Regarding International Students The Canadian Government Scholarships Online Portal is now available for the 2020-21 academic year.
The Canadian government offers scholarships for master’s degree programs.
The Canadian Scholarship is a Fully Funded International Scholarship for International Students in all Academic Disciplines, covering all expenses for the selected students to study in Canada for Free. Studying in Canada is among the finest opportunities and greatest accomplishments.
Global Affairs Canada’s Canada Scholarship Program will provide academic scholarships for up to Two Years of Post-Secondary Study leading to a Diploma, Post-Secondary or Post-Graduate Certificate, or Master’s degree at a Canadian college, technical or vocational school, or university.
The scholarship is Funded by:
Government of Canada
MS Degree Programs, Diploma, Post-Secondary or Post-Graduate Certificate, or Master’s degree at a college, technical or vocational school
The duration of the Master’s Degree Scholarship or Short Course Scholarship in Canada is as follows:
- At least one Academic Year (8 months)
- Maximum of Two Academic Years (24 months total), with an August 2020 or February 2021 start date.
The Canada Government Scholarships For International Students 2020 are Master’s Degree Scholarships with Full Funding.
International Scholarships will pay for the following:
- The Winner will receive up to $60,000 CAD for academic year-long programs (e.g. 2 academic terms of up to 4 months each)
- Up to 120,000 CAD for programs spanning two academic years (e.g., up to 20 months, including four academic terms of up to 4 months each and one spring/summer term of up to 4 months).
- In addition to the funds allocated to award recipients by DFATD, the Canadian host institution may also claim CAD 500 per award recipient to assist with administrative costs once the award recipient has arrived in Canada.
- Visa/study permit/work permit fees and travel related to biometrics collection
- Economy-Class Flight Cost
- Health coverage
- Tuition and required expenses for the academic program for a maximum of twenty months
- Living expenses including housing, utilities, and food
- ground transportation costs, including a pass for public transit
- Books and other materials necessary for the recipient’s study or research, excluding computers and other equipment.
- Note that the grant does not cover language instruction
Must be a citizen of Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Comoros, Djibouti, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Liberia, Mauritania, Micronesia, Palau, Tonga, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, or Vanuatu. Also eligible are Palestinians from the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem.
- Must not hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency and must not have a pending application for permanent residency in Canada.
- Must apply and be admitted to a full-time academic program at a Canadian post-secondary institution;
- Should indicate their interest in being considered for the Study in Canada Scholarships program when applying for admission at a Canadian institution, and
- Must possess the linguistic competencies necessary to undertake studies in the language of instruction at the Canadian post-secondary institution (English or French).