Government of Canada International Scholarships (ELAP | SEED)

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

  • Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)
    Undergraduate and graduate students from:
    • Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos
    • Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • North America: Mexico
    • South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) 
    Undergraduate and graduate students from ASEAN member states
  • Study in Canada Scholarships  
    Undergraduate and graduate students from:
    • Asia: Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan; 
    • Europe: Turkey, Ukraine; 
    • The Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia;
    • Sub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda

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

Award Amount

Duration

Level of Study

Program

$15,900 CAD

8 months

Undergraduate

SEED, Study in Canada Scholarships

$12,700 CAD 5-6 months Graduate SEED, Study in Canada Scholarships

$11,100 CAD

5-6 months

Graduate

ELAP

$10,200 CAD 4 months Undergraduate; Graduate SEED, Study in Canada Scholarships

$8,200 CAD

4 months

Undergraduate; Graduate

ELAP

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