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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.
Volunteer Forever - 200 Volunteer Abroad & Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants openURL
Listings of 200 scholarships for mission trips and grants to help you volunteer or study abroad. openURL
A website of scholarships for students in Canada.
IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding openURL
All types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.
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.
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.
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.
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 openURL
Scholarship listings to help international students in finding suitable scholarships to study abroad. openURL
Providing information about scholarships available across the globe.

Scholarships & Awards

American Graphics Institute (agi) - Design Thinking Scholarships openURL
Offered to both part-time and full-time students enrolled in degree programs at any accredited college or university in the United States. Submit an essay describing how you anticipate design thinking or digital design tools will impact you and your career choice.
Deadline: July 31 & December 31
Masters in Psychology - Psychology Access Scholarship openURL
Scholarship to both U.S. and Canadian based students pursuing a Bachelor or Master's degree in the ares of Psychology, Counselling, Therapy or Social Work.
Deadline: October 01
Online Schools Offering Laptops openURL

Submit an essay to be considered for the scholarship. Must be enrolled in college and a resident or citizen of the U.S.

Deadline: February 28
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) - Grants and Awards openURL
Several grants and awards for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline: December 22
Go Overseas - Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to study, intern or volunteer abroad.
OneTri Student Scholarship openURL
Open to all students attending an accredited college or trade school.
Deadline: March 01 - Student Scholarship from Unplag openURL
Write an essay to win a scholarship. Eligible for students currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate program.
Deadline: March 01
Axol Science Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for any life science related degree program.
Deadline: June 30
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
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Awards openURL
Various awards for graduate students.  Both Canadians and Non-Canadians are eligible.

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)
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 - 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.
Excel University Scholarship openURL
Scholarships to outstanding accounting students currently enrolled at an accredited university or college in the United States.
Deadline: June 30
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. Undergraduate or post-graduate students in good academic standing with residency in the Europe who are currently enrolled in an accredited college/university/graduate studies program.
Deadline: December 01
Éducation, Loisir et Sport Québec - Studying Outside Québec openURL
A list of programs for students planning to studying outside Québec. (French).
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship openURL
Fellowship for students who combine a scholarly background in international relations and foreign travel and language skills with a passion for increasing diplomacy and reducing weapons and war. Must be a U.S. citizen or a non-U.S. citizen currently living in the U.S.
Deadline: October 1 & January 4
Information for Canadian Students Planning to Study Abroad openURL
Information and links to obtain financial support for studies abroad.
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.
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. - 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
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).
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.
R&D Systems Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. This scholarship is awarded twice a year (fall & spring).
Deadline: July 13
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.

Minority & Ethnic Groups

Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) Scholarships openURL
Schoalrship listings for members of the Canadian Black community (Black person, Black/African, Canadian/African, Caribbean/African, African-American). Must be a Canadian or permanent resident.
International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) - Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to qualified black undergraduate and graduate students. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; or a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, a citizen of any Caribbean or African nation on a United States or Canadian student visa. Minimum GPA 3.0 and admitted to a college or university in the U.S. or Canada offering either a program in actuarial science or courses that will serve to prepare the student for an actuarial career.
Deadline: May 01


