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The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF)

Outcome: Fellowship Location: Scotland, United Kingdom


CCSF awards are for postgraduate academic and artistic studies in the UK, and are exclusively for students who have already commenced their postgraduate programme of study in the UK.



The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF), established in 1967, has awarded c£1,000,000 in scholarships to some 500 talented Canadians studying at over 40 different universities, colleges and conservatories across the UK. Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic or artistic excellence and their ability to represent Canada in the UK. Awards are granted to scholars from a wide range of disciplines including science, engineering, social science and humanities as well as music, creative arts and design.


The CCSF plans to grant a number of £5,000 awards for the academic year commencing September 2020.


Interested students and references may wish to become familiar with eligibility requirements, the application process and required documents. All can be found on our information for students page.



To be eligible to apply for a CCSF award, an applicant 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. You may be asked to bring this document with you if you are shortlisted for interview.

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 2020. (Applicants undertaking a one-year programme are not eligible.)

Be able to demonstrate academic excellence.

Require funds to complete their studies.

Previous applicants may re-apply. The CCSF offers a maximum of two scholarships to any one individual.

Application Procedure

Information on how to apply for applicants can be found here



8th of March 2020


Application Docs

How To Apply


Information on how to apply for applicants can be found here




The competition for 2020-2021 scholarships opens on Monday, 20 January 2020, and will close on the deadline of midnight, Sunday 8 March 2020.