Below, we alphabetically listed the scholarship sources that are available for Canadian university students together with names of universities/colleges some or all of these scholarships are available for.  Where possible, we have listed, together with each scholarship, the website that is associated with it. At other times, we have provided email address or telephone number as contact number. Visit our Canadian student loans page for information on loans. 


Canadian University Scholarships List:


1.National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation:

For students of first nations, Inuit or Metis heritage.



2. Aiming for the Top Tuition Scholarships:

For Ontario high school graduates with academic excellence.



3. Bobby Orr Entrance Scholarships:

For kinesiology and health science applicants to York University.




4. Canadian Association of Principals Senior Student Leadership Award:

For students with outstanding leadership activities within the school and the community.

5. Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship:

For female athletes applying to business, marketing and sports management fields.


6. Canadian Council for Exceptional Children:

For students with academic excellence and outstanding leadership.



7. Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation:

For female students applying to engineering programs.



8. Canadian Hospitality Foundation - Ontario Hostelry Institute.

For outstanding applicants to Canadian universities.



9. Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation:

For students with outstanding academic and leadership excellence.



10. Carol Thomson Memorial Fund:

For students diagnosed with a documented learning disability.



11. CMA Canada Scholarship:

For students who have a minimum GPA of 80% and a coursework in business.



12. Copnick/Hilliard Fund:

For students with a diagnosed mobility impairment.



13. Dr. Anderson Abbott Fellowships:

For students enrolled in a health sciences program at the University of Toronto.

Telephone: (416) 978-2190


14. Eva Smith Bursary:

For applicants who are in need of financial help and who have a record of volunteer service in the African Canadian community.

Telephone: (905) 525-9140 ext. 6032


15. Garfield Weston Merit Scholarship for Colleges:

For students entering the Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology with proven leadership and academic record.



16. Global Television Network Broadcaster of the Future Awards:

For applicants interested in the field of broadcasting.


17. Harry Jerome (currntly BBPA) Scholarships:

For black African and black Caribbean students.



18. Harry R. Gairey Sr. Scholarship Fund:

For students who have a GPA of at least 80% and have a demonstrated service in the African-Canadian community.



19. John Gyles Education Fund:

For students with a minimum GPA of 2.7.


20. Lincoln M. Alexander Award Program:

For students who have demonstrated leadership in eliminating racial discrimination.



21. Marion Drysdale Awards:

For students with excellent ranking in the Marion Drysdale contest in writing and creative arts.


22. Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme:

For prospective students in a Canadian institute of higher education with well written essays describing their career plans and goals, etc.



23. Millennium Scholarships Excellence Awards:

For students with outstanding academic and leadership excellence.


24. Millennium Scholarships Bursary Program:

For Canadian university students with demonstrable financial need.


25. Miller Thomson Foundation Scholarship:

For graduating students moving on to post-secondary education with good extra-curricular activities.



26.  Minds in Motion Awards Program:

For graduating high school students with a demonstrated learning disability.


27: Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers:

For students with with contribution without pay to charity organizations and a good volunteering record.

Telephones: (416) 325-3460 & (416) 314-7010


28: The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards:

For students with demonstrated volunteer activity .

Telephone: (416) 314-7725


29: The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards:

For students across Canada who are in their final year of high school or in CEGEP (for Quebec) and who have demonstrated leadership and academic excellence to attend a university or college.


30: Terry Fox Humanitarian Award:

For undergraduates and high school students with involvement in voluntary humanitarian work.



31: Vedic Cultural Centre Scholarships:

For students who have at least one parent of South Asian or Indo-Caribbean descent and who have a minimum average of 80% in his/her best 6 courses.




32: Wayne & Walter Gretzky Scholarship:

For blind or visually impaired applicants who have graduated from secondary school and are entering their first year of post-secondary education.


33: Wendy's Classic Achiever Scholarships

For students who are outstanding achievers. n academic achievement of 70% or higher and with at least one extra-curricular activity.




The list above is a list of Canadian Scholarships that are available in all Canadian provinces and territories: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon Territory.  The list includes mostly university scholarships , but also some high school scholarships.


Note that the list includes scholarships for undergraduate and graduate (MA/PhD) students, and also some Canadian scholarships for international students, too.  Though the list was prepared in 2007, it is expected (but not guaranteed) to hold for 2008, too. Note also that, in addition to these generic scholarships/fellowships, individual Canadian universities/colleges provide funding in the form of merit- and need-based scholarships or fellowships to their students: A list of Canadian universities and colleges is provided on the right hand column.


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Canadian Universities:

  • Acadia University
  • Athabasca University
  • Augustana University College
  • Bishop's University
  • Brandon University
  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Concordia University
  • Dalhousie University
  • King's University College
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Mount Allison University
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Nipissing University
  • Nova Scotia Agricultural College
  • Queen's University
  • Royal Military College
  • Royal Roads University
  • Ryerson University
  • Saint Mary's University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • St. Thomas University
  • Technical University of British Columbia
  • Trent University
  • Trinity Western University
  • Université de Hearst
  • Université de Moncton
  • Université de Montreal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université du Québec
  • Université Laval
  • University College of Cape Breton
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Guelph
  • University of King's College
  • University of Lethbridge
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology 
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Prince Edward Island
  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of St. Michael's College
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Western Ontario
  • University of Windsor
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York University

Canadian Colleges:

  • Alberta College

  • Algoma University-College
  • Algonquin College
  • Assiniboine Community College
  • Aurora College
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Cambrian College
  • Camosun College
  • Canadian Coast Guard College
  • Canadore College
  • Capilano College
  • Centennial College
  • Collège Boréal
  • Collège dominicain de philosophie et de théologie
  • Le Collège des Grands Lacs
  • Concordia University College of Alberta
  • Conestoga College
  • Confederation College
  • Coquitlam College
  • Dawson College
  • Douglas College
  • Durham College
  • Eastern Pentecostal Bible College
  • École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Fanshawe College
  • George Brown College
  • Georgian College
  • Grant MacEwan Community College
  • Holland College
  • Humber College
  • Kwantlen University College
  • La Cité Collégiale
  • Lambton College
  • Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific
  • Malaspina University-College
  • Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Mount Royal College
  • New Brunswick Community College
  • Northern College
  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Nova Scotia Gaelic College
  • Nova Scotia Teachers College
  • Okanagan University College
  • Ontario College of Art and Design
  • Redeemer College
  • Saskatchewan Indian Federated College
  • Sault College
  • Selkirk College
  • Seneca College
  • Sheridan College
  • Sir Sandford Fleming College
  • St. Clair College
  • St. Lawrence College
  • University College of the Cariboo
  • University College of the Fraser Valley
  • Westviking College




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