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Scholarships & Awards

Alberta Arborists - Annual Scholarship openURL
Merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in natural or applied sciences. Must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university. Full-time studies.
Deadline: July 30
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Fellowships openURL
Scholarships for both undergraduates and graduates in studies related to Science, Technology, and Engineering.
Association minière du Québec - Bourses d’études openURL
Open to students in Quebec in studies related to Mining. (French).
Deadline: October 15
Association québécoise des transports - Awards and Contests openURL
Award: Scholarship for university students pursuing a career in transportation industry. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and a resident of Quebec. (French).
Website: http://www.aqtr.qc.ca/index.php/fr/prix-et-bourses/programme-de-bourses-detudes-de-laqtr
Contest: For recent graduates and master's level students to find new ways to increase efficiency and competitiveness of the transportation system. (French).
Website: http://www.aqtr.qc.ca/index.php/fr/prix-et-bourses/concours-de-memoire-aipcr-quebec
Deadline: January 30
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.
Deadline: January 30
Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) - Scholarship Program openURL
Scholarships to individuals who are already enrolled in a college or university. The winning applicants will be young Canadians who have achieved a high level of academic and leadership standards over the years.
Deadline: June 02
Canadian Youth Environmental Leadership Scholarship openURL
This scholarship will be awarded to 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
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 01
Consortium national de recherche sur l'intégration sociale openURL
A list of scholarships for both graduate and undergraduate students whose research has a focus in the field of mental disorders or autism. (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: November 15
Dites-Lui Merci - Prix hommage bénévolat-Québec openURL
To reward the effort of citizens in their community, and also to promote and foster the growth of volunteering. (In French).
Deadline: December 12
DrugNews Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for students planning a career in drug research, or with family members affected by a permanent drug injury.  Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in an accredited college or university. 
Deadline: Summer (Apr 30), Fall (July 31)
Equals6.com - Top Talent Scholarships openURL
Equals6 offers scholarships to U.S. and Canadian high school and college/university students based upon academic achievement, references and Equals6 community participation. Any major.
Fondation Desjardins - Scholarship Program openURL
Fondation Desjardins provides financial support to students throughout Quebec and to members of caisses populaires. All fields with focus on finance, cooperation and democracy, as well as fields that relate to Desjardins employment or that favour the economic and community development of regions and large urban centres. Must be Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status.
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
International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT) - Scholarship Program openURL
The ISTAT Foundation is actively engaged in helping young people develop potential careers in aviation.  The scholarship is for college-level students who are academically qualified, in need of financial support to complete their studies.
Deadline: May 01
Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal - Scholarships & Grants openURL
JCF administers dozens of scholarship funds supporting various fields of endeavor. Quebec residency. Expand the link "Scholarships" to see a list of scholarships for undergraduate study, specialized & postgraduate study, and study in Israel. Applications are accepted every February.
Job-Applications.ca - Working Parent College Scholarship Program openURL
600 to 1000 word essay to discuss your experience as a parent working your way through school and explain three pieces of advice you would give to someone in a similar situation.
Deadline: December 12
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
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: December 31
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
Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada - Bursaries openURL
The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada awards a bursary, or bursaries in the fall of each year to a son, daughter, or legal ward of persons who derive their principal income from pipeline construction. The applicant must be enrolled in first year studies at any recognized Canadian university or college in a program leading to a degree or diploma in any field.  Visit the "Bursary" link for more info.
Deadline: Fall
Plan Canada - Top 20 Under 20 Award openURL
Award 20 Canadians under the age of 20 for having demonstrated a significant level of innovation, leadership, and achievement in their communities and abroad. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: February 15
Prime Minister of Canada - Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards openURL
Awards for individuals who contributed to addressing social challenges in their community. Political and public advocacy work are excluded. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Programme de bourses en structures openURL
Le programme de bourses d’études a pour objectif d’inciter les étudiants inscrits au baccalauréat en génie civil ou en génie de la construction à s’orienter dans le domaine des structures et des ponts. Être citoyen canadien ou être résident permanent.
Deadline: September 30
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
Québec Entrepreneurship Contest openURL
Prizes for students who have carried out academic or extracurricular entrepreneurship projects that demonstrate their entrepreneurial skills during the school year.
Deadline: March 19
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.
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.
Shear Comfort 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: October 15 / April 15
SHINKI-KAI Scholarship Fund openURL
The SHINKI-KAI Scholarship Fund (Association of Japanese Canadian Businesses and Professional) is established for students who can contribute to improve the Japan-Canada relationship through friendship and understanding.
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
Superkutz Scholarship Foundation openURL
Scholarships to deserving young people in the Montreal area on the basis of both academic achievement and financial need.
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
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation openURL
Various scholarships available for undergraduate, postgraduate and college students in transportation related programs . Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Deadline: March 02
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

