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.

Rabbut Scholarships

Our Rabbut scholarships are for any entering freshman or transfer student who are to be accepted to or enrolled in a 2 or 4 year undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school for the academic years 2016-2017.

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That’s what we want for your students the opportunity to build their future, especially those with hidden talents who don’t have much resources or funds to go to a great school likes yours.

We are limited in the number of scholarships we can give out though, which is why we only asked a few schools. You can see what qualifications your students need to apply here

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

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 HCF scholarship, bursary and fellowships are available through an open-call process.

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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. )

Deadlines For 2016: Portfolio submissions will be accepted online from Aug. 1st, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016.

Judging will be completed by Sept. 30 2016.

The winner will be notified in writing and announced publicly in November 2016.

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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

Universities Canada is pleased to announce the following fellowship program for which candidates must be nominated:

2017 Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships at Harvard University

Up to three (3) Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Canada for graduate study at Harvard University. In establishing the Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship program, Annie Reid Knox sought to honor her late husband and his lifelong commitment to America. According to the wishes of Mrs. Knox, Frank Knox Memorial Fellows are selected on the basis of outstanding academic excellence, strength of character, and potential for leadership in their fields.

Interested candidates will find the information needed to apply for this program by visiting the Universities Canada website.

DealCrunch.com is proud to offer The Future Leaders in Retail Scholarship to 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.

Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement (a minimum GPA of 3.5) and submission of a 500- to 900-word essay titled “How I Will Impact the Retail Industry.”

The essay should address how you see yourself positively impacting the U.S. retail industry in the coming decades, and how consumers and retailers alike may benefit from your work and leadership.

Click here for details Entries should be postmarked by November 15th annually.

Venngage Student Startup Scholarship

At Venngage, we value creative solutions and a personal drive for success. We will be offering three scholarships for entrepreneurial students looking to launch their own startup.

1st Place Amount: $5000 | Runner-Up Amount (2): $1000

Application Deadline: 2016-10-01 | Award Year: 2016 | Renewable: No

Enrollment: Full Time/Part Time/Recently Graduated (within 1 year) student attending a postsecondary institution.

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SnurkExpert offers an annual $1,000 college scholarships to university and college students. We're currently accepting applications for the award of the Winter 2017 scholarship. The funds for the scholarship, are paid twice at the beginning of each semester.

SnurkExpert is now accepting applications and nominations for the Winter 2016 scholarship. All applications should be submitted by December 1st, 2016 at midnight.

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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

www.Vr-brilletje.nl holds an annual scholarship for students who knows the best about the subject virtual reality. Students from the college or university in the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe can participate.

Deadline:  December 20, 2016:

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SupplementsBit is offering an annual scholarship to all science major and pre-med students.

This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1,000 dollars towards their costs of education.

All of the application details and the 2016 essay question are available on our website

Cariati Law College Scholarship Essay Contest

Cariati Law is offering an annual scholarship to prospective and current undergraduate students who are attending an accredited college or university in Canada. This scholarship is merit based, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1,000 dollars towards their costs of education.

The contest is open to students who are currently enrolled in 12th grade or current undergraduate students who are attending an accredited college or university in either one of the ten Canadian provinces or three territories. You must be a legal resident of Canada, and attend a public school, accredited private school, or homeschool in compliance with the laws of its province or territory.

All of the application details and the 2016 essay question are available on our website

Please email submissions to CariatiLawScholarship@gmail.com no later than December 31, 2016 


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.

Corporate Finance Institute Annual Scholarship

Scholarship Details

Amount: $500

Level of Study: Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate

Year of Study: All Years

Number Available: 2 scholarships per year

School of Study: Any school

Region of Studey: Canada

Course Load: Full-time or part-time

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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 Flight Network Scholarship

- Students must be a Canadian OR American citizen or hold a valid student Visa

- Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a Canadian OR American University OR College program for the 2016/2017 school year

- Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0

- This scholarship is open for both Undergraduate and Graduate students

Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the Flight Network blog and will also secure the winner a one time scholarship of $1000.

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Click here to see information on their website

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  

Fitter International Inc., a Canadian company based in Calgary, AB. We have specialized in balance and wellness products since 1985, and have since started introducing products to boost movement into the workplace - what we call the Active Office. This year, we are happy to introduce a new scholarship open to Canadian students attending (or are planning to attend) a post-secondary institute, with a value of $1,000.

Deadline is January 31, 2017.

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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.

Walk In Showers Digital Marketing Scholarship

Our digital marketing scholarship is an annual scholarship that is created to help productive and determined individuals succeed in the marketing arena.

Scholarship Amount: $1000

The major requirement in the application is a passion for digital marketing or interior design.

Here is a brief list of our requirements:

He / she should be enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate program.

He / she should be passionate about digital marketing or interior design

Any major is accepted

Last date for submitting the article: February 28, 2017.

Results will be announced: March 15, 2017.

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Manualbirds Scholarships Program

Eager to encourage and support a better life via providing assistance for education, we are proud to announce our new initiative, "Manualbirds Video Scholarship Program", a $500 scholarship contest designed to help students to make their life easier and better.

This college scholarship aims to help as far as possible excellent students with their college education. We hold the annual contest where all full time students who are enrolled in a university, college or technical institute can participate by creating a video. We guarantee equality, justice and integrity in this scholarship contest and the protection of students' privacy. Please check our scholarship program and send me your kind feedback. For detailed information about the scholarship, you can visit the scholarship page here and official rules here.  Deadline February 27, 2017.

Application.Careers $500 Scholarship Contest

What's Application.Careers?

Application.Careers is a comprehensive and service­-oriented website that offers a great many job applications, top­-quality resume samples and cover letter templates, online application guidance and job application forms. Most unwilling are job hunters to be eliminated in the very first round of their application. Thus, applicants who are encountering difficulties to be hired by top employers, through studying the many minutiae of job application information and online application steps about some ideal companies, Dollar General, WalMart, Dairy Queen, Footaction, Kroger, etc. for instance, may gain a higher chance of getting involved.

Deadline Applications will run until 11:59 pm on May 15th, 2017, inclusive, Eastern Standard Time. (Submissions will only be accepted before the deadline.)

Draw & Issue Date

May 25th, 2017

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Ever-Unfolding is offering an annual scholarship to Memorial University of Newfoundland students.

This scholarship is merit based, requires the submission of creative writing, and the winning applicant will receive $1,000 dollars towards their costs of education.

Deadline is July 31, 2017

Click here to apply

"You Make Me Happy” Scholarship

Dedicated to inspiring a more colorful life, Downloadfreeapk.com strives to make itself a site where people enjoy themselves. Scholarships can be fun! Just share your experiences with some interesting, special and brilliant apps or/and games, you may win the scholarship.

Feel free to contact us at scholarship@downloadfreeapk.com should you have any questions concerning the Scholarship.

Entries must be submitted by July 31st, 2017 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

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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.

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


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.