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Academic Information/Scholarships


Check this page on a regular basis for academic opportunities and information of interest to Psychology students!

Academic Opportunities

Canadian Psychological Association:

Please see the attached link for anyone interested in becoming a student affiliate of the Canadian Psychological Association. Gain access to numerous events, information and professional development skills to guide you along your path in Psychology. The CPA hosts annual conferences, a student written and published psychology newsletter and the opportunity to network with professionals in your field of interest.

If anyone wants to join the Canadian Psychological Association, here's some of the perks an a link to learn more!

-Free SPC Card with membership
-Network with professionals and other students
-Access to CPA Journals
-Learn about publishing, networking and career opportunities
-And More!

To find out more information, you can visit the website listed below, or contact our CPA Rep, Garrett Melee.


All students are welcome to attend the academic information sessions below.

Jan. 21 Engineering
Jan. 28 Pharmacy
Feb. 4 HKR
Feb. 11 Nursing
Feb. 25 Business
March 4 Arts
March 11 Science

All sessions will be in the Science Building Room SN 4068 from 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. Find out what is needed to begin your intended program of study!

2014-2015 Science Atlantic (Psychology) Conference

When: May 18th - 19th, 2015

Where: Memorial University of NL

More information to follow.


Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries


A complete application includes:

1) NSERC Form 202-Part I, completed through NSERC’s on-line system, and printed; {hand written copies will not be accepted}
2) An Official University Transcript, including Fall 2014 semester marks; {students should request this from the Registrar’s Office in advance}
3) Research Grant and Contract Services’ Approval Form for Release of Student Information; {which can be filled out and signed in pen.}These documents must be received by the Research Grant and Contract Services – Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation – Room 2015 – no later than NOON, Friday, January 23, 2015. Departments/Units will be sent a listing of students who have applied from their department/unit, and will have the opportunity to rank the students, provide feedback, and specify the number of supervisors who are eligible and willing to supervise a USRA recipient in the Summer, Fall, or Winter semesters, once all applications have been received. Students attending other Canadian Universities may also apply to Memorial’s competition. Eligible students holding eligible Aboriginal status are encouraged to apply. Information on the USRA Competition is also available on Research Grant and Contract Services’ Web page:

CBC Radio Peter Gzowski Internship 2015

Are you in your final year? Interested in a career in journalism or broadcasting? Consider the: CBC Radio Peter Gzowski Internship from May 4 to August 28, 2015. Receive a week of training at CBC Studios in Toronto Learn about the craft of making great radio through a paid internship. Acquire first- hand experience in contributing to radio programming in a variety of ways. For further information and to find out how to apply contact: or contact: Sarah Flynn in Career Development and Experiential Learning, UC 4002, @ Deadline to Apply: Noon on Friday, February 6, 2015

Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) Scholarship

The Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for Scholarships for both Graduate & Undergraduate students interested in meat science research. The Scholarships to be awarded in 2015 will be 2 for Graduate students (at $3,000 each) & 2 for Undergraduate students (at $2,500 each).
The purpose of these scholarships is to promote quality education and development of meat science research in Canada. The awards will be presented at the CMSA yearly Technical Symposium, and travel expenses and registration fees for the meeting will be provided for the scholarship winners. The 2015 Symposium will be held in Ottawa, May 6-8. The deadline to receive applications for the CMSA Scholarships is February 13, 2015. Information about the scholarships and the application forms can be found on our website at : OR

Indspire Bursaries and Scholarships

Indspire has a new application window for its post-secondary bursaries and scholarship awards program for Indigenous students. The new application period is now open and will close on February 16 2015 - so don't wait! Indspire helps thousands of Indigenous students complete their education, and we can help you, too! Please spread the word about this opportunity for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students.

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. The applicant must be attending classes at the time of the spring deadline. Deadline April 15, 2015. Essay topic and details found at

Live Out There Scholarship

The scholarship is a student award that supports any undergraduate student who is passionate about the outdoors.

Applicants Must:
Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree level course at a recognized Canadian University; Be passionate about the outdoors; Submit a 500-1000 word essay based on one of the 8 topics suggested by Live Out There (more details below); One application per student; Selection process: Selection will be made by Live Out There. Deadline: April 15, 2015. Winner will be notified via email no later than: 30th April 2015. Number of awards: *One. Value of award: *$2,000