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 2023.

Key achievements to date:
• more than 2,000 scholarships awarded to date
• 44 Canadian universities have successfully competed for QES project funding
• 89 projects have been funded at those universities
• 63 countries have welcomed Queen Elizabeth Scholars
• 650 partner organizations abroad have been engaged (universities, NGOs, research institutes)
• total value of the program is $80 million

This collaborative initiative is made possible through the leadership of the Rideau Hall Foundation, in collaboration with Universities Canada, and Canadian universities.

Dalhousie is committed to promoting international learning experiences for students. If you want to see the world and become a global citizen, there's no better introduction than learning abroad. Whether you’re a lifelong Nova Scotian or a recent Canadian, international learning experiences will expand your educational and career opportunities.