Canada Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) 2023/2024

Try Canada Francophonie Scholarship Program if you’re looking for fully funded MSc and PhD scholarship to upgrade your career and institutions.

The scholarships are offered to deserving and motivated candidates who occupy vital positions in their respective institutions.

However, the scholarships are awarded to students undertaking master’s, doctorate and vocational training and professional training.

This scholarship is obtainable in 37 member countries and since 1987 about 2800+ fellows have enjoyed this scholarship.

Therefore, before you apply for Canada Francophonie Scholarship make sure you’re employed and you occupy a vital positions as well.

  • Host country-targeted institutions conduct internal recruitment campaigns to identify qualified candidates who are most likely to contribute to the institution’s capacity building upon their return.
  • Identified and selected candidates may apply for university research, technical and vocational training, or short-term internships leading to master’s and doctoral degrees.
  • Clinical training in pharmacy, medicine and dentistry is excluded.

About Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program

The Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) is a scholarship program designed to build institutional capacities by training employed nationals from developing countries of La Francophonie.

The program is entirely funded by the Government of Canada, which has entrusted the management of the program to the consortium Canadian Bureau for International Education / World University Service of Canada since January 1st, 2015.


The long-term objective of this program is to promote the development of host countries by prioritizing:

  • Training of trainers, especially in the field of technical and vocational training
  • Improving the skills of universities and university staff in the field of teaching and research
  • Improving and strengthening the skills of public and private sector professionals and managers.
Method Selection

Candidates are selected using a national quota system. The quota method allows beneficiary countries to set their own training priorities and the level of training required to develop their institutions.

Application Procedure

Candidates must hold a key position so that the knowledge they acquire will benefit the capacity building of their institution.