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McGill - Mobility Awards and Travel 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 Student Exchanges and Study Abroad openURL
This webiste can help McGill students who would like to study abroad or participate in a student exchange program what steps are needed to take. Visit the "Financial Support" section for awards and fellowships that may help you to ease some financial burden.

Funding Databases

COS funding opportunities Restricted Resource openURL
The world’s largest and most comprehensive database 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.
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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.
Newton's List - A Gateway to International Research Collaboration openURL
A tool for funders and grantseekers interested in collaborative international research and education. The site provides funding opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. openURL
Providing information about scholarships available across the globe.
International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search (IEFA) openURL
An online database listing financial aid information for students who wish to study in a foreign country. openURL
Scholarship listings to help international students in finding suitable scholarships to study abroad.
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Scholarships openURL
The CBIE offers a number of support programs that target international development issues, both for Canadians and international students. Scholarship, internship and professional development opportunities are available. openURL
Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students from the U.S.. Registration is required. openURL
An online financial aid database for students wishing to study abroad.
Organization of American States (OAS) - Scholarships openURL
OAS offers various forms of financial assistance and opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students. Academic Studies | Brazil Scholarships | China Scholarships | Mexico Scholarships | Bourses pour les Haitiens

Scholarships & Awards

Axol Science Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for any life science related degree program.
Deadline: June 30 - Working Parent College Scholarship Program openURL
600 to 1000 word essay to discuss your experience as a parent working your way through school and explain three pieces of advice you would give to someone in a similar situation.
Deadline: December 12
Canadian Cancer Society - Grants & Awards openURL
Awards to PhD or MD/PhD students, and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows - Innovation Grants, Impact Grants, Prevention Research Grants, Career Development Awards in Prevention Research, Quality of Life Research Grants, Knowledge to Action Grants, Travel Awards.  Apply: EGrAMS - Top Talent Scholarships openURL
Equals6 offers scholarships to U.S. and Canadian high school and college/university students based upon academic achievement, references and Equals6 community participation. Any major.
EU - Oxford Princeton Programme - Future Energy Business Leaders of the 21st Century Scholarship openURL
Scholarships for students looking to pursue careers in the energy business with the opportunity to participate in an industry-specific training course. Must be a resident in the United States or the Canadian provinces.
Deadline: December 01
USA - Canadian National Railway (CN) - US Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to support students in the USA. students in a technical, undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, transportation, sales & marketing, human resources, aboriginal studies & law, account and finance.
Deadline: December 31
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Awards openURL
Various awards for graduate students.  Both Canadians and Non-Canadians are eligible.

Information for Canadian Students Planning to Study Abroad openURL
Information and links to obtain financial support for studies abroad.
Jeanne Sauvé Foundation - Public Leadership Program openURL
A fellowship opportunity to take part of a lifelong personal and professional development journey as part of an emerging global community of public leaders.
International Scholarships for Canadians and Non-Canadians openURL
Scholarships for Canadians and Non-Canadians wishing to study abroad.  Many Commonwealth countries offer scholarships to Canadian citizens for graduate studies.
Canada-CARICOM Virtual University Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships for three selected certificate programs, delivered online or through distance education, to learners from CARICOM countries.
Deadline: December 01
Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program openURL
Scholarships for studies or do research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions.
Deadline: March 30
Canada-Mexico Awards for Canadians openURL
The Canada-Mexico awards are based on reciprocal agreements between the Government of Canada and the Government of Mexico. Under this agreement, the Mexican Grant program provides 15 awards to Canadian citizens wishing to pursue studies or research in Mexico and includes the possibility of preliminary language training. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: October 31
Canada-United States Fulbright Scholarships for Graduate Students openURL
Several scholarships are available to Canadian and American students who want to study or do research in the host country.
Deadline: November 15 (Canadians), October 15 (Americans)
Commonwealth Scholarship Plan - India openURL
Scholarships for one year of study in India at the Master's or PhD level or for one year of research in India toward a Canadian PhD.
Deadline: February 07
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals openURL
A full-year work-study fellowship program focus on cultural exchange. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.18-24 years old.
Deadline: December 01
Éducation, Loisir et Sport Québec - Studying Outside Québec openURL
A list of programs for students planning to studying outside Québec. (French).
Ministère de L'éducation, du loisir et du sport (MELS) - Programme de bourses des gouvernements openURL
Scholarships for Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are residents of Quebec.  Must possess an undergraduate degree and be registered in a Master's or Doctoral level program at a Quebec university at the time the fellowship is granted.  Quebec students study in the following countries: Germany, Bavaria, China, Columbia, Belgium, South Korea, Egypt, Luxembourg, Mexico, Tunisia, Vietnam. (French).
Partners of the Americas - 100,000 Strong in the Americas openURL
The 100,000 Strong Americas initiative is the Administration’s signature education initiative in the Western Hemisphere designed to foster region-wide prosperity through greater international exchange of students.
Deadline: January 15
Prix d'Europe openURL
A prestigious Canadian study grant. Winners of the grant are given a cash prize towards furthering their musical education abroad in Europe.
Société Académique Vaudoise - Bourses Paul Blanc openURL
Offered alternately each year to a Canadian student from McGill or the Université de Montréal for graduate study at the Université de Lausanne, Switzerland and to a Swiss student from the Université de Lausanne for postgraduate study in Montreal. All things being equal, the fellowship will be offered to a student in science. Research subsidies are also available.
Society in Science - The Branco Weiss Fellowship openURL
Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers who pursue unconventional projects in new areas of science, engineering and social science fields anywhere in the world, at any institution, for up to 5 years.
Deadline: January 15 Travel Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to people who are interested in travel writing, travel photography and film documentary.


