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Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program

International Development Studies students are QE Scholars

Photo above: Director Paul Kingston with IDS Co-op QE Scholar Rayna Sutherland

To learn more about the 2019-2020 UTSC QE scholars, click here!

Also visit the QES Official Website to learn more about the Queen Elizabeth Scholarships and their #QEscholars adventures.

The Centre for Critical Development Studies (CCDS) at the University of Toronto Scarborough had partnered with Uniterra to offer students opportunities to intern with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in some of their partner countries. In 2019, internships were offered in Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania. The scholarships (worth $6,000 each) were made possible by a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships* Grant from the Government of Canada (QEII Diamond Jubiliee Scholarships) awarded to the CCDS.  This was a unique opportunity for students to develop academic, professional and intercultural skills, while supporting Uniterra’s partner organizations in Commonwealth countries.  

2019 Internship Positions

Ghana

Tanzania

Malawi

**The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) is managed through a unique partnership of Universities Canada, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and Canadian universities. This program is made possible with financial support from the Government of Canada, provincial governments and the private sector.**