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 Enriched Educational Opportunities openURL
Need-based bursary for undergraduate students: Field study semesters, unpaid work and research internships, research abroad, certain music competitions.
McGill Student Services - Student Initiative Fund openURL
Funding to support on-campus projects aimed at benefiting McGill students.
McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Students - International Students Funding Opportunities openURL
A list of funding available to international students from GPS.

Funding Databases

Grant Connect Restricted Resource openURL
An online database containing updated information on over 2,200 Canadian grant-making foundations as well as 150 American foundations with a history of granting in Canada. Click the "Funder Search" menu to begin your search.
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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.
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.

Funding Websites

McGill Research and International Relations – Useful Link openURL
A list of funding sources for research activity - Quebec, Canada, USA, International, Foundations, Industrial Sponsorship and other funding databases.  You can also sign up to receive funding alerts.
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.
International Scholarships for non-Canadians openURL
Awards available to international students for study and research in Canada.
International Development Research Center (IDRC) - Fellowships, Awards and Funding openURL
IDRC administers a variety of fellowships and funding opportunities for students conducting research in development-related disciplines.
Mitacs - Globalink Funding Opportunities openURL
Mitacs has designed and delivered research and training programs for students in Canada to do research abroad.  The organization offers funding for both undergraduate and graduate students to do research abroad.
ScholarshipsCanada.com openURL
A free website with Canadian scholarships. Registration is required.
yconic openURL
Money for school - scholarships, bursaries & other student awards.
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.
InternationalScholarships.com openURL
An online financial aid database for students wishing to study abroad.

Scholarships & Awards

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for graduate student with a major field of concentration in industrial hygiene. Available for U.S. and Canadian students.
Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) - MCAT Fee Assistance Program for Canadians openURL
The AAMC and AFMC are piloting a new fee assistance program for Canadian examinees in financial need who register for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) during the 2018 testing year. Must be a legal resident of Canada.
Deadline: December 01
Canadian Insitutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Women's Heart Helth Hackathon Award openURL
This award is part of the Hacking the Knowledge Gap Series and will fund costs associated with attending the Hackathon as well as provide some funding for follow-up work resulting from collaborations built at the Hackathon. Open to graduate, doctoral and postdoctoral students and trainees with an interest in women's cardiovascular health and knowledge translation.
Deadline: January 04
Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship openURL
A scholarship available to students enrolled in a graduate degree program in Canada, doing research on the protection of minority and human rights in Canada in order to reduce the potential for abuse of cultural minorities.
Deadline: April 01
Consortium national de recherche sur l'intégration sociale (CNRIS) - Bourses openURL
Scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in areas of intellectual disability and autism. (in French).
Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) - Tuition Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for Canadian business school students enrolled in a degree program.
Deadline: September 30
Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal (JCF) - Scholarships & Grants openURL
JCF administers dozens of scholarship funds supporting various fields of endeavor. Most scholarships require applicants to have Quebec residency. Expand the link "Grants & Scholarships" to see a list of scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students, and scholarships for study in Israel.
Deadline: May 01
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.
Deadline: May 10
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) - Grants and Awards openURL
Several grants and awards for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Deadline: December 22
True Sport - Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund openURL
This national sport studies scholarship is intended to stimulate thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport.  Must be a high-performance athlete enrolled at a Canadian university, community college or other post-secondary educational institution.
Deadline: April 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
Canada Memorial Foundation Scholarships openURL
Scholarships are awarded for a programme of study as part of an agreed course which will lead to a University degree at Master's level or similar qualification. Must be citizens of the United Kingdom.
Deadline: February 01
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Awards openURL
Various awards for graduate students.  Both Canadians and Non-Canadians are eligible.
Centre d’expertise et de recherche en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU) - Bourses des Prix relève en infrastructures municipales openURL
Scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students in Civil Engineering programs in Quebec. (French).
Deadline: November 10
Dr. U.R. Plante Medical Scholarships openURL
An annual $10,000 scholarship awarded to a student attending medical school in the U.S. or Canada, and who is a resident of either the Adirondack Park, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton, Essex or Hamilton County of New York State or has lived in one of these counties in the U.S. for at least two years.
Deadline: April 15
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) - Scholarships openURL
Several scholarships available to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). Open to citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and Canada.
Deadline: April 30
International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation - Student Travel Fellowship Program openURL
Travel fellowships for senior level undergraduates and graduate students currently enrolled in accredited colleges or universities.
Deadline: November 24
Montréal Exchange (TMX) - The Canadian Derivatives Exchange Scholars Program openURL
Scholarships for graduates and postgraduates. Students must be in a full-time graduate or postgraduate program in a Canadian university. The research project must be related to exchange-traded derivatives, financial risk management or any topic related to the Montréal Exchange's business.
Deadline: June 03
Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. Must submit a written statement on why science is awesome and how you plan to use your degree to advance scientific discovery.
Deadline: July 10 (Spring) & December 05 (Fall)
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.
Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science (QCBS) - Student Grants openURL
QCBS recognizes, supports, and encourages the research of outstanding and promising students in biodiversity science.  Many funding opportunities available for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Progressive Automations - Annual Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to engineering students. Must be enrolled, full-time at a recognized, Canadian or American post-secondary college or university at the undergraduate level.
Deadline: April 15
Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) - Funding openURL
Grants to do research in prostate cancer. Must be enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institutions.
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.


CREW Network Foundation - Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarship to encourage women to pursue an education which will lead to a career in the commercial real estate industry. Must be a female enrolled as a full-time student at an university. Must be a Canadian or U.S. citizen.
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
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship openURL
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Fund provides scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.  Open to International students only.