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Scholarships and financial aid

As a student at UL, you will have access to a wide variety of financial assistance options, including academic and leadership scholarships, international mobility scholarships, paid internships, work-study opportunities, government financial assistance programs, and much more. 


Scholarships are not reserved exclusively for academic excellence. Eligibility criteria vary greatly and can be based on admission, mobility, leadership, excellence, financial situation, etc. The Student Awards and Financial Aid Office (BBAF) lists over 3,000 scholarships that are offered each year to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a full-time program.

Visit the scholarship directory for more details.

Overview of undergraduate funding

Plan ahead for graduate studies

If you plan on pursuing graduate studies, it is recommended that you start applying for scholarships the year before you’re admitted to your master’s or doctoral program. 

Overview of graduate funding

International students

Some scholarships, mainly at the graduate level, are reserved exclusively for international students and can be a significant source of funding.

Overview of international student funding

Government loans and scholarships

The BBAF team of specialists offers comprehensive personalized service to advise, guide, and help you complete scholarship applications.

The Québec loans and bursaries program

Other Canadian provincial student loan programs

Direct Loan Program (DLP)