StudentLife Network - Canada's Luckiest Student openURL
Not-merit based awards.  Winner is determined by a draw.  Must sign up to participate.


LOJIQ Financial Support openURL
L'Office Franco-Québécois pour la jeunesse gives special travel/orientation package to Quebec students who wish to study in France and other parts of the world. Must be between 18-35 years of age, be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Must be living in Quebec for at least one year. (French).


Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) World Fellowship openURL
Funding for women from foreign countries to pursue studies in Canada and the United States. Applicants must be female, registered, full-time Masters or Doctoral students. Applicants cannot be a citizen or landed immigrant of Canada or the United States or a Delta Kappa Gamma member.
Deadline: December 15
International Federation of University Women (IFUW) - International Fellowships and Grants openURL
The IFUW offers fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study and training.

Specific Country

Australia - Australian Government - The Endeavour Awards openURL
The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad.
EU - Erasmus Mundus Programme - Scholarships for students and academics openURL
Funding for any EU country for graduate students.
EU - Scholars4dev openURL
Searchable by level of study, filed of suty and place of study.
Australia - Study in Australia - Scholarships openURL
A list of links to scholarships, grants, and bursaries that provide financial support to students who study in Australia. Also, visit: Scholarships
Canada - Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) openURL
Canadian citizens or permanent residents, or holders of a student visa at the time of application, with at least an A average in the last two years of study, for graduate studies (Master's or Doctoral level) at an Ontario university.
Deadline: Mid-November
Commonwealth - Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) openURL
Scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other commonwealth countries.
EU - Scholarship Portal
This website integrates the funding opportunities for studying, working or performing research in one of the European nations.
France - Campus France openURL
Scholarships and funding opportunities for graduate students wishing to study or do research in France.
France - Consulat général de France à Québec openURL
A list of funding resources available for Quebec students who want to study in France.
Germany - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) openURL
Funding opportunities for undergradate and graduate sudents wishing to study or do research in Germany.
Hong Kong - Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) openURL
Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, the HKPFS aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.
Deadline: December 01
India - Grants, Awards & Opportunities openURL
Grants are available to both Canadian and Indian scholars.
Indonesia - Darmasiswa Indonesian Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia, traditional arts and culture of Indonesia. Application forms.
Ireland - Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF) - Dobbin Scholarship openURL
The ICUF offers an annual program of scholarly exchange awards between the universities of Canada and Ireland. Open to all disciplines.
Deadline: February 20
Italy - Government of Italy Scholarships openURL
The Government of Italy offers scholarships to Canadian citizens wishing to pursue studies in Italy. Please contact the Italian Consulate in Montreal or the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa for details.
Japan - Japan Foundation: Japanese Studies Fellowships openURL
The foundation offers 3 levels of support to Canadian citizens and permanent residents wishing to conduct research related to Japanese studies in Japan. For more info, contact the organization.
Deadline: December 01
Japan - Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Students openURL
Scholarships in most disciplines are offered each year to Canadian citizens who wish to pursue their graduate studies in any subject in Japan.
Japan - Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) - Research Fellowship Program openURL
Fellowships for researchers (mostly post-doc). Fields of study such as Natural science, engineering and medicine are given first priority.
Deadline: August 31
Korea - Foreign Government Awards Program openURL
The Government of Korea, through the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED) offers up to two scholarships for study at the Master’s or PhD level in Korean studies, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and other subjects.
Deadline: March 25
Korea - Korean Government Scholasrship Program (KGSP) openURL
Scholarships for international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher education in Korea.
Korea - StudyinKorea: Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) openURL
Various Ministries of the Korean Government run scholarship programs for foreign students and are gradually increasing their quotas. At present, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade run scholarships for foreign students.
Mexico - AMEXCID: Mexian Government Scholarship Program for International Students openURL
Scholarships for foreign citizens to study for a specialization, master's degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program.
Deadline: July 31
Netherlands - Grantfinder openURL
Funding opportunities and scholarships for graduate students wishing to study or do research in Netherlands.
Switzerland - ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship openURL
Scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students wanting to do research a a public Swiss university or research institute for 2-3 months.
Deadline: January 31
Taiwan - Taiwan Scholarship Program
The Taiwan Scholarship Program was established to encourage outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan. While providing study opportunities for a wide range of disciplines, at Taiwan's universities and colleges.
UK - British Council - Scholarships openURL
A search engine provided by British Council to find scholarships.
UK - Chevening Scholarships openURL
For Canadians studying at a university in the U.K. Scholarships last up to one year and are typically granted for Master’s degree courses. It is highly unusual for the committee to approve an award for Ph.D. studies. It is open to candidates in the following fields of study: Political Science, Law and International Relations, Media, Economics and International Development.
Deadline: November 08
UK - London Goodenough Association of Canada (LGAC) Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships for students who enrolled in an accredited graduate (or higher) program in London or undertaking thesis research in London while enrolled elsewhere.  Must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Deadline: January 26
UK - Newton International Fellowships openURL
Draws non-UK scientists in the early stages of their careers to do their research in the UK. Fields: Physical, natural or social sciences or humanities.
Deadline: February 25
UK - Prospects Postgraduate Funding openURL
Scholarships, grants, research studentships and other awards database.
UK - Scholarship Search openURL
Search engine for scholarships, bursaries and awards available to students wanting to study in the UK.
USA - Fulbright Canada - Killam Fellowship Program openURL
The Killam Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from Canadian universities to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the United States. Must be a Cnadian citizen.  Full-time undergraduate students in good standing.
For more info, email Website:
Deadline: January 15
USA - Institute of Education Sciences (ies) openURL
A comprehensive database for funding research grants and contracts.
USA - Institute of International Education (IIE) openURL
All types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.
USA - Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program openURL
The goal of the PPIA Fellowship Program is to help students achieve a Master’s or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field. Deadline: June 30
USA - Washington Scholars Fellowship Program openURL
The Washington Scholars Fellowship Program is able to help place politically minded individuals in premier internships in government agencies, media outlets and certain non-governmental organizations.

