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Do you want to study in Canada? Here is The 2020 Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program

The Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program was funded back in 2007 by the Government of Canada to promote institutional linkages and to provide students with financial support that will help them get their higher-degree diplomas.

Not just that, but the scholarship program also provides professional development opportunities for faculty and staff who want to improve their knowledge and skills in Canada. With that said, let’s go ahead and check out what are the benefits of being awarded a position in the Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program in 2020.

The Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program in 2020/2021

Benefits:

  • CAD 2,700 for faculty members for two to three weeks of course work or research as part of their professional development;
  • CAD 2,700 for international directors, managers or administrators for two to three weeks of course work, or for a practicum in the area of internationalization of post-secondary institutions or student mobility as part of their professional development; or
  • CAD 9,700 for faculty members for five to six months of study or research at the graduate level.

The Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program in 2020/2021

Criteria:

Scholarship recipients:

  • must engage in full-time professional development, studies or research as defined by the Canadian institution;
  • must be proficient in the language of instruction at the Canadian institution (English or French) before their arrival in Canada, as the scholarship does not cover language training. Language requirements are set by each Canadian institution;
  • in pharmacy, medicine, dentistry or other health fields are excluded from clinical training or clinically-oriented research involving direct patient-care;
  • may not hold any other scholarship granted by the Government of Canada;
  • may arrive in Canada for the uptake of their award between June 1, 2020 but no later than February 1, 2021. Failure to arrive during this time may result in the cancellation of the scholarship. In exceptional cases, and with prior approval from DFATD, the arrival deadline may be extended to March 1, 2021;
  • are expected to return to complete their studies at their home institutions upon completion of the scholarship period; must ensure that they have appropriate health insurance for the full duration of the scholarship, as per the policies of the Canadian institution; and
  • must focus primarily on full-time professional development, studies or research during their stay in Canada.
  • Regions: Anguilla, Antigua, and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos.

Official Letter and Deadline

We are advising all interested students who think that they are eligible for this scholarship program to access the official website where they can find additional information about the application process.

 

The deadline is March 30

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