External scholarship deadline dates


Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada Scholarship and the Anthony Locilento Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: September 1

Web site:  http://www.basilicatacultural.ca/index.php/scholarships

The Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada offers the two scholarships of $2,000 each to student residents of Canada of Basilicata origins attending post-secondary schools in Canada. These scholarships are intended to help the winners offset the cost of studies in Canada or to visit Basilicata, the region of their family origin. To qualify for these scholarships, the participants must be enrolled at a Canadian post-secondary institution and have family originally from the Basilicata region of Italy, i.e. have at least one grandparent or great-grandparent from Basilicata. For more information, please visit their web site.

The NSERC Awards for Science Promotion 

Deadline:  September 1

Web site:  http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Prizes-Prix/Index_eng.asp

The NSERC Awards for Science Promotion honour individuals and groups who make an outstanding contribution to the promotion of science in Canada through activities encouraging popular interest in science or developing science abilities. Two awards (one individual and one group) may be selected for the awards each year. For more information on how to apply, please go to their web site.

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Grants and Awards

Deadline: First Wednesday in September

Website: www.cff.org/

Research Grants, scholarships, and fellowships, are available to Canadian full-time students in a graduate program at a recognized university. For more information on their programs, please visit their web site.

CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) Junior Fellow Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: September 4

Website: www.cifar.ca

This fellowship program is designed to build research and leadership capacity in gifted young scholars at a critical early stage of career development. The program is targeted to individuals who have completed their PhD within the past three years and have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and research potential. Individuals currently completing their doctorates are also eligible to apply. For more details regarding this fellowship program please visit their website.

IDRC Internship Awards

Deadline: September 12

Website: www.idrc.ca/awards

The IDRC Internship Awards provide exposure to research for international development through an in-house program of training in research management and grant administration. Interns work under the guidance of IDRC program staff. These awards are open to Canadians and citizens of developing countries currently enrolled at the master’s level or who have recently completed their degree. Candidates need not be affiliated with an institution. For more information regarding this award, please go to their web site.

The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) Youth Scholarship

Deadline: September 14                                   (Undergraduate/Grad)

Web site: www.cutaactu.ca/en/centennial_scholarship

The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) is offering Centennial Scholarships to applicants who are registered full-time at an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada. Applicants must be Canadian residents or citizens who intend to have a career in public transit. For further information regarding this scholarship, please visit their web site.

Alzheimer Society of Canada Research Grants and Training Awards

Deadline: September 15

Web site: www.alzheimer.ca

These awards are available to Canadian citizens who are undertaking research training in a doctoral degree program, or are gaining post-doctoral experience in research methods prior to career opportunities in research. Training Awards will be granted in two areas. (1) Doctoral Awards - for health professionals or non-health professionals holding a master’s degree to undertake a doctoral degree program. (2) Post-Doctoral Awards - for qualified candidates who have completed all formal research and clinical training and who will acquire further research experience under supervision. Research Grants are awarded for the execution of biomedical research into the cause and cure of Alzheimer Disease, and in the exploration of non-biomedical areas, focusing on the social and psychological aspects of Alzheimer Disease, care giving, family support and long-term care. For more information, please go to their web site.

Lewis Perinbam Award in International Development

Deadline: September 16

Web site: www.wusc.ca/en/alumni/perinbam_award

The Board of Trustees of the Lewis Perinbam Award in International Development and the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) are pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for this award. The Award recognizes grassroots achievements in improving life in developing countries and expanding awareness of those countries among the Canadian public. The Award seeks to commend individuals who make volunteer contributions to international development rather than those who work in a paid professional capacity in this arena. However, someone who works in the field but undertakes voluntary commitments over and above their employment would also be considered for the Award. For complete details regarding this Award, please visit their web site.

Canadian Mental Health Association - NL Division Mental Health Research Scholarship

Deadline: September 21

Web site: www.cmhanl.ca

One scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to both recognize and support mental health related research relevant to Newfoundland and Labrador. Projects should be at the Master's or Doctoral level. This scholarship will be awarded based on project suitability and academic merit. Financial need may be considered where applicable. Special consideration may be given to CMHA-NL's priority areas. Applications should include a cv, university transcripts, a brief project summary, and a letter of support from the student's supervisor. Applications from students can be sent by email to pfifield@cmhanl.ca, by fax at 709-753-8537, or by mailed to their address. This scholarship will be awarded by the CMHA-NL President upon recommendation from the Board of Directors.

Hobart Houghton Research Fellowship in the Dept. of Economics and Economic History (Rhodes University)

Deadline: September 30


This fellowship is intended to promote work of scientific value, relevant to the economic problems of the Eastern Cape, which could contribute to the upliftment of the people of the region. Prospective Fellows should have had research experience, and hold at least a Masters degree in Economics or Agricultural Economics. For more information and application forms, please visit their web site.

Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth Scholarships (FAAY) (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business)

Deadline: September 30

Web site: www.ccab.com

The Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth will provide an minimum amount of $2,500 in scholarships to full-time Canadian residents of First Nation (Status or Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit heritage who are enrolled in Canadian university, college or technical institute. Application forms and further information can be obtained from their web site.

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Youth and Adult Scholarship Program

Deadline:  August 31 (Youth Scholarship)    September 30 (Adult Scholarship)

Web site: www.nlhc.nl.ca

The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing (Housing) will be awarding scholarships to adult Housing tenants and children of Housing tenants. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to children in each of the three regions of the province and one scholarship will be awarded in each of these regions to the adults. For further information regarding this program, please visit their web site or email scholars@nlhc.nl.ca.


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