The Government of Canada Scholarships for Study in Canada 2022/2023 competition will grant at least 50 scholarships this year, with the number anticipated to rise each year.
In order for interested individuals to be considered for the scholarships, they must apply right away for a study spot at one of the post-secondary institutions in Canada of their choosing.
Students from postsecondary institutions in the newly eligible countries and territories can apply for Study in Canada Scholarships.
This gives short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions to candidates at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.
About the Government of Canada
The Federal Government of Canada is the body responsible for the Federal Administration of Canada.
In Canadian English, the term can mean either the collective set of institutions or, specifically, the Queen-in-Council.
Benefits of Government of Canada Post-Secondary Institutions Scholarships
Depending on the length of the program, the scholarship is worth either CAD 10,200 or CAD 12,700. The money awarded should be applied to:
- Fees for a visa or a work permit;
- Air travel solely on the shortest and most affordable route for the scholarship recipient;
- Living costs, including rent, utilities, and food; ground transportation, including a pass for public transportation; and
- For the recipient’s study or research, books and supplies—but not computers or other technology—are necessary.
Requirements for Government of Canada Post-Secondary Institutions Scholarships Qualification
Candidates must be:
- Citizens of one of the following eligible countries/territories:
- Asia: Bangladesh,Taiwan, Nepal.
- Europe: Ukraine, Turkey.
- Middle East and North Africa: Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Morocco.
- Sub-Saharan Africa: Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal.
- Enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in a nation or territory that qualifies and paid tuition to that institution both when applying and throughout the exchange.
The Canadian post-secondary institution must meet the following requirements:
- Be a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
- Have an active student exchange arrangement with the candidate’s home university that exempts scholarship recipients from paying tuition.
- Without an agreement, letters from the international office of the Canadian school or its equivalent will be accepted for college and undergraduate research applications; and
- Before submitting an application for a scholarship on the candidate’s behalf, make sure to notify both the candidate and their home institution of any mandatory fees that, barring extreme circumstances, cannot be waived.
Candidates interested in this scholarship program should:
- Make their interest known to their home institution;
- Find out if there is an existing institutional collaboration or exchange agreement between their home institution and a Canadian institution;
- Request information from their home institution about the application process and selection criteria specific to the Canadian partner institution; and
- Ensure they meet the eligibility requirements.
Post-secondary institutions from nations and territories that qualify should:
- Get in touch with Canadian partner universities to confirm or investigate institutional partnerships and student exchange arrangements;
- Through their overseas offices, promote this scholarship opportunity;
- Identify applicants who satisfy the prerequisites for admission to the Canadian partner university;
- provide the Canadian partner institution, which is in charge of submitting the scholarship applications, with supporting documentation for their prospects;
- Tell the chosen candidates to brush up on their language and multicultural skills before they go.
Eligibilty for the Government of Canada Scholarships Programme
Eligible and complete applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- The merit of the research or study to be undertaken in Canada.
- The benefit to the home institution and peers.
- The advantages for the Canadian institution, the supervisor, and the peers;
- Strength of the connections that the intended exchange will build; and
- Rankings supplied by the institution in Canada.
Note: Priority will be given to candidates who have not previously received a scholarship under the Study in Canada Scholarships program.
Documents Required for Application
Files larger than 5 MB or in the.pdf,.jpg,.doc,.docx,.txt, or.gif formats cannot be uploaded through the application.
Institutions must ensure that documents are correct, complete, and follow instructions. Revised documents sent after the deadline won’t be taken into account.
The original language of any document that is not in English or French must be translated into that language.
Proof of citizenship:
- a signed copy of the non-Canadian participants’ privacy notice statement, recent in date and with the candidate’s signature.
- Candidate’s letter of intent, no longer than one page presenting a justification for studying in Canada, for the selection of the institution, program, and supervisor, and for how the intended program of study or research will relate to their future career
- It is not appropriate to submit copies of transcripts, a student ID, or an admissions letter.
- Letter of support from the home institution (maximum one page): Written on official letterhead and dated within the previous six months by the candidate’s instructor, professor, or international director
- This letter outlines the type of study or research that will be conducted in Canada and how both the candidate and the home institution will profit from this scholarship program.
- Only graduate students; maximum one-page letter of invitation from the Canadian supervisor
- This letter explains the nature and extent of the research partnership with the student’s home university and how the Canadian institution, supervisor, and peers would benefit from the exchange.
- It will be on a business letterhead, signed by the Canadian supervisor, and dated within the last six months.
- The letter should be no longer than six months old and no longer than one page.
- For graduate applications, an agreement is encouraged but not necessary. Expiring agreements will not be accepted. If the agreement is being renewed, schools must attach a letter to that effect.
- A ranking of applications based on the institution’s strategic priorities must be sent to this link on or before the deadline.
How to Apply
Applications can be sent to this link.
The deadline for applications is March 22th 2023
The Government of Canada Scholarships is an opportunity for International students, especially those from developing countries, to get quality undergraduate and postgraduate education within an excellent environment.
We encourage you to promptly apply for this scholarship through the link in this article. Kindly share this article with your friends. Cheers.
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