Visiting Student and Internship Programs

Government of Canada International Scholarships
ELAP | Caricom | SEED | Canada-Chile

The Government of Canada offers several scholarship programs to support candidates from abroad who wish to study, conduct research, or gain professional development in Canada on a short-term basis. These programs include:

  • Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program (ELAP)
    Undergraduate and graduate students from the Caribbean and South America
  • Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship
    Undergraduate and graduate students from Chile
  • Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program (CCLSP)
    Undergraduate and graduate students from the Caribbean
  • Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program
    Faculty or international liaison officers/managers from the Caribbean
  • Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)
    Undergraduate and graduate students from ASEAN member states

Scholarship values vary depending on the duration and level of study. The table below summarizes the scholarship values for the different programs:

Award Amount


Level of Study


$15,900 CAD

8 months



$12,700 CAD  5-6 months  Graduate  SEED 

$9,700 CAD

5-6 months

Undergraduate; graduate; faculty member

ELAP; Canada-Chile; CARICOM (CCLSP); CARICOM (Faculty)

$10,200 CAD  4 months  Undergraduate; graduate  SEED 

$7,200 CAD

4 months

Undergraduate; graduate


$2,700 CAD

2-3 weeks

Faculty member; international director, manager, or administrator

CARICOM (Faculty)