The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impacts at both home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences. UBC Faculty of Forestry invite applications from outstanding students from India and Commonwealth countries in Africa currently enrolled in a postgraduate program to apply for funding to be a visiting scholar at UBC for up to four months. During this time, visiting scholars engage in seminars and develop skills relevant to their current research work.
Field of Study: Forestry and other related fields
Eligibility: Applicants must currently be conducting forestry research at a university in India or Commonwealth countries in Africa and identify a UBC faculty member who is willing to mentor them during their visit to UBC.
To be eligible, applicants must be:
* 35 years of age or under at the time of application
* Proficient in English
* Currently enrolled as a master’s or Ph.D. student in India or Commonwealth countries in Africa
* Citizens of a Commonwealth country (but not Canadian). Anyone who has applied for Canadian citizenship or permanent residency is not eligible.
* Scholars must agree to return to their home country after the study visit and sign a form to this effect as part of their acceptance of the award.
* Scholars must participate in community engagement activities in Canada.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of the Program: The scholarship covers airfare (max C$2,100) and living expenses (C$1,500 month x 4 months).
Duration of Scholarship: Up to four months
How to Apply: Visit link below.