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lakehead University

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Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7B 5E1
Deepa Dodani, Admissions Advisor
Garima Narang, Senior Recruitment Advisor



Lakehead University is a fully comprehensive university with approximately 8,500 full-time equivalent students and over 2,000 faculty and staff at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead has 10 faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Law, Natural Resources Management, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Science & Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Lakehead University’s achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally, including being ranked, once again, among Canada’s Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities in Maclean’s 2021 University Rankings; the top Canadian university under 10,000 students in the world according to Times Higher Education's 2021 World Universities Rankings for the second consecutive year; and in the top 100 out of 1,115 universities from around the world in THE's 2021 Impact Rankings (which assesses institutions against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals).

Programs available for Jan/May 2022 intakes

Bachelor - Visit our Undergraduate Programs website.

For program descriptions, visit our Graduate Programs website. For program start terms, please visit our Start Terms website.

Special Offers

Could review UG applications with more than 75% for potential waiver after screening and interviewing the student

Scholarships for International Students

International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships 2020-2021  (Automatically considered. No scholarship application is required.)
The scholarship is available to the top international students applying to Lakehead University for 2019. For details, please visit:

Academic Average (Canadian Equivalent) Scholarship Total (Value Per Year)4 Scholarship Available
90%+(Renewable) $40,000 ($10,000 x years)1 Limited
80.0% - 89.9% (Renewable) $30,000 ($7,500 x years)2)2   Limited
75.0% - 79.9% $6,000 ($6,000 in Year 1 Only)3 Limited


Maximum length of scholarship term is 4 academic years or until the first degree is awarded, whichever occurs first. Recipients whose status changes and may be charged domestic fees will have their scholarship value reassessed to equate to the domestic entrance scholarship grid and regulations available at that time.

Graduate Assistanships (see below)
Graduate Assistant appointments may be offered to some full-time graduate students. These positions vary between programs but can provide teaching opportunities for student workers.

Faculty Research Awards for Graduate Students
Some graduate students may also receive a Faculty Research Award. This stipend may be paid to a full–time degree candidate for research or academic activities relevant and related to the student's field(s) of study within the academic program.

Learn more about Graduate Scholarships & Awards


Last date of applications for January /May 2022 intakes

For January / Winter 2022

30th September for Master

31st October for Bachelor

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