The Study in Canada Scholarships (SICS)  provide students from post-secondary institutions located in eligible countries with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions, at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels. Please note that Carleton can only accept students for research visits under this program.  Interested applicants must first find a Carleton supervisor to host the visit.

For more details on eligibility and application requirements, please visit the program description at EduCanada: Study in Canada Scholarships (SICS).



Candidates must be citizens of one of the following eligible countries/territories:

  • Asia: Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan
  • Europe: Türkiye, Ukraine
  • Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda
  • who have obtained Canadian citizenship or who have applied for permanent residency in Canada are not eligible;
  • already enrolled in a degree or diploma program at a Canadian university or college are not eligible;
  • must be enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in an eligible country and paying any tuition fees regulated by that institution at the time of application and for the full duration of the exchange

Value and Duration

The scholarship value varies depending on the duration and level of study. The scholarship value for students is:

  • CAD 10,200 for college, undergraduate or graduate students (Master’s and PhD) for four months or one academic term of research; or
  • CAD 12,700 for graduate students (Master’s and PhD) for a period of five to six months of research.


Submitting all materials to Carleton International March 11, 2023
Carleton submitting materials to Global Affairs Canada March 21, 2023

Submitting Your Application

Interested students should contact mobility.programs@carleton.ca at Carleton International for a form to complete and list of supplementary materials.  The completed form and supporting documents must be returned to the International Projects Coordinator by the date indicated above.  Please note, applicants must have secured a Carleton faculty member as to host the research visit and supervise the project prior to applying.  Please see the Frequently Asked Questions on Global Affairs Canada programs before contacting Carleton International.


If you wish to inquire about this scholarship program, please click on the “Scholarship Inquiries Form” link below and complete the form. You will receive a response only if the form is fully completed and you are eligible for the scholarship program. Those who are not eligible will not be contacted.