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Canadian embassy awards scholarships to Dominican students

Santo Domingo.- Canadian Ambassador in the Dominican Republic Steve Côté held a meeting with the Dominican students who were selected for scholarships as part of the Canadian government’s Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program (ELAP).

Thirty-three students from the Santo Domingo Technological Institute (Intec), the PUCMM University, the Ibero-American University (Unibe) and the Santo Domingo Autonomous University (UASD) will spend six months studying in Canadian universities.

The Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver Island University, Université du Québec Trois-Riviéres, University of Saskatchewan, Niagara College, University of Regina, Kings University College at UWO, University of New Brunswick, Université de Québec Montreal, St Mary’s University, Ryerson University, Nova Scotia Community College, Confederation College, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, St Francis Xavier University, Concordia University at Edmonton and College of the Rockies, will be hosting the Latin American students. They will be studying during the fall or winter semester, depending on the program selected.

The Canadian ambassador congratulated the students and encouraged them to make the most of the experience on the cultural as well as academic level

He also expressed his satisfaction at the increased number of students participating in the program this year. To date, 177 Dominican students have been awarded scholarships as part of ELAP.

Source: DT

Aug 30, 2016

Category: DR News |

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