Afghan Student Refugee Scholarship

Western is committed to support five Afghan student refugees who are applying to a full time undergraduate or graduate 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 graduate 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 a value varying up to a maximum of $25,000 per year.

Deadline: The application deadline has passed. Currently, we are not accepting new applications for the 2023-24 academic year.

If you have any questions, please contact Swapna Syamaladevi at