GLE is committed to supporting students who are interested in our global learning opportunities. We understand that expenses associated with travel and program costs can be a challenge. Therefore, we offer funding to eligible students to help them fund their global learning experience.
When you apply for a global learning opportunity, you will be considered for ONE of two funding options:
It is essential to note that to receive funding, you must make sure that your SIN/ITN is correct on the Student Home portal under "Profile".
When you apply to one of our global learning opportunities, you will be automatically considered for funding from one of the sources listed below.
Once you are accepted to participate in a global learning opportunity, you will be notified of the exact amount of funding you will receive. This funding will be directly deposited into your student account via 'Student Home'.
The International Experience Grant is a Seneca bursary available to any student travelling on a global learning opportunity as part of their academic studies at Seneca.
Amounts are subject to change based on program costs and the number of students participating in a global learning opportunity in the academic year.
This funding project provides support for students participating in specific Faculty-Led Programs Abroad. Global Skills Opportunity is funded by the Government of Canada’s Outbound Student Mobility Pilot Program.
In addition to the above eligibility requirements, Global Skills Opportunity funding prioritizes students from specific target groups:
If students meet the above eligibility requirements and identify as one of the target groups, they will receive the following:
Embarking on a global learning experience can be an exciting and enriching opportunity, but it's important to be prepared. Before you set off, take the time to research your destination thoroughly. This includes learning about the local customs, laws, and language, as well as any potential safety concerns.
In addition to researching your destination, it's essential to prepare a budget plan. This will help you to manage your finances effectively and ensure that you have enough money to cover all your expenses. Make sure to include costs such as transportation, accommodation, food, and activities, as well as any visa or insurance fees.
It's also a good idea to explore contingency options in case of emergency. This could include having a backup plan in case your original travel arrangements fall through, or knowing where to go and who to contact if you need medical assistance.
By taking the time to plan and prepare for your global learning experience, you can ensure that your trip is not only enjoyable but also safe and successful.
Some other tips:
Outbound Semester Exchange
Faculty-Led Program Abroad
International Work Experience
Individual Student Travel
Cultural Intelligence (CQ)
Global Summer Classroom
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
Inbound Semester Exchange
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