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 National Railway (CN) - Diversity Scholarships openURL
Grants to support the post-secondary education of women, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada.
Deadline: December 31
GE Foundation - GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program openURL
A program that is designed to provide financial support and skills development opportunities for accomplished 1st year undergraduate students in fields of engineering or business/managment.  Must be a Canadian resident and an aboriginal individual or a female engineering student.
Deadline: March 15
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.
DisabilityAwards.ca openURL
A portal to awards and scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canada's colleges and universities.
Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities openURL
This grant is available for students in post-secondary studies and are qualified for a Canada Student Loan and meet the criteria for students with permanent disabilities.
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
National Union of Public and General Employee (NUPGE) - Tommy Douglas Scholarship openURL
Open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution in full-time and who are the children or foster children of a member of the NUPGE (The National Union's Public and General Employees).
Deadline: June 06
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
Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship openURL
A national scholarship that promotes the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education.
Deadline: April 01

Minority & Ethnic Groups

American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) - Scholarships openURL
Open to any student of Hellenic origin. Must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program in a Quebec accredited institution.
Deadline: March 31
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.

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 and a resident in Québec. Must be 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: June 30
Hydro One - One Awards openURL
Awards for students who demonstrate the traits of that make us the innovative, diverse organization we are.  Scholarships to women, to first nations, to black students.
Deadline: December 31
Hydro One - One Awards openURL
Awards for students who demonstrate the traits of that make us the innovative, diverse organization we are.  Scholarships to women, to first nations, to black students.
Deadline: December 31
Hydro One - One Awards openURL
Awards for students who demonstrate the traits of that make us the innovative, diverse organization we are.  Scholarships to women, to first nations, to black students.
Deadline: December 31
Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation openURL
Scholasrhips and bursaries to students in financial need.
Lyford Cay Foundation openURL
Multiple scholarships available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Must have a Bahamian citizen.
National Union Scholarship for Visible Minorities openURL
Open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution in full-time and who are the children or foster children of a member of the NUPGE (The National Union's Public and General Employees).
Deadline: June 30
Polish Heritage Foundation of Canada openURL
Scholarships to students, teachers, researchers and other individuals pursuing activities related to the advancement of Polish language and culture in Canada. Open to Polish students or to students of Polish descent.
St. Andrew's Society of Montreal Burary openURL
The St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal provides educational aid to qualified students of Scottish ancestry by means of bursaries and scholarships.

LGBTQA

Out On Bay Street Scholarships openURL
Scholarships for post-secondary student recipients with a financial award to help defray the costs of higher education. Students must be involved in the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally) community.
Deadline: May 29

Women

Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) openURL
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation offers scholarships for women in Engineering from undergraduate to graduate level. Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
Docoral Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | Undergraduate Scholarships
Canadian National Railway (CN) - Diversity Scholarships openURL
Grants to support the post-secondary education of women, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada.
Deadline: December 31
Éducation, Loisir et Sport Québec - Excellence in Science Contest openURL
A competition for undergraduate women enrolled in pure and applied science programs that lead to traditionally male-dominated occupations to showcase their ideas and dreams. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and a Quebec resident for at least 1 year.
GE Foundation - GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program openURL
A program that is designed to provide financial support and skills development opportunities for accomplished 1st year undergraduate students in fields of engineering or business/managment.  Must be a Canadian resident and an aboriginal individual or a female engineering student.
Deadline: March 15
Hydro One - One Awards openURL
Awards for students who demonstrate the traits of that make us the innovative, diverse organization we are.  Scholarships to women, to first nations, to black students.
Deadline: December 31
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
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) openURL
Educational grants for women from developing countries, aged 25 years or over and enrolled in universities in USA or Canada. Applicants must be a national of an eligible developing or middle-income country.
Deadline: September 14 & January 15
Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club 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 16
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