Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation – Hugh Cowans Scholarship (value $20,000)

Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation – Hugh Cowans Scholarship (value $20,000)

Bishop’s University is delighted to offer a Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation – Hugh Cowans Scholarship towards post-graduate study in the United Kingdom for the 2021-2022 academic year.

This scholarship is made possible thanks to a generous donation by the Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation to Bishop’s University in honour of Hugh Cowans and his service to the Foundation.  Mr. Cowans graduated from Bishop’s in 1970 with a BA in History.


The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating student with a minimum cumulative average of 85% who wishes to broaden his/her horizons by studying in a UK graduate program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Preference will be given to educational opportunities at UK universities ranked among the top 100 universities in the world as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Successful applicants will be expected to begin their studies in the term for which they have received their scholarship. Deferrals will not be permitted.


Interested students should submit a curriculum vitae and a Letter of Intent (maximum 2 pages) in which they provide a detailed description of their intended course of graduate study and a compelling case for receiving the award.

Applications should be directed to Principal Goldbloom, C/o Denise Lauzière at to arrive no later than 12:00 noon on February 15th, 2021.