Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship
University of Guelph
Deadline:  25th January

All Nationalities
B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology),B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture),B.Plan. (Bachelor of Planning),B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),B.Voc. (Bachelor of Vocation),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration),B.F.Tech. (Bachelor of Fashion Technology),B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fishery Science),B.H.M. (Bachelor of Hotel Management),B.Des. (Bachelor of Design),B.Text. (Bachelor of Textile),B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy),B.B.I. (Bachelor of Banking and Insurance),B.A (Bachelor of Arts),LLB (Bachelor of Law)

Scholarship Overview


The Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship programme is awarded by the University of Guelph in Canada. It is one of the most prestigious undergraduate scholarships for international students in Canada. This scholarship programme was established in honour of the University’s eighth president, Dr Franco Vaccarino, to acknowledge his remarkable impact on the University. This is purely an undergraduate scholarship, reserved for students who wish to pursue Bachelor courses at the University of Guelph in Canada.

Shortlisting Process

The selection of scholars for the Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship involves a multi-stage process. The scholars will be selected after a thorough assessment of all the applicants. 

Terms and Conditions

The continuation of the scholarship depends on the good academic performance of the scholars in the examinations conducted by their respective universities.

Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.



Applicants are eligible to apply if they:

  • Are an International (VISA) student.
  • Are entering the first semester of any degree program at the University of Guelph.
  • Have not previously attended a post-secondary institution.
  • Have at least an admission average equivalent to a 90.0% Canadian curriculum.
  • Have made significant leadership contributions to your school and community.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.
Application Documents

Official Transcripts required.