External Award Competitions

The award following information is provided by external awarding organizations or agencies. Questions regarding these awards should be directed to the awarding organization or agency. The awards are listed in alphabetical order by award name. The deadlines listed may be up to a year or more in advance of when the award is tenable. Students who are applying for awards to support graduate study in Canada or abroad should investigate the award opportunities at least one year in advance of when their studies begin. This site is updated frequently and in order to ensure that you receive the most current information, it is recommended that you bookmark this site and check back regularly through the summer and fall for up to date information.

AwardConditionsDeadline
3M National Student FellowshipFull-time undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership at their university.January 29, 2016
Accent & Odyssey ProgramsPart-time or Full-time Language assistant; (for part-time program please check www.myaccent.ca)February 28, 2016
American Association of Railroad SuperintendentsFull-time undergraduate or graduate. One year of study completedAugust 1, 2015
Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies: Canadian Northern Studies Trust AwardsVarious undergraduate and graduate awards for students from NU, NT, YT or the Provincial North; also for students pursuing Northern researchJanuary 29, 2016
ASSU ScholarshipsFull-time Arts and Sciences student; St.George Campus; GPA of at least 1.70
BBPA National ScholarshipsAwarded to students from Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.June 1, 2015
Bollards in my Community ScholarshipPreference will be given to students studying architecture, civil engineering, site planning, urban planning or a related field of study.June 30, 2015
Bonk, Steve ScholarshipMunicipal or Wastewater Industry; CWWA memberJune 1, 2015
Brant Rod & Gun Club Bursary AwardFT students graduated from Brant County Secondary School or are an immediate family member of a Brant Rob & Gun Club memberJanuary 30, 2015
British Columbia Arts Council AwardsFull-time student; Fine Art ProgramApril 30, 2016
Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC)Female student in post-secondary institutions who aspire to careers in construction related fields- financial need, not a previous recipientApril 30, 2015
Canadian Council of Professional Engineers National ScholarshipsEngineeringMarch 1, 2016
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) Scholarship ProgramFull-time students with either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deafMarch 4, 2016
Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research GrantsUkrainian and Ukrainian Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2016
Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation GrantsGraduate; Occupational TherapyOctober 1, 2015
Carter, Charlotte Memorial ScholarshipFT student of Native descent (Status, Non-Status, Inuit or Metis) enrolled in the 2nd yr of a B.Sc in Nursing program, min. GPA of 3.0October 16, 2015
Chaney Ensign Bursary FundFinancial need; completed high school in the City of Hamilton (Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth)February 1, 2016
Cogniview Scholarshipfull-time or part-time students for the Spring 2016 semester at a higher education institution in the United States or CanadaDecember 31, 2015
Commonwealth Scholarship PlanGraduate studies or research abroad **Please check the application deadlines listed on the website**
Dalhousie Research in Energy, Advanced Materials & Sustainability (DREAMS) ScholarshipScholarships available for undergraduate summer research positions, Masters and Doctoral students and Postdoctoral Fellows. ** On going deadline**
Dan David PrizeAdvanced doctoral and postdoctoral students of excellent achievements and promise studying topics related to fields chosen for 2014-2015March 10, 2016
Darcovich, Helen Memorial Doctoral FellowshipDoctoral; dissertation on Ukrainian/Ukrainian-Canadian topicMarch 1, 2016
Desjardins Foundation AwardsMore than 300 scholarships will be awarded in all fields of study.February 15, 2016
Dorosh, Marusia and Michael Master's FellowshipThesis-based Master's program; Education; History; Law; Humanities; Arts; Social Sciences; Women's Studies; Library SciencesMarch 1, 2016
EDC International Buiness Scholarship - UndergraduateFull-time Undergraduate; Business; International Business; Economics; Yr 2/3February 1, 2016
Explore (Second Language Summer Program)Full-time Student; interested in learning their second languageFebruary 28, 2016
Flight Network's Fly High Scholarshipcurrent university student in Canada and the USDecember 31, 2015
Foreign Government AwardsGraduate Studies or research abroad. **Please check the application deadlines listed on the website
Frank Knox Memorial FellowshipsAwarded to students from Canada for graduate study at Harvard University in academic year 2014-2015November 27, 2015
Franko, Ivan School of Ukrainian Studies - Ukraine Travel AwardCompleted 2nd or 3rd year of education in any faculty or program. Completed an accredited Ukrainian language courseMarch 1, 2016
Fulbright Student ProgramAvailable to Canadian graduate students who want to study and/or do research in the United States during the 2015-2016 academic yearNovember 15, 2015
GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program in CanadaFirst year undergrad pursuing degree in the fields of engineering or business/management and are Canadian Resident Aboriginal individualsMarch 15, 2016
Georgian Bay Land Trust BursaryArtists who plans to create original work or projects about the eastern shoreline of Georgian BayFebruary 15, 2016
Google Lime Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesUndergraduate student pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or one in a closely related field. A person with a disability.January 18, 2015
Grand Challenges Canadapassionate and driven students from a variety of disciplines to work as part of our team, through the Summer Student Program.January 22, 2016
Grapevine Evaluations ScholarshipCanadian or US citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or US university for Fall 2014.July 30, 2015
Grapevine Surveys ScholarshipCanadian or US citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or US university for Fall 2014July 30, 2015
