Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (Full MSc Scholarships)
Deadline: March 1, 2017
|Description:||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 purpose of QES is to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through cross-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.
|Value and duration:||Full scholarship:
$21,000 per year, plus minimum funding (additional information on minimum funding levels)
$4,000 per year, plus minimum funding (additional information on minimum funding levels)
|Quotas:||Two (2) new full scholarships and two (2) new partial scholarships at the master’s level will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year.|
|Deadline:||Wednesday, March 1, 2017|
|Important note:||Prospective students who are interested in holding a QES at UOIT must apply for admission into a graduate program by Wednesday, February 1, 2017.
|Eligibility criteria:||Both full and partial international Queen Elizabeth Scholars must meet the following eligibility requirements:
|How to apply:||Interested international applicants must submit a complete UOIT application with supporting documentation to the Office of Graduate Studies.
Electronic documents will be accepted. However, all originals must be submitted via regular mail to the following address:
UOIT Office of Graduate Studies
Please note: The university will use the bachelor’s degree transcripts from your admissions application to complete your QES application file.
|Next steps||All application files are accepted, reviewed and processed by the Office of Graduate Studies.
A University Selection Committee is established, consisting of core faculty members. This committee will review and rank all application files.
 Preference will be given to our partner Commonwealth universities. A list of these universities can be obtained from the Office of Graduate Studies or the International Office.
 Students in online programs must commit to participation in the leadership aspects of the program in order to hold the award. If students are unable to visit the campus as required, they may lose their eligibility to hold the award.
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