An Ivey MBA is an investment in your future. We understand and appreciate the financial commitment required by you to pursue and earn your MBA degree. That’s why applicants to the Ivey MBA Program will be considered for some of the largest merit scholarship funding in Canada.

Scholarships & Awards

Applicants must complete the Scholarships section within the online MBA admission application. There is no separate application for individual scholarship consideration. Scholarship recipients will be notified with their admissions offer prior to the start of the program.

There is also an extensive number of external scholarships, bursaries, grants, fellowships, and other forms of financial assistance available to students across Canada. We encourage students to explore the Student Awards and Scholarships Canada websites for more information.

International students seeking external scholarship opportunities should visit our Financing page for international candidates for more resources and information.

Bank Loans

The majority of candidates will require some level of private financing to contribute to their MBA investment. We encourage you to explore the various bank loan options available.

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Government Funding

The Government of Canada and its Provincial Governments offer a variety of loan programs to help graduate students finance their studies.

OSAP & Student Government Loans

OSAP assistance is available to Citizens of Canada or landed immigrants who are residents of Ontario. Students who do not meet the Ontario residency requirements are eligible for the Canada Student Loan. Visa students are ineligible to apply for these programs. Further information including details on eligibility requirements and how to apply are available on the OSAP website.

CIHR & Science to Business Scholarships

Students with a PhD in a health-related field, who wish to pursue an MBA as the next step in their career supporting innovation in Canada, should consider the CIHR Science to Business (S2B) Scholarship.

Life Long Learning Plan (LLP)

The Government of Canada implemented the Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) to encourage higher education and training. The LLP allows you to withdraw up to $10,000 a year from your registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to finance training or education for you or your spouse or common-law partner. For further information on this plan, visit here

Other Provincial and Territorial Student Financial Assistance - Loan Programs

The Government of Canada's CanLearn website provides a listing of contact information for the offices of all government student financial assistance programs. Please visit the CanLearn website to find your province or territory listing.