COVID-19 situation: International scholarships application deadline update

March 18, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is currently monitoring the effect of the current COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian postsecondary institutions, foreign institutions and students and researchers around the world.

Given the rapidly evolving circumstances, GAC will extend all open scholarship competition deadlines by an additional three weeks for the following programs.

Scholarship programs

Program namePrevious deadlineNew deadline
Faculty Mobility ProgramMarch 20, 2020April 14, 2020
Emerging Leaders in the Americas ProgramMarch 30, 2020April 20, 2020
Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange ScholarshipMarch 30, 2020April 20, 2020
Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships ProgramMarch 30, 2020April 20, 2020
Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership ProgramMarch 30, 2020April 20, 2020
Study in Canada Scholarships programMarch 31, 2020April 21, 2020

Institutions and prospective candidates are encouraged to monitor the guidelines and news for the above-mentioned programs to note any updates to deadlines over the coming days and weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact