Other 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

Saint John Construction Association Inc.

George F. Flood Memorial Scholarship

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.

Applicants must be the son or daughter of:

A member of the Saint John Construction Association (or CANB - Saint John)

An employee of a member of the Saint John Construction Association (or CANB - Saint John)

A member of the staff of the Saint John Construction Association (or CANB - Saint John)

Application forms may be obtained from any member of the Saint John Construction Association, or from the Saint John Construction Association office at:

263 Germain Street

Saint John, NB E2l 2G7

Tel: (506) 633-1101

Email: planroom@nb.aibn.com

Deadline for receipt of applications will be July 31, 2016

Submissions by fax or email will be accepted; however original transcript of marks must be recieved prior to awards.

The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) is NOW accepting applications for the 2016 ILC Bursary Program

The ILC has 3 $1,000 bursaries to be awarded in August 2016. Bursaries are available to Aboriginal students attending college or university as a full-time student in an academic program such as; Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Commerce and/or other finance related programs.

CLICK HERE for the Bursary Guidelines and Application or see attached Application.

Deadline for Applications: Friday August 5, 2016

Application packages can be emailed to pr@afoa.ca or faxed to 613-722-3467, mailed, couriered or submitted in person at the address below:

Indigenous Learning Centre

c/o AFOA Canada

1066 Somerset Street West-Suite 301,

Ottawa, ON

K1Y 4T3


Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

2016 scholarships

AICF invites applications for the 2016 Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarships. Two scholarships will be awarded: one for a PhD student at $10,000 and one for a Masters student at $7,500. The scholarship criteria and application form can be found below.

Deadline for application is 11:59 pm, August 31, 2016.

Click here for details

BrokeScholar Opportunity Scholarship

Our mission here at BrokeScholar is quite simple; to save college students as much money as possible along their journey for higher education. As one of the leading sites in our industry we give back twice a year with our own scholarship opportunity.

Deadline:  August 31, 2016


Officially accepted to or currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university for 2016Undergraduate cumulative amounting to minimum 2.5 GPA

Any field of study accepted

Click here for more details.

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.

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.

My Accounting Course

My Accounting Course’s mission is to help people understand the world of business and finance through education. We believe education is key to everyone’s success. 

We award a $750 scholarship to one undergraduate student from a qualified institution every year to be used for educational purposes only. Applicants must submit the following essays.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted before September 1, 2016.- Award Date: The award recipient will be chosen on October 1, 2016, and will be contacted directly by My Accounting Course with the good news!

Click here for details


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

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.

Click here for more details

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

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.

Click here for details


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.

Click here for 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.

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 foundhere

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:

Click here for details



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.

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  

ES-Zone Healthy Living $1000 Annual Scholarship

To take part in the $1000 scholarship program you need to write a 1000 word on ANY of the topics below:

Importance of eating healthy food and its benefitsWrite the health benefits of eating any food (fruits, vegetables etc) topic example “health benefits of oranges, health benefits of drinking water” etc

Just pick a topic that suits you and write a 1000word article on it.

Kindly write a creative and unique content.

After writing the required article you can send the word document to us at submit@electricsmokerzone.com with the following your details below:

School NameFull name, phone number and addressArea of studyStudent id card or any identification to prove you are a student of University.

Click here to read more details.

Deadline is January 31, 2017



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.

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

Click here 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 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. 



Scholarships / Bursaries / Awards and other Financial Aid

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