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.
Funding for this program is entirely under the control of the Government of Canada, which has entrusted it to the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) consortium and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) since January 1, 2015.
Course Level: This is a training program.
Study Subject: Studies in medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry for clinical training are excluded, but studies for postgraduate training are eligible.
Scholarship Award: This is a fully funded scholarship program.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in Canada
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship:
- Institutions targeted by recipient countries conduct internal recruitment campaigns to identify qualified candidates who show the greatest aptitude for helping strengthen their institution’s capacities when they return to their country.
- Candidates identified and selected may apply for university studies leading to a master’s and doctoral degree, for technical and vocational training, or for short-term internships.
- Clinical training in pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry is excluded.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.
English Language Requirements: Sufficient knowledge of English to be able to read and synthesize documents in English, within their field of study. Fluency in spoken and written French: Since studies must be conducted continuously in French and in a French-language institution in Canada, fluency in French is an essential prerequisite for admission.
How to Apply: Candidates must hold a key position so that the knowledge they acquire will benefit the capacity building of their institution.
Application Deadline: Deadline Varying by country.