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.
|Award name||Eligible countries||Details|
|Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program||Latin American and Caribbean||View program guidelines|
|Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship||Chile||View program guidelines|
|Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program||CARICOM member states||View program guidelines|
|Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program||CARICOM member states||View program guidelines|
"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."
"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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