ACTIVATING A COMMUNITY OF YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to mobilize a dynamic community of young global leaders to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences. This made-in-Canada platform for global student mobility and academic diplomacy will award 3,000 Queen Elizabeth Scholars by 2022.

Key achievements to date:

  • more than 1,000 scholars have completed placements abroad
  • 44 Canadian universities have successfully competed for QES project funding
  • 89 projects have been funded at those universities
  • 59 countries have welcomed Queen Elizabeth Scholars
  • 428 partner organizations abroad have been engaged (universities, NGOs, research institutes)
  • $80 million in scholarship funding has been awarded

INITIATIVE FEATURES

Develop

global citizens through enriched academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences.

Activate

a new generation of enterprising leaders in Canada and around the world by facilitating local and global community engagement.

Enhance

collaborative capacity and peer relationships among Scholars to enrich their experience and facilitate personal and professional growth.

Enable

Scholars to pursue and amplify community development in Canada and globally.

 A COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE THROUGH:

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 PLATFORM SUPPORT PROVIDED BY:

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