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David Wang Scholarships Program for Chinese Students in Canada

Saint Mary’s University is inviting academically talented Chinese students to participate in the David Wang Scholarship Program for the academic year 2023-2024 in Canada.

This scholarship program is exclusively arranged for Chinese students enrolled in Canadian curriculum high school in China and further plan to pursue their higher education in Canada at Saint Mary’s University. Students who demonstrate merit with an 80% or higher admission average and have applied to an undergraduate study programme at SMU will be considered for this award valued at a total of $20,000 CAD, $5,000 CAD per year.

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An exciting opportunity that will help Chinese students with study costs.

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Formerly a Catholic, public university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Saint Mary’s University is a school best known for having nationally leading programs in business and chemistry, as well as one of the best Canadian women’s basketball programs. It is not only one of the top universities in Halifax, Canada but is also ranked 151+ in World University Rankings – Masters In Finance 2022.

Why choose to study at Saint Mary’s University? Saint Mary’s University has a range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional development programs designed to conduct research with local, regional and global impact. The graduates and students of SMU have been engaged in and want to continue to set the standard for excellence in post-secondary athletics and recreation.

Application Deadline: Scholarship applications must be submitted no later than 1st April, 2023.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Saint Mary’s University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: $20,000
  • Number of Awards: 8
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • The award can be taken in Canada.


  • Eligible Countries: Chinese national students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for any undergraduate degree program among the ones taught at Saint Mary’s University.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be enrolled (Grade 12) in a Canadian curriculum high school in China.
  • The applicants must have an 80% or higher admission average.
  • The applicants must have attained a minimum 2.5 GPA (and full-time enrolment at Saint Mary’s University) is required for renewal.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students who want to apply for the scholarship are requested to email the scholarship application and supporting documents to [email protected] with subject line: David Wang Scholarship Application.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school Counselor, Principal or Teacher
  • A 500-750 word essay (in English) outlining why you wish to study in Canada, and at Saint Mary’s University
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a senior High School (Upper Middle School) Graduation Diploma with a minimum 70% average with no mark below 60%. Test of English.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS Academic – 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT – 80
  • CAEL – 60
  • Pearson PTE – 58
  • Duolingo English Test (DET) – 120


The successfully selected winners of this scholarship will be awarded an amount of $5,000 CAD per year for a maximum of 4 years of study, i.e. $20,000 CAD in total.

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