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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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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.
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.
Fastweb.com openURL
Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students from the U.S.. Registration is required.
InternationalScholarships.com openURL
An online financial aid database for students wishing to study abroad.
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.

Scholarships & Awards

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: February 28
Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program openURL
Scholarships for studies or do research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions.
Deadline: March 14
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: November 07
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 20
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.
Éducation, Loisir et Sport Québec - Studying Outside Québec openURL
A list of programs for students planning to studying outside Québec. (French).
Information for Canadian Students Planning to Study Abroad openURL
Information and links to obtain financial support for studies abroad.
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.
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.
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).
Deadline: March 01 (in general)
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: April 01
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.
ScholarshipsTiems.com openURL
Providing information about scholarships available across the Globe.
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
Undergraduate Awards (UA) openURL
Open to final and penultimate year undergraduate students across the world, entrants are invited to submit essays/projects completed as part of their coursework that have received at least a high 2.1/A grade, and present fresh ideas or new arguments.
WorldNomands.com Travel Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to people who are interested in travel writing, travel photography and film documentary.

Contest

Foundation to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada (FCCRWC) - James Pon Memorial Award openURL
Scholarship contest. Submit an essay about the history of Chinese people in Canada and their contributions to the construction of the railroad and to this country; and how this relates to your family's history and experience of being in Canada.Entrants must be enrolled in a post secondary education program in Canada.
To apply: James Pon Memorial Award
Deadline: May 31

Women

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

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.
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
EU - Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) openURL
Scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other commonwealth countries.
EU - Database on Educational Exchange Programmes (DEEP) openURL
An initiative of the Asia-Europe Foundation. The website contains information on courses and scholarships from thousands of universities in 38 European and Asian countries.
EU - European Commission - Scholarships and Grants openURL
Links to programs that offer financial support to students wishing to studying in Europe.
EU - European Research Area and Canada (ERA-Can) Mobility and Training Fellowships openURL
Various funding to research organizations in Canada and Europe to support researchers (postdoctoral fellows) to pursue coherent research programs.
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 - Cité internationale universitaire de Paris openURL
Scholarship for post-secondary students applying to study in France (French).
France - Consulat général de France à Québec openURL
A list of funding resources available for Quebec students who want to study in France.
France - Embassy of France in Canada openURL
Three programs available:
Deadline: March 15
France - 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. 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).
France - Programme Frontenac openURL
Mobility grant for joint thesis (France and Quebe). (French).
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 02
India - Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant openURL
Grants are available to Canadian scholars for travel to/and/or in India and to Indian scholars for travel to/and/or in Canada. 
Deadline: November 01
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: April 30
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 Study 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: 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 Scholarship Program for Graduate Students 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.
Netherlands - Grantfinder openURL
Funding opportunities and scholarships for graduate students wishing to study or do research in Netherlands.
Switzerland - ThinkSwiss Scholarship openURL
Scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It is open for all students of all fields.  The scholarship is to support qualified undergraduate and graduate students to do research at 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 - 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: April 16
UK - Overseas Research Students (ORSAS) Awards openURL
Awards are offered on a competitive basis to overseas students for a higher education degree at certain academic institutions in Britain. All fields of study are supported.
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 studentexchanges@mcgill.ca. Website: http://www.mcgill.ca/students/international/
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 - 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

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).
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.
  • The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance - Deadline: March 25
  • The Bernard J. Persiko Merit Scholarship - Deadline: April 17

Italy - Università Degli Studi Della Repubblica Di San Marino openURL
The advanced Institute for Historical Studies of the University of San Marino announces a competition for selection for its 11th postgraduate course that will be held in the triennium 2013-2016. 13 students will be admitted (8 of them will be entitled to a scholarship).
For more detail: Competition requirment (pdf)
Deadline: January 14

Singapore - University of Delaware openURL
The National University of Singapore is recruiting for fully-funded five-year PHD fellowship positions for their Nanophotonics group. Visit the website for more details.
Deadline: December 15
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 - London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to Canadian graduate students studying in London Goodenough College.
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 - The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarships in the Humanities, University of Oxford openURL
Scholarships for applicants to Oxford. Visit the site for details.
UK - University of Cambridge: Cambridge Canadian Trust openURL
The Cambridge Canadian Trust offers a number of scholarships for Canadian graduates to study at the University of Cambridge.
Deadlines: January and December.
United Arab Emirates - Masdar Institute: Full Post-Graduate Scholarships in Abu Dhabi openURL
Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi - UAE offers full scholarships opportunities for post-graduate applicants.
USA - Harvard University: Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships openURL
Up to three Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Canada for graduate study at Harvard University. Must be Canadian citizens or permananet residents.
Deadline: November 29
USA - Kokkalis Fellowship openURL
Natives of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey who are applying to the Master’s degrees in Public Policy or Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School are eligible for a Kokkalis Fellowship.
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.

Other

Desjardins Caisse Popular d'Anjou - Concours de bourses d'études openURL
Scholarships for university students. Must be a member of the popular Caisse d'Anjou at the time of registration. Be a full-time student. (French)
Form: Formulaire de candidature
Deadline: April 17