UMAP-Canada Scholarship Program

With the generous support of Global Affairs Canada, the UMAP International Secretariat, currently hosted at Vancouver Community College, is providing funding for study abroad programs (physical and virtual) within the UMAP consortium.

The UMAP-Canada scholarships are available to Canadian citizen students of Canadian UMAP member institutions to study at UMAP member institutions in other countries and for foreign nationals from a UMAP member institution to study at UMAP Canada member institutions on an approved UMAP program (physical or virtual) starting between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023.

Eligible Programs or study abroad terms must be registered in the UMAP Student Connection Online (USCO) system or pre-approved for consideration by UMAP IS.

Award value

The scholarship value is based on the type and length of the program.

Physical mobility

  • 1-8 month programs: Up to $2000CDN per month to a maximum of $16,000CDN
  • Short-term programs (longer than one week (7 days) and shorter than one month (30 days): $1000CDN

Virtual mobility

  • All programs: longer than one week (7 days) to a maximum of one semester (3-4 months), pro-rated for program type and length, $1000CDN per month

Application procedures

By invitation only. Students must apply and be accepted to a UMAP physical or virtual exchange program. Eligible students will be contacted with scholarship application details. Contact the UMAP International Secretariat for more information (