Funding Opportunities for Learning Abroad

Learning abroad can be a costly venture. Fortunately, there exist opportunities to support your journey. We have compiled a list of opportunities below. This is not an exhaustive list, and we encourage you to engage in active research about other opportunities that may exist.

Through Memorial University, the following scholarship lists may be relevant to you:

  1. Scholarships for students going on exchange
  2. Scholarships for students going to Harlow Campus
  3. The Killam Fellowship (study abroad in the United States)
  4. General scholarships for current students at Memorial
  5. Fellowships available through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS)

From time to time, institutions, partners, and external agencies advertise scholarship opportunities through the Internationalization Office. These are listed below. Please see the relevant information in "guidelines" for more information about deadlines and eligibility criteria.


Commonwealth Scholarship Plan - IndiaGuidelines 
Canada-China Scholars - Exchange ProgramGuidelines
Commonwealth Scholarship Plan - New ZealandGuidelines
Foreign Government Awards - KoreaGuidelines
Foreign Government Awards - MexicoGuidelines
Organization of American States (OAS) Academic Scholarships ProgramGuidelines
Organization of American States (OAS) - Professional Development Scholarships ProgramGuidelines
Canada-Brazil Awards: Joint Research ProjectsGuidelines
IYIP Programs (MI, ACIC)Guidelines
UNESCO FellowshipsGuidelines
Bayer CropScience Scholarship for Future Leaders in AgricultureGuidelines 
Conocophillips Canada CentennialGuidelines
Fessenden-Trott ScholarshipGuidelines
Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship at Harvard UniversityGuidelines
Horatio Alger Canada Scholarship ProgramGuidelines
L'Oréal Canada For Women in ScienceGuidelines
Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with DisabilitiesGuidelines
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Scholarship ProgramsGuidelines
Nexen Oil Sands ScholarshipGuidelines
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language AwardGuidelines
TD Scholarships for Community LeadershipGuidelines
The C.D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund National Engineering ScholarshipGuidelines
Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's ProgramGuidelines
Youth Education Program - International Business ScholarshipsGuidelines 
SSHRC Scholarships and Post-Doctoral FellowshipsGuidelines


Internationalization Office

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000