Competition open for Canadians: Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program, 2017-2018

November 24, 2016 – Canadian academics, students and professionals can now apply for scholarships for studies, research, and Chinese language training in China.

  • Program name: Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program
  • Funding organizations: Global Affairs Canada and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China
  • Target audiences: Canadian students (college, undergraduate and graduate levels in Canada); Canadian faculty members and research staff at a post-secondary institution in Canada; Canadian mid-career professionals
  • Number of scholarships: Over 20
  • Duration: 4 to 12 months for students; and 8 weeks to 12 months for faculty members and mid-career professionals
  • Inclusions: Airfare, tuition fees, monthly living allowance, housing, medical insurance, and teaching and research materials
  • Deadline: March 6, 2017

For full program details and to submit an online application, visit: Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program

Alumni Testimonials

Benjamin Nzojibwami, 2014-2015 Awardee

"My goal of living and studying in China was made possible by the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program. It gave me the opportunity to fully immerse myself into a culture and a language that I loved. While in Beijing, I was able to enroll in a full-time Chinese language program at Beijing Normal University (BNU)."

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Qingguo Li, 2015-2016 Awardee

"The Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program allowed me to visit Zhejiang University in Hangzhou for ten months. As a visiting Canadian professor, I carried out research in the field of biomechanics and rehabilitation, which is relatively new in China…Thanks to the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program, a long-term international collaboration has been established and will benefit both the Canadian and Chinese universities."

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