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International scholarships for Canadians going overseas

Canadian students seeking support for study overseas should first consult the official government scholarship database for International Scholarships, at:

Scholarships for Canadians

If you are interested in studying in the United Kingdom, you might consider downloading the Grant Fairy app to your phone. Grant Fairy specializes in grants and scholarships for UK universities.

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MITACS Globalink Research Award

Twelve weeks in advance

Up to $5,000

- Must be a senior undergraduate (minimum finished 3rd year) or graduate student

- Must be a registered, full time student paying tuition for duration of research project

- Please contact Katie Facecchia ( for more information

GoEuro Scholarship

Sign up for the GoEuro app - Scholarship information is inside it
December 15 €2000 and the chance to complete a 1-3 month paid internship at GoEuro’s Berlin office

- Students must submit a 1500-2000 word essay or a video 1-10 minutes long, on the theme "A Closer Europe"

-Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Child Family Health CFHI Scholarship


$500 or $1,000

- must be committed to addressing world health issues

Commonwealth Scholarship Plan - India December 21 Full tuition remission, plus travel and living allowance

- must be a Canadian citizen

- must have the required academic background for the proposed course of study

-tenable at hundreds of different universities in India

The German Academic Exchange Service

January 31

Monthly stipend of 650 Euros, plus additional funds to support research and health insurance costs

- must be Canadian

- must be in second or third year of study

- must have good German language skills

- must demonstrate your awareness of German and European affairs

- must have a clearly defined plan for research and study in Germany for between 4 and 10 months

Think Swiss Research Scholarship January 31 CHR 1050 (approx. $1450) per month for three months

- must be enrolled at a Canadian university, and have completed second year prior to the research

- must arrange the research opportunity directly, with a supervisor at a university in Switzerland. (Some guidance is available via their website.)

Killam Fellowships for study in the U.S. January 31 $10,000, plus $500 for health insurance

- must be a Canadian citizen enrolled full-time at a Canadian institution

- must have a superior academic record

McEuen Scholarship

For study at St. Andrews in Scotland

January 31 Full tuition for three or four years

- must be a Canadian with strong academic and extra-curricular record and under 22 years old

- must complete your first undergraduate degree at St. Andrews

Study Without Borders Scholarship February 22 £5,000

- must be in fourth year, and applying for a Master's program in the U.K.

- must submit an essay about studying abroad

Canada-China Scholars Exchange

March 6

Tuition and fees at participating Chinese institutions; monthly stipend; housing; medical insurance

- must be a Canadian citizen

- must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program at a Canadian institution

- must have sufficient fluency in oral and written Chinese

- must undertake study in an approved subject area

MEXT Scholarship for study in Japan May 30 Tuition, monthly stipend, and round-trip travel between Canada and Japan

- must be a Canadian citizen with a high-school diploma

- must be born between April 2, 1994, and April 1, 1999, to start studies in Japan in April, 2016