Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Program
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship (QES) allows you to complete a paid internship at an organization in a commonwealth country that focuses on social impact, literacy, scientific research, education or Indigenous advocacy.
Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Program are currently closed.
Current U of T Students
For current U of T Students selected for this program, there are two different components:
90-day internship abroad: Senior undergraduates or graduate students can work abroad with one of the projects below, for a minimum of 90 days.
90-day research project abroad (for graduate students only): Graduate students can also conduct research or study abroad to complement their own research interests, for a minimum of 90 days. The research must align with one of the QES Program Themes below.
Non U of T Students
For graduate students outside of Canada (non U of T students), there is an opportunity to pursue a short-term research project at U of T:
90-day research project at U of T (for graduate students outside U of T only): Graduate students outside of U of T, studying at a university in a commonwealth country, are eligible to engage in a short-term research internships in education with a professor at the University of Toronto.
Whether you want to complete an Internship or apply to be a Graduate Scholar, you must decide which project and location interests you.
You may select more than one project and location from the follow programs:
Inclusive Innovation for Development - South Africa
Enhancing Health and Science Education and Research - Kenya
Literacy and Indigenous Language Education - Rwanda or India
Establishing Right Relations for Indigenous and Settler Populations in the Commonwealth - Australia, Belize, New Zealand or Guyana
There are no current info sessions being offered.
There are no current important dates. Applications are closed.
Applications are currently closed.