Specific School

Canada - Université de Sherbrooke - Graduate studies scholarship program openURL
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Grants program that gives a full wage support to M.Sc. and Ph.D. students for duration of their research project and studies.
Deadline: March 01 and September 01
France - University of Montpellier 1 Postdoctoral Programme openURL
The aim of this programme is to allow talented, young researchers to join one of the established research groups within the University of Montpellier 1 and focus on the following areas of research: Biomedicine, chemistry, law and political sciences, economics and management. (French).
Netherlands - University Amsterdam: Scholarships openURL
A number of scholarship programs for international Master's students.
Germany - Freie Universität Berlin: Scholarships for Doctoral Studies openURL
Doctoral scholarships to applicants to the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies in the following doctoral programs:
- Landscape Archaeology and Architecture
- Language and Cultures of the Silk Road
Hong Kong - The University of Hong Kong: Hong Kong PhD Fellowships Award openURL
PhD fellowships award, postgraduate scholarships, university postgraduate fellowships. Visit the site for details.
Israel - Canadian Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem openURL
Several scholarships available to Canadian students looking to study abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
South Korea - SDI School Scholarships openURL
The KDI School of Public Policy and Management is currently offering Korean Government Scholarship (NIIED GKS-KGSP) sponsored by the Ministry of Education of Korea. This scholarship covers full tuition, monthly stipend, and round trip airfare.
Switzerland - Université de Genève: Excecellence Master Fellowships openURL
Grants to students from any university with very good performance in their studies: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics.
Deadline: March 15
UK - Rhodes Scholarships openURL
Two scholarships are awarded annually to scholars from the Province of Quebec. These scholarships are tenable at the University of Oxford. They are granted for two years with the possibility of a third year. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or domiciled in Canada and must be born between October 2, 1987 and October 1, 1993. Students in any faculty may apply.
Deadline: Mid-September
UK - University of London: Routledge (The Round Table) Studentships openURL
Scholarships for students from Commonwealth countries who have already been offered a place on the MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.
UK - University of Oxford: The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarships in the Humanities openURL
Scholarships for applicants to Oxford. Visit the site for details.
USA - Middlebury Language Schools Scholarships and Fellowships openURL
Offering a number of merit-based fellowships and scholarships for the summer language schools.  Must be accepted by one of the 10 language schools and meet all additional application requirements.