External Funding and Budgeting Tools

There are many organizations and companies that provide funding for students, regardless of the university they are attending.? The following links will take you to sites that offer information on scholarship and bursary programs beyond those offered by Nipissing University. Some of these sites also provide valuable tools in planning for a post-secondary education.

Study in Canada Scholarship

The new Study in Canada Scholarships offer full academic scholarships for up to 2 years of study at the post-secondary level that leads to a post-secondary or Master's degree at a university in Canada.? It is open to students from all disciplines.? Applicants must be citizens of an eligible country, as outlined in the "eligibility" section of the website.? Deadline to apply is March 15.? For further information, please contact the School of Graduate Studies (sgs@nipissingu.ca) for more information.

Veterans' Education and Training Benefit

A benefit is?available through Veteran's Affairs Canada that provides veterans with six years of service up to $40,000 and veterans with at least 12 years of service up to $80,000. It can be used to cover tuition, course materials and living expenses. Veterans may register for the program online on their “my VAC account”, in person at a Veterans Affairs Canada office or by mailing in an application form.

Further details on the program can be found on the Veterans Affairs Canada website here:?http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/transition/education-training-benefit.??

It includes a section regarding frequently asked questions,?covering eligibility, finances and program/course information.

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Scholarsh?ipsCanada.com has compiled a database of many of the scholarships, bursaries and awards offered by companies and organizations across Canada. Set up a profile to find out if you qualify for any of these awards.?


OPSEU Scholarships?

OPSEU provides a number of scholarships to students attending either college or university.

OPSEU Scholarships?

Workers' Health & Safety Centre Scholarships?

WHSC ?offers six $1200 scholarships to Students residing in Ontario and beginning their first year of full or part-time studies leading to a degree, diploma or certificate from a publicly-funded Ontario College or University. Entrants must not have graduated high school prior to summer of 2015.

Toptal STEM scholarships


Mensa ?Canada

Universities Canada

CanLe?arn Interactive

NEADS?? Disability Awards

Bill 7 Award

Financial Consum?er Agency of Canada

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Get Smarter About Money

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