Marine Scholarship Program

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This scholarship is for mid-career professionals from coastal developing countries to pursue a Master's degree in specific marine-related programs.

The three universities that participate in the Program are Dalhousie University, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) (a French-speaking program), and World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden.

To be eligible, one has to:

  • be currently working in a marine- or ocean-related sector and
  • be a citizen of a coastal country eligible for Canadian Official Development Assistance.
  • be nominated and supported by the organization, institution, or ministry by which they are employed.
  • ensure the proposed area of study corresponds with their work.
  • make applications directly to the individual universities. obtain the application forms directly from the universities or at a Canadian Embassy or High Commission.

    CIDA awards these scholarships based on academic standing and whether an applicant meets the Program's objectives and priorities.

    Contact Information:

    Dalhousie University
    marine.affairs [at] World Maritime University in Sweden

    Please contact the Development Officer at (819) 997-2003 or (819) 956-9717 to request an application form.

    For more information see; Marine Scholarship Program
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