Scholarships Merit-based
Canadian Government

Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development

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15900 USD
21 Mar 2025
Application deadline


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Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



up to $15,900

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


On August 6, 2017, the Government of Canada announced the Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development program to provide opportunities for students from ASEAN member states to conduct short-term study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions in areas that contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship is worth:

College / undergraduate(4 months)$10,200

College / undergraduate(8 months)$15,900

Graduate(4 months)$10,200

Graduate(5-6 months)$12,700


To be eligible, you must be:

  • a citizen of an ASEAN member state: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)), Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam
  • a student enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in an ASEAN member state
  • paying tuition fees to that institution at the time of application and for the full duration of your exchange

Students are not eligible for this scholarship if:

  • you hold or have a pending application for Canadian citizenship or permanent residency
  • you are already participating in a scholarship program funded by the Government of Canada
  • you are already enrolled in a degree, diploma or certificate program at a Canadian post-secondary institution
  • you have previously received a scholarship under the Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development Program

Scholarship requirements






10 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

21 Mar 2025
  • Assign a program coordinator to complete applications.
  • Login or Create a Momentum account to apply for the scholarship on behalf of students.
  • Once you have logged into your account, select the Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) and click on “Apply Now”.
  • Enter data in the fields marked mandatory and follow instructions for each item.
  • Upload all required supporting documents. Each document must be smaller than 5 MB and in .pdf, .jpg, .doc, .docx, .txt or .gif format.
  • Verify the data prior to submission.
  • Click “SUBMIT”. You will receive a confirmation message and a reference number for submitted applications.
  • Print the form for your records using the print function in the browser.
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