QEII Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program: Interns and Scholars for a Sustainable World (2018-2021)


University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
University of Tehran, Iran
Autonomous Municipality of Sigchos, Ecuador
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh
Partnership for Sustainable Development, Nepal


Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program is made possible through the leadership of the Rideau Hall Foundation, in collaboration with Community Foundations of Canada, Universities Canada, and Canadian universities.


This 3-year project will support capacity-building and knowledge sharing for 24 SFU students and 6 international scholars to further the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in five countries: Bangladesh, Ecuador, Iran, Nepal and South Africa, collaborating with partner organizations from academia and civil society in each country.

The project will build expertise and relationships for the next generation of Canadian, African, Asian and South American leaders to foster sustainable development in the areas of HIV research and policy ad health promotion.

From SFU, Faculty of Environment, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Work Integrated Learning will participate.