Disclaimer

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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  2. We do not recommend you applying in instances where you are asked to: 
    • Open an account
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Contests

Acanac Scholarship openURL
Submit a short essay or video to win this scholarship.  Must be enrolled in a program at an accredited post-secondary institution in Ontario or Quebec.
Deadline: September 27
Anonymster Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Must be a current student of an accredited institute.
Deadline: May 31
Automatic Pet Feeder - Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Students must be currently part of any undergraduate or graduate program.
Deadline: December 15
Cover Guy - Annual Scholarship openURL
Scholarship for students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the USA or Canada. Essay topics must be in and around the applicants experience with hot tubs or backyard experiences.
Deadline: April 01
Creative Armenia - Challenge to human rights filmmakers openURL
Calling all filmmakers to submit a 60-second video, no dialogue, portraying something about human rights. Something close to your heart. The winner receive $5000 as well as social exposure.
Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program openURL
Win a scholarship by submitting an essay about your views on a specific topic in the science field.
Deadline: October 21
Digiweb Media Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Open to students enrolled in any educational program with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Deadline: June 30
DirectFHA.com - Loans Made Easy Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay, info graphics or article to win this scholarship.  Open to all students currently pursuing their education.  GPA should be at least 2.5.
Deadline: May 31
Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship openURL
Scholarships to female students enrolled full or part-time, studying at any accredited university/college in the US, Australia, Canada, UK, Singapore or New Zealand.
Deadline: September 15
Greenvisa Scholarships Program openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Open to students currently enrolled in a college, university, or high school. GPA must be at least 2.5.
Deadline: June 30
Health Spawn - Health & Fitness Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Must be enrolled in a college/university.
Deadline: December 14
JT Wolf Essay Competition openURL
Open to all students aged between 18 to 32 can enter as long as you are enrolled at an educational institution from anywhere in the world.
Deadline: December 20
Just Rent to Own Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win.  Open to all students currently enrolled for any educational program at any educational institute.
Deadline: April 10
Kerotin Women in Business Scholarship openURL
Scholarship to female student in business or technical beauty program at an accredited college university in the U.S., Canada, the UK or Australia.
Deadline: August 31
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
Lumeskin - Scholarship Program openURL
Submit a story to win this scholarship. Open to students in universities and colleges.
Deadline: November 30
Louer.com - Student Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to students currently enrolled in a CEGEP, University or Trade School located in province of Quebec. Must be a Canadian citizen and resident of Quebec.
Deadline: January 21, April 21, July 21, October 21
Martin Moderns Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.
Open to any student currently pursuing their education in any institution.
Deadline: April 30
Mazin & Associates, PC - Bi-Annual Entrance Scholarship openURL
Submit your application and essay for this scholarship. Must be a legal resident of Canada and enrolled in a college, university or graduate program in Canada.
Deadline: June 30
MONEYBANKER Marketing Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.
Deadline: November 15, March 15
Music Instruments Center Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Open to students from any college in US, UK, Canada and Australia. Minimum GPA is 3.0.
Deadline: March 01
Music Skanner Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win a scholarship. Participants must have a passion for music. Must be attending or planning to attend a college or university in the current or upcoming academic year. Send your essay to: info.musicskanner@gmail.com
Deadline: May 15
Myflyfit Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.  Must be a current full-time or part-time student of an accredited institute and a minim CGPA of 2.5.
Deadline: August 31
Nature Immerse Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students at universities or colleges.
Deadline: November 24
News Ledge - Media and Journalism Scholarship Program openURL
The annual News Ledge Scholar Program was established to provide financial assistance to students, regardless of field of major.
Deadline: November 15
OutdoorNinjas - Outdoor Enthusiast Scholarship openURL
Submit a story to win this scholarship.  This scholarship is available for university and college students from the USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Deadline: November 30
Pokethrift - Scholarship Program openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. 
Deadline: February 10
PromoCodesForYou.com - Student Savings Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Must be in a college or a graduating senior in high school.
Deadline: December 10
SchoolTutoring Academy - Monthly College Scholarship Contest openURL
Submit an essay to win monthly scholarship. Any individual aged 16-22, who is beginning or continuing their college enrollment.
SeniorAdvice.com - Senior Caregiver and Volunteer Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to students who have served as a volunteer in a senior living community, or a caregiver for an adult relative. Share your story to win the  scholarships. Eligible for students attending a 2-4 year university or college.
Deadline: July 15
ShearComfort - Engineering and Automotive Technology Scholarship openURL
Scholarship to students enrolled in engineering, automotive technology, or programs related to the automotive industry in Canada or the United States.
Deadline: April 15 / October 15
ShoesTracker Scholarship Program openURL
Submit an essay to win this annual scholarship.
Deadline: September 09
Sleep Cupid - Women in Tech Scholarship openURL
Annual scholarship aimed at helping to grow the number of women working in technology. Must be a female student studying any technology relevant degree or course. Must attend officially accredited university or college in the USA or Canada with min. 3.00 GPA or equivalent.
Deadline: October 30
Strong Analytics - Strong Data Science Scholarship openURL
For students interested in using data science to make positive change. Students are invited to submit a unique data science project to be eligible.
Deadline: June 01
Sump Pump Guides - Scholarship openURL
Sumibt an essay to win this scholarship.
Deadline: February 20
The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary - Scholarship openURL
Submit a short essay to win this scholarship. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Deadline: August 31
The10Pro Scholarship Program openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.  Open to any student from any country/area. 
Deadline: October 15
ThePipeWrenchers - Scholarhip Program openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.  Open to any student currently enrolled in any educational program.  The student must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Deadline: May 15
Varsity Tutors - Scholarship Contest openURL
A monthly college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the college scholarship.
Village Bakery Aspire-To-Be Scholarship Program openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship. Must be enrolled in university with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Must have a career goal of running their own business.
Deadline: July 31
Webisoft Web App Evolution Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.  Must currently be enrolled in a college/university as a student within the Canada or United States.  Must be a Canadian or American citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa.
Deadline: December 31
Weldingstars.com - Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay to win this scholarship.  Must be enrolled in a school or college/university. 
Deadline: September 30
Write! App Scholarship
Write and essay to win this scholarship. Open to students currently pursing their education in any institute.
Deadline: April 30

