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.

Building Brighter Futures Scholarships Program for Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs

Since 1985, Indspire has disbursed bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students. It is the largest funder for Indigenous education outside of the federal government.

See website for details

The Bike Challenge Scholarship

Aurumania.com is launching a scholarship competition for students worldwide and would love to offer the same to your students as well.

Program"Scholarship Amount: $1000 ($500 for Fall & $500 for Spring)

Deadline: For Fall 30th June 2017 11:59 PM PST, For Spring 30th November 2017 11:59 PM PST

Announcement of Winner: 1st August 2017 for Fall Scholarship, 1st Jan 2018 for Spring Scholarship

See website for more details

Easy Automated Sales Digital Marketing Scholarship

We’re awarding a $1000 scholarship to one student passionate about entering the field of digital marketing.

Deadline is June 30, 2017

1. Must currently be an undergraduate or postgraduate student.
2. Must be studying in the fields of either marketing, business, IT, or communications.

See website for more details 

MTB Challenging $1000 Scholarship

We are mountainbikereviewer.com and we are working to give you the excellent and best support about Mountain Bikes. Here you will get reviews about Mountain Bikes, bicycling tips also.

Example: Best Mountain Bikes Under $1000

If you can convert your idea or thinking into writing you are welcome to our plan.

We are offering a scholarship of $1000 for those guys who have an excellent skill on writing about specific topics.

Submission Final Date: 30th June 2017

See website for details

Organic Aromas 2017 Scholarship Program

Organic Aromas is always looking for ways to give back. This year we are creating an annual scholarship program where we will give $1000 every year to future advocates of essential oils and practitioners of aromatherapy.

Win a FREE financial grant to be used toward payment of tuition fees for the acquisition of NAHA or AIA Level One or Level Two Professional Aromatherapy Certification (or alternative certified institution in your country, i.e., IFA, CFA, ANTA, etc)

Deadline to apply is June 30, 2017

Please see website for more details

RapidSeedbox’s $1000 Scholarship for Computer Engineering Students

RapidSeedbox is motivated to help students who are dedicated to pursuing their dream to be computer engineers and help to improve the world with forward-thinking technology, therefore, we hold a $1000 merit-based scholarship twice a year for students pursuing their passions in one of the following fields:

Networking, Cybersecurity,Computer Software, Machine intelligence, Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence

Please submit your application before 30th June 2017 for the Fall Scholarship and before 30th November 2017 for the Spring Scholarship.

Please see website for more details

Scribendi Scholarship

Scribendi is offering a scholarship for community leadership. If you can prove to us in 150 short, sweet, and succinct words—you are writing for editors, after all—what you are doing to help your community, we'll reward you with $1,000. That's right—you could win 1,000 big ones for telling us what makes you a community leader. The contest rules are simple. All you have to do is answer the contest question and give us some basic information about yourself.

The scholarship contest ends June 30, 2017. Only entries via Scribendi's website form will be accepted.

See website for more details.

Android ANR Students Scholarship

All that the participating student needs to do is write an article on the topic “How technology will Shape the future of Humanity?”

Here is a brief list of our requirements:

• The student is eligible if they are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate program at Memorial University

• First & Last name, Phone, and Address

• A small self-written intro by the student

• Course they are pursuing

• Any one proof to prove that the applicant is a student. Email all the

above at the email address given on the scholarship page.

The deadline is 31st of July, 2017. Award amount $1000.

See website for more details

Clearly, an online eyewear retailer for glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses is offering a scholarship worth $5,000 and is offered to any full-time students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Deadline to apply is July 31, 2017

See website for more details

Globo Surf Academic Scholarship

Globosurf.com is proud to announce that it has launched its scholarship program for 2017 to help support those in need of assistance with rising tuition fees. As a company, we are incredibly passionate about giving back to the community and place a great emphasis on the education of water sports. They are a great activity for after school, athletes, and fun on vacations.

The winner of this exciting scholarship will receive $1000 towards educational expenses for the academic year, paid directly to their university.

