2015 EDC International Business Scholarships in Canada


2015 EDC International Business Scholarships in Canada, and applications are submitted till February 2, 2015. Applications are invited for EDC International Business Scholarships available for Canadian students. Up to 30 scholarships are awarded, 25 of which go to undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business, with up to 5 additional scholarships for students in programs which combine business with environmental or sustainability studies. Scholarship is worth a $4,000 cash award. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Canada

Level: undergraduate degree

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded for studying business (international business, commerce, finance, economics, accounting, etc.) or business combined with environmental or sustainability courses.


Deadline: February 2, 2015.

Funded By: Education Development Center, Canada


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 EDC International Business Scholarships are targeted for Students of Canada

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Up to 30 scholarships are awarded annually, 25 of which go to undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business, with up to 5 additional scholarships for students in programs which combine business with environmental or sustainability studies.

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers:An EDC scholarship is worth a $4,000 cash award.

Description

EDC created the 2015 EDC International Business Scholarships because international trade is critical to Canada’s economic prosperity and we’re dedicated to helping students – the next generation of business leaders – to succeed. EDC award up to 30 scholarships annually, 25 of which go to undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business, with up to 5 additional scholarships for students in programs which combine business with environmental or sustainability studies.

An EDC scholarship is worth a $4,000 cash award.

The application process starts in November and ends in early February. Scholarships are awarded in spring, and issued in autumn at the start of each academic year.

Eligibility



To qualify for 2015 EDC International Business Scholarships you must be:

‣ A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

‣ Enrolled in a full-time accredited bachelor’s degree at a Canadian university or college.

‣ Studying business (international business, commerce, finance, economics, accounting, etc.) or business combined with environmental or sustainability courses.

‣ Returning to full-time studies for the 2015-2016 academic year.

‣ In excellent academic standing.


‣ Assets: Study or work experience outside of Canada (or plans to go abroad) are considered assets.
Note: EDC employees and their dependents are not eligible.

Selection Criteria for 2015 EDC International Business Scholarships

‣ Scholarships are awarded by a selection committee who evaluates applications based on the following:


  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in international business
  • Academic achievement (as reflected in the transcripts and/or honours)
  • Experience in Canada and abroad (work, internships, volunteering, study exchanges) during the current program, or concrete plans for obtaining international experience during the 2015-16 academic year
  • Leadership potential (as reflected in extracurricular activities)
  • Strength of letters of reference
-Language skills

Notification:

‣ Candidates will be notified of their eligibility by the end of February through email. Eligible applications will be reviewed during the month of March by CBIE and a selection committee comprised of academic and business representatives.

‣ Applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by early April.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Complete the online application by February 2, 2015 and make sure the required references are submitted no later than February 9, 2015.

‣ Please note that with the exception of references which are submitted directly by the referees, no documents are accepted by mail or email. Faxes are not accepted.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on February 2, 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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