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A list of scholarships for Canadian Students

Students attending TAU-International who are interested in finding outside financial aid for their academic studies can use this information in order to help them with funding sources and opportunities.

Canadian Student Loans have also been another source of funding. Application forms are available at your local financial aid office, and on-line at your Provincial Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

 

To apply for MASA (Jewish Students Only):

Contact the institution of your choice to determine if it is eligible for a MASA Israel Grant.
Visit www.masaisrael.org or contact Dani Fine at 416.631.5721 | dfine@ujafed.org

 

The Morris M. Pulver Scholarship Fund

Apply in writing to: UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

The Morris M. Pulver Scholarship Fund

4600 Bathurst Street – 5th Floor

Toronto, ON M2R 3V2

Available for programs of at least one year

Based on financial need.

Tax returns are required.

Applications available: Call Saleena Shareef at 416-635-2883 ext. 244 or

email: sshareef@ujafed.org

Deadline: May 1

Ontario residents studying at University of Toronto or York University are

directed to apply to the appropriate awards office at that University as described

in the section pertaining to Ontario scholarships

 

Canadian Zionist Federation - Dr. Leon Aryeh Kronitz Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be recent high school graduates, university students or graduate students pursuing teacher training or general studies in Israel Open to Canadian citizens who demonstrate financial need must be accepted for at least one year at an accredited postsecondary program Possible

Award: Varies Application Process: Three letters of recommendation required, one of which must be by a high school principal or university studies director. Contact: Florence Simon Canadian Zionist Federation 5151 Cote St. Catherine, Suite 206, Montreal H3W 1M6 Phone: 514-739-7300 x 3100 E-mail: CZF.National@federationcja.org

Deadline: May 31st 4. Synagogue Funds Eligibility: Many synagogues have funds for higher Jewish education offered to members of the congregation.

 

Student Awards

https://yconic.com/money-for-school

Scholarships Canada http://www.scholarshipscanada.com/search/viewby.asp

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=834&oth=&lg=1

Service Canada: Scholarships and Bursaries http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/audiences/youth/education.shtml

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/indexeng.aspx

Canadian Scholarships

http://www.univforum.com/canadian-scholarships.html

Maclean’s On Campus. http://oncampus.macleans.ca/education/scholarshipfinder/?gclid=CIyK3rCw6JMCFQ77iAodIyGfVw

Canadian Bureau for International Education

http://www.cbie-bcei.ca

Government of Canada International Scholarships Program

http://www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/opportunitiesopportunites.aspx?view=d

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSForeignStudyBESCEtudeEtranger_eng.asp

Abe and Gert Nutkis Scholarship for Israel Study and Service

http://atzum.org/volunteer/abe-and-gert-nutkis-scholarship-for-israel-study-andservice/

Scotiabank Scholarships for Canadian Students

http://www.fundyourfuture.ca/scholarships.aspx  

Jewish Free Loan Toronto

http://www.jewishfreeloan.ca/

UJA Federation – Doing Jewish in Toronto http://jewishtorontoonline.net/home.do?ch=article&cid=6992&jt_style=detail

Asper Foundation Scholarships for Canadian Students

We are honored that The Asper Foundation, in collaboration with Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University, has created the Asper International LL.M. Scholarship Fund for Canadian students participating in the International LL.M. program at the Buchmann Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University.

There are two full tuition scholarships available for Canadian students. The scholarship covers the tuition fee which includes study materials, administration fees, health insurance, access to university libraries, and social events and trips. The deadline for the Asper International LL.M. Scholarship is March 15, 2016.

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University Scholarship

Eligibility: Canadian Students not eligible for MASA Grants

 

Amount: Up to $5, 000 available for students based on financial need and academic achievement

 

Application Process: E-mail tauinternational@cftau.ca for more information

 

Niv Erez Scholarship

Offered to ONE graduate student from CHAT-Toronto $5,000 scholarship by TAU-International based on merit and recommended by the Principal.

Application Process: E-mail tauinternational@cftau.ca for more information

 

 

York University Students

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University OSOTF Scholarships (incorporating the Berdie and Irvin Cohen Award, the Vera Dolly Denty Award, the Marnie Kimelman Award, and the Louis Manpel Award)
 

Given annually to one or more York graduate or undergraduate students in any area of study for full-time study at Tel Aviv University. The value of the awards is based on financial need and variable to a maximum of $5,000 for a year of graduate study, $5,000 for a year of undergraduate study, and $1000 for summer study. For one semester of study, the maximum is half the full year sum.

http://cjs.blog.yorku.ca/student-scholarshi-prize/israel-study-prizes/application-information/

 

Montreal

Bernice and Gordon Brown Scholarship and Mitchell Karper Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Candidates must be permanent residents of Montreal who have demonstrated academic excellence and community involvement.

