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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.

Guangdong Scholarship Program

APRIL 11, 2018     Source: Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training

The Department of Education of Guangdong Province, China, is offering scholarships for eligible British Columbia (BC) students to study abroad.  In BC, the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, administers the recruitment of students and the management of the Guangdong Scholarship Program.  The purpose of the scholarship program is to strengthen mutual understanding ...

Partnership opportunity in Brazil: Goiás Sem Fronteiras (Goiás Without Borders)

MARCH 29, 2018     Source: The Brazilian State of Goiás

The Brazilian State of Goiás (location) has budgetary and financial authorization to send 100-200 high school students from the public state school system, between 15 and 19 years old, for a four-week English Language Training and Leadership Development program at a higher education institution in Canada in July 2018. This program was launched in late 2017 with a pilot conducted at the New Jersey City University with great ...

Updates to the Off-Campus Work Program for Study Permit Holders in Canada

MARCH 19, 2018     Source: Government of Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released an update regarding additional guidance for the off-campus work program for international students holding a valid study permit in Canada. Clarification has been provided on the following: Determination of full-time status Definition of terms related to the off-campus work program Commencement of off-campus work Completion of studies as it relates to off-campus work In ...

Economic impact of international education – 2017 update

MARCH 9, 2018     Source: Global Affairs Canada

From $12.8 billion to $15.5 billion: Global Affairs Canada study estimates economic impact of international students in Canada. Read the full report.

Student Exchange Program for Latin America and the Caribbean

FEBRUARY 27, 2018     Source: Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada has launched its 2018-2019 Student Exchange Program (SEP) for Latin American and Caribbean citizens wishing to study, conduct research or pursue professional development in Canada. The SEP scholarships promote partnerships, student mobility and research collaborations between Canadian and Latin American and Caribbean post-secondary institutions. The SEP is comprised of four programs that will offer approximately 650 ...

Scholarships available for students to study abroad through the Organization of American States (OAS)

FEBRUARY 27, 2018     Source: Global Affairs Canada

The OAS offers academic scholarships for study or research at the Master’s or PhD level that lead to a degree at a university or educational institution in an OAS Member State.

Funding Opportunity for Research Institutions in Partnership with Brazil

DECEMBER 20, 2017     Source: BCCIE

CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior), a Brazilian Federal Government agency which plays a fundamental role in the expansion and consolidation of stricto sensu (master's and doctorate) postgraduate courses in all states of the Brazilian Federation launched its new program called CAPES/PrInt. The main objective is to foster the establishment of international research networks ...

Call for Nominations: Jack P. Blaney Award

NOVEMBER 18, 2016     Source: Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue

Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue is now accepting nominations for the 2017/18 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue. The Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue is presented every second year to an individual who has demonstrated international excellence in the use of dialogue to increase mutual understanding and advance complex public issues. Nominations are encouraged from around the world in the fields of international diplomacy ...

U.S. to launch a federal study abroad office

AUGUST 30, 2016     Source: The PIE News

In a bid to increase the number of US students with an international experience, the US Department of State will launch a study abroad branch that will push for diversity among study abroad participants, promote non-traditional destinations and build partnerships with foreign governments.