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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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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.
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Scholarships & Awards

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
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Fellowships openURL
Scholarships for both undergraduates and graduates in studies related to Science, Technology, and Engineering.
American Association of Candy Technologiests (AACT) - Scholarships openURL
John Kitt Memorial Scholarship: Scholarships to students interested in confectionery technology.  Must attend an accredited college or university within North America and be majoring in a food science, chemical science, biological science, or related area.  Achieved a 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: April 02
Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) - Awards & Scholarships openURL
The ACUNS and CNST offer a variety of awards in support of northern research at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral level. Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
- Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research
- The W. Garfield Weston Awards for Northern Research and Northern Archaeology
- For a list of scholarships: CNST Scholarship Page
Deadline: January 31

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) - National Scholarship openURL
Scholarships are awarded based on an essay submission that illustrates the student's understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities facing the independent grocer in Canada.
Deadline: June 15
Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) - Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships for both undergraduates and graduates. Must be in a full-time program in Agriculture and/or Food Science at a Canadian university, interested in studying Meat Science in Canada.
Deadline: February 21
Commercial Seed Analysts Association of Canada Inc. (CSAAC) - Student Grant openURL
Annual student grant for post secondary studies in the field of agriculture and/or plant sciences. Must be enrolled full-time at a Canadian university.  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: April 15
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).
EDC International Scholarship Program openURL
EDC’s scholarship program offers up to 30 awards valued at $4,000 annually. 25 of these for outstanding undergraduate students in international business and 5 for those in programs that combine business with environmental or sustainability studies. Must be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident.  Full-time studies.
Deadline: February
Équiterre - Laure Waridel Bursary openURL
The Laure Waridel bursary recognizes research, action and dissemination projects in the fields of the environment and social justice by students and recent graduates.  To qualify, you must be enrolled in a BA or an MA program at a Quebec university, or have graduated from a BA or MA program at a Quebec university last year and be currently working on disseminating your research.
Deadline: January 08
Fédération de la relève agricole du Québec (FRAQ) - Bourses et prix openURL
Scholarships for students enrolled in university programs in agriculture related fields such as: agriculture, agricultural economics, ago-environmental sciences. (French).
Deadline: January 8
Fondation Desjardins - Scholarships openURL
Fondation Desjardins provides financial support to students throughout Quebec and Ontario. The scholarships range from $1,500 to $10,000 and are available for all levels of post-secondary education and all fields of study.
Deadline: February 19
Holstein Canada - Young Adult Awards openURL
Bursaries for agricultural students across Canada. Contact the organization for scholarship inquiries.
Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) - IRIC Next Generation Internship Awards openURL
This internship award program offers students a unique and enriching opportunity to be part of one of IRIC’s research teama working to advance science in the area of cancer research in a variety of complementary disciplines (e.g. systems biology, molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, bioinformatics). Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
Deadline: Janurary 26

Institute of Food Technologists - Scholarships openURL
70+ scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in the variety of sciences related to food.
Deadline:
- Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships - February 15
- Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships that include internship opportunities - October 15

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, aw well as for a year's study in Israel.
Deadline: March 01 to May 01
Keith Gilmore Foundation (KGF) Scholarships openURL
Scholarships to support young achievers taking secondary education in the fields of agriculture, agricultural journalism and veterinary medicine. Must be a Canadian citizen.
  • KGF Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation -  To individuals in senior undergraduate, beterinary, or post-graduate studies leading to a career in the beef industry. Deadline: June 01
  • Hereford Youth Scholarship - To individuals in any undergraduate program leading to a career related to the livestock industry. Deadline: June 01
  • Future of the Breed Scholarship - To active members of the CJHA (Canadian Junior Hereford Association). Deadline: May 15

Kin Canada Bursaries openURL
Bursaries are awarded annually based on financial need, community/volunteer involvement and knowledge of Kin Canada. Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. Full-time study.
Deadline: February 01
McKiggan Hebert Lawyers - End Distracted Driving Scholarship openURL
Submit an essay about your experience with Distracted Driving to win a scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at or accepted to an accredited university in Canada. Must be a Canadian or permanent resident.
Deadline: August 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. Must be a Canadian or American citizen to apply.
Deadline: May 10
Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada Bursary Fund openURL
The bursary fund is for Canadian students who have had a parent or guardian killed in an impaired‐driving related crash and who are pursuing any full‐time, post‐secondary educational program.
Deadline: May 31
Pro Stock Hockey Student Athlete Scholarship openURL
To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must attend an accredited college or university and play for the school’s hockey team.
Deadline: August 01
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.
Rotary Foundation - Scholarships openURL
Rotary clubs offer scholarships for secondary, undergraduate, or graduate study.   Find your local Rotary club for scholarship details.
Storwell Self Storage's Foster Children Bursary openURL
Storwell offers an annual bursary to support foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life.  Applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program.  Must be a Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Deadline: December 15
Superkutz Scholarship Foundation openURL
Scholarships to deserving students from the Greater Montreal area on the basis of both academic achievement AND financial need.  Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant residing in Quebec and no older than 25 years old.  Must be registered for full-time post-secondary studies in an undergraduate university program.
Deadline: October 15
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program openURL
The program is open to graduating secondary level school students and those currently studying towards their first university degree or diploma.  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation - Scholarships / Internships openURL
Various scholarships available for undergraduate, postgraduate and college students in transportation related programs . Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: February 28
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
True Sport Foundation - 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 enrolled at a Canadian university. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Must be active in Canadian sport; as an athlete, practitioner or educator.
Deadline: April 30
Western Union - WU Scholars program openURL
Open to students pursuing college/university degrees related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or business/entrepreneurship.
Deadline: April 30
Wladimir A. Smirnoff Fellowship openURL
A fellowship will be awarded annually to each of two Master’s or Ph.D. students in biological forest pest control at a Quebec university.  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: March 15

