University coordinators

The following section provides important resources and reporting templates for Canadian universities.

QES-2014 Handbook for Canadian Universities

The QES-2014 Handbook for Canadian Universities expands upon the terms and conditions outlined in the Contribution Agreement and is designed to help Canadian universities understand the requirements of the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES). Canadian universities should review all sections carefully.

Reporting requirements

All reports must be submitted to

Annual narrative report

As part of the funding agreement, an annual report (narrative) must be submitted no later than April 30, 2019.

  • Annex 1 – Commonwealth partner report template – Commonwealth partner institution(s) must complete the form and return it to their Canadian partner institution. Attach one report from each Commonwealth partner institution, active during the reporting period, to the University annual narrative report.

Financial reports

The Quarterly Report template allows for continuous reporting, to the end of the current program, either December 31, 2018 or December 31, 2019. If you are unsure which reporting template to use, please contact

  • If your project ends December 31, 2018, your final financial report, along with your final narrative report, must be submitted via the QES portal no later than December 31, 2018.
  • If your project ends December 31, 2019, your next quarterly report, for the period ending December 31, 2018 is due no later than January 31, 2019.

Related financial resources

Additional resources

Universities Canada