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Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship

Description: The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh announced a $10,000 scholarship during their 1987 visit to Saskatchewan . During their May 2005 visit, the amount of this scholarship was increased to $20,000. The scholarship is to be awarded annually for graduate or post-graduate study of Saskatchewan politics and government at either of Saskatchewan's universities on the basis of academic excellence. The scholarship amount will be awarded to one student or split between equally deserving candidates.
Value: $20,000
Eligibility: To be considered for The Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, you must:
  1. Be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or protected person;
  2. Have an undergraduate degree in any discipline at the time of commencement of the scholarship;
  3. Have applied for admission or be enrolled in graduate or post-graduate studies related to Saskatchewan politics and government (which includes Crown, Legislature, executive and related institutions) at either the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina;
  4. Be registered or intending to register as a full-time student for the 2014/2015 academic year;
  5. Have applied for a thesis or project-based program and;
  6. Complete and forward an application with all required accompanying information to the Saskatchewan university where you have applied to study by the deadline date given below.
Application Procedure: Application forms - You will need to provide the original application form and three photocopies in your application package.
Attachments to this application form:
  1. Attach one original and three photocopies of a one-page outline of your thesis topic or area of major research you intend to pursue for your graduate studies.
  2. Attach one official transcript of your complete university academic record and three photocopies. Have your official transcripts sent directly to your supervisor or department Graduate Secretary.
  3. Attach two sealed Letters of Reference, signed across the seal by the reference. No additional copies are required.

Forward the completed application package to the address given below.
Website: http://www.aeei.gov.sk.ca/student-financial-assistance-scholarships
Mailing Address: College of Graduate Studies and Research
ATTN: Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship
Rm 180C Administration Bldg
105 Administration Pl
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2
Email: gradstudies.awards@usask.ca
Deadline: February 28, 2014

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