Entrance Scholarships

These scholarships are for students who are applying for their first term at Niagara College – Toronto. Students applying for Scholarships are only eligible for one Scholarship per term.

TSoM Alumni Scholarship

Effective date: Spring 2024
Amount $4,000
Eligibility International student who is in their final term of a diploma, advanced diploma, or certificate in General Business Management program at TSoM and is accepted into a Niagara College - Toronto program.

A scholarship of $2,000 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $2,000 in the second semester if the student maintains an 80 per cent average. Students are required to upload their TSoM diploma or enrollment letter from TSoM to the NCT application portal. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

The Language Gallery Pathway

Effective date: February 17, 2021
Amount $1,000
Eligibility International student who has successfully graduated from The Language Gallery Pathway program of minimum 8 weeks prior to Niagara College – Toronto program start date.

A scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded in the first semester, on the condition that eligible students to Niagara College – Toronto programs have enrolled and completed a minimum of 8 weeks of The Language Gallery Pathway program prior to Niagara College – Toronto program’s start date. Students are required to upload their TLG UPP certificate and transcripts. Not applicable to students who attended an English based education system. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

African Continent Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of any nation in Africa Continent and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester if the student maintains an 80 per cent average. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Caribbean Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of any of Caribbean countries and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester if the student maintains an 80 per cent average. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Second Language Excellence Scholarship

Effective date: July 13, 2021
Amount $2,000
Eligibility Successful applicants must have minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0 and no individual bands less than 6.5. Students who did not take IELTS test, may provide alternative methods of meeting the English language proficiency requirement for this scholarship as indicated in the Language Test Equivalency Chart below.

A scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,000 in the second semester if the student maintains an 80 per cent average. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Language Test Equivalency Chart

IELTS 7.0

Additional English Language Proficiency Tests

Equivalent Grade

Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) 70 overall score 
All individual bands above 60
Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) 185 overall score
No individual skill lower than 176
Duolingo 130+ overall score
No individual skill below 110
Pearson - PTE Academic 66 overall score
No individual skill lower than 56
TOEFL iBT 94 overall score
No individual skill lower than 23
TOEFL Paper-based 590 overall score
TOEFL Computer-based 242 overall score

NCT Alumni Scholarship

Effective date: April 5, 2023
Amount $1,000
Eligibility NCT International student applying to their second program of study at NCT.

A scholarship of $500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $500 in the second semester if the student maintains an 80 per cent average. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Ukraine Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of Ukraine and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of an approved CIS country (Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia) and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Turkey Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of Turkey and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Latin America & Brazil Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of Latin America or Brazil and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

South East Asia (SEA 1) Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

South East Asia (SEA 2) Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $1,500 - $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of Philippines, Vietnam, Korea, Japan and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal & Bhutan Scholarship

Effective date: May 26, 2022
Amount $3,000
Eligibility International student who is a resident of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and has been admitted to a Niagara College – Toronto academic program.

A scholarship of $1,500 to be awarded in the first semester, with an additional $1,500 in the second semester if the student maintains an 80 per cent average. It cannot be transferred or combined with any other entrance scholarship.


Current Students Awards / Bursaries

These awards and bursaries are for students who are currently studying at Niagara College – Toronto. Awards and bursaries cannot be transferred or combined with any entrance scholarship. Students applying for Scholarships, Awards or Bursaries are only eligible for one per term.

Academic Excellence Bursary  

$1,000 Eligibility: NCT students who successfully completed their first, second or third term in Winter 2024 with 90% GPA will be eligible for this bursary. $1,000 bursary awarded if eligibility criteria are met and is applicable to their next term in Spring 2024

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligibility: NCT students who successfully completed their first, second or third term in Winter 2024 with 90% GPA will be eligible for this bursary.
  • Students graduating in Winter 2024 are not eligible for the bursary. No exceptions can be made.
  • This bursary cannot be transferred or combined with any entrance scholarship.
  • If all eligibility criteria are met, the bursary will be awarded towards the student’s next term in Spring 2024.
  • For further questions, please reach out to records@niagaracollegetoronto.ca