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Dalhousie University A.S. Mowat Prize for International Students in Canada

To recognize outstanding achievements by a master’s student at Dalhousie University, the university has decided to award them the A.S. Mowat Prize. The prize will be awarded towards study for the academic year 2023-2024. 

The application can be made by all interested international and candidate national students who have undertaken a master‡s degree program in a discipline of their choice at Dalhousie University.  The one-time prize money is valued at $1,500. 

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Founded in 1818, Dalhousie University is a large public research university situated in Nova Scotia, Canada. The university is highly regarded, even internationally, and ranks 314th in Best Global Universities and 12th nationwide by QS World University Ranking and Gold for sustainability. 

Why choose to study at Dalhousie University? Dalhousie University is a diverse community focused on service and providing outstanding scholarships. Its institution-wide commitment to a world-class student experience, interdisciplinary collaboration, and mutual respect and inclusion in all aspects of its academic, research, and civic priorities makes it stand out among other top public universities. 

Application Deadline: 1st April 2023 is the deadline to apply for this prize.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Dalhousie University 
  • Department: Faculty of Graduate Studies 
  • Course Level: Masters
  • Award: $1,500 
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Home and International
  • The award can be taken in Canada 


  • Eligible Countries: All Canadian and international students are eligible to apply. 
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Any desired master’s degree program offered at Dalhousie University. 
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Candidates must be enrolled in the first year of a master‡s program at Dalhousie University as of the application deadline.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Admission applications must be made via the university portal. Students interested to participate in the scholarship program must submit an online application
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Transcripts 
  • Reference letter 
  • CV
  • Statement of intent
  • Statement of research interests
  • Portfolio
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a completion of secondary school (Grade 12), the minimum overall average required for your program of interest in five academic Grade 12 courses and a qualifying final grade in Grade 12 academic English and any other required subject. 
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL IBT – 92 
  • IELTS – 7.0 
  • MET – C1 Level 64 
  • CAEL – 70 
  • PTE – 65 


The successful winner of the A.S. Mowat Prize will be provided an award amount of $1,500 as a one-time payment by Dalhousie University. 

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