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 13, 2014
Accent & Odyssey ProgramsPart-time or Full-time Language assistant; (for part-time program please check www.myaccent.ca)February 28, 2014
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC)Blind, partially sighted or deaf-blind; service to the community and extracurricular activitiesJune 20, 2014
American Association of Railroad SuperintendentsFull-time undergraduate or graduate. One year of study completedAugust 1, 2014
APUS BursariesPart-time students
APUS ScholarshipsPart-time students
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 researchNovember 30, 2013
ASSU ScholarshipsFull-time Arts and Sciences student; St.George Campus; GPA of at least 1.70
Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada and Anthony Locilento Memorial ScholarshipsUniversity students whose families are originally from the Basilicata region of Italy.September 2, 2013
BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilitiesundergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in business/commerce, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related disciplineDecember 2, 2013
BMO Financial Group/Lime Connect Canada Scholarhip & Internship Program for Students with DisabilitiesPerson with a disability registered full-time in Canadian University or College; Canadian resident;interest in a career in financial servicesDecember 9, 2013
Bollards in My CommunityGreat opportunity for students that are planning a career in architectural design, site planning or civil engineering, but is open to students in virtually every field of studyJune 2, 2014
Bonk, Steve ScholarshipMunicipal or Wastewater Industry; CWWA memberJune 2, 2014
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 24, 2014
British Columbia Arts Council AwardsFull-time student; Fine Art ProgramApril 30, 2014
Callahan, Cal Memorial BursaryFirst year studies; child or legal ward of persons who derive principal income from the Pipeline IndustryandOctober 30, 2013
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, 2014
Canadian Council of Professional Engineers National ScholarshipsEngineeringMarch 1, 2014
Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers National Scholarship ProgramUniversity students up to 3rd year of studies. Applications must be sponsered by a CFIG Member StoreSeptember 15, 2013
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Fellowships and AwardsWomen; Accepted in a Masters or Doctoral Program in Canada or abroad.November 1, 2013
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) Scholarship ProgramFull-time students with either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deafFebruary 28, 2014
Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research GrantsUkrainian and Ukrainian Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2014
Canadian Japanese-Mennonite ScholarshipGraduate; research that will assist the protection of minority or human rights in CanadaApril 1, 2014
Canadian Library Association ScholarshipsLibrary Studies; Information ScienceMay 1, 2014
Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation GrantsGraduate; Occupational TherapySeptember 30, 2013
CAPE ScholarshipCAPE provides scholarships for students who are under-represented in professional programs and professional fields of work based on financial need.June 14, 2014
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 3.0November 15, 2013
Chaney Ensign Bursary FundFinancial need; completed high school in the City of Hamilton (Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth)February 1, 2014
CIBC Canada's Luckiest Student AwardOpen to all undergraduate/graduate studentsJanuary 23, 2014
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 2012-2013November 30, 2013
Darcovich, Helen Memorial Doctoral FellowshipDoctoral; dissertation on Ukrainian/Ukrainian-Canadian topicMarch 1, 2014
Davies Charitable Foundation Research FellowshipResearch at the Post-Doctoral/Mediacal Fellowship; born in or resided in the Kingston, Ontario areaApril 15, 2014
Davis, David Memorial FundTalented and promising student in the field of music (vocal), and who have completed their high school in the Cities of Hamilton or Burlington, OntOctober 1, 2013
Desjardins Foundation AwardsMore than 300 scholarships will be awarded in all fields of study.March 17, 2014
Dorosh, Marusia and Michael Master's FellowshipThesis-based Master's program; Education; History; Law; Humanities; Arts; Social Sciences; Women's Studies; Library SciencesMarch 1, 2014
EDC International Buiness Scholarship - UndergraduateFull-time Undergraduate; Business; International Business; Economics; Yr 2/3February 3, 2014
Explore (Second Language Summer Program)Full-time Student; interested in learning their second languageFebruary 28, 2014
Fessenden-Trott Scholarship ProgramStudents who have completed their first year of their first undergraduate degree; High academic standingMay 15, 2014
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 2013-2014.November 29, 2013
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, 2014
