July 17, 2024

Study in Canada 2024-2025 Fully Funded Government of Canada Scholarship

At least 50 scholarships will be awarded in this year’s competition of the Government of Canada Scholarships for Study in Canada 2024/2025, with the number expected to increase each year. Interested candidates are requested to apply now for a study place in Canadian post-secondary institutions of their choice, who will then apply for the scholarships on their behalf.

The Study in Canada Scholarships provide students from post-secondary institutions located in the 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.

CANADA SCHOLASHIP SUMMARY:

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Canada (DFATD)
  • Scholarship Type: Full Funded Scholarships
  • Host Institution(s): Canadian post-secondary institutions
  • Scholarship WorthUp 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

Eligibility Criteria | Government of Canada Scholarships 2024-25

To be eligible for the Government of Canada Scholarships 2024-25, applicants must be:

  1. 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; and
  2. enrolled as a full-time student at post-secondary institution in an eligible country/territory and paying tuition fees to that institution at the time of application and for the full duration of the exchange.

The Canadian post-secondary institution must:

  • 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. For college and undergraduate research applications with no agreement, a letter issued by the Canadian institution’s international office or equivalent will be accepted; and
  • inform both the candidate and their home institution of any mandatory fees that, in exceptional cases, cannot be waived, prior to applying for a scholarship on the candidate’s behalf.

Scholarship Value and Benefits

The scholarship is valued at CAD 10,200 or CAD 12,700 depending on study duration and the funds should be used towards:

  • visa or study/work permit fees;
  • airfare for the scholarship recipient only via the most direct and economical route;
  • health insurance;
  • living expenses, such as accommodation, 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.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Government of Canada Scholarships 2024-25 are to contact eligible Canadian institutions who will then proceed to:

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

Post-secondary institutions from eligible countries/territories should:

  • communicate with partner institutions in Canada to confirm or explore institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements;
  • promote this scholarship opportunity through their international offices;
  • identify candidates who meet the eligibility and admission requirements for the Canadian partner institution;
  • provide supporting documents for their candidates to the Canadian partner institution, which is responsible for submitting the scholarship applications; and
  • advise selected candidates to gain additional linguistic training and intercultural skills before their departure.

Application Deadline: March 21, 2024

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