Deadline to apply: Submit your application by July 31, 2017

See website for more details

Pejic & DiMartino Scholarship

The recipient of the Pejic & DiMartino Scholarship for Aspiring Chiropractor Physicians must be either a United States citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the country. They must have recently been accepted and will be attending an accredited university for the Fall 2017 semester and they must have an undergraduate cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0.

Deadline is August 1, 2017

See website for more details

Crescent Electric Supply Company Scholarship

If you are currently enrolled in college or headed there in 2017 and want to win a $1000 scholarship to help cover expenses, consider entering the Crescent Electric College Scholarship Contest. Crescent Electric Supply Company will award a $1000 scholarship to a highly motivated student who can thoughtfully share a photo of their effort to minimize energy usage on social media.

Submissions must be received by midnight on August 8, 2017

See website for more details

Solid Essay Scholarship

Attention all students: You can be the next J.K. Rowling! This is your chance to show off your writing skills, get published and win a cash scholarship.

Just think about how many words we use every day in conversations, texts and emails. This is an opportunity to use words in a creative and unique way. You may have some questions before you dive in, so here are the answers!

All submissions are due by September 8, 2017

See website for more details

FormsBirds $500 Scholarship

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.
This scholarship program aims to help college students with their tuition fees and complete the college education. 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.

Your completed applications must be sent to scholarship@formbirds.com before 11:59pm EST on September 15th, 2017.

See website for details 

James Lee Foundation Scholarship

The scholarship is open to emerging creative talent from across Canada wanting to enter into the advertising industry. Entrants must be non-professional Canadian residents over the age of 16. All fields of creativity related to the advertising community will be considered. ( eg. writers, art directors, film makers, recording artists, illustrators, digital artists, etc. )

Entries will be accepted online til September 15,2017.

See website for more details

Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship

To assist students in reducing their tuition fee burden and collect their smart ways of saving money, couponbirds starts the Couponbirds “Help to Save” Scholarship program. The most sparkling idea and response will be drawn to present at our site and rewarded with prize.

One time $500 Scholarship

Submit by October 21, 2017

See website for details

Above Ground Pool Scholarship Program

Abovegroundpoolcentral.com is a well know name in the field of providing in depth information about pools. We publish detail reviews and guides on above ground pools for the education of people who are looking to buy them. To further contribute in the education field we are creating an AGP Scholarship Program for the students who are currently pursuing their education.

Contest ends on October 24, 2017

See website for more details

QASymphony Software Testing Scholarship

QASymphony is excited to tell you that we are offering a $1000 scholarship to students at MUN!

Eligibility Requirements
1. High school students who graduate in 2017 and have been accepted into a college or university.
2. Students currently enrolled in a college or university.

QASymphony wants to hear why you believe software development or software testing is important. This should be a short essay (min 500 words).

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017

See website for details 

Best of Bests is a growing internet venture which helps consumers in finding the best information and products based on our detailed in depth buying guide and tutorials. 

So, we have created the Best of Bests Scholarship for the students currently pursuing their education. We think that a little help in term of a scholarship will go a long way in motivating and encouraging the students to continue their education so as to achieve their professional and personal goals.

We will pay the $1,000 to a college student who is currently pursuing their education.

Deadline:  Nov 30th, 2017

See website for details

pickmybabycare.com scholarship

We are offering a scholarship of $1000 for those who have an excellent skill on writing about specific topics.

If you can convert your idea or thinking into writing you are welcome to our plan.

Deadline is November 13, 2017

See website for more details

River Cohen College Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to help someone in their college career.

River Cohen wants to hear your answer to this question, “How can philanthropy change the world?” This should be a short essay (under 500 words).

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017

See website for more details

iGotcha Media is a leading Canadian digital signage company. We provide a $1,000 yearly scholarship to support the next generation of digital innovators.

This Scholarship is limited to Canadian and US residents only

Deadline for applications is December 1st, 2017

See website for more details

iocomparer.com is created to help all online marketers to research and decide the best Marketing Automation platform for their online business. We write and compare the best online CRM services which you can use to automate your online marketing system.

The student must be of a University located in the United States, Canada or Australia.

Write a 500 to 700 words article related to the topic “Marketing Automation”

Any student who is interested in "Marketing" can apply.

