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Canada grants $20m legacy reward to QES program


Led by the Rideau Corridor Basis in collaboration with Universities Canada, and with founding assist from Group Foundations of Canada, the QES scholarship has been granted to greater than 2,200 students from Canada and worldwide since being established a decade in the past.

The scholarship for outbound mobility was launched in 2012 to have fun the sixtieth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne.

“The Queen’s legacy of service and steadfast management will stay on within the numerous lives that she touched and as an inspiration to us all. Her instance impressed many younger Canadians to dedicate their lives to service, give again to their communities, and turn into the leaders of in the present day and tomorrow,” stated Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada.

“I be part of Canadians in thanking Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for over 70 years of selfless service and honouring her extraordinary life marked by grace, dignity, and an unwavering sense of obligation.”

“This reward will be sure that generations of youth have the chance to develop a world outlook, empathy, and understanding”

Till now, 106 tasks have been funded at 46 universities in 72 international locations globally.

The QES program seeks to advertise worldwide pupil alternate and civic engagement and goals to assist younger Canadians turn into international residents via intercultural exchanges encompassing worldwide schooling, discovery and inquiry, {and professional} experiences.

“On behalf of the RHF, the QES program, its students, our companions and our many supporters, we’re deeply grateful to obtain this reward in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” Teresa Marques, president and CEO of the RHF, stated.

“This reward will be sure that generations of youth have the chance to develop a world outlook, empathy, and understanding – all of that are important for navigating the complexities of in the present day’s world.”

“The QES program has reworked the lives of 1000’s of younger individuals since its launch in 2012,” Universities Canada president, Paul Davidson added.

“What a beautiful tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by offering alternative and assist for college kids to allow them to pursue international studying experiences.”

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