External Scholarships

The following scholarships are not specific to, and are not administered by, Memorial University.  Therefore, students are responsible for researching eligibility criteria and deadlines.

Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation (CSCA)

The CSCA is a fellowship of scientists and those interested in science, who want to understand how mainstream science should best interact with religion and the Christian tradition in particular. Given Canada’s commitment to multiculturalism and to extend constructive, tolerant understanding across cultural lines, we believe that there is much to be gained by investing in careful, integrative work in science and religion.

Through a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc., we are able to offer fifteen such scholarships of up to $1600 each over period of three years.  Full details and an application form for this scholarship can be found here

Application.Careers is currently holding a $500 scholarship contest which is accessible to all qualified college students. Detailed information about our scholarship contest is listed on the page here , within which the prize, application form, application periods, official rules, etc. are comprised of.

Deadline for applications will run until 11:59 pm on May 15th, 2016, inclusive, Eastern Standard Time. (Submissions will only be accepted before the deadline.)

2016 Out On Bay Street Student Leadership Scholarships

Scholarship opportunity for leaders in the LGBT community

Applicants must have completed one year of post-secondary education, and must submit a completed application before May 27, 2016 in order to be considered for one of two $2,500 awards. We're excited to share that the application process is easier than ever, and students now only require one reference.

Additional information is available on the Scholarship webpage here

Universities Canada is pleased to announce the following scholarship program:

The C.D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund National Engineering Scholarship

The C.D. Howe Memorial Foundation is offering up to two undergraduate scholarships (one to a male student and one to a female student) valued at $7,500 CAD for students enrolled in an engineering program in a Canadian university. The candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have completed the first year of an engineering program. Each Dean or Department Head from each eligible institution may nominate one male and one female candidate.

Applications must arrive at Universities Canada by May 30, 2016.

N.B. Applicants, please note that the deadline date is the date by which your nominating institution must have submitted your application to Universities Canada. Please contact your institution and verify their deadline for nomination requests. It is incumbent on applicants to ensure that they submit their application to their nominating college/university well in advance of the deadline date. This will ensure that their institution has sufficient time to forward the application to Universities Canada by the deadline date stated above.

For additional information, please visit Universities Canada’s web site here

Scholarship Partners Canada

Partenaires en bourses d’études Canada

Universities Canada / Universités Canada

350 Albert St., suite 1710 / 350, rue Albert, bureau 1710

Ottawa, ON K1R 1B1

Travelbird Scholarship Programme

The winner of this scholarship will receive a monetary award of €3,000 to go towards their studies or work placement. They will also qualify for an optional internship position for 3 to 6 months at Travelbird headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This internship will give the student an opportunity to work for an international startup and gain useful and relevant work experience within the industry.

Application deadline is May 31st 2016 23:59 (CET)

More information about the scholarship and how to apply can be found here.


Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is pleased to launch the 2016 EFC Scholarship program. This initiative provides $136,000 across 53 scholarships in financial support to assist university and college students achieve their career objectives. EFC is the national association for the electrical sector- click here

Students apply at the on-line application portal here.

Application Deadline- May 31st, 2016

If you have any questions on the scholarship program, please contact info@electrofed.com

Foundation to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada - Scholarship Opportunity

James Pon Memorial Award - 2016

Essay Submission Cover Page

The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2016.

Please submit an essay (1000-1500 words) 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.

Submission should be sent as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format by email to fccrwc@gmail.com. Please complete and submit the submission cover page with your entry. See website here for more details.  

The Live Out There Scholarship

If you’re anything like us, you spend your waking moments dreaming of how you’re going to get out there on your next run, hike, bike or climb. When you live in a place like this, it’s hard not to.There’s no denying that Canada is the perfect backdrop for adventure.

The potential for outdoor living is endless here — from the Atlantic to Pacific, and mountains to prairies, we’re proof that really can have it all! We live in a place of endless discovery– every province and territory across this nation offers something incredible to the explorer in each of us. And we want you to tell us about yours.

We’re calling on outdoor enthusiasts from across the country to tell us why their province or territory is the best place to Live Out There.

More information can be found here

Essay submissions must be in by May 31st, 2016
The final winner will be chosen June 30th 2016

2016 McKiggan Hebert Lawyers End Distracted Driving Scholarship

McKiggan Hebert Lawyers is pleased to announce the 2016 End Distracted Driving Scholarship. It was established with 2 goals:

To provide financial support to a Canadian undergraduate or graduate student. To raise awareness around the dangers of Distracted Driving

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by May 31st, 2016.

