External Scholarships

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

Government Finance Officers Association

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

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

$8,000 Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

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

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

More information about this scholarship can be found here

A Place for Mom, Inc. Scholarship

This annual scholarship is offered by A Place for Mom, Inc. and is for students interested in gerontology. The scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The applicant must be attending classes at the time of the April 15th deadline. The scholarship website can be found here.

Wealthsimple - Finance and Economics Scholarships

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

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

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

More information about this scholarship can be found here.

Stewardship Association of Municipalities Conservation Scholarship

The Stewardship Association of Muncipalities is now accepting applications for the SAM Conservation Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship recognizes a student from Newfoundland and Labrador whose interests, activities and post-secondary goals are focused on the conservation of habitat in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2016

More information about this scholarship 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

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.

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.

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.

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

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