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FTLA) ProgramCanadian Francophone students aged 21-29 who want to teach and study in the United States.November 15, 2013
Fulbright Nexus ProgramYoung scholars, professionals and mid-career applied researchers for a series of three seminar meetings and an exchange experienceNovember 15, 2013
Fulbright Student ProgramAvailable to Canadian graduate students who want to study and/or do research in the United States for nine months during the 2014-2015 academic yearNovember 15, 2013
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, 2014
German-Canadian Studies Research GrantAcademic researchers. Awarded to the best project proposal on any aspect in the field of German-Canadian studiesMarch 1, 2014
German-Canadian Studies Research Scholarships (M.A)M.A students who are writing a theseis (or equivalent) on a German Canadian topic. Must have Canadian contentMarch 1, 2014
German-Canadian Studies Undergraduate Essay PrizeAwarded to the best undergraduate scholarly essay on any subject in the field of German-Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2014
Goldberg, Daniel B. ScholarshipGraduate student enrolled in FT program preparing for a career in government financeFebruary 21, 2014
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.December 2, 2013
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, 2014
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, 2014
Greathouse, Frank L. Government Accounting ScholarshipFT Undergraduate or Graduate accounting program, preparing for a career in state and local government financeFebruary 21, 2014
Greenshields, Elizabeth FoundationPainting; Drawing; Printmaking; Sculpture; other Art Programs
Griffith University Research Higher Degree ScholarshipsGraduate studies in Australia
Guelph Women in Networking ScholarshipFemale; resident/student in Wellington County, OntarioMay 31, 2014
Hancock, Ruth ScholarshipDesire for a career in Canadian broadcasting or Broadcast Sales/Marketing. Canadian students enrolled in a recognized communications/marketing courseJune 30, 2014
Hendrick, Dr. E. Bruce Scholarship ProgramStudents with Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus residing in OntarioApril 30, 2014
Howe, CD Memorial Foundation Engineering AwardNomination by deans of engineering only. Candidates must have completed the first year of an engineering programJune 1, 2014
Hubbard, William Peyton Memotial Award (Hydro One)Black students; 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of studies in Engineering, Forestry or BusinessDecember 31, 2013
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, 2013
IODE Canada War Memorial ScholarshipDoctoral study in Canada or other Commonwealth countries; enrolled in at least second year of program; hold first degree from a Canadian universityDecember 1, 2013
IODE Ontario Lucy Morrison BursaryFinancial need, Completed at least on full year of study; bursary awarded through out the year - there is no deadline
ISER Annual Student Essay PrizeEssay competition; Graduate and honours studentsMarch 1, 2014
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 StatesJanuary 31, 2014
Kin Canada BursariesFinancial need. Canadian Citizen/ Landed ImmigrantFebruary 1, 2014
Klausman, Jane M. Women in Business ScholarshipUndergraduate Yr. 3/4; Female; BusinessMay 14, 2014
Korea Field Research FellowshipDoctoral; Korea-related Research in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Culture and Arts; Comparative Research related to Korea
Kostash, William and Mary Award for Film and Video ArtsA project which promotes Ukrainian Canadian identity through medium of film, video or miltimediaNovember 30, 2013
Krysa, Leo J. Family ScholarshipUndergraduate entering final year of study; Arts; Education; Ukrainian/Ukrainian-Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2014
Lime Connect Scholarshipsvariety of outanding scholarship programs with our corporate partners - some of which include a paid internship to get you started on a great careerDecember 2, 2013
Lyford Cay Foundation Inc.Financial assistance for Bahamian students enrollin in colleges/universities in Canada at undergraduate, graduate and doctorate levelsMarch 31, 2014
Manitoba Theatre Centre ScholarshipsFT undergraduate studies in theatre, and who intend to pursue a career in theatre. Residents of Manitoba, or have been residents of Manitoba.May 2, 2014
Martin, Dick Scholarship Award (CCOHS)Enrolled in Occupational Health and Safety related course or programJanuary 31, 2014
Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Students with DisabilitiesStudents with permanent disabiliies pursuing university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degreeMay 15, 2014
May Court Club of Ottawa Centennial ScholarshipNurse Practitioner Program; community service; work experienceMay 30, 2014
Minorities in Government Finance ScholarshipUndergrad or Graduate studies in Public Administration, Governmental Accounting, Political Science. Belong to a visible minority groupFebruary 21, 2014
My Visa Source AwardCanadian citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian university in Fall 2014.July 30, 2014
