Canada-ASEAN Scholarships

Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

About Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

These scholarships are designed for students from ASEAN member states to pursue short-term studies or research in Canada. the Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) is a scholarship program that aims to promote educational cooperation and development between Canada and ASEAN member states. SEED provides opportunities for students from ASEAN countries to pursue short-term studies or research in Canada.

Amount of the Scholarship:

The Canada-ASEAN SEED scholarship provides financial support to recipients to cover various expenses during their stay in Canada. The scholarship typically includes the following benefits:

  1. Travel Expenses: The scholarship covers the cost of round-trip airfare from the recipient’s home country to Canada.
  2. Living Allowance: Recipients receive a monthly living allowance to cover accommodation, meals, and other living expenses.
  3. Health Insurance: The scholarship includes health insurance coverage for the duration of the recipient’s stay in Canada.

Eligibility Criteria:

The Canada-ASEAN SEED scholarship has specific eligibility criteria that applicants must meet. The criteria may vary depending on the specific scholarship category and the terms set by Global Affairs Canada. However, the general eligibility requirements include:

  1. Citizenship: Applicants must be citizens of one of the ASEAN member states. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are ineligible.
  2. Academic Achievement: Applicants must have excellent academic records and meet the specific academic requirements for the program or research they wish to undertake in Canada.
  3. English Language Proficiency: Proficiency in English or French (depending on the language of instruction at the Canadian institution) is usually required. Applicants may need to submit language proficiency test scores (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL) as part of their application.
  4. Field of Study: The scholarship may be available for various fields of study, and applicants are often required to apply for programs or research relevant to their academic and professional goals.
  5. Length of Study: The scholarship is typically awarded for short-term study or research programs in Canada. The duration of the scholarship can vary, but it is generally for a few months to one academic term.
  6. Nomination: In some cases, applicants may need to be nominated by their home country’s nominating agency or relevant government department.

Application Process:

The application process for the Canada-ASEAN SEED scholarship is usually managed through the ASEAN member states’ governments or relevant educational authorities. Interested applicants should check with their home country’s authorities for specific application guidelines and deadlines.


As scholarship programs and their eligibility criteria may change over time, it is essential to refer to the official website of the Canada-ASEAN SEED scholarship or Global Affairs Canada for the most up-to-date information and application guidelines.