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Visiting French Teacher Scholarships

NOVEMBER 5, 2018     Source: BC Government

The Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is providing scholarship awards to promote the recruitment of French language and French immersion teachers to B.C. The two scholarships are as follows: Visiting French Teacher Training Scholarships There are five (5) awards of $3,000 each for prospective teachers from France or Belgium studying in a qualifying Teacher Education Program at a B.C. post-secondary institution. ...

International student numbers doubled in last 20 years, says OECD report

OCTOBER 1, 2018     Source: Chelsea Dibble

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) latest Education at a Glance report says the number of international students in higher-education programs worldwide has exploded in the past two decades, rising from two million in 1999 to five million seventeen years later. The report examines education systems across 35 OECD countries and various partner countries. “Studying abroad is an opportunity to access ...

CBIE research highlights record growth of international students in Canada

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018     Source: Chelsea Dibble

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) published a Research in Brief recently on the record-breaking numbers of international students in Canada in 2017. CBIE’s research, using both open and obtained data, highlights key trends with regards to level of study, province or territory of study, and country of citizenship of international students. Last year, 494,525 international students came to Canada, surpassing the ...

International Education Update on South India

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018     Source: BC's Trade and Investment Office in India

This update was compiled by BC's Education Marketing Manager under the auspices of BC's Trade and Investment Office in India on selected educational institutes based in South India (Chennai and Bangalore.) The primary objective of this update is to identify opportunities for BC institutions towards partnership and recruitment in the South India region. Background South India comprised of ...

Languages Canada signs MoU with CUMex

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018     Source: The PIE News

Languages Canada has signed an MoU with CUMex to collaborate on language learning and internationalisation.

Grant Program for Canadian Indigenous Students 2018

JULY 31, 2018     Source: Government of Mexico

The Grant Program for Canadian Indigenous Students 2018 is a brand new program intended for higher education institutions interested in participating in academic exchanges. A total of 36 groups of students will be funded by the Mexican government. The deadline for submitting proposals is August 26, 2018. Applications can be submitted here. Background The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), through the Mexican Agency for International ...

2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students

JULY 20, 2018     Source: Government of Canada

Canadian students and researchers interested in studying or conducting research in Mexico are invited to apply for scholarships by September 28. 

Faculty Mobility Program

JUNE 27, 2018     Source: BCCIE

The Faculty Mobility Program provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities in Latin Americas and the Caribbean. Apply by October 18.

New Zealand offers the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

JUNE 27, 2018     Source: BCCIE

New Zealand offers scholarships to Canadians at the PhD level that lead to a degree at a university in New Zealand. Apply by July 10.

Scholarships for Canadian and Irish students, professors and researchers

JUNE 4, 2018     Source: Government of Canada

The governments of Canada and Ireland are offering scholarships for short-term visits to conduct research. Apply by June 25, 2018.

Government of Japan Undergraduate and Research Student (Post-Graduate) Scholarships

MAY 4, 2018     Source: Government of Japan

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan has opened applications for their 2019 Undergraduate and 2019 Research Student (Post-Graduate) Scholarships. Both scholarships provide: Full tuition Monthly allowance Round-trip flight between Japan and Canada The Undergraduate Scholarship is aimed at students who wish to complete a full, undergraduate degree at a Japanese University. ...

Awards for excellence in education announced

APRIL 24, 2018     Source: BC Government

Nominations are open for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education to recognize education professionals.