You must submit your application by December 1st, 2017 to be accepted.

See website for details

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.

Deadline: December 9, 2017. Award(s) will be decided by December 15, 2017.

See website for more details 

JT Wolf College / University Scholarship

Students can enter the biyearly essay competition testing their writing skills against other students from around the world.

Deadline to apply is December 20, 2017

See website for more details

Corporate Finance Institute Annual Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $500

Level of Study: Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate

Region of Study: Canada

Deadline: December 31, 2017

See website for more details

SiW Internet Marketing Scholarship

Who can apply: The students pursuing their education in any field.

Amount of award: One scholarship of $1200.

Deadline : Dec 31st, 2017

See website for more details

Techtyche Digital Media Scholarship

As a digital media company we understand the power of content and how it can help to make our lives better. The ability to express ourselves through written content has been completely revolutionized by the digital world.

This scholarship is valued at 1000 USD and is meant for all high school, trade school, college or university students who have interest in “Digital Media”. The students can participate regardless of their academic discipline.

Deadline is December 31, 2017

See website for more details

Matinée Voice-Over Scholarship is an opportunity for the students at Memorial University to demonstrate their language, writing and marketing skills.

Award: $1,000 or equivalent

Deadline: 5th January 2018

See website for more details

Get Games Go Young Marketer’s Scholarship

At GetGamesGo.com, we’re gamers who love all things related to gaming. But that’s not all we are. We’re also a successful website that’s aware we have a young audience, and we want to give back to our community, which is why we’re proud to announce our student scholarship program.

Deadline March 20, 2018.

See website for more details

AppsFreeForPC Digital and Technology Scholarship

AppsFreeForPC is leading source of information all things digital and tech. We cover tutorials, answer common questions, and troubleshoot problems to help make the whole experience easier and better.

Now for the benefit of students we have decided to create a scholarship program for the students.

Deadline is March 25, 2018

See website for more details

Value of being Fit Scholarship

We believe that having proper fitness level goes in a long way to ensure maximum efficiency be it in the field of physical activity or education. We have created a scholarship program for all the students so that they can get some additional help for their studies.

Deadline to Apply: March 31st, 2018

See website for more details

Paw Castle Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to all the students who are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools.  Students of any stream/branch of education are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline : March 31, 2018.

See website to apply

InvestmentZen $1k Financial Future Scholarship

The scholarship is for $1000 and is open to any full-time student enrolled at an accredited university such as yours. Applicants just need to write a 1500 word essay.

Entries are due by April 1, 2018

See website for details


Hamilton Community Foundation’s scholarships and bursary funds provide assistance and encouragement to promising young students challenged by the costs of education. In all cases, the funds are paid directly to the student’s educational institution on his or her behalf. The following bursary is available through an open-call process.

Chaney Ensign Bursary Fund - deadline annually September 20 and January 20

See website for details

Baby Gear Guide Scholarship

We are babygearguide.net, Baby gear guide was founded with the very simple vision. We are opening our annual babygearguide scholarship program to creative minds who share the same passion with us. If you think you have what it takes to get the program, we highly encourage you to give it a try. Who knows? It might be for you, We are offering a scholarship of $1000 for you.

Deadline of 30th April annually.

Click here to view website

Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics

Each year, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) awards $3,500 to a recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics.

Candidates must be enrolled in a Canadian university studying either a Bachelor or Master of Economics, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and must demonstrate an interest in mineral economics.

Applications must be submitted by May 15 of each year.

See website for more details

On The Gas-The Art, Science and culture of Food Scholarship

On The Gas Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in food and beverage & marketing. Besides monetary benefits, the scholarship provides professional development, educational support, and industry exposure opportunities.

Deadline: May 15th Annually

See website to apply


1st-Art-Gallery.com Annual Art and Design Scholarship

1st-Art-Gallery.com is proud to announce a $1000 annual scholarship for new, current, and returning college students! This scholarship is designed to help a student become successful in a career focused on one aspect of art or design.

The yearly deadline for submission is May 31st

See website for more details


Cariati Law is offering an annual scholarship to prospective and current undergraduate students who are attending an accredited college or university in Canada.

