdullah Foreign Scholarship on the Cultural Bureau website: Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in Canada
Brazil: Science without Borders is a large scale nationwide scholarship program primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government. The program seeks to strengthen and expand the initiatives of science and technology, innovation and competitiveness through international mobility of undergraduate and graduate students and researchers. To learn more about participating in this program, visit the Science without Borders website: Science without Borders, Brazilian Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology (no formal agreement needed)
China: The objective of the China Scholarship Council is to provide, in accordance with the law, statutes and relevant principles and policies of China, financial assistance to the Chinese citizens wishing to study abroad and to the foreign citizens wishing to study in China in order to develop the educational, scientific and technological, and cultural exchanges and economic and trade cooperation between China and other countries, to strengthen the friendship and understanding between Chinese people and the people of all other countries, and to promote world peace and the socialist modernization drive in China. To learn about available opportunities, visit the CSC site: China Scholarship Council (agreement pending)
Students in joint graduate programs: Memorial University is pleased to provide an opportunity to exceptional students to pursue double doctoral degree programs. Through such an agreement, a doctoral student will carry out a joint research project at Memorial University and another recognized institution and earn doctoral degrees from both institutions. Memorial also offers the opportunity to create joint undergraduate and graduate programming with partner institutions. For more information please contact the School of Graduate Studies.
Important information for prospective students about graduate programs at Memorial University
How to apply for graduate programs at Memorial University
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Important Dates - Academic Year 2013-2014
Tuition and Related fees
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