EduCanada Scholarships in Canada- Government of Canada
EduCanada Scholarships in Canada- Government of Canada: The Study in Canada Scholarships provide students from new eligible countries/territories with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate, and graduate levels.
This student exchange program will take the place of the full-degree-based Study in Canada Scholarships program, which will be piloted in 2020. The next competition will award at least 50 scholarships, with the number increasing each year.
Level of Education:
Study in Canada Scholarships are available from EduCanada – Government of Canada to pursue Postgraduate, Master, and Ph.D. level programs at Canadian universities.
The following subjects are available for study through this scholarship program.
Study in Canada Funding Global Affairs Canada, also known as the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development, provides scholarships (DFATD).
Scholarship duration and value
The Canadian institution will receive funding from DFATD in the form of a contribution agreement for all successful candidates and will be responsible for distributing the funds to scholarship recipients.
Scholarship amounts differ depending on the length and level of study:
- CAD 10,200 for college, undergraduate, or graduate (Master’s and Ph.D.) students for at least four months or one academic term of study or research; or CAD 12,700 for graduate students (Master’s and Ph.D.) for five to six months of study or research.
- In addition to the DFATD funds, Canadian host institutions will receive CAD 500 per scholarship recipient to help with administrative costs once the scholarship recipient arrives in Canada.
Canadian institutions may be eligible for reimbursement of additional employer compliance fees paid to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada in certain circumstances.
Expenses that qualify
Scholarship funds should be used for the following purposes:
- Fees for visas or study/work permits; airfare for the scholarship recipient only via the most direct and economical route; health insurance; living expenses such as lodging, utilities, and food; ground transportation, including a public transportation pass; and books and supplies needed for the recipient’s study or research, excluding computers and other equipment.
The Canadian institution will receive DFATD funding in the form of a contribution agreement and will disburse funds to scholarship recipients in accordance with its internal processes.
If a scholarship recipient does not accept the award, Canadian institutions must return all funds, including the administrative fee, to DFATD.
Applicants must be:
Citizens of one of the following countries/territories are eligible:
Asia includes Bangladesh, Nepal, and Taiwan; Europe includes Turkey and Ukraine; and the Middle East and North Africa include Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.
Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda; and
enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in an eligible country/territory, and paying tuition fees to that institution at the time of application and throughout the exchange
The following candidates are ineligible:
if they hold or have a pending application for Canadian citizenship or permanent residency; if they are already participating in a Government of Canada scholarship program; and if they are already enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program at a Canadian post-secondary institution.
enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in an eligible country/territory and paying tuition fees to that institution at the time of application and for the duration of the exchange
The following candidates are not eligible:
if they hold or have a pending application for Canadian citizenship or permanent residency; if they are already participating in a scholarship program funded by the Government of Canada; and if they are already enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program at a Canadian post-secondary institution.
Criteria for Eligibility:
Eligible and complete applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:
merit of the proposed research or study in Canada; benefit to the home institution and peers; benefit to the Canadian institution, supervisor, and peers; strength of the proposed linkages; and rankings submitted by the Canadian institution