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Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language Award

Please read the eligibility criteria carefully. Some restrictions apply.

Field of study: All disciplines, except translation.


  • Applications are by nomination by the candidate's university. Each member institution of the Universities Canada may nominate only one candidate and the application must be duly endorsed by that institution;
  • Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
  • Candidates must be enrolled in the second or third year of their first bachelor degree program during the 2012-2013 academic year. Candidates attending an institution in Quebec can be enrolled in the first year of their first bachelor degree program;
  • Candidates must have sufficient ability in their second official language to pursue their studies in that language.

Selection: Preference will be given to candidates who wish to study at another educational institution, in a milieu in which their second official language is predominant.

Value and duration of the Awards:

  • $7,000 CAD tenable for one year;
  • Transportation expenses for one return trip (economy) between the recipient's place of residence and the university to be attended;
  • A letter of congratulations signed by the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Number of Awards: Up to 3 awards at the bachelor degree level.

Eligible institutions: Any Canadian university which is a member, or affiliated to a member of Universities Canada and which offers instructions in the student's second official language.

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