QEII Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program (2015-2019)


University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
Projet San Francisco, Kigali, Rwanda
Zambia-Emory HIV Research Project, Lusaka, Zambia


“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.”

Eligibility Criteria

(a)  Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

(b)  Registered student at SFU, in good academic standing

(c)  Undertaking travel for research, fieldwork, or internship related to global health as part of their study towards an SFU degree.

Preference will be given to students who are enrolled full-time in an FHS graduate program. Scholars must be nominated by an FHS faculty member who will serve as a mentor for this award. Proposed activities must be consistent with the objectives of the QES program and participating African site.


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