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John and Lena Graham Commonwealth Bursary

Scholarship at a glance

Deadlines: March 15 and October 31 (two bursaries awarded per year)
Value: At least $2,000
Scholarship type: In-program
Degree level: All master's or doctoral
Available to: International students from Commonwealth countries


Donors John and Lena Graham established a fund in their name to mark the 75th anniversary in 1988 of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is used to assist graduate students who find themselves in need of financial aid while in Nova Scotia. Recipients must be residents of Commonwealth countries other than Canada who, in the opinion of the selecting body, demonstrate need.

Eligibility criteria

  • Must be a resident of a Commonwealth country other than Canada and be in need of financial aid.

Application overview

Complete the application via the FGS online platform.