Londrina State University (UEL), through the Dean of Undergraduate Studies (PROGRAD) and the International Relations Counsel (ARI) launched the Program Public Notice/ARI 001/2022which provides for the selection of five undergraduate students to undertake a university exchange with the universities of Montreal or Moncton, as part of the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP).
It is a Canadian government program aimed at supporting human capital development and the next generation of leaders in the Americas, while strengthening ties between higher education institutions in Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Fellowships also advance Canada’s goals for the Americas: democratic and accountable governance, human rights, environment, diversity, and Indigenous peoples.
Applicants must be at least in second year or have completed 20% of the course (whether credit or module scheme), be regularly enrolled and have a GPA above 7.0, among other requirements . Fluency in the language of the institution (English or French) is also required.
Prograd and ARI will make the selection according to the terms of the public notice and the pro-rector will forward the candidates’ documentation to the Canadian institutions, who will decide on the candidate’s submission.
REGISTRATIONS – Applications must be submitted before February 20, at 11 p.m., by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, with the title “ELAP2022”. A form must be completed, available at the Mobility Program or at ARI page, and sent along with the transcript, letter of intent to the College, certificate of competence, Lattes curriculum and photocopy of passport identification page valid until the end date of the exchange, among others documents.
APPOINTMENT – The preliminary result will be announced on February 23, until 6 p.m., on the ARI and Prograd portals. The final result will be announced on March 2, until 6 p.m., on the same portals.
Selected individuals must confirm their interest by the 7th, via email, and send additional documents, such as proof of citizenship, proof of registration, letter of intent from candidate and letter of support from the ‘UEL (in English or French) and others. The list can be consulted on the Elap/Scholarships website.
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