Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES)

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES) was 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.

Full guidelines here: 

2017 Competition

Canadian universities are invited to submit multi-year project proposals seeking funding of up to $300,000 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.

Proposal requirements:
1. Complete the application form;
2. Upload the Indication of university support form, signed by a senior administrator;
3. Upload the completed budget form; and
4. Upload the letter(s) of support from the partner organization(s) in the case of outgoing Canadian interns.
More detailed criteria are provided in the call for proposals.

Agency Name: 
Universities Canada
Contact Name: 
Jeanne Gallagher (613) 563-1236 ext. 355
Grant Amount: 
$300,000 maximum over 4 years
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Internal Deadline: 
Friday, October 6, 2017
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Social Science
Fine Arts
Grant Eligibility: