Applications are currently ongoing for the Canada-ASEAN Scholarships 2018-2019 for Undergraduates, Masters and PhD Students in the ASEAN Region Countries. The Scholarship is a Fully Funded Scholarship designed totally Support Student achieve their dreams. Are you Eligible? APPLY NOW!
What you need to know about the Scholarship:
The Scholarship kick started in August 2017by Government of Canada. The Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) programis designed to create massive opportunities for students from ASEAN to conduct short-term study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions in areas that contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) program aims to reduce poverty in the developing countries of ASEAN.
Level/Field of Study:
Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD Students are eigible to apply for the Scholarship in any desired Field in Canadian Universities.
To be Eligible you must be citizens of an ASEAN member state (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)), Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam).
Canada-ASEAN Scholarship 2018 is aimed at taking care of the following Expenses:
- visa and/or study/work permit fees;
- airfare, for the scholarship recipient only, to Canada by the most direct and economical route and return airfare upon completion of the scholarship;
- health insurance;
- living expenses;
- ground transportation expenses, including a monthly public transportation pass; and
- books and supplies required for the recipient’s study or research, excluding computers and other equipment.
Canada-ASEAN Scholarships 2018-2019 Requirements
Candidates must be citizens of an ASEAN member state (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)), Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam).
- who have obtained Canadian citizenship or who have applied for permanent residency in Canada are not eligible;
- already participating in an exchange scholarship program funded by the Government of Canada are not eligible;
- already enrolled in a degree or diploma program at a Canadian university or college are not eligible;
- must be enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in an eligible country and paying any tuition fees regulated by that institution for the full duration of the exchange;
- must choose a field of study or research that is aligned with, and contribute to, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
- must submit a letter of intent (maximum one page) outlining how the chosen field of study or research contributes to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and how the candidate will apply the learning to help combat poverty and narrow the development gap in the ASEAN region; and
- must take the responsibility for applying for a study or work permit (generally a study permit is required for course work and a work permit is required for research).
Easy Ways to Apply for the Scholarship:
- Complete an online application for each candidate.
- Institutions which do not have an account first need to Register an account.
- Under “For Non-Canadians” section, scroll down to the Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program and click on Apply Now.
- Enter data in the fields marked mandatory, following instructions for each item, or copy and paste it from another source. Note that:
- the name of the candidate must be the same as it is on their passport; and
- the official name of the candidate’s home institution must be provided in their national language.
- Upload all required supporting documents.
- Upon completion, verify the data prior to submission.
- Print the form for their records using the print function in the browser.
- Click SUBMIT to send the form electronically to the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). The institution will receive a confirmation message and reference number once the form is submitted.
NOTE: Institutions will have the ability to save applications and complete them at a later time. Both saved and submitted applications will appear on the institution’s profile homepage.
Uploaded and attached to the online application form in one of the following formats: .pdf, .jpg, .doc, .docx, .txt or .gif. Each document must be smaller than 5 MB in order for the application to upload successfully.
- Proof of citizenship
- Proof of full-time enrolment
- Letter of intent from the candidate
- Letter of support from the home institution
- Letter of invitation from the Canadian supervisor
- Signed copy of Memorandum of Understanding or Agreement with the partner institution
- Privacy Notice Statement
The deadline for submit online applications is 11:59 p.m. EDT, April 4, 2018 (date to be confirmed).