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External Funding Opportunities

The following scholarships and funding opportunities are independent of and not administered by York International or York University. Please ensure that you read the eligibility criteria of the opportunities you are interested in and apply accordingly.

Australian Government, Department of Education and Training

Endeavour Leadership Program

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Beijing Institute of Technology

For degree-seeking programs, they provide the CSC (China Scholarship Council) Scholarship for 3 master and PhD candidates from York University. This is a full scholarship for international students, covering tuition fee, the accommodation, comprehensive medical insurance and monthly living allowance (CNY 3,000 for masters and CNY 3,500 for PhDs). About application eligibility and major list, please refer to BIT 2019 Admission Book online via

For exchange programs, they offer the BIT Exchange Scholarship to 5 exchange students at all levels from York University in BIT for one or two semesters for the academic year 2019-2020. The BIT Exchange Scholarship covers the tuition fee and accommodation on campus. Please refer to below website for more program details.

For the 4-Week Short-term Program, they are designed for international students at all levels who are interested in intensive Chinese language studies, science and engineering, and culture exchanges. Please click the 
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Consulate-General of Japan-Toronto

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Applications (Research Scholarship and Undergraduate Scholarship) are now open! The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan offers scholarships to Canadian students who wish to study or complete research at Japanese universities.

Application Deadline: May 12, 2021

MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 4, 2021

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Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication

INNO Disruptive Challenge
A program by the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) taking aim at conventional wisdom to inspire and cultivate the seeds of disruptive innovation from all walks of life with up to 3,000,000 JPY in support for up to one year.

INNO Generation Award
In the ICT field, awards are given for:

  • Small, interesting, and as-of-yet unimagined ideas
  • Cutting edge technologies, even without knowing the best way to utilize them
  • Discoveries you wish to make reality
  • and more!

Disruptive Challenge & Generation Award Application Deadline:
Monday, August 2nd 6:00PM JST(9:00AM GMT)

Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia

The Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship

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DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

Post graduate scholarships and one year Scholarships for studying in Germany

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Embassy of France in Canada

Mourou-Strickland 2020 Mobility Program

Embassy of Canada in Mexico

The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian and non-Canadian institutions eligible under the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP). These agreements are created between colleges, technical or vocational institutions and universities in Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Consulate General of Canada in Monterrey, Mexico cordially invites full-time Canadian faculty members interested in participating in the next Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program competition to attend a free virtual B2B session:

·        Registration link:

·        Registration deadline: May 24, 2021

·        B2B event date: July 15, 2021

·        B2B event time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm CDT (Mexico City time)

During the virtual event, you will have the opportunity to meet with Mexican faculty from educational institutions located in the northeast of Mexico interested in collaborating with you in several fields of knowledge.

University of Pisa

One scholarship available to be awarded to the best applicant. Student must be participating in an exchange program in 2019-20, contact York International at for more information.

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University of Sao Paulo

The USP International Cooperation Office announces the opening of up to 10 positions in the Scholarship Programme for theoretical and practical training in languages, presented to graduate students of foreign institutions with a current agreement with Universidade de São Paulo, as a part of their educational background and teaching experience in tutoring English as a foreign language (TEFL), within the Language Education Programme at USP, in 2020. 

The Language Education Programme consists in the offering of a classroom course in English, free of charge, focusing on preparing undergraduate students at USP for proficiency exams in English and academic communication.

For further information, please contact

Application Form
Call Scholarship Programme
Letter of Invitation

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