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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas. The funding is for U.S. citizens going abroad.
An online database listing financial aid information for students who wish to study in a foreign country.
Scholarships for Canadians and Non-Canadians wishing to study abroad. Many Commonwealth countries offer scholarships to Canadian citizens for graduate studies.
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.
Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students from the U.S.. Registration is required.
An online financial aid database for students wishing to study abroad.
Providing information about scholarships available across the globe.
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
This scholarship is based on merit, financial need and community participation. Must be currently enrolled at a accredited Canadian or Amerian post-secondary educaiton institution.
Deadline: May 10
Several grants and awards for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline: December 22
Scholarships to study, intern or volunteer abroad.
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
Various awards for graduate students. Both Canadians and Non-Canadians are eligible.
- IHSPR Article of the Year Award - recognizes published research that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of health services and policy research in Canada. Deadline: February 13
- IHSPR Rising Star Award - The Rising Star Award recognizes the research excellence or innovative knowledge translation initiatives of graduate students (Masters, PhD and Post-doctoral fellows). Deadline: February 13
- CIHR Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy - Deadline: May 01
Scholarships for studies or do research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions.
Deadline: March 30
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
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)
Information and links to obtain financial support for Canadians studyng abroad.
A fellowship opportunity to take part of a lifelong personal and professional development journey as part of an emerging global community of public leaders.
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).
A prestigious Canadian study grant. Winners of the grant are given a cash prize towards furthering their musical education abroad in Europe.
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.
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
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.
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
The GWI offers fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study and training.
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.
A list of links to scholarships, grants, and bursaries that provide financial support to students who study in Australia. Also, visit: Scholarships
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.
Funding for any EU country for graduate students.
Searchable by level of study, filed of suty and place of study.
This website integrates the funding opportunities for studying, working or performing research in one of the European nations.
Scholarships and funding opportunities for graduate students wishing to study or do research in France.
Programs and funding for Canadians and French.
- France Canada research funding
- Working for a French research organization
- Other opportunities for Canadians
Funding opportunities for undergradate and graduate sudents wishing to study or do research in Germany.
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
Grants are available to both Canadian and Indian scholars.
The Indonesian government offers a scholarship program for foreign students to study Bahasa Indonesia, traditional arts and culture of Indonesia.
Deadline: February 09
The programme is for Canadians or Irish from all academic disciplines.
List of scholarships for international researchers and students to study in Italy.
Every year, the Government of Japan (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - MEXT) offers scholarships to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities.
- Undergraduate Student Scholarship. Deadline: June 09
- Research Student Scholarship. Deadline: May 19
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
Scholarships in most disciplines are offered each year to Canadian citizens who wish to pursue their graduate studies in any subject in Japan.
Fellowships for researchers (mostly post-doc). Fields of study such as Natural science, engineering and medicine are given first priority.
Deadline: August 31
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
Scholarships for international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher education in Korea.
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.
Funding opportunities and scholarships for graduate students wishing to study or do research in Netherlands.
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
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.
A search engine provided by British Council to find scholarships.
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
Scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other commonwealth countries.
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
Funding opportunities to non-UK students and researchers.
Grants and awards to researchers.
Search engine for scholarships, bursaries and awards available to students wanting to study in the UK.
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.
Deadline: January 15
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
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
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.
The Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre administers an awards program for new writers, media artists, folk artists and musicians.
Deadline: November 30
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
The University of Winnipeg lists fellowships for students interested or are pursuing German-Canadian studies.
Deadline: April 15
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: schwarzmanscholars.org/ | Webinar
Deadline: June 15 (China Applicaiton System) & September 15 (Global Application System)
Fellowship for PhD students, including monthly stipend, and conference and research related travel allowance. Visit the site for details.
Deadline: December 01
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.
Several scholarships available to Canadian students looking to study abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
A number of scholarship programs for international Master's students.
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
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.
The insitute offers Canadian students MSc L& PhD scholarships every year to pursue their graduate education abroad.
Stanford GSB offers offer several funding options for individuals considering the Summer Institute for General Management. Participants are only eligible for aid after they have been accepted to the program.
Deadline: January 27
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.