Applications are open for Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES) that has been created to improve global talent exchange between Canada and other nations.
The program aims to develop the next generation of innovative leaders and community builders by providing enriched academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences and by facilitating lasting local and global community engagement.
Canadian universities are invited to submit multi-year project proposals seeking funding of up to $300 thousand CAD for projects of up to four years. Each Canadian university may submit one proposal to the 2017 competition. Approximately $6 million CAD is available through this competition.
Internships for Canadian students
This component will award funding for Canadian senior-level students to participate in internships for a minimum of 90 days, excluding travel days as well as in-country orientation with partner institutions/organisations in one of the eligible countries.
Scholarships for international students to study or do research in Canada
This component will award funding for graduate-level international students from eligible countries to undertake studies or research at a Canadian university, for a minimum of 90 days, excluding travel and orientation days. This may include short-term study or research or full graduate degree programs.
Student eligibility :
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted via given website.
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China (People’s Republic of), Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, Thailand, The Bahamas, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.