Roles and responsibilities
Canadian post-secondary institutions
submit applications on behalf of eligible applicants;
promote this scholarship opportunity to their faculty and staff, as well as to their partner institutions in eligible countries/territories;
rank their requests according to their strategic priorities;
designate a staff member who will be responsible for the administration of the program;
sign a contribution agreement with DFATD and disburse scholarships to successful applicants; and
submit qualitative and quantitative reports during the fellowship period.
Candidates interested in this scholarship program must:
communicate with their home institution to express their interest;
determine if there is already a collaboration or exchange agreement between their home institution and a Canadian institution;
find out from their home institution about the application process and the selection criteria for the exchange program specific to the Canadian institution; and
ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria.
Post-secondary institutions from eligible countries/territories
Post-secondary institutions in eligible countries or territories must:
communicate with partner institutions in Canada to confirm or explore institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements;
promote this scholarship program through their international offices;
identify candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and admission requirements of the Canadian partner institution;
transmit to the Canadian partner institution, which is responsible for submitting the scholarship applications, all the documents in support of the candidates; and
advising selected candidates to upgrade their language, academic and intercultural skills before departure.
Fellows undertake to:
pursuing full-time studies or research, as defined by the Canadian institution;
arrive in Canada to benefit from the scholarship between August 1 , 2022 and February 1 , 2023 at the latest. Failure to arrive during this time interval may result in the scholarship being cancelled;
refrain from participating in clinical training and clinically oriented research involving direct patient care;
have the primary objective of full-time study or research while in Canada; and
return to their home institution after the scholarship period to complete their studies.
the scholarship administrator will not provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates;
scholarships cannot be postponed and are not renewable;
scholarships are subject to the availability of funding from the Government of Canada;
scholarships are not taxable, neither for the Canadian institution nor for the scholarship holder.
Applicants must be:
citizens of one of the member countries of CARICOM:
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad- and Tobago; and
enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution in an eligible country/territory and pay all tuition fees required by that institution at the time of submitting the application and for the entire duration of the exchange.
Applicants are not eligible:
whether they hold or are currently applying for Canadian citizenship or permanent residence;
if they are already participating in an exchange program funded by the Government of Canada; Where
if they are already enrolled in a program of study at a Canadian post-secondary institution leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.
Roles and responsibilities