Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully-Funded)
February 29, 2020

Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions announced Fully Funded scholarships for International Students. Students from all over the world can apply for the scholarships. Universities offering post-secondary level that leads to a diploma, post-secondary or post-graduate certificate, or Master’s degree. All fields are available to apply. Also, Funding for the Study in Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully-Funded) is made available by Global Affairs Canada through its legal title: the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD).

In addition, the Applicant will apply for admission first in any Post-Secondary Institution located in CANADA. This scholarship program is for full-time courses and the aim of these scholarships to interact with international students towards the Post-Secondary Institutions.

Last Date to Apply: 31st March 2020

Key Points of Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully-Funded)

The following are the main points of the scholarships.

  • Host Country: Canada
  • Host Universities: All Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions
  • Offering Program: Diploma/Post-secondary/Post-Graduate Certificate/Master’s degree.
  • Number of Awards: Not defined.
  • Available Courses: All Courses are available.
  • Eligible Nationality: International Countries are Eligible.
  • Deadline: 31st March 2020

Benefits of Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully-Funded)

Check out the following benefits for the Canada Government scholarships 2020-2021.

  • Award Value CAD 60,000 per year for one year of program duration.
  • Up to CAD 120,000 for two years of program duration.
  • Visa/Sponsorship as well as Travel Expenses.
  • Economy-class airfare.
  • Health fees.
  • Tuition fees as well as all other Mandatory fees.
  • All Living Expenses.
  • Public traveling expenses.
  • Stationary Expense.

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Eligible Countries

Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Liberia, Mauritania, Micronesia, Palau, Tonga, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Comoros, Djibouti, Turkmenistan, and Vanuatu. Palestinians from the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem are also eligible.


  • Candidate must not be Citizen of Canada.
  • Only full-time Course applications will be acceptable.
  • The applicant will also mention their interest that why they are applying for Canadian scholarships.
  • Also, need to mention Course Language in which the applicant wants to study. (English or French).
  • On behalf of Eligible students, the institute will submit an application.

Additional important information:

  • Scholarships cannot be deferred.
  • Priority will be given to candidates who have not previously received a scholarship funded by the Government of Canada.
  • Post-secondary institutions may propose alternate candidates to take the place of the originally intended recipient, provided scholarship applications for these individuals have been submitted, accepted, and placed on a reserve list.
  • Scholarships are not taxable for either the Canadian post-secondary institution or the scholarship recipient.


Canadian post-secondary institutions will be informed of the final selection and results by the end of May 2020 following approval from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD). Moreover, The Canadian Bureau of International Education (Scholarship Administrator) will communicate all updates and results to the main contact at the Canadian post-secondary institution.

In addition, Canadian post-secondary institutions with successful candidates will receive a contribution agreement for the administration and disbursement of funds as scholarships to the recipients.

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Supporting Documents for Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully-Funded)

  • Proof of citizenship/identity: a copy of the candidate’s passport or official identity document with valid dates. Note: a driver’s license, permanent resident card, student card or baptism certificate are not accepted as proof of citizenship. The country/territory of citizenship/identity selected in the online application form must be the same as the country/territory of the proof of citizenship/identity. For Palestinian candidates from the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, the option “Other” should be selected from the drop-down menu. A copy of the candidate’s Palestinian Authority-issued travel document or identification demonstrating East Jerusalem residency with valid dates must be provided.
  • Letter of intent from the post-secondary institution: a letter in English or French from the Canadian post-secondary institution describing: i) its rationale for nominating the candidate(s), ii) how receiving the student(s) will contribute to the school’s international linkages and internationalization objectives, and iii) how the candidate’s studies will contribute to developing ties between the recipient’s country/territory and Canada (maximum one page). See “Selection Process” for more information on the criteria that will be used to assess applications.
  • Letter of acceptance: a letter confirming the candidate has received admission to the program of study.
  • Academic study plan: an outline of the candidate’s proposed program of study for the scholarship period, issued by the host institution. For two-year programs, the plan should specify whether full-time study or another academic activity required for the program completion will take place during the intervening spring/summer term/semester.
  • CV: a curriculum vitae of the proposed candidate outlining the individual’s qualifications.
  • Budget: a clear and itemized budget indicating how the scholarship will be used to cover eligible expenses of the candidate (e.g., tuition, living expenses, health insurance).
  • Privacy Notice Statement: a copy of the Privacy Notice Statement for non-Canadian participants dated and signed by the candidate.

How to Apply for Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully-Funded)

The Study in Canada Scholarships program is open to students from all disciplines.

Canadian post-secondary institutions may submit an application on behalf of an admitted student who meets the eligibility criteria and has indicated an interest in the Study in Canada Scholarships program.

Canadian post-secondary institutions are encouraged to carefully read the instructions before beginning the online application. Further information is available on the International Scholarships Canada Application Tool Help web page.

If post-secondary institutions experience difficulty filling out or submitting the form, they should send an email to [email protected].



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14 thoughts on “Canada Government Scholarships 2020/2021 (Fully Funded)

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