Scholarships and Student Funding

Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund

The Trustees of the Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) are pleased to announce the availability of funds for awards (£2,000-£5,000) to Canadian men and women for the academic year commencing in September 2020.

These awards are for academic and artistic studies in the UK, and are exclusively for students who have already commenced their multiyear studies in the UK.

Up to 17 awards may be given, and include The Mary LeMessurier award for the study of History and the Belle Shenkman award for the Study of Arts.  The CCSF celebrated it’s 50th year in 2017 and is proud to have awarded since 1967, over £800,000 to approximately 500 talented Canadians studying across multiple disciplines from science (including health research), engineering, social science and humanities to music, creative art and design.


To qualify for a CCSF award, an applicant must:

  •  Be a Canadian citizen.
  •  Be currently enrolled full-time in a multi-year postgraduate programme, and at the time of application be attending a UK university or similar institution, and have completed at least one full time term of study.
  • Be able to demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Require funds to complete their studies.

Full details regarding eligibility, required documentation, schedule and deadline, how to apply and rules for submission can be found in the Information for Applicants section at Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund


The competition will open on 20th January 2020.

A link to the online application system will be available from : Canadian Centennial Schoalrship Fund


Deadline Date:  12 midnight Sunday 08 March 2020.

Face to Face interviews for candidates who are short-listed will be held in a central London location. Students must make themselves available in person for interview to be eligible.  Interviews will be held week commencing 20th May 2020.

Further information

The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund