Durham College English Proficiency Entrance Scholarships Canada, 2022/2023


Founded in 1967, and located in the Durham Region of Ontario, Canada, Durham College has a diverse selection of programs in a variety of fields, such as business, information technology, media, art, design, general arts, science, skilled trades, justice, emergency services, health, and engineering technology.

Durham College offers first-year information, academic support resources, career services and academic learning services for students. The Office of Student Life and the Student Union offer events and programs for students during all years. Medical amenities, transportation, shopping, parking, housing options and many other facilities are offered on campus.

The college, in collaboration with Ontario Tech and private companies, has created a system to support and incorporate wireless services on campus, as well as the development of online content and curriculum. 

There is a strong college dedication to creating an inclusive and culturally diverse campus for all employees and students, regardless of race. The college is committed to listening, learning and taking concrete steps to ensure equitable and inclusive access for all. 


Scholarship Description: 

  • Host University: Durham University; 
  • Host Country: Canada; 
  • Study Level: Undergraduate Level; 
  • Scholarship Type: Partial Funding; 
  • Scholarship Worth: 2,000$; 
  • Eligible Countries: International Students; 
  • Subjects: English; 
  • Application Deadline: October 1st, 2022.  

The English Proficiency Entrance Scholarships are now available for International Students in the field of English (undergraduate level) at the Durham University, Canada. 

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded by Durham College to both academically qualified and financially needy applicants. 

Eligibility requirements: 

In order to be considered for the program, candidates are required to successfully complete all requirements as indicated: 

  • Applying for admission and have completed their tuition by the due date outlined in their letter of offer ; 
  • Enter Canada and maintain enrollment at Durham College after the 10th day of the semester. 

Application process:   

Candidates are required to be accepted into the university’s undergraduate degree program: 

  • Students must submit a complete application including passport, English language proficiency results, if applicable, and all educational documents (high school, post-secondary, and graduate school, if applicable) or their application will be delayed and they may not meet the admission deadline. Throughout the application process, applicants will have the opportunity to upload all documents electronically. 
  • Applicants with an Indian or Pakistani passport must submit official Academic IELTS test results with a minimum overall score of 6.0, with no score lower than 6.0, as per SDS guidelines. Some programs may require higher scores. TOEFL or PTE or CAEL test scores and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs will not be accepted. 
  • COVID-19 NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the college will TEMPORARILY accept DuoLingo English test scores for admission purposes only through and including the September 2022 start date (including Indian and Pakistani passport holders). This provision is subject to change without notice.

Supporting Documents: 

The following documents must be provided by the candidates: 

  • Secondary school transcript; 
  • High school diploma; 
  • Transcript from a post-secondary institution (college or university); 
  • Post-secondary college or university diploma; 
  • Passport.

Admission Requirements: 

Once enrolled in a program, applicants must meet all program requirements. Durham College’s nine academic schools offer market-driven programs led by industry experts in a wide range of disciplines.

Conditions of Language: 

Applicants must meet all English language proficiency requirements. 

Applicants may be admitted to Durham College for undergraduate programs if they have an Ontario high school diploma or an equivalent high school diploma from another country that includes: advanced English credit, equivalent English proficiency test scores, or completion of English for Academic Purposes program at one of our recognized English language partner schools. 

Applicants from Canadian high schools, both inside and outside of Canada, must obtain a minimum of three years of high school credits to be considered exempt from the TOEFL/Academic IELTS requirements upon submission of a complete transcript. 

Applicants with at least three years of secondary or post-secondary education in Canada, Australia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, New Zealand, Singapore, the United States, the United Kingdom, certain Caribbean countries, and certain other countries may be exempt from the TOEFL/Academic IELTS requirements upon submission of a complete transcript. Exceptions may apply, please contact the International Education Office for details. 

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