Deadline approaching: Scholarships in Canada for Southeast Asian students

February 22, 2019 – The deadline to submit applications to the 2019-2020 Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) program is March 5, 2019. Global Affairs Canada is offering approximately 200 short-term scholarships to students from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wishing to study or conduct research in Canada in fields that are aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Canadian post-secondary academic institutions are invited to submit scholarship applications on behalf of students from eligible countries before the deadline. Only applications submitted directly by Canadian post-secondary academic institutions will be considered.

  • Program name: Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)
  • Funding organization: Global Affairs Canada
  • Target audiences: Students at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam
  • Number of scholarships: Approximately 200
  • Duration: 4 to 8 months at the college and undergraduate level; 4 to 6 months at the graduate level
  • Inclusions: Visa and/or study/work permit fees, airfare, health insurance, living expenses, ground transportation expenses, books and supplies
  • Deadline: March 5, 2019

For full program and application details, visit: Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED).

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Ngoc Truc Diep, 2018-2019 awardee

Ngoc Truc Diep"The reputable teachers, world-class facilities and multicultural society of UdeM make it a wonderful institution for study and research...Once I have completed my study at the UdeM, I will bring the knowledge and techniques I have learned back to my country and transfer them to my colleagues."

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Raymond Wong Kok Hoe, 2018-2019 awardee

Raymond Wong Kok Hoe"Words cannot express how thankful I am to have been selected as a SEED recipient… This program not only enriched my learning experience, but also enhanced the connection between my home and the host university."

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