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Scholarships for Canadian Students, 2018

Lots of scholarships for Canadian students are jotted down here for pursuing higher education. This page furnishes useful facts and data about scholarships for Canadian students who aspire to study in Canada and abroad. The studentships are available for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and doctoral programmes in various fields of Engineering and IT, Health, Humanities, Music, Science and aviation. these endowments, bursaries and other financial offers are helping students to manage their finances so that they can offset their educational expenses sensibly. Some scholarships for Canadian students are offered on the basis of financial need while others are granted to students who demonstrate academic achievement. The following links can help you find scholarships and financial aids especially for Canadian students.

Science & Engineering Merit Extension Undergraduate funding for Canadians in Australia, 2017
Scholarship Provider
: Curtin University, Australia
Course: The studentships are available to pursue undergraduate degree programme.
Eligible: Cannot be studying at Curtin via a sponsoring body
Award: The Science & Engineering Merit Extension support will provide 25% of annual tuition fee.
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

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Israeli government awards for Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider:
 Government of Israel
Eligible Students: The applicant should hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement.
Courses: The studentships are awarded for summer language courses
Award Details:Full award includes: Tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2017.

Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Canadian Scholars
Scholarship Provider
: University of British Columbia, Canada
Eligible Students:Applicants must be able to contribute fresh intellectual insights to UBC
Courses:Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program.
Award Details: An annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and research allowance of $4,000 over two years.
Application Deadline: November 17, 2017

Rachael Westergaard Memorial Masters funding for Canadians in Geophysics, 2017
Scholarship Provider
: Victoria University of Wellington
Course: award is available for masters degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington.
Eligible: The grant is to encourage students into the field of Geophysics, an area which Rachael was very passionate about. To recognise Rachael’s dual citizenship.
Award: $15,000
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

 Scholarships for Canadian Students at University of Essex
Scholarship Provider
:  The University of Essex  in U.K.
Eligible Students: Be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2017-18 (excluding MBA)
Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing the full-time master programme.
Award Details
:  £2,000,
Application Deadline:  September 30, 2017

Aspire-Canada program
Scholarship Provider
: Aspire-Canada
Eligible Students: Students need to submit a scholarship essay in order to be eligible.
Courses: The studentships are available for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a full-time program.
Award Details: Aspire-Canada offers scholarships of $1000 or more to outstanding students.
Application Deadline:  August 31st 2017

University of Laval Wood Science PhD Research Assistantship for Canadians
Scholarship Provider
: The Renewable Materials Research Centre in Canada
Eligible Students: The candidate must hold a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in wood science, mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline with preferably a wood science background.
Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing Ph.D. programme at the Université Laval in Quebec, Canada.
Award Details: Stipend: 21 000 CAN $/year during three years.
Application Deadline:  April 30th 2017 or until the position is filled.

KPU Major Entrance Scholarships for Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider
: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada
Eligible Students: Applicant must be enrolling at KPU in a four year program
Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.
Award Details: President’s Scholarship ($20,000) and Merit Scholarship ($5,000) and Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship ($5,000)
Application Deadline: April 11, 2017

graduate funding opportunities in Science and Technology at University of Toronto in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
  University of Toronto, Canada
Eligible Students: Applicants must be registered or intend to register in a full-time [A full-time student is one who is in at least 60% of a full course load (40% for students with a permanent disability)] research thesis based MSc or PhD program in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing the graduate programme.
Award Details:   Up to $15,000 per year ($5,000 per session for 2 or 3 consecutive sessions).
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017.

BC International Student Ambassador funding for Canadians, 2017
Scholarship Provider
: British Columbia Government
Course: The studentships are available for students entering into a B.C. public or independent school at the Grade 9, 10, or 11 level.
Eligible: Be nominated by a BC school district or independent school.
Award: $1,250.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider
: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada
Course: These awards are available for pursuing the undergraduate degree.
Eligible: You are planning to study at a BC public post-secondary institution or an Aboriginal-run institution;
Award: $1000-$2000 (multi-year)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017.

University of Alberta Course-Based Master’s Recruitment funding for Canadians
Scholarship Provider
:  The University of Alberta in Canada
Eligible Students: Students who will be registered full-time in a course-based master’s degree program with a clearly defined research component
Courses: award is available for pursuing master’s program.
Award Details: $17,000 plus payment of tuition and fees
Application Deadline:   March 20, 2017

Doctoral Fellowships for Developing Countries at University of British Columbia in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider
: University of British Colombia, Canada
Course: Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral programme.
Eligible: Have shown outstanding leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country
Award: $18,200 per year
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017

Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program
Scholarship Provider
: Chinese Ministry of Education and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
Eligible Students: Canadian Citizens
Courses: Research Programme
Award Details: A monthly stipend appropriate to the recipient status as students and research scholars.
Application Deadline: March 6, 2017

Weston Brain Institute International Fellowships  for Canadians  in Neuroscience
Scholarship Provider
:  Weston Brain Institute in Canada
Eligible Students: Be registered as a full?time PhD student at U of T.
 Courses: Fellowships are available for pursuing research.
Award Details: The Fellowship will provide an award of $60,000
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2017

postgraduate placements for Canadian Students to Study in UK
Scholarship Provider
:  The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF)
Eligible Students: Be currently enrolled in a postgraduate programme (or equivalent) and at the time of applying be attending a full-time UK university or similar institution,
Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing postgraduate programme.
Award Details: The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) provides awards ranging from £2,000 to £5,000 to Canadian men and women for academic and artistic postgraduate study in the UK.
Application Deadline:  March 3, 2017

R&A Ransome postgraduate placements at University of St Andrews in UK, 2017-2018
Scholarship Provider
: University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Course: The studentships are available to pursue postgraduate programme
Eligible: Postgraduate Masters
Award: Full tuition fees for each year of study.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2017

University of Guelph Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowships in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider:  University of Guelph, Canada
Eligible Students: Postdoctoral fellows may apply if their date of graduation from a PhD program is no more than five years prior to the proposed start date of the research project.
Courses: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
Award Details:  $55,000 annual funding (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training)
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 and February 22, 2017

Trent programs for Undergraduate Programme for Canadians
Scholarship Provider
:  Trent University in Canada
Eligible Students: student entering Trent University from a UWC college who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need.
 Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree programme.
Award Details: Trent International Global Citizen Scholarships and Awards: Scholarships and Awards partially fund tuition and ancillary fees at Trent in amounts between $2,000 and $22,000 per year.
Application Deadline:   February 15, 2017

University of Guelph KRESCENT Postdoctoral Fellowship and New Investigator Programs in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider
: University of Guelph, Canada
Course: Fellowship is available to pursue the postdoctoral programme.
Eligible: Candidates with more than four years of post-PhD research training by the competition deadline are not eligible
Award: $55,000
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

Insight Development Grants for Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider
:  Insight Development Grants
Eligible Students: Establishes a formal affiliation with an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution within three months of the grant start date (i.e., by September 2017 for the current competition); and maintains such an affiliation for the duration of the grant period.
Courses: The studentships are provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams.
Award Details: Insight scholarship is $400,000, over three to five years. A minimum request of $7,000 is required in at least one of the years. A maximum of $100,000 is available in a single year
Application Deadline:  February 3

Perimeter Scholars  Canadian  Awards in Theoretical Physics
Scholarship Provider
:  Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Eligible Students: Applicants have obtained an undergraduate degree in physics and/or math with a minimum of three undergraduate or graduate courses in physics beyond Introductory Physics.
 Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing one-year master’s level course at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Award Details: fully-funded positions (Accommodation, Meals, Living stipend, Full tuition, Health insurance, Books and materials, Laptop and Travel supplement).
Application Deadline:  February 1

FCM Canadian Women in Municipal government award in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
  Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Canada
Eligible Students: The student can be in any year of study in secondary school.
Courses: The grant is available for secondary school students.
Award Details:  The award will be $1,000
Application Deadline: January 31

Mensa Canada programme
Scholarship Provider
: The Mensa Canada organization
Eligible Students: Applicants must be at least 18 years old on January 31, 2017.
Courses:   The studentships are available for students enrolled in a full-time program at a Canadian post-secondary institution.
Award Details: scholarships of $1000, and may also include Honourable Mentions, all of which are awarded in accordance with the dictates of the Board of Directors of the MCSP, as funding permits.
Application Deadline:  January 31

University of British Columbia Vantage One Excellence Undergraduate Award in Canada, 2017
Scholarship Provider
:  University of British Columbia, Canada
Eligible Students: be applying for their first undergraduate degree;
Courses:  Award is available to pursue undergraduate programme.
Award Details: Excellence Award winners will receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition and student fees .
Application Deadline: January 15

Postdoctoral Enrichment Grants for Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider:  The Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Eligible Students: Must have no more than 36 months of postdoctoral research experience (in a research laboratory) at the time of application and not be more than 5 years from his/her Ph.D.
Courses: Grants are available to pursue postdoctoral programme.
Award Details:The program provides a total of $60,000 over three years
Application Deadline:  January 17

Magdalene College Roosevelt funding for British and Canadian Candidates
Scholarship Provider
: Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Eligible Students: British and Canadian Candidates
Courses: MPhil Degree Program
Award Details: The maximum award that will be made to a Scholar will be a contribution to maintenance costs up to c. £11,000.
Application Deadline: 27 May

Liberation program for Canadian Applicants
Scholarship Provider
: Government of Netherland
Eligible Students: Applicant apply for a study period with a maxumum of three months at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions.
Courses: The student should apply for a study period of between three and twelve months at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions.
Award Details: Applicant will receive a one-off scholarship to cover international travel and initial costs for their stay in the Netherlands. The amount of The grant is € 1,800.
Application Deadline: 15 April

Canadian Friends Award at King’s College London
Scholarship Provider
: King’s College London, UK
Eligible Students: Applicant must be permanent residents of Canada at the time of application and be domiciled within Canada for the last 3 years, for purposes other than education
Courses: program is offered for full-time postgraduate master’s program.
Award Details: Each scholarship worth £1,000 one-off payment.
Application Deadline: 31st March

Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows Program for Canadians
Scholarship Provider
: Ford Foundation and Mozilla
Eligible Students: Ford Foundation and Mozilla are looking for makers – those who see a problem in the world and can solve it through technology or media.
Courses: It is a ten month fellowship program.
Award Details: The fellowship offers a grant of USD$60,000 paid in 10 monthly installments.
Application Deadline: March 20

Space program Program  for Canadians in France
Scholarship Provider
: International Space University, France
Eligible Students: Various
Courses: Masters Program
Award Details: This aid is available to selected applicants, and covers a portion of their tuition fees.
Application Deadline: various

 HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships for Canadian Applicants
Scholarship Provider:
 The Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO)
Eligible Students: Applicant must have a research doctorate (PhD) or a doctoral-level degree comparable to a PhD with equivalent experience in basic research.
Courses:This is a three year postdoctoral fellowship programme.
Award Details: The CDA award provides start up funds of 300,000 USD over three years to initiate an independent laboratory and may be taken up at the end of the fellowship.
Application Deadline: 1 April

Curtin Canadian  merit awards in Australia
Scholarship Provider:
 Curtin University, Australia
Eligible Students: Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Courses: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework Programme
Award Details: This scholarship provides eligible students 25% of their first year tuition fee, up to a maximum of AUD$10,000.
Application Deadline: 12 February

2016 PSI Fully Funded masters programme in Theoretical Physics, Canada
Scholarship Provider
: Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada
Eligible Students: International Students
Courses: Masters Level Course
Award Details: All students who are admitted receive fully-funded positions (Accommodation, Meals, Living stipend, Full tuition, Health insurance, Books and materials, Laptop and Travel supplement).
Application Deadline: February 1

EDC International Business Scholarships in Canada
Scholarship Provider
: Education Development Center, Canada
Eligible Students: Canadian Students
Courses: Undergraduate Programme
Award Details: An EDC scholarship is worth a $4,000 cash award.
Application Deadline:  February 6, 2017.

2016 FCM Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial funding for Women, Canada
Scholarship Provider
: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Canada
Eligible Students: Women students who are enrolled in a Canadian college or university
Courses: Undergraduate and Graduate Programme
Award Details: Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner’s municipality.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017.

Harkness Fellowships  for Canadians in Health Care Policy and Practice
Scholarship Provider
: Commonwealth Fund, USA
Eligible Students: Applicant must have a master’s degree or doctorate (or the equivalent thereof) in health care services.
Courses: Fellowships are available to mid-career professionals
Award Details:Each Harkness Fellowship awards up to U.S. $130,000
Application Deadline: Application deadline is September 5, 2017: Australia and New Zealand, November 13, 2017: Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

CCOHS’ Dick Martin Award in Canada
Scholarship Provider
: The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), Canada
Eligible Students: Canadian and International students enrolled in a Canadian school
Courses: Certificate, Diploma or Degree Program
Award Details: Two awards of $3,000 each will be granted to one college and one university student. An award of $500 will be granted to each of the winning students’ academic institutions.
Application Deadline: January 31st each year

Bank of Montreal Visiting funding for Canadinas  in Women’s Studies
Scholarship Provider
: University of Ottawa, Canada
Eligible Students: The Institute of Feminist an Gender Studies invites applications from Canadian and non-Canadian scholars.
Courses: award is available for three (3) to six (6) months visiting programme at University of Ottawa.
Award Details:The recipient will receive a maximum of $4,000, which may be used to supplement research and/or travel expenses.
Application Deadline: 31 December

Gates Cambridge funding for Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider:
 The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Eligible Students: A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.
Courses: The studentships are available to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Award Details: A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge.
Application Deadline: The deadlines are as follows: Round 1 (US citizens based in the USA) – 12 October 2016 and Round 2 (all other eligible candidates) – 7 December 2016.

Canada graduate funding opportunities-Master’s Program in Canada
Scholarship Provider
: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Eligible Students: Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
Courses: The studentships are available for an eligible graduate program.
Award Details:  The value of scholarships is $17,500.
Application Deadline:December 1

Bank of Canada Fellowship Award for Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider:
 Bank of Canada
Eligible Students: Be Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, or be otherwise legally permitted to work in Canada.
Courses: Fellowships are awarded to conduct research.
Award Details:A Research Expense Allowance of up to $40,000 per year per recipient
Application Deadline:13 November

ASA Graduate Scholarship Canadian Students
Scholarship Provider
: The American Shotcrete Association (ASA)
Eligible Students: Applicants must be a full-time first or second-year (post bachelor’s degree) graduate student .
Courses: The studentships are available for graduate students
Award Details: Each ASA Graduate Award consists of a stipend of $3,000
Application Deadline: November 2

These financial aid positions will give you an initiative to get a chance for their higher studies. Some companies, organizations, foundations and universities are helping out students by offering them scholarships to study abroad or even at their home country.

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