NEADS Equity Through Education AwardsStudent with disabilities; commitment to your academic discipline; record of volunteerism/employment; outstanding participant in the communityApril 15, 2014
Onassis - Foreigners' Fellowships ProgrammeRearch grants and edcuational scholarships at graduate level. Study in Greek language, culture and/or artistic creationJanuary 31, 2014
Ontario Power Generation John Wesley Beaver Memorial AwardsNative ancestry entering or enrolled in Engineering, Business, Enviromental Studies or disaplines relevant to OPG's business. Good academic standingMay 1, 2014
Organization of American States FellowshipsGraduate studies or research abroad. **Please check the application deadlines listed on the website
Overseas Research Students Awards SchemePostgraduate
PBL Insurance Scholarship Program•Interested in a career in insuranceMay 1, 2014
Progressive Automations Annual Scholarship ProgramApplicants must be enrolled in an engineering programApril 1, 2015
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 22, 2013
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 30, 2014
RBC Royal Bank Aboriginal Student Awards ProgramAboriginal students; Banking Industry (Business, Economics, Computer Science)December 1, 2013
RBC Scholarships for Medical & Dental StudentsEntering first year of medical or dental schoolNovember 1, 2013
Reid, J. H. Stewart Memorial Fellowship TrustDoctoral studiesApril 30, 2013
Retail as a Career ScholarshipPT of FT student; Studying retail, buisness or marketing related program. Working PT or FT in retail industryMarch 31, 2014
Rhodes ScholarshipHave received an undergraduate degree (except for medical students); tenable at the University of Oxford, EnglandSeptember 27, 2013
Rose Nolan Memorial ScholarshipAboriginal First Nation women who have completed one year of FT studies.June 30, 2014
Royal Canadian Legion BursaryChildren or grandchildren of: War veterans, Associated members of Royal Cdn Legion, Ladies' Auxiliary, Ordinary and Life members of Royal Cdn Legion
Royal Manitoba Theatre ScholarshipsFull-time students attending accredited theatre schools, or university theatre programs - open to Manitoba residents - resided mostly in ManitobaMay 2, 2014
SeniorsZen.com ScholarshipBased upon an essay on a topic related to senior living in CanadaAugust 1, 2014
SIRC Research AwardResearch on sports: social impact of sport on the community or applied research on athletic excellenceFebruary 15, 2013
SMCC Scholarship ProgramFor students of South Asian descentApril 7, 2014
Soil and Water Conservation AwardPossess a high degree of interest and ability in the area of soils and water managementSeptember 30, 2013
Soltykewych, Roman Music ScholarshipUkrainian choral, vocal musicNovember 30, 2013
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grant for Women AwardWomen enrolled in graduate or professional programs leading to careers that will improve the quality of women's livesJanuary 31, 2014
Soroptimist Women's Opportunity AwardWomen, who is head of household, enrolled FT studies in order to enter/return to job marketDecember 1, 2013
Storwell's Foster Children BursaryUndergraduate FT students. Applicant must have been a foster child w/ CCAS or CAS or simlar offical Canadian foster care programSeptember 15, 2014
Symcor Scholarship (University of Toronto)Communication, Culture & It (Certificate in Digital communication), Computer Science and ManagementMay 1, 2014
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 12, 2014
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Leopold Nadeau ScholarshipEngineers returning to university in the area of public policy development. Accepted or registered in a FT master's or doctoral progaramMarch 1, 2014
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex ScholarshipEngineers returning to university full-time for further study or research in a field other than engineeringMarch 1, 2014
The Shore Davis Johnston AwardStudent registered in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of LawJanuary 31, 2014
The SPE FoundationGraduate or undergraduate engineering students studying for a career in the plastics industryMarch 30, 2014
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 2, 2014
Toronto CFA Society - Undergraduate Finance & Economics Awards3rd year Commerce or Economics students; minimum 3.0 GPANovember 30, 2013
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)encouraging excellence and leadership
Weather Network/Meteomedia ScholarshipThird year of an Atmospheric Science degree program. Female studentMarch 15, 2014
Welch Foundation ScholarshipGraduate; Vacuum ScienceApril 15, 2014
Welland Hospital Site Tuition ScholarshipReside in the city of Welland. Graduating from a City of Welland or Town of Pelham entering 1st yr undergraduate studies.May 13, 2013
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, 2014
Women in Financial Markets Scholarship - National BankWomen pursuing post-graduate studies (Master's ot higher) in a related financial fieldMay 2, 2014
YWCA Women of Distinction AwardsExceptional young woman between the age of 16-30 for outstanding contributions to improving the lives of women and girls in their communityMarch 22, 2014
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