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DAAD Scholarship and research grant for students who wish to pursue graduate-level studies or research in Germany
Laidlaw Scholars Programme Funding to pursue research in any area of interest at U of T, or anywhere in the world
MasterCard Foundation Scholarships Fully-funded scholarship awarded to students from Sub-Saharan Africa who demonstrate academic talent, a personal commitment to giving back to their home countries, and face significant economic barriers to higher education
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships Paid internship at an organization in a commonwealth country that focuses on social impact, literacy, scientific research, education or Indigenous advocacy
Killam Fellowship Program Opportunity for undergraduate students from Canadian universities to spend a semester or a year as an exchange student in the United States
Global Affairs Canada Scholarships More information will be provided shortly
Chinese Government Scholarships More information will be provided shortly
CLIC More information will be provided shortly
Lester B. Pearson Scholarships More information will be provided shortly
Schwarzman Scholars Program More information will be provided shortly

DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service)

The DAAD Exchange Program is offering a Study Scholarship and Research Grant for students who wish to pursue graduate-level studies or research in Germany. Students accepted into this program will receive monthly living stipends to cover living expenses in Germany. 

Applications are due November 5, 2018.

Find more information about the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Program.

Laidlaw Scholars Programme

Laidlaw Scholars Programme provides students funding to pursue research in any area of interest at U of T, or anywhere in the world. Students will be conducting their research in two summer sessions over two seperate academic years (summer 2019 and 2020) and participating in a year-long leadership development program. Students selected for this program will receive a research stipend of up to $910 per week or $10,950 (approximately) for the entire 12 week period of research undertaken over two summers. 

Applications are due January 14, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 

Find more information about the Laidlaw Scholarship Programme.

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Toronto is a fully-funded scholarship awarded to students from Sub-Saharan Africa who demonstrate academic talent, a personal commitment to giving back to their home countries, and face significant economic barriers to higher education.

Please note that we will not be accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year.

For general information about the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, please visit the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program website. 

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

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.

We are currently recruiting for Summer 2019 internships. There will be no internships offered in Winter 2018. The start and end dates of QES opportunities vary by project location. 

  • Summer 2019 QES Internship application for CIE programs is due January 13, 2019. 
  • The Trinity College QES Program Application is TBA. 

*Note: Submit all supporting documentation on or before the final deadline date. ​

Get more information about the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships.

Killam Fellowship Program

The Killiam Fellowship Programs provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from Canadian universities to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the United States.

Program Option 1: Direct Exchange Program

Students who apply to the direct exchange program between partner institutions will register at their home institution and attend the host institution as an exchange student and, during the course of their fellowship, will continue to pay tuition and fees to their home institution.

For a complete list of Canadian and American partner institutions, please visit http://www.killamfellowships.com/

Program Option 2: Open Competition Program

Students from partner and non-partner institutions may apply to the open competition (self-placed program) and will enroll as fee-paying visiting students at their host institution. The applicant is responsible to apply for admission of his/her chosen institution. However, the student may choose to apply for an existing exchange program through their home institution, and attend the host institution as an exchange student.

Through the Open Competition Program, you may apply to any accredited degree granting institution of your choice, in the United States.

Eligibility

  • Canadian citizen
  • Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student (BA, BSc or BAH – professional degrees are normally not eligible) in good standing at a Canadian degree-granting institution
  • Expected to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in good standing during the 2019-2020 aademic year, should s/he be selected for an award
  • Expected to receive an undergraduate degree in the Spring of 2020 or beyond
  • Able to meet the eligibility requirements and regulations of the home university
  • Proficient in English
  • In possession of a strong academic record, and
  • Able to complete all steps of the application process prior to the published deadline
  • Candidates of the Direct Exchange Program must be recommended by their home university and that some partner institutions also choose to recommend their Open Competition applicants

Funding Value

  • $5,000 USD for one semester
  • $750 USD Health Insurance Allowance
  • $10,000 USD for one academic year
  • Killam orientation in Ottawa, ON
  • Spring Seminar in Washington, DC

How to Apply

  • Applications are available  at http://www.killamfellowships.com/programs/killam-fellowships/canadians/how-to-apply.html
  • Questions can be forwarded to info@fulbright.ca
  • For the DIRECT EXCHANGE, applicants must be recommended by their home institution.  If recommended, the partner institution will forward their nominated applications to the Foundation for adjudication.  To be nominated by the University of Toronto, apply here
  • For the OPEN COMPETITIION, applicants may submit their application either through their home institution or directly to the Foundation for adjudication
  • Applications are reviewed by an independent adjudication committee of faculty members from Canadian and American universities
  • All applicants will be ranked.  These final rankings override individual institution rankings.  Each partner institution is guaranteed one place for an outgoing applicant, regardless of the number of applications received from each institution
  • Selection is open and competitive, based on a combination of academic standing, personal statements, and references
  • The Foundation recognizes that excellence is found in all linguistic, ethnic and religious groups without regard for gender, age, sexual preference or race.  The Killam Fellowships Program encourages applications from all interested and eligible candidates

Important Dates

  1. Application deadline to CIE for DIRECT EXCHANGE – January 13, 2019
  2. Application deadline directly on Killam website for OPEN COMPETITION – January 31, 2019

For more information, please contact cie.funding@utoronto.ca.

Global Affairs Canada Scholarships

More information will be provided shortly. 

Chinese Government Scholarships

More information will be provided shortly. 

CLIC - Canadian Learning Initiative in China

More information will be provided shortly. 

Lester B. Pearson Scholarships

More information will be provided shortly. 

Schwarzman Scholars Program

More information will be provided shortly.