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


You Look Attractive is created to share tips and awareness among its readers for healthy mind, body and soul. Our content is based on some interesting topics like beauty, health, fitness, wellness and fashion. We are a team of home makers, working moms and industry experts

Deadline to apply:  August 31, 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


Science Environment Scholarship by Drones Globe

Under this scholarship program; we invite your students to participate in this scholarship to explore their hidden writing talent.

Participant needs to write 1000-1500 words article on our given topic, and the best-selected article will win this scholarship and win $1000 or drone as a reward. Results will be announced within 30-60 days, and the winner will be notified by Email provided by the applicant.

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


Cole Internet Marketing Scholarship is designed to help the students ‎who are currently studying in the areas of (Areas of studying, for example, Business, Computer ‎Science, and Engineering Science & Design, Health Science, Math Sciences, Mobile Technology etc.). ‎We run this scholarship program every year.‎

Award: $1,000‎

Deadline: September 29, 2017

See website for details‎


This scholarship “Advance Scholarship Program By My Travel Luggage” is for those students who are passionate about traveling and can express themselves in front of the entire world by showing their writing talent.

Under this scholarship program applicant need to write 1000-1500 words on the given topic and submit to our website. Then our experts will examine the quality of your provided article and announce the name of the winner, and he/she win 500$ as a reward.

Here are requirements to participate in this scholarship:

• Applicant must be a student of graduate or postgraduate courses

• Write 1000-1500 words on given topic

• Candidate must have an ability to write creative and unique content

• Deadline: 10 October 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 


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


 

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


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 Spring 30th November 2017 11:59 PM PST

Announcement of Winner: 1st Jan 2018 for Spring Scholarship

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 November 2017 for the Spring Scholarship.

Please 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


UpNature is motivated to help students who are dedicated to pursuing their dream to be nurses and doctors and help to improve the world health and well-being, therefore, we hold a $1000 merit-based scholarship twice a year for students pursuing their passions in one of the following fields:

Nursing, Medicine, Biosciences, Dentistry and any other area related to health & medicine

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

See website for more details


 Gladly works to improve communities around the country with its simple but powerful communication tool that uses notifications to bring the message to community members and allows them to become engaged and contribute.

Amount: $1000

Scholarship deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner selection date: December 15, 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


The Capital Alliance scholarship was created to help students interested in higher education reach their goal of attending college or university. Interested applicants will have an opportunity to be granted a $1,000 college scholarship to be used towards higher education expenses in 2018.

To be eligible, complete the application by December 1, 2017. A committee will select one winner at the end of December 2017.

See website for more details


Elscion’s $1000 Content Writing Scholarship

The selected participant will receive $1000 as their scholarship.

Here is a brief list of our requirements:

• Any student can join to our scholarship, But we prefer (not mandatory) those students who are studying in Business, Health, English, IT or Communication areas.

• Research properly and create an appealing and unique content on the

subject: “Any informative topics about bicycle" (700-1000 words).

Submission Final Date: 1st December 2017

See website for more 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 


Big Deal HQ is offering an annual scholarship to all students. This scholarship requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1000 towards their costs of education.

Here is a list of our writing topics:

Topics 1: Write about Your Outdoor Experience

Topics 2: How to Learn about Guitar for Beginners

Submission Final Date: 10th December 2017

Reviewing of all submissions: 15th December 2017

See website for details


The HomeSecurityList Smart Home Scholarship is intended to cultivate innovation among the next generation of builders, makers, ethical-hackers, product creators and even homeowners interested in the internet of things.

Application Deadline: December 10th, 2017

Award Details: One winner will be selected by January 31st, 2018 and will be awarded the $1,000 scholarship.

To learn more visit their website


Reston Limousine Scholarship

Reston Limousine will award a $1,000 scholarship to a highly motivated student who can thoughtfully answer the prompt below.

The Prompt:

At Reston Limousine, customer service is our priority. We strive to exceed expectations by providing the highest quality of service with a smile. In your life, how have you gone out of your way to help someone else? In 500 words or less, tell us about specific steps you’ve taken to help others or tell us about a time you selflessly went above and beyond. Share with us why you believe helping others is important.

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


ReviewLatest.com is dedicated to providing its readership with all the latest unbiased product reviews and roundups from experts and consumers, that are at the right price and on trend.

Remember, deadline of entry is on March 23, 2018.

See website to apply


 

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


Aboutmen.com Scholarship

Each competition is related to the different subject. Similarly, this competition is held to enhance the awareness in youth regarding health and this will definitely lead to wonderful future. This time they are launching $1000 competition.Any writer who writes a well-researched article related to Men's health or Fitness etc with respect to different categories mentioned on their website will win and each winner will get $250 as a prize. Their competition is divided into four challenges and each of this has a winning price $250.

The last date of submission is1st June 2018 – Deadline. You can participate in the 4 competitions if you are eligible. One of the most important advantages is that there is participation fee. So this is the best platform for you to come forward and to showcase your skills to the world.

See website for more details 


The Dogtor Scholarship Program

Our scholarship is designed to help the students pursuing their education in any field. Our aim is to help everyone continue their education so they can achieve their professional and personal goals.

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

Amount of award: One scholarship of $1000.

Deadline : April 30th , 2018

Check website for details


 

 


 ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS 


Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship

Tell us your unique story, starting with an introduction about who you are, your background and how your family has contributed to who you are as an individual.

Requirements

Acceptable essays will be between 700-1,000 words long that answer the question: “How has your family contributed to who you are today?”

Deadline dates: January 15 and June 15

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 bursary is available through an open-call process.

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

See website for details


Kokopax Annual Scholarship

Great education starts early and with our Annual Scholarship we hope to inspire parents to share their ideas of what they think responsible parenting is all about.

Students need to write a 1500 word essay about what they think responsible parenting entails. Essays must be written from a first person perspective, be error-free and not be duplicate content.

We stop accepting applicants by March 15th and announce our winners by March 31st.

See website for more 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)

CanLearn

Fastweb

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)

Yconic


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. 

 

Contact

Scholarships / Bursaries / Awards and other Financial Aid

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca