Scholarships Merit-based

EDC Latin+ Community Leader Scholarship

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Multiple disciplines
5000 CAD
29 Feb 2024
Application deadline


As part of theYouth Education Program, EDC provides up to 20 scholarships a year to international business post-secondary students at Canadian universities and colleges, and 7 scholarships to post-secondary students representing the next generation of community champions from a diversity of backgrounds. 


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


EDC Latin+ Community Leader Scholarship  students of Latin American origin or descent pursuing studies at a Canadian college, university, or cégep.

Applicable programmes


The value of the scholarship is $5,000


  • Be able to provide your SIN (Social Insurance Number) for tax purposes.
  • Be of Latin American origin or descent.

Be pursuing post-secondary studies at a Canadian college, university, or cégep for the 2023-2024 academic year in a field related to EDC’s work, including one of the following:

  • Business and finance (international business, economics, sustainability, statistics, finance, investments, mathematics) 
  • Operations and administration (operations, commerce, human resources, accounting, communications, project management, information management, data analytics, digital design, graphic design, legal) 
  • Information technology (computer science, software engineering/development, network engineering, business analysis, data analytics, cybersecurity)
  • A field related to the support of the Latin community in Canada or abroad

Have strong academic standing (minimum 70% cumulative average).

  • Demonstrate commitment to the advancement of the Latin+ community in Canada or abroad.


  • If you’ve studied or had work experience outside of Canada, that’s an asset. 
  • Demonstration of dedicated leadership, volunteering, and/or extra-curriculars.
  • If you speak or are studying a Latin language, that’s an asset.

Scholarship requirements


Multiple disciplines





Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

29 Feb 2024

Applications for the 2024/2025 academic year will be open starting 11/19/2023. 

If at that time you would like to apply, here’s how :

Complete the online application in the careers portal, under “Search jobs”. The application process ends in late February. Scholarships are awarded in the spring, and issued in the fall at the start of each academic year.

Please note, you must apply electronically: they cannot accept documents by mail, email or fax.


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