Candidates will agree to return to Montreal to participate in the Jewish community

Possible Award: $5000 and $10,000, respectively

Application Process: Application forms are located in the websites below.

Requirements:

• Completed application form

• Brief letter outlining reasons for wishing to attend university in Israel and career goals

• Record of involvement in Jewish community

• Letter of acceptance from an Israeli university

• Transcript of grades (CEGEP and/or university) and final midterm marks

• A minimum of 2 letters of recommendation from professors

• Social Insurance Number

Montreal address and telephone number Deadline: April 30 Website: http://www.jcfmontreal.org/en/allocationsscholarships/scholarships+/study+in+israel/bernice-gordon-brown-scholarship_1445/

http://www.jcfmontreal.org/en/allocationsscholarships/scholarships+/study+in+israel/mitchell-karper-memorialscholarship_1446/

List of JCF scholarships for Study in Israel: http://www.jcfmontreal.org/en/allocations-scholarships/scholarships+/study+in+israel/

 

 

Jack Gitlitz CA Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

- Completed application form

- Brief letter outlining reasons for wishing to attend university in Israel and career goals

- Record of involvement in Jewish community

- Letter of Acceptance from an Israeli university

- Transcript of grades (CEGEP and/or university) and final midterm marks

- A minimum of 2 letters of recommendation from professors

- Social Insurance Number

 - Montreal address and telephone number

Possible Award: $5000

 – two available Application Process: Download application form below

http://www.jcfmontreal.org/en/allocationsscholarships/scholarships+/study+in+israel/jack-gitlitz-ca-memorial-scholarships-forstudy-in-israel_1447

 

Alberta

 

Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship

Purpose: To recognize and reward academic achievement at the senior high school level and to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies.

Value: Up to $2,500

Eligibility: Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and an Alberta resident Must plan to enroll or be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program or apprenticeship program.

Selection: A student must have a minimum combined average based on five designated courses in at least one grade: Grade 10, 11 or 12. A student does not need to meet this average in all three school years or in all courses to qualify for a portion of the scholarship. The minimum average, value of the award, and courses that can be used depend on the year the student graduated

Application:

http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/rutherford-scholarship/

Contact: 1-855-606-2096

Deadline: Rolling – no deadline

 

Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarships

Purpose: To encourage students to pursue a post-secondary education and to recognize and reward exceptional academic achievement at the senior high school level.

Value: One award of $3,500 Eligibility: Open residents of Alberta, who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents. It must have completed their final year of high school in Alberta. The school has to follow the Alberta Education Curriculum. Applicants must be continuing their studies for a degree granting post-secondary institution in Canada. University transfer programs are acceptable.

Selection: Grade 12 high school students are ranked according to the same criteria as for the Rutherford Scholars as determined on the first writing of Diploma Examinations in the following courses: one of English 30-1, 30-2, or Français 30, 30-2, and Social Studies 30, 30-1 or 30-2 plus any three other subjects: Mathematics 31, Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 or Science 30. Application: No application is required. The recipient will be selected from applications received for an Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. Deadline: No Deadline Contact: 1-855-606-2096

 

Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarships

Purpose: To recognize exceptional academic achievement and encourage outstanding students to continue their studies at the post-secondary level.

Value: $2,500

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Alberta and plan to enroll at a university, college or technical institute, in the second or subsequent year of full-time study. Alberta students studying outside the province because their program of study is not offered in Alberta will be considered for a scholarship if their class standing is in the top two percent of their program.

Selection: Students studying in-province are nominated by the Student Awards Office at participating Alberta post-secondary institutions. It is recommended that students contact the Awards Office to determine their eligibility, i.e. the GPA and the number of credits required - normally, courses taken for credit or taken at an institution other than the nominating institution are not considered.

 Website: http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/fo/pay/scholarships/info.html?EK=31

Application: If studying in Alberta contact the Student Awards Office at your school. If studying outside of Alberta application forms are available from Alberta Scholarship Programs.

Deadline: At least eight weeks before the start of the second or subsequent year of study

 

The University of Calgary offers various awards to students who wish to study abroad.

For more information please visit: https://www.ucalgary.ca/studyabroad/studyabroad/funding

 

British Columbia

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver

Eligibility: Applicant must demonstrate financial need Limited to residents of BC, including BC residents who may be temporarily studying outside of BC Priority will be given to applicants making their first trip to Israel Possible

Award: Maximum grant available is $3,000 per applicant Applicants are eligible to receive one grant per 24 month period, and priority will be given to applicants who have not yet received a grant from the Federation.

