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LanguageCert University and College Pathways Scholarship

Applications for LanguageCert University and College Pathways Scholarship – Second Round Now Open!

This scholarship, generously donated by LanguageCert, Languages Canada's Annual Silver Sponsor, offers two awards of CAD $1000 each in this round. LanguageCert provides a diverse range of globally recognized tests and exams, including the International IESOL test and the LanguageCert Academic.



The scholarship is available to all international students who:

  • are enrolled in a preparatory/pathway English program at a Languages Canada member institution that recognizes the LanguageCert tests as a demonstration of English language proficiency;
  • have a conditional acceptance into a Canadian undergraduate or graduate degree or diploma program; and,
  • have a start date between April 1, 2024, to September 9, 2024.

How to Apply

To apply, eligible students may complete the online application form below, which requires:

  • proof of enrollment in an eligible Languages Canada member; and,
  • a LanguageCert IESOL test score.

The application period begins on March 1, 2024, and ends on September 9, 2024. The award recipients will be selected through a random lottery and announced on October 31, 2024.

Please note that scholarships will be paid directly to the students after they have commenced their program, and the refund policy deadline has passed.

Languages Canada members

Please share the scholarship application form with eligible students who are starting in your program this summer, fall, and winter.

LanguageCert will provide five free IESOL tests to every eligible Languages Canada member that wishes to participate in this scholarship offer, giving you the opportunity to test out the exam.

Institutions that sign up and recognize LanguageCert's tests before June 30, 2024, will receive additional benefits, including the opportunity to be featured on the LanguageCert website and LanguageCert's newsletter that reaches 100,000 candidates worldwide.

If your program does not currently recognize the LanguageCert tests and you would like to learn more about LanguageCert and the IESOL test, please contact Carlos Cantu, Education Partnership Manager at LanguageCert:, or book an appointment with him here.

Member FAQs

Welcome to the LanguageCert University and College Pathways Scholarship FAQs.

LanguageCert understands that you may have questions about the scholarship program, social media exposure, and how your institution can benefit from participating. This comprehensive FAQ aims to provide the necessary information to make informed decisions and leverage this opportunity to showcase your institution and attract potential international students. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact LanguageCert.

How does the LanguageCert University and College Pathways Scholarship work?

The scholarship is designed to support international students enrolled in preparatory/pathway English programs at Languages Canada member institutions that recognize the LanguageCert ESOL test. Eligible students can apply for the scholarship and have the opportunity to receive financial assistance toward their studies.

What information do you need from our institution for social media exposure?

To feature your institution on our social media channels, we will require basic information such as your institution's name, a brief description of your pathway program, any specific requirements or benefits for international students, and relevant contact details. We will work closely with you to gather the necessary information.

Are there any costs involved in participating and receiving social media exposure?

No, there are no costs involved for participating institutions. Social media exposure is a complimentary service LanguageCert and Languages Canada provides to promote your institution and attract potential international students.

How can our institution benefit from participating in the scholarship program and social media exposure?

Participating in the scholarship program and gaining social media exposure offers several benefits for your institution. It provides increased visibility among potential international students seeking educational opportunities in Canada. This exposure helps showcase your commitment to supporting students' academic journeys and positions your institution as a desirable destination for international students.

How can we indicate interest and authorize our institution's listing on digital channels?

To express your interest and authorize your institution's listing on our digital channels, simply reply to the email you received or contact Carlos Cantu, Education Partnership Manager at LanguageCert. He will guide you through the authorization process and answer any additional questions.

What is the deadline to participate and be featured in the social media promotion?

We recommend expressing your interest and authorizing your institution's listing as soon as possible to maximize your institution's exposure. While there is no strict deadline, it is advisable to respond promptly to ensure your institution's inclusion in social media promotion.


LanguageCert hopes this FAQ has addressed your questions and provided valuable insights into the LanguageCert University and College Pathways Scholarship program. By participating in this scholarship initiative and gaining social media exposure, your institution can significantly enhance its visibility, reach a broader audience of prospective international students, and promote your pathway programs. LanguageCert values your partnership and looks forward to working together to support student's academic aspirations and foster their success.

For further inquiries or to express your interest in participating, please get in touch with Carlos Cantu, Education Partnership Manager at LanguageCert. Thank you for your commitment to providing quality education and ongoing partnership with LanguageCert and Languages Canada.