Momentum – Scholarships for International Students Made Easy

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Everyone knows that quality education comes at a price, which can get hefty for students abroad. Luckily, the Government of Canada wants to build stronger global connections and to attract the best and brightest to choose Canada as their primary academic destination. They have provided numerous scholarship opportunities sponsored by Global Affairs Canada and other Canadian federal government departments. 

What’s a Momentum Account?

The first thing you need to know about is EduCanada. The website is a hub for both international and domestic students to access information regarding working, living, and studying in Canada. They are the official website to motivate your desire to study in Canada. 

One of EduCanada’s features is that they host scholarships. These scholarships are unique and are provided by the government of Canada. However, in order to access and even apply for these scholarships, you’ll need a Momentum account. 

With Momentum and EduCanada, you’ll get to see all the available scholarships in Canada. Momentum is the main platform and it’s convenient because you can always come back to it later. 

Momentum is also the platform that institutions can directly access. Schools can apply on behalf of the students and schools accepting students are able to look at these applications in one area.

Why make a Momentum Account?

Momentum makes it easy for students to access and apply for scholarships. 

  1. Students can explore available scholarship opportunities

Rather than searching all over the internet for individual scholarships from each school, Momentum gathers scholarships, saving you time and effort because all the information is kept in one place.

  1. Students can apply for scholarships they qualify directly on Momentum

Instead of Momentum listing schools and you having to go to another site, you can apply on Momentum itself. They keep your information secure and ready for the next time you want to apply.

  1. Students can save their progress in an application

Regarding the previous point, Momentum keeps your information safe. If you don’t have enough time to complete an application in one sitting, Momentum has you covered and will save everything you’ve worked on.

  1. Students can submit their scholarship application online

Momentum allows individuals who are submitting their own scholarship or applicants who are having the institution apply on behalf of them. It’s all in one place for easy access for both parties.

 Current Scholarships for international students you can apply through momentum:

  1. Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) – for mid-career professionals
  2. Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) – for students
  3. Canada-CARICOM Faculty Leadership Program
  4. Canada-CARICOM Skills Training for the Green Economy Scholarships Program
  5. Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program
  6. Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program
  7. Study in Canada Scholarships
  8. Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects

Source: Scholarships with Momentum

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