Application Process: Download form at the Vancouver Jewish Federation website: http://www.jewishvancouver.com/israel-and-overseas/financial-aid

Contact: Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver info@jewishvancouver.com 604-257-5100

 

UBC Scholarship Go Global Award

Value: Up to $1,000 per term Eligibility: All students nominated for exchange, study or research abroad will be automatically considered. A separate application is not required. You will be notified of your award after nomination to the program. To be eligible for the award, you must have an average of at least 70% on your best 24 credits in the Winter Session before your exchange (with no failed or incomplete courses). If you were on a co-op work term, you must have at least 70% on your best 12 credits in the other term. Graduate students in good standing with their program are also eligible for the Go Global Award. For more information, please visit: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/budgetingscholarships-and-awards-go-global#go-global-award

 

Go Global Scholarship

Value: Up to $1500 per term

Eligibility: All undergraduate students nominated for exchange, study or research abroad will be automatically considered. A separate application is not required. The scholarship will be given on a competitive basis to those with the highest average and a minimum of 27 credits.

For more information, please visit: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/budgetingscholarships-and-awards-go-global#go-global-scholarship

 

 

Choquette Family Foundation Student Mobility Award Value: $10,000 (10 awards available) Eligibility: The intention of these awards is to support academically strong students who are interested in participating in an international experience but could not do so without financial assistance. Open to Canadian Citizens or Permanent residents. The international program must be at least eight months in duration and take place outside of Canada (excluding Quebec) or the United States.

Requirements: Must have an average of at least 70% on your best 24 credits in the Winter Session before your exchange (with no failed or incomplete courses). If you were on a co-op work term, you must have at least 70% on your best 12 credits in the other term.

For more information, including the application form, please visit: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/budgeting-scholarships-and-awards-goglobal#choquette-family-foundation

 

Charlotte Froese FISCHER Student Mobility Award in Science Value: $1,500 (alternates each year between outgoing UBC students – odd years, and incoming partner university students – even years) Eligibility: Must be an undergraduate UBC student in the Faculty of Science participating in recognized student exchange programs through Go Global. Exchanges must be at least eight months in duration and take place outside of Canada.

Application: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/budgeting-scholarships-andawards-go-global#charlotte-froese

 

Premier's and One World Scholarship

The Premier’s and One World scholarships are two separate applications. Students must fill out a separate Premier’s application (similar to but distinct from the One World application) in addition to a One World application if they wish to be considered for both. Each application requires separate references. If you are using the same referrers for both, you should ask for two copies of the letters. If you are unable to obtain multiple copies, you can photocopy the references yourself as we will accept references even if they’re not in sealed envelopes.

Value: Between $1,000 – $10,000.

Eligibility: You must have a minimum of 75% on 27 credits in the Winter Session before your exchange with no failed or standing deferred courses, or 13.5 credits if you were participating in co-op for one of the terms. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and have been a BC resident for at least the past 12 months. You must plan to carry out your Go Global exchange outside of Canada and the US, and not in a country from which you emigrated in the past ten years.

Website: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/budgeting-scholarships-and-awardsgo-global#one-world-international

 

STUDENT AID BC There are many scholarships and loans available to residents of British Columbia. For more information, applications, and deadlines please visit: Website: https://studentaidbc.ca/explore/grants-scholarships

 

 

Manitoba

 

The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba

Eligibility: For residents of Manitoba who are Jewish or are in an exclusively Jewish program. Based on academic achievement, involvement in the Jewish community and volunteer activity in the Jewish and/or general community.

Possible Award: Up to $2500 Application Process: apply to The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba below http://www.jewishfoundation.org/grants.html

Contact: The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Suite C400 – 123 Doncaster Street Winnipeg, MB R3N 2B2 Telephone: (204) 477-7520 Email: info@jewishfoundation.org

 

The Joel A. Weinstein Memorial Scholarship Eligibility: For Manitoba students attending a university, college or post-graduate program at an educational institution in Israel. Candidates must have a strong commitment to the community and volunteerism.

Possible Award: $5000 Application Process: For complete guidelines and application form visit: www.jewishfoundation.org/scholarshipguides.html

Contact: The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Suite C400 – 123 Doncaster Street Winnipeg, MB R3N 2B2 Telephone: (204) 477-7520 Email: info@jewishfoundation.org

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