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Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund

£2,000 to £5,000 (External Link)

The Trustees of the Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) are pleased to announce the availability of funds for awards (£2000-£5000) to Canadian men and women for the academic year commencing in September 2019. These awards are for the academic and artistic studies in the UK, and are exclusively for the students who have already commenced their multi-year studies in the UK.

The CCSF is proud to have awarded, since 1967, over £800,000 to approximately 500 talented Canadians studying across multiple disciplines including science, engineering, social science, humanities, music, creative art, design and more. Up to 17 awards may be given, including The Mary LeMessurier award for the study of History and the Belle Shenkamn award for the study of Arts. A total of £75,000 was given to 17 students in 2018.

The competition will open 16th January 2019. Applications and all relevant material (including references and transcripts) must be received no later than 12 midnight Sunday 10th March 2019. There are no extensions.

Enquiries: scholarship@canadianscholarshipfund.co.uk


Applicants must:
  • Be a Canadian citizen 
  • Be enrolled full-time in a multi-year postgraduate programme, having already completed at least one term of study at a UK university or similar institution 
  • Have very high academic standards require funds to complete their studies. 
Previous applicants may re-apply.

Full details regarding eligibility, required documentation, schedule and deadline, how to apply and rules for submission can be found on the website www.canadianscholarshipfund.co.uk.

Shortlisted candidates must make themselves available in person for an interview. Interviews will be held w/c 20th May 2019 in central London.

How to apply

Download an application form at the Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund website .

We strongly encourage you to plan ahead, as you will need to fill out an in-depth application form, provide a short CV, and provide proof of Canadian citizenship. You will also need to ask two referees to fill out a short questionnaire and provide reference letters. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview in London.


The competition for 2020-2021 scholarships will be opened in January 2020.

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