Please note that this listing is provided as a sample of external funding and resources that may be available to students, and is provided for your information only. CaPS and McGill University accept no responsibility for the content of the non-McGill linked websites below.

When looking for scholarships, you should first explore sources of funding from the university at which you’d like to study (called internal sources) and from other sources outside of the university (called external sources).
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Internal Sources

ASR - Applied Student Research Grant openURL
ASR is academic research done by students that seeks sustainable solutions to a challenge faced by members of the community. ASR is at the core of the McGill Living Lab, where different members of the McGill community engage and interact to share ideas, problem solve, and create sustainable progress on campus.
AUS - Arts Undergraduate Society of McGill Fund openURL
AUS offers these funding for undergradutes
Journal Fund - For student run-journals and magazines.
Supplementary Fund - For AUS departmental associations seeking to fund events/initiatives.
Special Projects Fund -  For student groups seeking to fund large events and conferences.
McGill Alumni - Student Sponsorship Program openURL
The McGill Alumni Association supports a wide range of student initiatives. For extra funding for a campus project, check out the Student Sponsorship Program.
To apply: Student Sponsorship Program (PDF)
McGill BLUE (Beautiful Limitless Unconstrained Exploration) Fellowships openURL
Chosen participants will be granted 3K in total funding for an 8-week intensive fellowship that will occur from mid-May until mid-July at B21.  Students may apply individually or as already formed groups.
Deadline: March 01
McGill Enriched Educational Opportunities openURL
Need-based bursary for undergraduate students: Field study semesters, unpaid work and research internships, research abroad, certain music competitions.
McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI) - Funding openURL
The MSSI provides several funding opportunities providing small amounts of seed funding to explore bold projects and novel ideas which, if successful, could make a significant impact on sustainability problems.
- MSSI Ideas Fund (Deadline: March 11)
- MSSI Innovation Funds
- External Funding (Deadline: end-February)
SPF - The Sustainability Projects Fund openURL
Funding for members of the McGill community to contribute and be involved in building a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects.
SURA - Science Undergraduate Research Awards openURL
SURA is for both Canadian and international McGill students registered in a science undergraduate program.
McGill Mobility Awards openURL
For all full time degree students, Canadian and international, graduate and undergraduate who are participating in a study away program. This site also includes a link to other travel awards.
McGill Office of the Dean of Students - External Recognition Awards openURL
This office liaises with external organizations that provide students the opportunitity to win prestigious awards: Dalai Lama Fellowship, Forces AVENIR, Rhodes Scholarship, Schwarzman Scholars.
McGill Scholarships and Student Aid - Undergraduate Students openURL
Scholarships and awards for current undergraduate students currently enrolled in full-time degree programs. Merit-based awards and need-based financial aid.
McGill Scholarships and Student Aid – Other Fundings openURL
Links to other funding - athletes, aboriginal, disabled, children of war veterans, external awards, bank loans, emergency loans.
New funding: Enriched educational opportunists (EEOs) - Need-based bursaries for unpaid internships snd research opportunities or field semesters for undergraduate students.
McGill SKILLSETS - Workshops openURL
McGill SKILLSETS offer workshops and webinars on:
- Applying for Your Tri-Council Award: NSERC, CIHR and SSHRC (September)
- Would You Fund it?: Fellowship Consultation Session (September)
Grant Writing & Funding Books openURL
A list of books and e-books McGill students can borrow from the Library to learn more on how to write a grant or funding application.

Funding Databases

Grant Connect Restricted Resource openURL
An online database containing updated information on over 2,200 Canadian grant-making foundations as well as 150 American foundations with a history of granting in Canada. Click the "Funder Search" menu to begin your search.
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Pivot Restricted Resource openURL
Comprehensive global source of funding opportunities. Users are able to search for funding opportunities using a variety of criteria, including research area, discipline, and participating institution. Click the link "Advanced Search" to start your search.
You must sign up to search this database. Choose "McGill University" in the Affiliated Member Institution drop-down box when you create your Pivot account.

Funding Websites

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) openURL
The AUCC administers several fellowship competitions and exchanges for graduate study. In most cases, candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada for at least one year prior to application.
Fonds de recherche du Québec Société et culture (FRQSC) - Scholarships and grants openURL
FRQSC's database.  Searchable by program and levels.
ScholarshipsCanada.com openURL
A free website with Canadian scholarships. Registration is required.
yconic openURL
Money for school - scholarships, bursaries & other student awards.

Scholarships & Awards

True Sport Foundation - Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund openURL
This national sport studies scholarship is intended to stimulate thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport.. Must be enrolled at a Canadian university. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Must be active in Canadian sport; as an athlete, practitioner or educator.
Deadline: April 30