Current Programs

CBIE is currently managing the following international scholarships, programs, and projects.

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program

The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. It supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration.

The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.

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Ciência sem Fronteiras Scholarship Program

The Ciência sem Fronteiras Scholarship program (Csf) is funded by the Brazilian government with support from the private sector.  Its main goal is to promote the consolidation and expansion of science, technology and innovation in Brazil by means of international exchange and mobility. In 2011 the Brazilian government committed to award 101,000 scholarships over four years. In 2014, it announced its intention to award an additional 100,000.

The program focuses mainly on Brazilian post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It allows them to study abroad for a period of 12 to 16 months at the undergraduate level and also offers possibilities at the doctoral level.

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International Scholarships Program

The International Scholarships Program (ISP) is funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada. The ISP is comprised of 14 select scholarship programs for international students and researchers to come to Canada as well as for Canadian students, researchers, and professionals to study abroad.

The Canadian Bureau for International Education administers the ISP on behalf of Global Affairs Canada.

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Libyan-North American Scholarship Program

The Libyan-North American Scholarship Program is a joint collaboration between the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Canadian Bureau for International Education, and Libyan students and host Universities in Canada and the United States.

The goal of the Scholarship Program is to facilitate the studies of Libyan graduate and postgraduate students in North America, allowing them to fulfill their academic objectives while addressing the needs of Libyan public institutions, academia, and society as a whole. There are approximately 2,000 Libyan students on scholarship in the United States and over 1,000 in Canada.

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Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine

The Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine (QALA) Project is a five-year (2014-2018) technical assistance initiative funded by Global Affairs Canada. It is implemented by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in cooperation with the Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision (CCLAP) under the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

The project’s goal is to contribute to increasing equitable access to justice for all Ukrainians through quality legal aid for women and men across Ukraine, in particular individuals from marginalized groups.

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Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program

The Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) is a scholarship program designed to build institutional capacities by training employed nationals from developing countries of La Francophonie.

The program is entirely funded by the Government of Canada, which has entrusted the management of the program to the consortium Canadian Bureau for International Education / World University Service of Canada since January 1st, 2015.

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