Aboriginal Students

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada - Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool openURL
The Aboriginal Bursaries Web site is a searchable list of bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada, offered by governments, universities and colleges, private and public companies, individual Canadians, organizations and others.
Aboriginal Learning Links openURL
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada electronic guide to quickly access a national directory comprising of organizations and institutions that offer more than 500 awards.
Indspire - Schalarships and Bursaries openURL
Indspire disburses bursaries and scholarships through its Building Brighter Futures program to Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs.
McGill First Peoples' House - Scholarships and Bursaries openURL
There are numerous scholarships available to Native students. Various organizations are offering their support in order to facilitate life in university and ease financial predicaments.

Disabilities

Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) openURL
Scholarships for blind, deaf-blind or partially sighted students. Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. Full-time studies. Application is open in February.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada - AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to students living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Must be enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary educational institute. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: June 01
DisabilityAwards.ca openURL
A portal to awards and scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canada's colleges and universities.
Gaulin Foundation - Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship openURL
A national scholarship that promotes the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education.  Applicants must have an ongoing mental health condition for a min. of 2 years.  Must be registered in and returning to a full-time program of study an an accredited Canadian post-secondary university or college.  Must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Deadline: April 01
Lime Connect Scholarship Program openURL
Lime Connect offers a wide range of opportunities for both students and alumni with disabilities via The Lime Network. Scholarships from Google, IBM, BMO and TD.
NEADS Financial Aid Directory openURL
Awards, scholarships and other governmenta programs for Canadian college and university students with disabilities/special needs.

Minority & Ethnic Groups

Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada Scholarship openURL
The Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada offers scholarships, to all student residents of Canada of Basilicata origins attending post-secondary schools (Colleges or Universities) in Canada.
Deadline: September 01
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.
Black Foundation of Community Networks (BFCN) - Scholarshp Directory openURL
The BFCN Scholarship Directory is an annual free resource created by the Black Foundation of Community Networks. This directory is a detailed and easy-to-use compilation of over 40 scholarships, bursaries and awards primarily for Black Canadian students pursuing post-secondary education in Canada.
Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association (CIBPA) Bursary Program openURL
The CIBPA Bursary Program is open to full time university students at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate studies level. Must be a Canadian citizen, a resident in Québec and of italian origin.
Deadline: September 30
Foundation of the Canadian Lebanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCICL) - Scholarships openURL
Open to all Canadian-Lebanese university students who are registered at a Quebec University who are either Canadian citizens or hold the status of Canadian resident, and who have successfully completed at least the first year of their University program. A combination of academic excellence and financial need are the primary criteria for awards.
Deadline: February 23
Foundation of the Canadian Lebaness Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCICL) Scholarships openURL
Students should be Canadian citizens or legal residents and of Lebanese origin. Candidates much have completed the 1st year of their program before applying.
Deadline: February 13
Foundation to Commemorate Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada - James Pon Memorial Award openURL
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. Must be enrolled in a post-secondary education program in Canada.
Deadline: May 31
Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation openURL
Scholasrhips and bursaries to students in financial need.
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for undergraduates, aboriginals, minorities and children of RBC employees. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute openURL
Several awards for Canadian students writing topics relevant to India. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
St. Andrew's Society of Montreal - Educational Aid openURL
The St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal provides educational aid to qualified students of Scottish ancestry by means of bursaries and scholarships.
Deadline: May 30 / October 31

LGBTQA

Start Proud - Student Leadership Scholarship openURL
Scholarships for LGBTQA+ post-secondary students. Must be a legal resident of Canada.
Deadline: March 23

Women

Lea Roback Foundation Scholarships openURL
Financial assistance to women residing in Quebec who wish to pursue their education. Study areas: Sociology, political science, industrial relations, literature, theatre, feminist studies. Must live in Quebec and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee.
Deadline: April 04
Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club (MLUWC) Scholarships openURL
Two scholarships to female university students.  Must be enrolled, full-time, in an undergraduate or graduate program at a Quebec university.  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and a resident of West Island for at least one year.
Deadline: March 01
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.