Dalhousie University, Canada is delighted to offer the Commonwealth Bursary which is created to assist graduate students who find themselves in need of financial aid while in Nova Scotia. Recipients must be residents of Commonwealth countries other than Canada who, in the opinion of the selecting body, demonstrate need.
Donors John and Lena Graham established a fund in their name to mark the 75th anniversary in 1988 of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is used to assist graduate students who find themselves in need of financial aid while in Nova Scotia. Recipients must be residents of Commonwealth countries other than Canada who, in the opinion of the selecting body, demonstrate need.
Dalhousie University Is located in Nova Scotia, Canada (Mi’kma’ki) with four campuses in Halifax and Truro, and satellite locations in Yarmouth and Saint John, New Brunswick, the broad range of academic programs attract and retain a diverse mix of incredible students, scholars, researchers and staff who work together with interdisciplinary perspective and a focus on service.
Their 13 academic Faculties expand understanding through teaching excellence and a drive for discovery that results in more than $190 million in research funding each year. As Atlantic Canada’s primary research-intensive university and a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Universities, their research and innovation includes world-leading researchers working in labs, studios and in the field.
Building on the legacy of groundbreaking research and outstanding scholarship, the University are focused on providing a unique, interactive and collaborative environment that supports all the students, instructors, researchers and staff to achieve excellence.
Eligibility criteria for the John and Lena Graham Commonwealth Bursary.
Applicants must be a resident of a Commonwealth country other than Canada and be in need of financial aid.
Applicants must have a four-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or a master’s degree or its equivalent.
Applicants must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL – 237
DET – 115
MELAB – 55
CAEL – 70
PTE – 61
CAE/CPE – 180
Eligible Countries: International
Type: Master or Doctoral
Value of Award: $2,000
Number of Awards: 2
Method of Application: Firstly, the applicants must make an admission application for the programme they wish to join and then apply for the scholarship.
Application Deadline: Students are requested to submit their applications before March 15 and October 31 annually