External Award: Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program

January 16, 2018

Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions.

This award includess airfare, tuition, a monthly stipend (2,500-3500 Yuan depending on degree), on-campus accommodation or a subsidy for off-campus accommodation (if permitted) and comprehensive medical insurance. The award covers a period of 4-12 months for students and 8 weeks to 12 months for faculty members and mid-career professionals.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens residing in Canada, under the age of 50, and either:

  • a full-time professor or research staff at a recognized post-secondary education or research institution in Canada
  • a student enrolled in either a college, undergraduate or graduate program at a recognized post-secondary education institution in Canada
  • a mid-career professional from a Canadian government, media or cultural organization, or national education association, who has a graduate (Master's or doctoral) degree and has managerial, policy development or decision making responsibilities for at least three years with the organization

For full program details and to submit an online application, please visit the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program website. Applications must be received, either online or by mail, by March 6, 2018.

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