For more information, please visit here

180 Medical Scholarship

180 Medical is honored to have a scholarship program to help those with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy (ileostomy, colostomy, or urostomy).

Realizing the financial burdens that exist for many of these families, we've developed the 180 Medical Scholarship Program to honor these young adults who pursue goals of higher education.

Seven $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded

Application must be postmarked on or before June 1, 2016

More information can be found here.

Canadian Derivatives Exchange Program Scholarship 2016-2017

Montréal Derivatives Exchange

2 graduate scholarships of $10,000 & 2 postgraduate scholarships of $25,000.

For the 2016-2017 academic year

Field of studies accepted: Finance, mathematics, economy, financial engineering, strategy, accounting, actuarial or any related discipline.

Applicants must be registered in a full-time graduate/postgraduate program in Canada.

Conduct a research project on exchange-traded derivatives or any topic related to the Montréal Exchange’s business.

Deadline: Friday, June 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (EDT) – submission online

Questions? Lesboursesdelabourse@m-x.ca

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 5:00 (EDT)
Complete the applicant’s form here


This scholarship is available to undergraduate students attending a university in the Atlantic provinces who have completed their FIRST YEAR of their first bachelor degree program on a full-time basis, as defined by the nominating educational institution, and have attained high academic standing in their postsecondary education to date. There are four scholarships valued at $9,000 CAD each.

Deadline to submit application to the Scholarships office (UC - 4018) is May 20, 2016.

The university’s nomination must arrive at Universities Canada by June 15, 2016.

Further information and the application form may be obtained from the Universities Canada Website or from the Scholarships's Office (UC - 4018) on campus.  

Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship in Naval Architecture.

A scholarship fund for students wishing to pursue a professional career in Naval Architecture was created in 1982 by a bequest from the late R.F. Allan, noted Vancouver Naval Architect, and supported by his friends and colleagues. The scholarship fund is administered by a committee of local members of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and this company.

Application deadline is June 30, 2016

More information can be found here.

Saint John Construction Association Inc.

George F. Flood Memorial Scholarship

There will be annual awards, totalling $5,000.00 based on the academic standing and/or need. To be considered, applicants must attach first or second division marks, and will be entering any year of an undergraduate program.

Applicants must be the son or daughter of:

A member of the Saint John Construction Association (or CANB - Saint John)

An employee of a member of the Saint John Construction Association (or CANB - Saint John)

A member of the staff of the Saint John Construction Association (or CANB - Saint John)

Application forms may be obtained from any member of the Saint John Construction Association, or from the Saint John Construction Association office at:

263 Germain Street

Saint John, NB E2l 2G7

Tel: (506) 633-1101

Email: planroom@nb.aibn.com

Deadline for receipt of applications will be July 31, 2016

Submissions by fax or email will be accepted; however original transcript of marks must be recieved prior to awards.

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.

FormsBirds $500 Scholarship Contest

Our company, FormsBirds, highly values education and its importance, but without support some of the best students may not be able to access a university education. So we sponsor a $500 scholarship program for college students at our website.
This scholarship program aims to help college students with their tuition fees and complete the college education. We hold the contest twice a year and all full time students who are enrolled in a university, college or technical institute can apply for this scholarship by writing an essay. We guarantee equality, justice and integrity in this scholarship contest and do protect students' privacy.

Newfoundland and Labradour Housing Corporation Adult Scholarships

Again this year, Newfoundland and Labrador Corporation (NLHC) will be awarding adult scholarships to NLHC tenants. Six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded, two each in the Avalon/East, Central, and Western/Labrador regions.

This program is open to any adult who is either:

Living in an NLHC unit (market rental excluded),

Living in a rental unit being subsidized by NLHC under the Rent Supplement Program,

Receiving a mortgage subsidy from NLHC, or

Residing in Co-op Housing or Partner-Managed Housing which is subsidized by NLHC.

To be eligible for an adult scholarship, the candidate must be registered at a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in the fall of 2016 and must be in attendance through to December 31, 2016. The adult scholarships will be awarded based on questions answered on the application form that assess initiative, need and community experience.

If you are aware of any students that may be eligible for this program, please encourage them to apply.

Applications for the Adult Scholarships Program must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2016.

For further information or to receive an application:

Please call 709-724-3003 or 3055 or Email scholars@nlhc.nl.ca

Or visit Housing’s website at here

North American Van Lines Scholarships

At North American Van Lines, we strive to be fully and consistently committed toward cultivating the future of young professionals across Canada and beyond—this is why we place the importance of quality education above arguably all other metrics when it comes to our priorities as an organization.

