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Scholarships For Canadians

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) International Scholarships Program
Export Development Canada (EDC) International Business Scholarships Program
Education and Training Awards – Africa (CETAA)

Canadian Sponsored Scholarships

Project Title: Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) International Scholarships Program:

  • Foreign Government Awards: Mexico, South Korea
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Plan: India, New Zealand
  • Organization of American States Scholarships Program
  • Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program
  • Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects

Funding Agency/Client: Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada 
Country/Region: all 35 Organization of American States (OAS) member states, China, South Korea and India
Project Length/Duration: July 2005 – ongoing
Value: $12 million per year
Description: In administering the DFATD International Scholarships Program CBIE provides a broad array of services including the disbursement of up to CAD $12M in program flow-through funds by offering approximately 1,000 scholarships or fellowships worldwide under a range of programs. This encompasses full service administration of the Program, the planning and delivery of events and activities related to scholarship programming, as well as the maintenance of the Government of Canada’s website (www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca) by developing and updating content, collecting and tracking data and creating reports.

Project Title: Export Development Canada (EDC) International Business Scholarships Program
Funding Agency/Client: Export Development Canada
Project Length/Duration:
October 2006 – ongoing
Value: $90,000 annually
Description: The main objective of the EDC International Business Scholarships Program is to annually award up to 30 scholarships to undergraduate students across Canada in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year.  These are returning students who are in their first undergraduate program – while 25 scholarships are awarded to students pursuing international business related studies, including up to five scholarships, which are awarded to students combining international business studies with sustainable management or environmental studies.  The EDC scholarships are intended to support young Canadians interested in pursuing careers or furthering their studies in international business.

Project Title: Canadian Education and Training Awards – Africa (CETAA)
Funding Agency/Client: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Country/Region: Mali, Ghana, Senegal and Ethiopia
Project Length/Duration:
July 2006 – January 2010 
$5.5 million(US$) per year

Description: CETAA was designed to strengthen civil society organizations, on an organizational and individual level, in three western African countries, Mali, Ghana, Senegal and one eastern African country, Ethiopia.  The aim was for these organizations to be able to influence the policies and practices of regional and national government’s commitments in furthering progress towards poverty reduction and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The program targeted CIDA priority sub-sectors in each country, with gender and youth as cross-cutting themes.

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