Study or Training Programs

Excel University Scholarship openURL
Scholarships to outstanding accounting students currently enrolled at an accredited university or college in the United States.
Deadline: June 30
Future Leaders Foundation (FLF) - Future Global Leaders Fellowship openURL
The FLF selects first-generation university students and, over the course of a 3-year program, primes them for induction into the Fortis Society. Applicants must be First-Generation or Low-Income undergraduate students.
GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme openURL
The GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme is designed to reconnect 2nd and 3rd generation Jamaicans living in the USA, UK and Canada to their proud Jamaican heritage.
Deadline: December
Insight Data Engineering Fellows Program openURL
7 week full-time professional training fellowship designed to be a bridge for post-docs, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD students to a career in data engineering. Tuition-free with need-based scholarships.
Deadline: March 29
Insight Data Science Fellows Program openURL
7-week training fellowship for post-docs or PhD stdudents, bridging the gap between academia and data science.  Tuition-free with need-based scholarships.
Deadline: March 20
Insight Health Data Fellows Program openURL
7 week full-time training fellowship for PhDs, MDs, MD students, or PhD students, leading to a career in health data science. Tuition-free with need-based scholarships.
Deadline: March 20
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).
ReConnect Hungary – Hungarian Birthright Program openURL
This program offers a scholarship for qualified young adults to participate in its unique cultural, educational and social immersion program.  The program is about 2 weeks in June. You must be a young adult aged 18-28 of Hungarian heritage, born in the U.S. or Canada.
Application deadline: December 31
Scoville 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 02 & January 05

The Intern Group - Scholarshp Program openURL
Need-based scholarships for exceptional students that demonstrate the need for financial aid. The organization will provide scholarship recipients with a professional internship placement in the career field of their choice, quality accommodation, full transport - including airfare - as well as visa costs.
Deadline: April 18
Volunteer Forever - Travel Scholarship openURL
Two annual scholarships to help participants defray the cost of volunteering, studying, interning, teaching or working abroad.
Deadline: September 30

Other

Credit Suisse Research Institute Academy (CSRI) - Academy Challenge openURL
Compete for an unprecedented experience to join the roundtable discussions at the CSRI Spring Meeting in New York, US and shape the global agenda. The competition is open to all students (BA, MA, MBA and PhD) and recent grads (2014 or later).
Deadline: March 19
Fondation Desjardins - Scholarship Program openURL
Fondation Desjardins provides financial support to students throughout Quebec and Ontario. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000 and are available for all levels of post-secondary education and all fields of study.
Deadline: February 20
Fondation Jean-Charles-Bonenfant stage openURL
The foundation awards scholarships for a ten-month internship at the National Assembly of Québec (September - June). Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. (French).
Deadline: February 15
HOLT Valuation Challenge openURL
Compete for chances at Credit Suisse internships or CO-OPs.  The Challenge is open to Bachelor, Master, MBA or PhD students from any university and evaluated entirely on your performance.
Horatio Alger Association of Canada - Scholarship openURL
Need-based scholarships to high-school or CEGEP students planning to pursue a university education.  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: October 25
Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Awards Program openURL
Open to students entering a full-time graduate program leading to a certificate, diploma or degree at a designated post-secondary school. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Deadline: June 12
Loran Award openURL
The award is open to every graduating student who intends to enter a Canadian university.  Loran Awards also include mentoring and a summer program. Each Loran scholar is paired up with a mentor who challenges, advises and encourages the scholar. Must be a Canadian or permanent resident.
Scotiabank - Fund Your Future openURL
Apply for a ScotiaLine® personal line of credit for students to fund your post-secondary education. When you apply and are approved, you are automatically eligible for a $1,000 CDN bursary draw.