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Funding opportunities for new doctoral students from Canada

As a new doctoral student from Canada, you may be eligible to apply for funding.

The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund

The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) offers financial support to Canadian doctoral students.

The CCSF provides awards for Canadian students who are pursuing academic and artistic postgraduate studies in the UK.

Scholarship value

Find out how much funding is available.

Scholarship value

This funding is worth £5,000.

Scholarships available

Up to 15 scholarships are available for 2022/23 applicants.

Eligibility criteria

Find out if you are eligible for this award.

To be eligible to apply for a CCSF award, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen with a valid Canadian passport. Proof of Canadian citizenship is required in the form of a pdf of the main page of your valid passport
  • have lived in Canada
  • be currently enrolled in a postgraduate programme (or equivalent) and at the time of applying be attending a full-time UK university or similar institution, and have completed at least one full-time term of study, with at least one full-time term remaining from September 2022
  • be able to demonstrate academic excellence
  • require funds to complete your studies

Applicants undertaking a one-year programme are not eligible.

If you have previously applied, you may re-apply. The CCSF offers a maximum of two scholarships to any individual.

Application deadlines

Find out when you should submit your application.

Scheme opens

Applications are accepted from 10 January 2022.

Scheme closes

Applications close on 11 March 2022.

The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund

Find out more about how to apply for this funding

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