logo

Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

Deadline

Where to Study

Overseas

Study Level

Degree,Master,PhD,Diploma

Amount

Full Scholarship

Scholarship details

Overview

The Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) program provides students, from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) program aims to reduce poverty in the developing countries of ASEAN and to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Criteria

Applicant must meet all the below requirements

Candidates must be citizens of an ASEAN member state (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam).

Candidates:

  • who have obtained Canadian citizenship or who have applied for permanent residency in Canada are not eligible;
  • already participating in an exchange scholarship program funded by the Government of Canada are not eligible;
  • already enrolled in a degree or diploma program at a Canadian university or college are not eligible;
  • must be enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in an eligible country and paying any tuition fees regulated by that institution at the time of application and for the full duration of the exchange;
  • must take the responsibility for applying for a study or work permit (generally a study permit is required for course work and a work permit is required for research);
  • must choose a field of study or research that is aligned with, and contributes to, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; and
  • must submit a letter of intent (maximum one page) outlining how the chosen field of study or research contributes to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and how the candidate will apply the learning to help combat poverty and narrow the development gap in the ASEAN region. The candidate letter of intent must include the following:
    1. A brief description of the chosen field of study or research;
    2. A brief explanation of how the chosen field of study or research is aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
    3. An identification of which Sustainable Development Goal(s) the chosen field of study or research is aligned with;
    4. For candidates from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam: please provide a brief explanation of how you plan to use the learning in Canada to help combat poverty in your home country;
    5. For candidates from Brunei and Singapore: please provide a brief explanation of how you plan to use the learning in Canada to help combat poverty in one of the other eight ASEAN countries listed under item 4 above.
Preferred Discipline

Scholarships and educational exchanges will contribute towards all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including: 

Goal 5

(Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls) through, for example, women’s studies, political science, anthropology, and economics.

Goal 13

(Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts) through, for example, environmental sciences/policy examining climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy, peatlands and other land use effects and strategies, and forestry.

Amount Info

Funding for SEED scholarships is made available by Global Affairs Canada through its legal title: the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD).

The Canadian institution will receive funding from DFATD for all successful candidates in the form of a contribution agreement and will be responsible for providing the funds to scholarship recipients.

The scholarship value varies depending on the duration and level of study. The scholarship value for students is:

  • CAD 10,200 for college, undergraduate or graduate students (Master's and PhD) for a minimum of four months or one academic term of study or research;
  • CAD 12,700 for graduate students (Master's and PhD) for a period of five to six months of study or research; or
  • CAD 15,900 for undergraduate and college students for a period of eight months or two academic terms of study or research.

In addition to the funds allocated to the recipients by DFATD, the Canadian host institution may also claim CAD 500 per scholarship recipient to assist with administrative costs once the scholarship recipient arrives in Canada.

How to apply for Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

Learn how you can apply now
Contact Info

For more information, please contact:

Address:

Please refer here for further enquiries. 

Would you like to receive updates when scholarships like this one open?
Be the first to apply the next time a scholarship opens up!

Hot Scholarships

IUKL Scholarship

Deadline:Dec 31 2021

IUKL Scholarship

Deadline:Dec 31 2021

View all Scholarships

Need help?
mail