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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.
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

Canadian Heritage - Funding Opportuniteis openURL
Canadian Heritage offers financial support to organizations who contribute to departmental objectives related to culture, arts, heritage, official languages, citizenship and participation, Aboriginal, youth, and sport initiatives.

Scholarships & Awards

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts (ACUA) Awards openURL
The awards are available annually to any qualified applicants (individual or group) who, through an exhibit, tour, festival, educational program or special project, foster a greater awareness of Ukrainian arts in Alberta.
Deadline: June 30
Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) - Grants and Fellowships openURL
Aims to foster, develop and support Ukrainian studies in Canada and internationally.  CIUS offers grants to researchers, postdoctoral fellowship, graduate fellowships (to master’s and doctoral students) and scholarships to undergraduate students. Subjects: Education, History, Law, Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Library Sciences, Humanities, Political Sciences, Economics.
Deadline: March 01
Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) - Awards Program openURL
The CNST offers 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.
For a list of scholarships: Awards
Deadline: January 29

Cenovus Energy - Canadian Youth Environmental Leadership Scholarship openURL
Students must have completed at least 2 years of an undergraduate program and who best combine academic achievement with public environmental service. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or landed immigrant studying at a Canadian university.
Deadline: November 28
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).
Dalton Camp Award openURL
Established by Friends of Canadian Broadcasting. The award will go to the winner of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: December 01
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 15
Getty Foundation - Grants openURL
The Getty Foundation supports individuals and institutions committed to advancing the understanding and preservation of the visual arts locally and throughout the world.
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
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
Loisir et Sport Abitibi-Témiscamingue - Foundation du loisir openURL
Scholarship to students pursuing studies in the field of Kinesiology, Physical Education or related fields. The applicant must be a permanent resident of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue. (In French).
Deadline: February 15
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: May 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.
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
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for undergraduates, Medical and Dental students, aboriginals, and children of RBC employees. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Society for the Studies of Egyptian Antiquities - Elizabeth King Daimsis Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for all students with studies touching the history of Egypt from the prehistoric period to the Christian era (i.e.: art history, classical studies, archeology, religion, theology, Captology, medicine, astronomy, etc.). The scholarship will be awarded on the annual symposium. Must be a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen. (French).
Deadline: September 15
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.
Deadline: December 15
Sunshine Coast Health Centre - Scholarship openURL
This is a recurring tuition scholarship program to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in Canada.  You must be enrolled in a counselling, psychology, medical/nursing, or relevant program.
Deadline: July 01
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 01
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 permenent resident.
Deadline: February 01
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

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.
Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for American and Alaska Native students.
Canadian Press - Gillis Purcell Memorial Scholarship openURL
Offered by the Canadian Press to encourage Aboriginal Canadians to pursue a career in journalism through a combination of studies at a Canadian postsecondary institution and experience in a newsroom.
Deadline: November 15
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.
Ted Nolan Foundation openURL
Scholarship awards to assist First Nations women in their educational and training aspirations and enable aboriginal youth of today, to become leaders of tomorrow.
Deadline: June 30

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.
Crohn's and Colitis Canada - IBD Scholarship 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.
National Bank - Students with Functional Limitations openURL
Bursaries and paid summer jobs for students with functional limitations. Must reside in Quebec, Ontario or New Brunswick. Full-time or part-time university students registered in a program in a banking-related field (business, administration, economics, computer science, industrial relations, communications, public relations, etc.)
Deadline: February 13
NEADS Financial Aid Directory openURL
Awards, scholarships and other governmenta programs for Canadian college and university students with disabilities/special needs.
NEADS National Student Awards Program openURL
Student awards for students currently registered in and returning to a full-time program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university. Must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Deadline: April 30

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
Canadian-Lebanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Scholarships openURL
Scholarships available for full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Lebanese origin.
Deadline: July 31
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
Jiu Ding Scholarship Program openURL
Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Must be studying in a university or equivalent institution of higher education in the Province of Quebec. Must be ethnic Chinese. Please contact the organization for updated information.
Deadline: January 05
Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation openURL
Scholasrhips and bursaries to students in financial need.
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.

LGBTQA

Start Proud - Student Leadership Scholarship openURL
Scholarships for LGBTQA+ post-secondary students. Must be a legal resident of Canada.
Deadline: May 26

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 01
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 13
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.
RBC Capital Markets - Scholarship for Women openURL
Each year, RBC offers scholarships for female students in their 3rd year of undergraduate studies.
Deadline: May 22