Deadline approaching: 650 scholarships in Canada for Latin American and Caribbean citizens

April 9, 2018 – The deadline to submit applications to the 2018-2019 Student Exchange Program is April 17, 2018. Global Affairs Canada is offering 650 short-term exchange scholarships to Latin American and Caribbean citizens wishing to study, to conduct research or to undertake professional development in Canada.

Canadian post-secondary academic institutions are invited to submit scholarship applications on behalf of students, faculty and international liaison officers/managers from eligible countries before the deadline. Only applications submitted directly by Canadian post-secondary institutions will be considered.

For full program and application details, visit each scholarship program’s guidelines page.

Scholarships available

Award nameEligible countriesDetails
Emerging Leaders in the Americas ProgramLatin American and CaribbeanView program guidelines
Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange ScholarshipChileView program guidelines
Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships ProgramCARICOM member statesView program guidelines
Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership ProgramCARICOM member statesView program guidelines

Alumna testimonial

Anuschka Tjin Liep Shie, 2016 awardee

Anuschka Tjin Liep Shie"I am very fortunate to have completed an ELAP exchange in Canada on both a personal and academic level."

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Scholarship recipients of the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program explain why students should participate in an academic exchange with Canada.

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