FUNDED QUEEN ELIZABETH SCHOLARSHIP 2021 – 2022 CANADA
The University of British Columbia Information
Established in 1908, The University of British Columbia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Vancouver (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kelowna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of British Columbia (UBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.
The Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) program was created to improve global talent exchange between Canada and other nations. The 2019 QES competition will support projects in Latin America and the Caribbean that focus on education, social services and health. Each Canadian university may submit one multi-year project proposal seeking funding of up to $300,000.
Projects will support international internships for Canadian students and/or scholarships for incoming international graduate students. All QES funded activities must be for academic credit. Proposals must demonstrate a partnership between a Canadian university and a partner institution/organization in at least one of the eligible countries. Priority will be given to project proposals that focus on diversity and inclusion and which offer innovative solutions to complex community issues.
Up to $300,000