This year’s competition for the Government of Canada Scholarships for Study in Canada 2023/2024 will grant at least 50 scholarships, with the number projected to grow each year. Prospective students are encouraged to apply now for a study spot at their preferred Canadian post-secondary institution, which will subsequently apply for the scholarships on their behalf.
The Study in Canada Scholarships enable students from new qualified countries/territories with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate, and graduate levels.
The Government of Canada is the scholarship sponsor(s) (DFATD)
Full-Funded Scholarships are the most common type of scholarship.
Host Institution(s): Post-secondary institutions in Canada
Scholarship Amount: CAD
12700 every month for six months
50 awards are given out each year (number might increase)
Undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral degrees are available.
Requirements for Qualifying | Government of Canada Scholarships 2023-24
Applicants for the Government of Canada Scholarships 2023-24 must be:
Citizens of one of the following countries/territories are eligible:
Asia: Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan; Europe: Turkey, Ukraine;\sMiddle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia;\sSub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda; and\senrolled as a full-time student at post-secondary institution in an eligible country/territory and paying tuition fees to that institution at the time of application and for the full duration of the exchange.
A post-secondary institution in Canada must:
be a DLI; have a valid student exchange arrangement with the candidate’s home university that waives tuition expenses for scholarship recipients. Prior to applying for a scholarship on the candidate’s behalf, a letter issued by the Canadian university’s foreign office or equivalent will be acceptable; and tell both the candidate and their home institution of any necessary expenses that, in extreme situations, cannot be waived.
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Scholarship Worth and Advantages
The scholarship is worth CAD 10,200 or CAD 12,700, depending on the length of study, and the funds should be used for:
Fees for a visa or a study/work permit; flights for the scholarship recipient
Health insurance; living expenses such as lodging, utilities, and food; ground transportation, including a public transportation pass; and books and supplies essential for the recipient’s study or research, except computers and other equipment.
Methods for Making Applications
How to Apply: Applicants interested in the Government of Canada Scholarships 2023-24 should contact eligible Canadian universities, who will then:
submit applications on behalf of qualified individuals; publicize this scholarship opportunity to their teachers and staff, as well as partner universities from qualifying countries/territories;
Depending on the institution’s strategic interests, rank applications
designate a single person to be in charge of application submission; sign a Contribution Agreement with DFATD and distribute scholarship funds to successful candidates; and report qualitative data.
during the scholarship time, as well as quantitative reports.
Postsecondary educational institutions in qualified countries/territories should:
communicate with Canadian partner institutions to confirm or explore institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements; promote this scholarship opportunity through their international offices; identify candidates who meet the eligibility and admission requirements for the Canadian partner institution; provide supporting documents for their candidates to the Canadian partner institution, which is responsible for submitting the scholarship applications; and advertise the scholarship opportunity
The deadline for applications is March 21, 2023.
For further information, please see the official website.