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 Scholarship openURL
Open to all female identifying students enrolled in an accredited college or tradeschool. The scholarship is awarded per semester (spring/fall) to the student who writes the best response to the required questions.
Deadline: January 19
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.
USA Arizona - The Crawford & O’Brien Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win a scholarship. Must be an Arizona resident and a college student.
Deadline: May 30
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.
Commonwealth Scholarships in low and middle income countries
Deadline: September 07
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.
EU - Scholarship Portal openURL
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.
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.
More info: Leaflet (PDF)
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 - Italian Becas & Scholarships openURL
List of scholarships for international researchers and students to study in Italy.
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 - Consulate General of Japan in Montreal - Scholarships openURL
Scholarships available for both Canadian citizens and non-Canadians who wish to study at Japanese universities. The scholarship covers: full tuition, monthly allowance, and round-trip flight between Japan and Canada. Scholarship types: Japanese Studies (Deadline: Early March), Undergraduate Students (Deadline: End-May) and Research Students (Deadline: Mid-May).
Sample examinations from previous years: Study in Japan
Japan - Japan Foundation: Japanese Studies Fellowship Program 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: November 02
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 students 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: August 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 Fund openURL
Funding opportunities to non-UK students and researchers.
UK - The Royal Society - Grants, Schems & Awards openURL
Grants and awards to researchers.
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 - All Pro Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning - Scholarships for Students openURL
Scholarship for students interested in engineering, home design, or home improvements. Open to students throughout the USA.
Deadline: November 30
USA - Ark Law Group Fresh Start Scholarship Program openURL
Submit an essay to to win a scholarship. Open to college students in Washington, Nevada and Arizona. Students must be enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, graduate level or certification program.
Deadline: July 31
USA - Bulk Office Supply Scholarship openURL
Scholarships for students who have an interest in pursuing art, teaching, or owning a business. Must be a high school student, a college freshmen or sophomore in the United States.
Deadline: February 01
USA - Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success openURL
Submit an essay on career aspirations. Must be a student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a CGPA 3.0.
Deadline: August 31
USA - Cmple Summer Scholarship openURL
Write an essay on a really fun topic to win an award. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
Deadline: May 30
USA - Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts or related majors in the United States.
Deadline: June 13
USA - Daimer Industries Nathaniel Goldstein Memorial Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for undergraduate students. Must be enrolled full-time at a US accredited institution. Must be U.S. citizen.
Deadline: May30
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 - Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship openURL
Opportunities for U.S. citizens to serve in professional placements in a foreign government ministry or institution within partner governments. Must have a Master's degree with an area of focus that is applicable to public policy, and 2 years of professional work experience.
Deadline: October 13
USA - Institute of Education Sciences (ies) openURL
A comprehensive database for funding research grants and contracts.
USA - Law Office of Renkin & Associates - Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness/Law School Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for a current or incoming law student at an accredited U.S. law school who has been affected by or dealing with issues related to lymphoma or leukemia. Must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum CGPA 3.0.
Deadline: July 31
USA - Locklizard Information Security Scholarship openURL
This scholarship is designed to reward creative students interested in rights management, information security and cryptography.  Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in an accredited graduate school program in the U.S.
Deadline: December 31
USA - Patrick Malone & Associates - Scholarship to Law Students for Representing Real People openURL
Scholarships to law students committed to a career representing individuals serving in legal career paths (elder law, immigration law, disability rights, etc.). Must be accepted at an accredited U.S. law school.
Deadline: July 01
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 - Training for Success: Sales Training and Development Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for students looking to pursue a degree in business or teaching or have plans to own their own business. Must be a student enrolled in a college in the USA.
Deadline: December 31
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.
USA - Wood Workers Shoppe Scholarship openURL
Scholarships to university and college students. Must have U.S. citizenship studying at a U.S. accredited institution.
Deadline: May 30

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
China - Tsinghua University: Schwarzman Scholars openURL
Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one year Master’s degree program based at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s top academic institutions. Inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, Schwarzman Scholars is designed to prepare the next generation of leaders for the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century.
For more info: | Webinar
Deadline: June 15 (China Applicaiton System) & September 15 (Global Application System)
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 - City University of Hong Kong: Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme openURL
Fellowship for PhD students, including monthly stipend, and conference and research related travel allowance. Visit the site for details.
Deadline: December 01
India - Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT): Mitacs - Globalink Research Award - MHRD India openURL
Open to senior undergraduate or graduate in all disciplines. Must be a Canadian citizen. Successful applicants will receive research awards from Mitacs and the IIT to cover project related expenses.
November 20
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.
Italy - Politecnico di Milano: Polimi International Fellowships openURL
Fellowships for a new R&D funding program designed to attract young, bright and highly motivated post-doc researchers from all over the world.  Research grants open to many research areas: mathematics, physical sciences, civil engineering, earth sciences, social sciences and humanities, industrial engineering, and chemical, biological and medical sciences.
Deadline: May 25
Netherlands - University Amsterdam: Scholarships openURL
A number of scholarship programs for international Master's students.
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.