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Deadline extended: 650 scholarships in Canada for Latin American and Caribbean citizens

April 25, 2017 – The deadline to submit applications to the 2017-2018 Student Exchange Program has been extended to May 1, 2017. Global Affairs Canada is offering 650 short-term exchange scholarships to Latin American and Caribbean citizens wishing to study, conduct research or professional development in Canada.

Canadian universities and colleges are invited to apply on behalf of students, researchers, faculty and international liaison officers/managers from eligible countries before the deadline. Candidates and their home institutions cannot submit applications directly to the Student Exchange Program.

For more details, 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 testimonial

Marcelo Ayala, 2016 awardee

"Overall, studying and living in Canada was amazing. I experienced the quality of the Canadian college system."

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Scholarship recipients of the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program explain why you should participate in an academic exchange with Canada.

Note: You may need to click on the CC for Closed Captioning.

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