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The Study in Canada Scholarships give short-term exchange opportunities for students from post-secondary institutions in the new eligible countries/territories to study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate, and graduate levels.

The full-degree-based Study in Canada Scholarships program, which was trialed in 2020, has been replaced by this student exchange program. The next competition will give at least 50 scholarships, with the number increasing each year.

In line with the objectives of Canada’s International Education Strategy, successful Canadian post-secondary institutions will have the chance to strengthen and diversify their international ties, as well as promote their academic and research excellence in new markets.

Scholarship Overview

Scholarship Category: Undergraduate Scholarships | Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | PhD Scholarships
Reward: CAD 10,200 – CAD 12,700
Host Country: Canada
Application Deadline: March 22, 2022
Eligible Countries to Participate 21 selected countries

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Scholarship Facts

  1. Post-secondary institutions in Canada

Institutions in Canada:

  • submit applications on behalf of qualified individuals;
  • raise awareness of this scholarship opportunity among their teachers and staff, as well as partner institutions from qualifying countries/territories;
  • Sign a Contribution Agreement with DFATD and disburse scholarship funds to successful candidates;
  • rank applications based on the institution’s strategic priorities;
  • identify a single person responsible for the submission of applications; and
  • submit qualitative and quantitative reports during the scholarship period.

   2. Scholarship Applicant:

Applicants interested in this scholarship program should:

  • make their interest known to their home institution;
  • find out if their home institution and a Canadian institution have an existing institutional collaboration or exchange agreement;
  • request information from their home institution about the application process and selection criteria specific to the Canadian partner institution; and confirm that they meet the eligibility requirements.

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Scholarship Requirements

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • citizens of one of the following countries/territories are eligible:
    • Asia: Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan;
    • Europe: Turkey, Ukraine;
    • The Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia;
    • Sub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda; and
  • enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in a qualifying 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 enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program at a Canadian post-secondary institution; and
  • if they are already enrolled in a scholarship program funded by the Government of Canada.

Scholarship Reward and Duration

DFATD will provide funding to the Canadian university in the form of a contribution agreement for all successful candidates, and the Canadian institution will be responsible for disbursing the monies to scholarship recipients.

The value of a scholarship varies based on the length and degree of study:

  • CAD 10,000 for college, undergraduate, or graduate students (Master’s and Ph.D.) studying or researching for a minimum of four months or one academic term; or
  • Graduate students (Master’s and Ph.D.) receive CAD 12,700 for a period of five to six months of study or research.

In addition to DFATD monies, Canadian host institutions will receive CAD 500 per scholarship recipient to help with administrative expenditures after the award recipient arrives in Canada.

In some situations, additional employer compliance fees paid to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada may be refunded to Canadian universities.

Expenses that qualify

The funding from the scholarship should be utilized to:

  • Fees for a visa or a study/work permit;
  • airfare for the scholarship recipient only via the most direct and economical route;
  • health-care coverage;
  • living costs, such as housing, utilities, and food;
  • ground transportation, including a public transportation pass; and
  • books and supplies required for the recipient’s study or research, excluding computers and other equipment.

DFATD will provide funding to the Canadian university in the form of a contribution agreement, and the Canadian institution will disburse monies to scholarship applicants according to its internal standards.

If a scholarship recipient does not accept the award, Canadian universities must return all money to DFATD, including the administrative charge.

Criteria for Selection

The following criteria will be used to evaluate eligible and full applications:

  • The merit of the proposed research or study in Canada;
  • the benefit to the home institution and peers;
  • the benefit to the Canadian institution, supervisor, and peers;
  • the strength of the proposed linkages; and the rankings submitted by the Canadian institution.

Note: Candidates who have not previously won a scholarship under the Study in Canada Scholarships program will be given priority.

Method of Application

On behalf of candidates, the Canadian institution submits all applications. Before starting the online application, Canadian universities should read the instructions attentively. The International Scholarships Canada Application Tool Help webpage has more information.

Instructions for institutions in Canada

If your organization is having problems filling out or completing the form, please contact [email protected].

Institutions in Canada must:

  1. For each candidate, fill out an online application.
  • Institutions that do not have an account must first create one.
  • After they have done so, they should go to the “For Non-Canadians” area and select the Study in Canada Scholarships program, then click “Apply Now.”
  • Institutions can save applications and complete them at a later time. On the institution’s profile page, both saved and submitted applications will be visible.
  1. Fill in the mandatory fields and follow the instructions for each item.
  • The candidate’s name must match the name on their passport.
  • The official name of the candidate’s home institution must be provided in the candidate’s native language.
  1. Make sure you have all of the essential documentation uploaded.
  2. Double-check the information before submitting it.
  3. Press the SUBMIT button. Once the form is submitted, the institution will receive a confirmation message with a reference number.
  4. Print the form for their records using the browser’s print function.

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Application Deadline: March 22, 2022

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Originally posted 2022-03-03 20:39:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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