The application is now open for the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Graduate Scholarship 2021 for Developing Countries. This article talks about this scholarship opportunity at the University of Calgary.
About the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Graduate Scholarship
The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) is managed through a unique partnership of Universities Canada, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), Community foundations of Canada (CFC) and Canadian universities. This program is made possible with financial support from the government of Canada, provincial governments and the private sector. The QES program engages a dynamic community of young global leaders to create lasting impact both at home and abroad through cross-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry and professional experiences.
The QES program is a project-based scholarship program. In response to QES calls for proposals, Canadian universities submit project proposals that include inbound and outbound scholarship opportunities in various fields and disciplines. Universities with winning project are responsible for the recruitment of scholars (Canadian outbound or International inbound) based on their area of focus, the partner organizations and partner countries.
Open to students registered full time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The QES Program at the University of Calgary aims to further international development with low and middle income countries. Scholarship candidates will pursue studies and conduct research related to international development issues.
Candidates must meet the following requirements
- University of Calgary language requirements,
- be 35 years of age or under at time of application, and
- be a citizen of a partner country, under the QES program.
Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents are not eligible.
How to Apply
Students interested in the award should consult the University of Calgary International office and graduate program. The recommendation is subject to final approval of the Graduate Scholarship Committee.
For more information on the award, click here.
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