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Funding opportunities

Help finance your Study Abroad experience with a variety of funding options managed by Concordia International. Contact the Concordia International office for guidance or questions regarding these funding options.

Internal funding:

External funding:

Concordia International has provided a useful list of some of the funding resources outside Concordia University you can explore to help finance your Study Abroad experience.




All countries

Government of Canada Scholarships Website

Government of Canada website that gathers many different scholarship funds, both from the Canadian government and outside funding intended for Canadian students wishing to study abroad or for foreign students wishing to study in Canada.

Most countries

EDC International Business Scholarship

EDC awards up to 30 scholarships annually, 25 of which go to undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business.

Most countries

Les offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ)

LOJIQ offers several programs and funding opportunities to support students applying to study or to do an internship abroad.

Various countries

Quebec MESRS: Programmes de bourses des gouvernements étrangers

Certain governments have scholarships agreements with Quebec. These agreements provide Quebec residents with funds to study abroad in the corresponding countries.


Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program

A number of short-term non-degree awards are offered under the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program (CCSEP) to Canadian academics and students who wish to study and/or do research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions.


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Scholarships are available for undergraduate students taking part in an organized study abroad program/exchange in Germany or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad experience.

Germany Bourse des premiers ministres Québec - Bavière The Ministère des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie (MRIF) offers two specialization scholarships worth $5,000 each, to Quebec students interested coducting a brief research project (4 to 12 weeks) in Bavaria, as part of their Masters or PhD program.
Germany Baden-Württemberg-Scholarship

The Baden-Württemberg Scholarship is only available for exchange students nominated to the University of Freiburg. Masters and bachelor students who are awarded the scholarship will receive 600 Euros per month; PhD students will receive 900 Euros per month.

The scholarship is awarded for a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 9 months. 


Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

MEXT offers scholarships to foreign students wanting to study Japanese language and culture in Japan.

Japan  Japan-Canada Academic Consortium The Japan-Canada Academic Consortium aims to promote the exchange of undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and teachers, and to encourage a movement of ideas and knowledge between the two countries.  


Government of Korea Scholarships for Canadians

The Government of Korea offers scholarships for study and/or research at the Master’s and PhD level. Two scholarships are available study at the Master’s or PhD level in Korean studies, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and other subjects.


Becas de Excelencia del Gobierno de México para Extranjeros Convocatoria 2015

The Government of Mexico offers scholarships for foreigners interested in studying in Mexico. 12 scholarships are available for Quebec students in 2015.


Canada-Mexico Awards

As part of a reciprocal agreement, Mexico is offering 15 awards to Canadian students or researchers at the Master’s, PhD, or Postdoctoral level who wish to spend up to 12 months in one of its eligible institutions.

Poland Erasmus+ KA107 Funding is available for a graduate or undergraduate student taking part in an organized exchange program at the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland during Fall 2017. The funding consists of 750€/month + a lump sum for travel costs of 820€. The minimum stay of at least 3 (full) months is required. The funding from Erasmus+ cannot exceed 5 months of duration. For more information, please contact

Taiwan (China)

Taiwan Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education Taiwan Scholarship Program - for those who are interested in pursuing their graduate or Ph. D. degree in a Taiwan university.
Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program - allows students to attend a Language Centre in Taiwan for three months, six months, nine months, one year and two-month summer classes.

United Kingdom

BUTEX North American Scholarships

Undergraduate Concordia students who have been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university which is BUTEX affiliated can apply for a one-time scholarship of £500.

United States

Fullbright Program

The Fulbright Program provides funding for graduate students, faculty, professionals and independent researchers to conduct research, lecture, or enroll in formal academic programs in the United States.

United States Killam Fellowship The Killam Fellowship provides funding for undergraduates who are Canadian citizens who want to study in the United States for one semester or one academic year. The award is highly prestigious.
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