Greenshields, Elizabeth FoundationPainting; Drawing; Printmaking; Sculpture; other Art Programs
Hendrick, Dr. E. Bruce Scholarship ProgramStudents with Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus residing in OntarioApril 30, 2016
Howe, CD Memorial Foundation Engineering AwardNomination by deans of engineering only. Candidates must have completed the first year of an engineering programMay 6, 2016
Hydro One Awardsscholarships for students enrolled in industry related programs from recognized colleges or universitiesOctober 2, 2015
International Initiative in Deaf StudiesEnable a post-secondary student to pursue studies in deaf studies/hearing impairment as it relates to an international contextNovember 30, 2015
ISER Annual Student Essay PrizeEssay competition; Graduate and honours studentsMarch 1, 2016
KAUST Discovery ScholarshipFT undergraduate students in Engineering, Applied Mathmatics, Computer Science and Biosciences. Min. GPA 3.0
KAUST King Abdullah Scholar AwardDoctoral student involved in innovative research related to one of the KAUST fields of study in science, engineering or technology
Killam Fellowships ProgramUndergraduate studies; scholarship/exchange program from select universities in Canada and the Unites StatesFebruary 1, 2016
Klausman, Jane M. Women in Business ScholarshipUndergraduate Yr. 3/4; Female; BusinessJuly 1, 2014
KnightsbridgeFX Scholarshipfull-time or part-time undergraduate studentNovember 1, 2015
Korea Field Research FellowshipDoctoral; Korea-related Research in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Culture and Arts; Comparative Research related to Korea
Krysa, Leo J. Family ScholarshipUndergraduate entering final year of study; Arts; Education; Ukrainian/Ukrainian-Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2016
Loran AwardsCanadian students on the basis of character, service and leadership potentialOctober 31, 2016
Lyford Cay Foundation Inc.Financial assistance for Bahamian students enrollin in colleges/universities in Canada at undergraduate, graduate and doctorate levelsApril 15, 2016
Martin, Dick Scholarship Award (CCOHS)Enrolled in Occupational Health and Safety related course or programJanuary 31, 2016
Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesStudents with permanent disabiliies pursuing university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degreeMay 16, 2016
May Court Club of Ottawa Centennial ScholarshipNurse Practitioner Program; community service; work experienceMay 27, 2016
NEADS Equity Through Education AwardsStudent with disabilities; commitment to your academic discipline; record of volunteerism/employment; outstanding participant in the communityApril 15, 2015
Oliver, Robert E. ScholarshipEnrolled in Advertising or Marketing program; Full-time StudentFebruary 26, 2016
Organization of American States FellowshipsGraduate studies or research abroad. **Please check the application deadlines listed on the website
PBL Insurance Scholarship Program•Interested in a career in insuranceApril 30, 2016
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language ProgramEncourage students who wish to improve their proficiency in their second official language. Nomination by University of TorontoNovember 27, 2015
RBC Capital Markets Scholarship for WomenFemale students in their 2nd year of full-time undergraduate studies, enrolled in a business program at a university in CanadaMay 31, 2016
RBC Royal Bank Aboriginal Student Awards ProgramAboriginal students; Banking Industry (Business, Economics, Computer Science)February 28, 2016
Retail as a Career ScholarshipPT of FT student; Studying retail, buisness or marketing related program. Working PT or FT in retail industryMarch 31, 2016
Rhodes ScholarshipHave received an undergraduate degree (except for medical students); tenable at the University of Oxford, EnglandSeptember 25, 2015
Rose Nolan Memorial ScholarshipAboriginal First Nation women who have completed one year of FT studies.June 30, 2015
Royal Canadian Legion BursaryChildren or grandchildren of: War veterans, Associated members of Royal Cdn Legion, Ladies' Auxiliary, Ordinary and Life members of Royal Cdn LegionMarch 25, 2016
Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarshipregistered in a post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of their mental illnessApril 1, 2016
SMCC Scholarship ProgramFor students of South Asian descentApril 8, 2015
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women AwardWomen enrolled in graduate or professional programs leading to careers that will improve the quality of women's livesJanuary 31, 2016
Soroptimist Women's Opportunity AwardWomen, who is head of household, enrolled FT studies in order to enter/return to job marketNovember 15, 2015
Storwell's Foster Children BursaryUndergraduate FT students. Applicant must have been a foster child w/ CCAS or CAS or simlar offical Canadian foster care programDecember 15, 2016
Symcor Scholarship (University of Toronto)Communication, Culture & It (Certificate in Digital communication), Computer Science and ManagementMay 1, 2015
TD Finance/Lime Connect Canada ScholarshipGraduating students pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, actuarial science, mathematics and/or business. A person with a disability.January 11, 2015
The DermMedica ScholarshipCanadian or US citizens attending College or UniversityJanuary 16, 2016
The Living City Leader Scholarshipspost-secondary student pursuing a future career in the environment or historyOctober 5, 2015
The Shore Davis Johnston AwardStudent registered in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of LawJune 1, 2015
The Ukrainian Resource and Development Centrenew writers, media artists, folk artists and musiciansNovember 30, 2015
The Undergraduate AwardsUndergraduates from across UK, USA and Canada - open to students in their final or penultimate year on a degree program across all disciplinesJune 14, 2016
Toronto CFA Society - Undergraduate Finance & Economics AwardsCommerce or Economics students; minimum 3.0 GPANovember 30, 2015
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)encouraging excellence and leadership
Welch Foundation ScholarshipGraduate; Vacuum ScienceApril 15, 2015
Weston, Hilary M. ScholarshipEnrolled or plan to register in a FT graduate program in social work. Demonstrated interest and commitment to mental health issuesDecember 15, 2015
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