Student Notices

Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Opportunities

Posted Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Government of Canada offers several scholarship programmes to support candidates from abroad who wish to study, conduct research, or gain professional development in Canada on a short-term basis including the following

  • Emerging Leaders of the Americas Programme (ELAP) for Undergraduate and graduate students from the Caribbean and South America
  • Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Programme (CCLSP) for Undergraduate and graduate students from the Caribbean

Scholarship values vary depending on the duration and level of study. The table below summarises the scholarship values for the different programmes:

Award Amount


Level of Study


$14,700 CAD

8 months



$9,700 CAD

5-6 months

Undergraduate; graduate; faculty member


$7,200 CAD

4 months

Undergraduate; graduate


Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the Canada-CARICOM Scholarship, students have to participate in a student exchange at one of our Canadian Partner Schools during Semester I or II of the 2018/2019 Academic Year.

Available partner institutions include: 

  • Concordia
  • Calgary
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Prince Edward Island
  • University of Fraser Valley
  • University of Alberta
  • Queen’s University
  • Western University 

The deadline for applications is March 23.  To view a printable flyer, please click here.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Alviann Thompson

International Office, 2nd Floor Student Admin Building

T: 224-3708 or 662-2002 ext 85010