Equal Opportunities Scholarship Program, Canada- Chile

Awards available to foreign students from Chile for study in Canada.


In June 2008, the Prime Minister of Canada and the President of Chile signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the framework for this program, expected to provide 100 scholarships per year to Chileans wishing to conduct Master's or Doctoral studies in Canada.



For the following scholarships, the maximum scholarship period is:

  • Master's level: two years; and
  • Doctoral level: four years.

Award value

The Chilean Government provides:

  • tuition;
  • monthly living allowance;
  • language training in Chile (English or French) for up to 12 months;
  • return airfare (economy class); and
  • dependents' allowance.

NOTE: dependents 18 years and younger receive free public education; spouse may obtain work permit.


Open to Chilean citizens residing in Chile at the time of application.

Applicants must have completed the following level of studies or expect to do so prior to the commencement of the award:

  • Master's level: undergraduate degree; or
  • Doctoral level: Master's degree.

How to apply

Direct all questions regarding the application process, deadlines and other program details to Becas Chile (Spanish only).