Queen Elizabeth Scholars Programme – 15/06/2018

Queen Elizabeth Scholars Programme


  • Build global citizens through improved academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences
  • Activate a new generation of enterprising leaders in Canada and across the Commonwealth through facilitating lasting local and international Community participation
  • Boost collaborative capability and deepen peer associations among Queen Elizabeth Scholars to enhance the program encounter and Facilitate professional and personal development.

Scholarship Overview:

Doctoral degree in Biomedical Science (in partnership with University of Calcutta)
QES scholarship recipients will receive the following advantages (between September 2018 to December 2021)-
– Total coverage of tuition prices
– Books, supplies and Research Equipment
– Airfare to and from, following conclusion of this program, Canada (by shortest and cheapest route)
– Health Insurance
– Monthly allowance of 1000 CAD
– Ground Transportation Expenses
– Visa Application Fees (Max 150 CAD)
– French dialog workshop
Scholarships are given for the duration of the qualification period, subject to demonstration of progress reports deemed satisfactory for Each complete year of financing in the event of doctoral research. All scholarships finish December 31, 2021
PHD rankings in the field of biomedical sciences under the supervision of Professor Marc Germain, in partnership with Dr Urmi Chatterji, University of Calcutta, for analyzing the role of autophagy in neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.
Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must

  • Be a Indian citizen
  • Be under 35 years old at the time of application
  • Be proficient in English or French language
  • Exhibit exceptional academic record and research skills, and very excellent communication and leadership abilities
  • Can’t have applied for Canadian citizenship ands have to agree to come back to their home nation; should sign a form to this effect as part of Their approval of this award
  • Be enrolled or intend to enroll in a qualified program on a complete time basis
  • Agree to take part to the QES community network activities and community participation activities in Canada

Deadline : 15 June 2018.

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