The University of Ontario invites applicants to officially apply for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (QES) Scholarship Program. The program provides the scholarship of $6,000 for an exchange with a UOIT partner university in aCommonwealthcountry.
The QES is managed through a unique partnership of UniversitiesCanada, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) andCanadian universities. The aim of QES programme is to provide opportunities for graduate students to gain an international experience as a part of their studies at UOIT.
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology(UOIT) is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.
The application deadline for the scholarship is usually around January of that academic year.
How to Apply: A complete application package must be submitted via email. Interested candidates must prepare and submit the following documentation:
Letter of intent by the candidate, outlining the proposed research exchange, including objectives of the research, relevance to thesis, and expected benefits of the exchange. Please include the host researcher’s name, institution and country; expected dates of travel; and name of the research project.
Letter of support from a UOIT faculty member, ideally, but not necessarily, from a supervisor* outlining the proposed research exchange, its connection to the academic program and research efforts of the student, and any previous collaboration with the proposed host researcher in the Commonwealth country.
Letter of support from a host researcher/faculty member at the host institution, confirming an ability to host the student for research during the expected travel dates.