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650 scholarships in Canada for Latin American and Caribbean citizens

NOTE: The deadline for this competition has been extended since this news article was originally published. The new deadline is May 1, 2017.

February 28, 2017 – Global Affairs Canada launches its 2017-2018 Student Exchange Program for Latin American and Caribbean citizens wishing to study, conduct research or professional development in Canada.

The 650 short-term exchange scholarships offered promote partnerships, student mobility and research collaborations between Canadian and Latin American and Caribbean post-secondary institutions.

Canadian universities and colleges can now submit scholarship applications on behalf of students, researchers, faculty and international liaison officers/managers from eligible countries by April 25, 2017. For more details about the eligibility criteria, duration, value and inclusions, and to apply, visit each scholarship program’s guidelines page.

Scholarships available

Award nameEligible countriesDetails
Emerging Leaders in the Americas ProgramLatin American and CaribbeanView program guidelines
Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange ScholarshipChileView program guidelines
Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships ProgramCARICOM member statesView program guidelines
Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership ProgramCARICOM member statesView program guidelines

Alumni testimonials

Phylicia Ricketts, 2015 awardee

"The Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program opportunity has tremendously enhanced my academic and professional network. I was swiftly connected to experts who have assisted me in developing my academic career."

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Juan Mauricio Bedoya Soto, 2014 awardee

"I am sincerely grateful to ELAP and felt totally supported during my stay. I did not have to worry about funding and could focus completely on progressing in my doctoral studies."

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Scholarships to study in Canada - International students talk about their experience

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Date Modified:
2017-04-26