Merit Scholarships for Foreign Students in Vocational Training

Targeted Clientele

This scholarship is intended for international students from Asia (China, India and Japan) and Central and South America (Brazil and Mexico), as well as from the developing countries in the French-speaking world, who wish to pursue full-time studies in a vocational training program leading to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or an Attestation of Vocational Specialization (AVS). Priority will be given to students enrolled in a program with favourable job prospects.

Value of Scholarships

This scholarship is valued at $10 000 for students enrolled in a program of 900 hours or less. For a student enrolled in a program of more than 900 hours and lasting more than a year, an additional amount of $1 000 will be paid for each additional 100-hour segment, up to a limit of $19 000 in all for an 1800-hour program.

In addition to the scholarship, MELS offers recipients an exemption from paying the differential tuition fees required of international students.

To Apply

Applications are preselected by the school boards. They are then sent to Éducation internationale Cet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre., which, as the managing organization for the program, makes the final selection.

Contact your educational institution for further information.

Éducation internationale Cet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre. manages the scholarship program on behalf of MELS, with the mandate to promote the program among school boards, recruit candidates, form evaluation committees, ensure that selection criteria and ethical rules are enforced, announce results and disburse scholarships to recipients.