Global Affairs Canada Scholarship Application Process

Please follow the instructions below to apply for one of the Global Affairs Canada scholarshipsSEED, ELAP, and Study in Canada Scholarships.

Application Timeline

Determine Your Admission Status


  • Coursework exchange



  • The scholarship application and admission to U of T are separate processes. In order to be eligible for one of the Global Affairs Canada scholarships, you must first be admitted to U of T through the exchange or IVGS program. We recommend that you begin your exchange or IVGS application process as you apply a Global Affairs Canada scholarship.
  • Coursework exchange is only available to students from our partner institutions. Undergraduate applicants must be attending one of U of T’s partner institutions to be eligible for the Global Affairs Canada scholarships.

Submit Your Supporting Documents

Submit the following documents to .

  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Proof of Full-time Enrolment
  • Letter of Intent from Candidate
  • Letter of Support from Home Institution
  • Letter of Invitation from the Canadian Supervisor (if applicable)
  • Privacy Notice Statement


  • Please refer to the guidelines on each scholarship page on the Global Affairs Canada website for the document requirements.
  • Name each file as “LAST NAME, Initial of first name – document type” (e.g. LEE, H – Proof of Citizenship) and include your full name in each document.

Application Deadlines

  •  SEED: March 14th, 2023
  •  ELAP & Study in Canada Scholarships: March 7th, 2023

*NOTE: Your intake form and all supporting documents must be submitted by the above deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be considered.

Receive the Selection Results

You will receive the final results for your application via email in the spring of 2023.

Arrive in Canada & Collect Your Scholarship

Scholars may commence their studies or research as early as August 1, 2023 but no later than February 1, 2024.

Your scholarship will be disbursed in installments after you arrive in Canada. Additional documents will be requested.