External Scholarships

The following scholarships are not specific to, and are not administered by, Memorial University.

Allied Van Lines Scholarships

Annually, 4 recipients will be awarded $1,000.00 towards their education. Anyone majoring in Logistics, as well as equivalent majors such as Business, Business Operational Management, and other like majors can apply for this scholarship.

Deadline to apply is December 1, 2015.

More information about this scholarship can be found here.

Job-Applications.ca - For working parents in Canada

Job-Applications.ca is providing an annual scholarship for working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing their experience as a parent working your way through pursuing a higher education and explain three pieces of advice you would give to someone in a similar situation.

Application deadline is December 12, 2015.  The scholarship will be awarded December 18, 2015.

More information about this scholarship can be found here. 

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

The MMMF provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries.
Grant application runs from September 15, 2015 to January 16, 2016.

More information about this fund can be found here.  

Government Finance Officers Association

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which serves government finance professionals throughout those countries, is pleased to announce that the following scholarships are available for award in the Spring of 2016 to students expecting to be enrolled in the 2016 Spring semester (including Spring 2016 graduates):

$8,000 Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship, funded by Tyler Technologies

$8,000 Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Candidates for these scholarships should have a superior record of academic achievement and/or job performance and show promise of completion of their studies at a high level of performance. In addition, candidates should have plans to pursue a career in state or local government finance.

Application deadline is February 19, 2016. The award announcement is April 29, 2016.  

More information about this scholarship can be found here

Wealthsimple - Finance and Economics Scholarships

Wealthsimple is proud to offer an annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of finance and economics. As Canada's fastest growing online investment service, we understand the importance of supporting the training and education of our future finance leaders.

This scholarship will be awarded to (5) Canadian citizens enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university, and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling essays on personal finance.

Application deadline is April 15, 2016, 11:59 pm. Wealthsimple will notify finalists and award recipients by email May 31, 2016.

More information about this scholarship can be found here.

NOIA - Hibernia Scholarship Fund

Presented annually, and designed to foster the bright minds that will shape the future of our industry, the award provides $1,000 to a graduating high school student in Newfoundland and Labrador who is entering post-secondary studies with the intention of pursuing a petroleum-related career.

If you know of a student graduating from high school in June 2016 and pursuing post-secondary studies in the 2016-2017 academic year, with the goal of a career in the petroleum industry, please encourage them to apply for this scholarship.

Application deadline is Friday, August 26, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

More information about this scholarship details can be found here.

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