The Cariati Law Scholarship is available to current or prospective undergraduate students.

Deadline: May 31 of each year

See website for details


At Gear4wheels we strongly believe in education and betting on the future of the automotive industry.

Student of a science/technical degree i.e Engineering, Architecture, Medicine, Mathematics, Physics, Economics etc in any University or College of the United States, Canada or the UK.

Application closes on 31st of May 2017 @ 12:00 PST. This is a recurring yearly scholarship.

See website for more details


Pretty Lightroom Presets Bi-annual Scholarship

The Pretty Lightroom Presets $500 bi-annual scholarship (awarded twice per year) provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education.

The deadline for scholarship entries is bi-annually on June 15 and December 15.

See website for more details


The Kidney Foundation of Canada - Atlantic Canada Branch Bursary

The general purpose of the program is to assist kidney patients and their family members to further their education and/or training.

The total funds available are $2,000 annually. Four (4) awards of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) each may be awarded each year.

A bursary may be awarded to an individual a maximum of two (2) times.

No application may be made by a member of Kidney Foundation staff, Board Members selection committee or immediate family of such members.

Click here for more details about the Bursary.

Trust Compass Scholarship aims to be your most complete resource for reviews on health, tech and the great outdoors.

It’s open to anyone who has a creative slant of mind and has something innovative to contribute to us through their ability to write compelling content.

The final date we will be accepting submissions is June 25 annually.

See website for more details


Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship in Naval Architecture

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

Applications for the Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship should be submitted in writing prior to June 30th of each year.

Please see website for more details.

George F. Flood Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is administered by Saint John Construction Association and CANB Saint John New Brunswick.

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.  

Deadline: June 30 yearly

See website for details

Sump Pump Guide $1,000 Scholarship

The scholarship is open to all high school senior and college students. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying student. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the requirements as given below.

Deadline is June 30 annually

See website to learn more.


Fittous is dedicated to provide readers with in-depth information about fitness, nutrition and healthy lifestyle.

At Fittous we value education and understand that it can be a significant expense and how hard it can be for students to afford that expense. To make it a little easier, we are pleased to announce the launch of $500 Fittous Scholarship.

Deadline: July 31, annually

See website for more details


Here at weldingstars.com, we pride ourselves in our welding abilities and want to share our experiences with our readers.

We are a team of five welding, engineering, and marketing experts who are active in our fields, and want to share our expertise and experiences with others that share the same interest and passion.

We are committed to providing support to our readers, which is why we would like to invite you to enter in our annual scholarship contest.

Deadline is September 30 annually

See website for more details


Hamilton Community Foundation’s scholarships and bursary funds provide assistance and encouragement to promising young students challenged by the costs of education. In all cases, the funds are paid directly to the student’s educational institution on his or her behalf. The following is available through an open-call process.

David Davis Memorial Fund - deadline annually October 1

See website for details

Hamilton Community Foundation’s scholarships and bursary funds provide assistance and encouragement to promising young students challenged by the costs of education. In all cases, the funds are paid directly to the student’s educational institution on his or her behalf. The following bursary is available through an open-call process.

Geritol Follies Bursary Fund - deadline annually October 1

See website for details


Parking Solutions Scholarship

The aim of this scholarship is to encourage thinking about how to improve usability and efficiency of parking solutions for a new generation through technological innovation.

The $1000 Scholarship is awarded annually. The deadline for Parking BOXX’s 2017 Scholarship is October 15, 2017.

See website for more details

Future Leaders in Retail Scholarship is for college students pursuing a career in the retail industry. Our annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates or graduates majoring in Marketing, Advertising, Business Management, Retail Management, Fashion, Merchandising or a related field of study.

Deadline December 15th annually.

See website for details

Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing.

Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 15th of each year.

See website for more details

Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship

A $1,000 Scholarship For Emerging Marketing Geniuses

This is a $1,000 scholarship, and is awarded on December 20th of each year.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 15th of each year.

See website for more 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 of International Education (CBIE)



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. 



Scholarships / Bursaries / Awards and other Financial Aid

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