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 12, 2015
Accent & Odyssey ProgramsPart-time or Full-time Language assistant; (for part-time program please check www.myaccent.ca)February 28, 2015
American Association of Railroad SuperintendentsFull-time undergraduate or graduate. One year of study completedAugust 1, 2015
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 researchJanuary 30, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Fellowships and AwardsWomen; Accepted in a Masters or Doctoral Program in Canada or abroad.November 1, 2014
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) Scholarship ProgramFull-time students with either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deafMarch 2, 2015
Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research GrantsUkrainian and Ukrainian Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2015
Canadian Library Association ScholarshipsLibrary Studies; Information ScienceMay 1, 2015
Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation GrantsGraduate; Occupational TherapyOctober 1, 2014
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 3.0October 17, 2014
Chaney Ensign Bursary FundFinancial need; completed high school in the City of Hamilton (Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth)October 1, 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 2014-2015March 10, 2015
Darcovich, Helen Memorial Doctoral FellowshipDoctoral; dissertation on Ukrainian/Ukrainian-Canadian topicMarch 1, 2015
Desjardins Foundation AwardsMore than 300 scholarships will be awarded in all fields of study.March 5, 2015
Dorosh, Marusia and Michael Master's FellowshipThesis-based Master's program; Education; History; Law; Humanities; Arts; Social Sciences; Women's Studies; Library SciencesMarch 1, 2015
EDC International Buiness Scholarship - UndergraduateFull-time Undergraduate; Business; International Business; Economics; Yr 2/3February 2, 2015
Explore (Second Language Summer Program)Full-time Student; interested in learning their second languageFebruary 28, 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 28, 2014
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, 2015
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, 2014
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, 2015
Georgian Bay Land Trust BursaryArtists who plans to create original work or projects about the eastern shoreline of Georgian BayJanuary 31, 2015
German-Canadian Studies Research GrantAcademic researchers. Awarded to the best project proposal on any aspect in the field of German-Canadian studiesMarch 1, 2015
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, 2015
German-Canadian Studies Undergraduate Essay PrizeAwarded to the best undergraduate scholarly essay on any subject in the field of German-Canadian StudiesMarch 1, 2015
GoEuro Scholarship ProgrammeTell us how your education and experience could help build a more connected Europe.December 15, 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.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 23, 2015
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
Greenshields, Elizabeth FoundationPainting; Drawing; Printmaking; Sculpture; other Art Programs
Griffith University Research Higher Degree ScholarshipsGraduate studies in Australia
Hendrick, Dr. E. Bruce Scholarship ProgramStudents with Spina Bifida/Hydrocephalus residing in OntarioApril 30, 2015
Howe, CD Memorial Foundation Engineering AwardNomination by deans of engineering only. Candidates must have completed the first year of an engineering programMay 15, 2015
Hydro One Awardsscholarships for students enrolled in industry related programs from recognized colleges or universitiesDecember 31, 2014
Indspire AwardsBursaries for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis studentsNovember 1, 2014
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, 2014
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 universityOctober 1, 2014
ISER Annual Student Essay PrizeEssay competition; Graduate and honours studentsMarch 1, 2015
Kathy Searles ScholarshipFirst or second year students with ciommunity involvementSeptember 30, 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 StatesFebruary 2, 2015
Klausman, Jane M. Women in Business ScholarshipUndergraduate Yr. 3/4; Female; BusinessJuly 1, 2014
KnightsbridgeFX Scholarshipfull-time or part-time undergraduate studentJuly 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, 2015
Live Out There ScholarshipBe passionate about the outdoorsApril 15, 2015
Lyford Cay Foundation Inc.Financial assistance for Bahamian students enrollin in colleges/universities in Canada at undergraduate, graduate and doctorate levelsApril 15, 2015
Martin, Dick Scholarship Award (CCOHS)Enrolled in Occupational Health and Safety related course or programJanuary 31, 2015
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, 2015
May Court Club of Ottawa Centennial ScholarshipNurse Practitioner Program; community service; work experienceMay 29, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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 28, 2014
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 22, 2015
RBC Royal Bank Aboriginal Student Awards ProgramAboriginal students; Banking Industry (Business, Economics, Computer Science)February 28, 2015
Retail as a Career ScholarshipPT of FT student; Studying retail, buisness or marketing related program. Working PT or FT in retail industryMarch 31, 2015
Rhodes ScholarshipHave received an undergraduate degree (except for medical students); tenable at the University of Oxford, EnglandSeptember 26, 2014
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
SeniorsZen.com ScholarshipBased upon an essay on a topic related to senior living in CanadaAugust 1, 2014
SMCC Scholarship ProgramFor students of South Asian descentApril 8, 2015
Soil and Water Conservation AwardPossess a high degree of interest and ability in the area of soils and water managementSeptember 15, 2014
Soltykewych, Roman Music ScholarshipUkrainian choral, vocal musicNovember 28, 2014
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 marketNovember 15, 2014
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, 2014
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 UniversityDecember 15, 2014
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, 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 12, 2015
Toronto CFA Society - Undergraduate Finance & Economics AwardsCommerce or Economics students; minimum 3.0 GPADecember 15, 2014
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, 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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