The CCSF is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018-2019 Scholarship competition.
The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) provides approximately 15 annual awards ranging from £2,000 to £5,000 to Canadian men and women pursuing academic and artistic postgraduate studies in the United Kingdom.
Since 1967 the charity has awarded over £800,000 in scholarships to some 500 talented Canadians studying at over 40 different universities, colleges and conservatories across the UK. Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic or artistic excellence and their ability to represent Canada in the UK. Awards are granted to scholars from a wide range of disciplines including science, engineering, social science and humanities as well as music, creative arts and design.
Full details regarding eligibility, the application process and required documents are available in the Information for Applicants section found here.
The deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 9th March 2018.
On Monday, November 6, 2017, at Canada House, London, the Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund celebrated its 50th anniversary. Scholars, past and present, supporters, committee members and friends living in the UK, joined to mark this historic event. Please click here for more information.
How to Apply
All the information you need to apply is available here. 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. We wish you all the best with your application!
“I am deeply honoured to have been selected by the CCSF. This award means a great deal to both my academic and professional advancement. It allows me to focus more on my doctoral studies by alleviating some of the financial costs associated with studying in the UK. Professionally, it connects me to a community of Canadians committed to promoting academic excellence and the betterment of our global society. My most sincere thanks to the CCSF and the Maple Leaf Trust for their investments into outstanding Canadian students studying in the UK.” – Tobey Berriault, 2016 CCSF Scholar
How to Support the CCSF
The CCSF is a committee of unpaid volunteers who work closely with the Maple Leaf Trust to ensure funding is available from year to year for a minimum of 16 scholarships, ranging in value up to £5,000. As well as offering general awards, we are happy to be able to offer named scholarships on behalf of our major donors. Past scholars tell us that they feel honoured by being recognised by the Canadian community in the UK! You can contact the CCSF directly, or the Maple Leaf Trust to find out how to become a supporter of these exceptional Canadian students.
The CCSF was deeply saddened to learn that Tammy Chen, a 2015-2016 scholar, was the victim of a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso in August 2017. Tammy was an outstanding person who cared deeply about her chosen pursuit of developing solutions for poverty reduction and...
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