Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program

Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education offer short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions.

Scholarships are available for studies and research, for a combination of studies and language studies, or for language studies only. Scholarships are not to be used towards a degree in China.

2019-2020 Program Details

  • Target audiences

    • Canadian students at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels in Canada;

    • Canadian faculty members or research staff at a post-secondary institution in Canada; and

    • Canadian mid-career professionals who have a Master’s or PhD degree and have managerial, policy development or decision-making responsibilities.

  • Number of scholarships: Over 20

  • Duration

    • 4 to 12 months for students

    • 8 weeks to 12 months for faculty members and mid-career professionals

  • Inclusions: Airfare, tuition fees, monthly living stipend, on-campus accommodation and medical insurance

  • Deadline: March 1, 2019

For full program details and to submit an online application, visit: Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program. Contact our Exchange Advisor for support at