The 2020 scholarship is now closed.


This scholarship is intended for a well-rounded individual with the following criteria in mind:

  1. You must be an international student from India.
  2. You must be an entering or continuing student in a graduate program at a Canadian university.
  3. You must demonstrate financial need (details in the application form). This scholarship must be used for educational purposes, such as funding tuition costs, textbook or required material costs, and/or living expenses while enrolled in graduate studies.
  4. You must demonstrate exceptional leadership and community involvement, promising career aspirations, outstanding academic achievement, and a desire to continue serving the community after attaining your educational goals.

Application Form

Application Process

  1. Required Documents:
    • Curriculum Vitae (maximum of 2 pages, excluding publications)
    • Application Form (including five essay questions)


  1. Interview and Reference Letters:
    • Based on the aforementioned two¬†documents, applicants will be short-listed. Short-listed applicants will be invited to complete a Skype interview.
    • Short-listed applicants will also be asked to provide the contact information of 2 referees. Referees will be e-mailed an electronic reference form directly. One of these referees must be an academic referee who has taught you during your undergraduate or graduate work. Referees cannot be personal friends or relatives.
    • Short-listed applicants will be requested to provide official transcripts from all post-secondary work.
    • Award winners will be requested to provide proof of enrolment in a graduate program at a Canadian University


  • Applications open on April 27th, 2020.
  • Applications due June 26, 2020.
  • Short-listed applicants will be contacted and interviews scheduled in August 2020. All applicants will be contacted regarding their application status.
  • The Scholarship will be awarded in September 2020.


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