External Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

There are many external funding agencies that assist you with your studies abroad.  Listed below are some opportunities that you may be eligible for.

 

 
Foreign Government Awards - France
The Office for Science and Technology at the Embassy of France in Canada offers scholarships for study in France at the Master’s level, Doctoral or Post-Doctoral level.
The deadline is February 18, 2011.
 
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea (South)
One or two awards are offered for study at the graduate level in Korean studies, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and other subjects.
The deadline is February 18, 2011.
 
Foreign Government Awards – Russia
Three scholarships are available for studies/research at the undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. level.
The deadline is February 18, 2011.
 
The European Union offers Canadian students the opportunity to study in European Union universities through the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Program. You can find more information at: http://ec.europa.eu/education/study-in-europe/doc/canada_en.pdf
 
 
Australia Awards – Endeavour Research Fellowships
Undertake part of your postgraduate or postdoctoral research in Australia.
Endeavour Research Fellowships provide up to AUS$23,500 for North American postgraduate research students and postdoctoral researchers to undertake 4-6 months of research in Australia.
Applications are now open (closing on 30 June 2011) for Awards to be undertaken in 2012.
The Award enables you to undertake comparative or collaborative research in Australia as part of your current postgraduate or postdoctoral research program. It also assists recipients build international professional links and institutional collaborations.
The Endeavour Research Fellowships are funded by the Australian government.
 
Australia Awards - Endeavour Postgraduate Awards
Build an international professional career and undertake your postgraduate study / research in Australia.
Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide financial support of up to AUS$118,500 for Masters and AUS$228,500 for PhD for high achieving North American students to undertake a postgraduate qualification by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.
Applications now open (closing on 30 June 2011) for Awards to commence in 2012.
Note – Applicants must have applied for and gained admission to a Masters or PhD course in Australia. Conditional letters of offer will be accepted at the time of application. The Australian academic year starts in February / March and the majority of Australian postgraduate courses do not require entrance exams, such as GRE or GMAT.
The Australia Awards are funded by the Australian government.