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Government of Canada begins scholarship applications for international students

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Posted on 06 Feb 2022
18:16 PM
Canadian institutions may cover reimbursement of additional employer compliance fees paid to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Canadian institutions may cover reimbursement of additional employer compliance fees paid to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. source : Shutterstock

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Summary
The Canadian institution will receive funding from DFATD for all successful candidates in the form of a contribution agreement
Study in Canada Scholarships is made available by Global Affairs Canada through its legal title: the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD)

The Government of Canada is offering scholarships for the International Students batch of 2022 to 2023.

Study in Canada Scholarships aims to increase the access for Canadian post-secondary institutions to host international students from varied countries and territories on short-term exchanges for study or research.

This student exchange programme provides aspiring candidates a full-degree-based study in Canada Scholarships program curated in 2020. Abou 50 scholarships will be awarded in the next competition, with the number increasing each year.

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Candidates aspiring for this scholarship programme should fulfil cetain qualities, qualifications and responsibilities like taking interest known to their home institution; awareness about existing institutional collaboration or exchange agreement between their home institution and a Canadian institution and having required documents about the application process and selection criteria specific to the Canadian partner institution.

The Canadian institution will receive funding from DFATD for all successful candidates in the form of a contribution agreement.

Scholarship values vary depending on the duration and level of study like CAD 10,200 for college, undergraduate or graduate students (Master’s and PhD) for a minimum of four months or one academic term of study or research or CAD 12,700 for graduate students (Master’s and PhD) for a period of five to six months of study or research.

Roles and responsibilities for scholarship :

  • submit applications on behalf of eligible candidates;
  • promote this scholarship opportunity to their faculty and staff members, as well as to partner institutions from the eligible countries or territories
  • rank applications based on the institution’s strategic priorities;
  • identify a single person responsible for the submission of applications
  • sign a Contribution Agreement with DFATD and disburse scholarship funds to successful candidates; and
  • submit qualitative and quantitative reports during the scholarship period.

Funding for Study in Canada Scholarships is made available by Global Affairs Canada through its legal title: the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD).

The scholarship administrator will not provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates; scholarships cannot be deferred and are not renewable. Also scholarships are subject to availability of funding from the Government of Canada and scholarships are not taxable for either the Canadian institution or the scholarship recipient.

Scholarship recipients will need to agree to the certain criterias :

  • Engage in full-time studies or research as defined by the Canadian institution
  • Arrive in Canada for the uptake of their award between August 1, 2022 but no later than February 1, 2023. Failure to arrive during this time may result in the cancellation of the scholarship.
  • Abstain from clinical training or clinically-oriented research involving direct patient-care;
  • Focus primarily on full-time studies or research during their stay in Canada
  • Return to their home institutions after the scholarship period to complete their studies.

Canadian institutions might be eligible for reimbursement of additional employer compliance fees paid to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Scholarship funds should be used towards :

  • Visa or study or work permit fees
  • Airfare for the scholarship recipient only via the most direct and economical route
  • Health insurance
  • Living expenses, such as accommodation, utilities and food
  • Ground transportation, including a public transportation pass
  • Books and supplies required for the recipient’s study or research, excluding computers and other equipment

The deadline for application is March 22, 2022.

Click the link below to apply.

https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/study-in-canada-sep-etudes-au-canada-pct.aspx?lang=eng#tab_1530023127_0

Last updated on 07 Feb 2022
18:07 PM
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