Click here to see the link to the scholarships information


Job-Applications.ca Working Parent College Scholarship Program

Are you a parent trying to balance work while attending university or some other higher learning institution?

Job-Applications.ca would like to announce our new plan to help our users succeed in the workforce: a college scholarship awarded once per year designed to benefit working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education.

Earn $1,000 to help offset the costs of going to college!

Deadline: December 10, 2016. Awards will be issued by December 16, 2016.

More information about this scholarship details can be found here

Storwell - Foster Children Bursary Program

Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of 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 and agrees to having the above organization verify the same.

Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/ vocational College or post-secondary institution in Canada or USA as of Sept 2016.

Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident

Applicant must be 24 years of age or less at the time of application

Winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website.

Application Process:

Simply fill out the APPLICATION by December 15th, 2016 to be considered.

Silver Cross® is a strong believer in education and it is evident in how we conduct our business. The main objective of our website is to help people make the most informed decision when purchasing home healthcare equipment needed to regain mobility and freedom in their day-to-day lives.

In keeping with our passion for education, we are proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a full-time college or university student who uses mobility equipment such as a power wheelchair, manual wheelchair or mobility scooter.

Deadline to apply is December 15, 2016

More information can be found here

The TvExpert is announcing an annual scholarship for a student, who best explores a topic of our selection. The scholarship is rewarded to any student in a United States, Canadian, Australian or European accredited college or university.

Deadline to apply is December 16, 2016

More information can be found here



SeniorAdvisor.com: Future of Assisted Living Scholarship. Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?

This is an annual scholarship and will be offered every year.

Deadline is December 31, 2016. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2017.

See Scholarship information here


Matinée Multilingual Scholarship

Matinée Multilingual is offering an annual scholarship to all students at Memorial University. This scholarship is a talent based opportunity for the student to demonstrate their language, writing and marketing skills.

The winning applicant of The Matinée Voice-Over Scholarship will receive $1,000 towards the costs of their education. All of the application details and the online application form are available on our website by clicking here.

Blog posts must be submitted by December 31, 2016.  The scholarship application must be submitted, in full by, December 31, 2016, LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

eduCBA is offering a need based $500 Scholarship for college students (current or senior). eduCBA is a global online training provider of Professional certifications.

Students can consider submitting their application for eduCBA college scholarship program if you are

Currently enrolled in collegePlan to enroll in 2016-17

Submission deadline: 15th January, 2017

Award Amount : $500

To apply for this scholarship, students need to answer these three open ended thought provoking questions please click here  

4th SeniorsZen Scholarship Award 2017

Since 2014, SeniorsZen.com grants $500 Scholarship each year to Canadian students to help them in pursuing their educational goals! As a strong supporter of Intergeneration Equality, we at SeniorsZen believe that this initiative increases the connection between youth and senior citizens, while helping to bring awareness to the sweetness and the bitterness of aging in Canada.

WHO: Students who are legal residents of Canada and enrolled full time in a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited Canadian college, university or trade school.

WHAT: One $500 scholarship will be awarded each year.

WHEN: Submissions must be received by 11:59pm PST January 31st, 2017.

HOW: Applicants must submit an essay of 750-1000 words or one page infographic.

AWARD: One $500 scholarship will be awarded; this money can be used toward tuition or books.

HOW DO I APPLY? Please click here



WallStreetMojo is offering a $750 Scholarship for college current or senior students.

WallStreetMojo provides free information on Finance topics and certifications.

To apply, students can submit essay of 1000-1500 words, addressing the two questions found on the website.

Deadline: 5 p.m PDT 15th February, 2017

Please visit our page here for further scholarship details.


Other sites to check for scholarships, bursaries and awards

Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

Canada Merit Scholarship Foundation

Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIC)



Government of Canada Scholarships

Indspire Institute

International Education and Financial Aid

Leonard Foundation

Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme

Scholarships Canada

Student Scholarships

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid (United States)


Where else can I search for opportunities?

Many organizations and clubs oftentimes support members with educational funding opportunities.  You should follow up with any organizations or clubs that you and/or your family members are involved with, including:

  • Your employer
  • Your parent(s) employer
  • Foundations
  • Community Organizations
  • Churches/Religious groups

External Scholarship Payment

Payment of the scholarship is dependent upon the Donor's preference.  The donor may send a cheque directly to Memorial University so that it can be deposited into your student account.   Atlernatively, the donor may send a cheque directly to you.  If the cheque is made payable Memorial University, then you should bring it to the Scholarships Office located in UC-4018.