Government of Canada Scholarships to Study in Canada 2024-25

Government of Canada Scholarships to Study in Canada 2024-25

Government of Canada Scholarships to Study in Canada 2024-25

Exciting news! The Government of Canada is offering at least 50 scholarships for study in Canada in 2024/2025, and they plan to increase this number each year. If you’re keen on this opportunity, here’s the scoop: Apply for a study spot at your preferred Canadian post-secondary institution, and they’ll handle the scholarship application on your behalf.

The Study in Canada Scholarships are offering short-term exchange opportunities for students from eligible countries/territories. This means you get a chance to study or research at Canadian post-secondary institutions, whether you’re at the college, undergraduate, Master, or PhD level.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Canada (DFATD)

Host Institution(s): Canadian post-secondary institutions

Scholarship Worth: Up to CAD 12,700 for six months

Number of Awards: 50 per year (number might increase)

Study Level: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD

Nationality: Non-Canadian Citizens

Requirements and eligibility criteria for Government of Canada Scholarships to Study in Canada 2024-25:

Applicants must be citizens of one of the following eligible countries/territories:

  • Asia: Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan;
  • Europe: Turkey, Ukraine;
  • 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.

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in an eligible country/territory.
  • Paying tuition fees to that institution at the time of application and for the full duration of the exchange.
  • Canadian Post-Secondary Institution Requirements:
  • Be a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • Have a valid student exchange agreement with the candidate’s home institution that waives tuition fees for scholarship recipients.
  • A letter issued by the Canadian institution’s international office or equivalent will be accepted for college and undergraduate research applications with no agreement.
  • Inform both the candidate and their home institution of mandatory fees that, in exceptional cases, cannot be waived, before applying for a scholarship on the candidate’s behalf.

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Application Procedure for Government of Canada Scholarships to Study in Canada 2024-25 (How to apply);

For Interested Applicants:

  • Contact eligible Canadian institutions.

Canadian institutions will:

  • Submit applications on behalf of eligible candidates.
  • Promote the scholarship within their faculty, staff, and partner institutions in eligible countries/territories.
  • Rank applications based on institutional priorities.
  • Appoint a single person responsible for application submission.
  • Sign a Contribution Agreement with DFATD.
  • Disburse scholarship funds to successful candidates.
  • Submit qualitative and quantitative reports during the scholarship period.

For Post-Secondary Institutions in Eligible Countries/Territories:

  • Communicate with Canadian partner institutions to confirm or explore collaborations and student exchange agreements.
  • Promote the scholarship through international offices.
  • Identify eligible candidates meeting admission requirements for the Canadian partner institution.
  • Provide supporting documents for candidates to the Canadian partner institution for application submission.
  • Advise selected candidates to undergo additional linguistic training and gain intercultural skills before departure

Application Deadline: March 21, 2024

For more information visit the official website

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