Call to Faculty for Letters of Intent: 2019 Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) Program – Deadline: October 11, 2019

The Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) program was created to improve global talent exchange between Canada and other nations. The 2019 QES competition will support projects in Latin America and the Caribbean that focus on education, social services and health. Each Canadian university may submit one multi-year project proposal seeking funding of up to $300,000.

Projects will support international internships for Canadian students and/or scholarships for incoming international graduate students. Proposals must demonstrate a partnership between a Canadian university and a partner institution/organization in at least one of the eligible countries. Priority will be given to project proposals that focus on diversity and inclusion and which offer innovative solutions to complex community issues.

Letters of Intent: Those who wish to submit a QES project proposal must submit a Letter of Intent (see link below) by 4:00pm on Friday 11 October.

More Information: https://faculty-staff.grad.ubc.ca/group/3909/content

Please contact graduate.awards@ubc.ca if you have any questions or concerns.