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.

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Internal Sources

McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) - Funding for Travel openURL
A list of funding for graduate students to study and conduct research abroad.
McGill Undergraduate Mobility Awards openURL
For all full time degree undergradate students who are in a study away program. This site also includes a link to other travel awards.
McGill 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.
McGill Enriched Educational Opportunities openURL
Need-based bursary for undergraduate students: Field study semesters, unpaid work and research internships, research abroad, certain music competitions.

Funding Databases

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.
(To access the database off-camps: VPN is required. What is VPN and how to set up)

Funding Websites

Universities Canada - Scholarships and Internships openURL
Universities Canada 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.
200 Volunteer Abroad & Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants openURL
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.
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.
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.
International Scholarships openURL
An online financial aid database for students wishing to study abroad.

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
MLD Scholastic Scholarship openURL
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. Must be a Canadian or American citizen to apply.
Deadline: May 10
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) - Grants and Awards openURL
The SFPE Foundation advocates and supports engineering research, technology transfer and education. The foundation offers grants and awards for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Go Overseas - Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to study, intern or volunteer abroad.
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-China Scholars' Exchange Program openURL
Scholarships for studies or do research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions.
Deadline: Early March
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: End of October
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.
Information for Canadian Students Planning to Study Abroad openURL
Information and links to obtain financial support for Canadians studyng 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.
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).
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

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.


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
Graduate Women International (GWI) - International Fellowships and Grants openURL
The GWI 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.
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 - 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.
Deadline: December 01
India - Grants, Awards & Opportunities openURL
Grants are available to both Canadian and Indian scholars.
Indonesia - Darmasiswa Indonesian Scholarship openURL
The Indonesian government offers a scholarship program for foreign students to study Bahasa Indonesia, traditional arts and culture of Indonesia.
Deadline: February 09
Ireland - Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF) Scholarships openURL
The programme is for Canadians or Irish from all academic disciplines.
Italy - Italian Becas & Scholarships openURL
List of scholarships for international researchers and students to study in Italy.
Japan - Consulate General of Japan in Montreal - MEXT Scholarship Program openURL
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.
- Japanese Studies Scholarship - Deadline: February 28
For undergraduate students already majoring in Japanese language and Japanese studies who are interested in spending one year in a Japanese university to deepen their understanding of the Japanese language, affairs and culture. The deadline for submitting applications is usually in March with departures in October of the same year.
- Undergraduate Student Scholarship - Deadline: June 08
For students who wish to complete a Bachelor’s degree in a Japanese university. The deadline for submitting applications is usually in June with departures in April of the following year.
- Research Student Scholarship - Deadline: May 18
A scholarship for graduate studies in any university subject. Must be a Canadian citizen.  Must be the same field that the applicant has studied or a related field and be available at Japanese universities. The deadline for submitting applications is usually in May with departures in April, September and October of the following year.
Sample examinations from previous years can be found on the Study in Japan portal.
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 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 21
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.
Holland - Find a Scholarship openURL
Funding opportunities and scholarships for graduate students wishing to study or do research in Netherlands.
Switzerland - ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students to get a research experience or participate in a summer school course in Switzerland.
Deadline: January 15
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.
Turkey - Türkiye Scholarship Opportunities openURL
Government-funded, competitive scholarships based on academic success which are awarded to international students and researchers who want to pursue full-time degree and research programs at the most prestigious universities in Turkey.
Deadline: March 05
UK - British Council - Scholarships openURL
Explore the site for information on scholarships and financial support.
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 - Commonwealth Scholarships openURL
Explore this site for scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other commonwealth countries.
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 - 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 Canadian citizen.  Full-time undergraduate students in good standing.
USA - Rochester Area Community Foundation - Scholarship Database openURL
The Community Foundation administers more than 130 scholarship opportunities. Most of our scholarships are for institutions of higher learning, but some awards apply to special opportunities like summer camp, music lessons, or high school study-abroad programs.

Specific School

Alberta - MacEwan University: Arts and Education Awards openURL
The Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre administers an awards program for new writers, media artists, folk artists and musicians.
Deadline: November 30
Canada - Université Laval: Bourse de doctorat openURL
Funding (3 years) for a doctoral student with Dr. Guertin on on the project of "Coûts des maladies cardiovasculaires et des problèmes de santé mentale attribuables aux contraintes psychosociales au travail".
For more info: Affiche
Deadline: August 20
Canada - University of Winnipeg: German-Canadian Studies Fellowships openURL
The University of Winnipeg lists fellowships for students interested or are pursuing German-Canadian studies.
Deadline: April 15
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: schwarzmanscholars.org/ | Webinar
Deadline: June 15 (China Applicaiton System) & September 15 (Global Application System)
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.
Netherlands - University Amsterdam: Scholarships openURL
A number of scholarship programs for international Master's students.
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