650 scholarships in Canada for Latin American and Caribbean citizens
January 16, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada launches its 2019-2020 Student Exchange Program for Latin American and Caribbean citizens wishing to study, to conduct research or to undertake professional development in Canada.
The 650 short-term exchange scholarships being offered will promote partnerships, student mobility and research collaborations between Canadian and Latin American and Caribbean post-secondary institutions.
Canadian post-secondary academic institutions can now submit scholarship applications on behalf of students, faculty and international liaison officers/managers from eligible countries by March 21, 2019. Only applications submitted directly by Canadian post-secondary institutions will be considered.
Interested candidates are invited to contact their home institution’s international office to learn about institutional partnerships and collaborations with Canadian institutions. Home institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean will then provide the eligible candidates’ documentation to the Canadian institutions.
For full program and application details, visit each scholarship program’s guidelines page.
|Award name||Eligible countries||Details|
|Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program||Latin American and Caribbean||View program guidelines|
|Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship||Chile||View program guidelines|
|Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program||CARICOM member states||View program guidelines|
|Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program||CARICOM member states||View program guidelines|
Anuschka Tjin Liep Shie, 2016 awardee
"I am very fortunate to have completed an ELAP exchange in Canada on both a personal and academic level."
Scholarship recipients of the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program explain why you should participate in an academic exchange with Canada.
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