The websites below are online resources that can act as helpful tools for navigating the scholarship process. Click on the logos to access the corresponding websites.
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Formerly known as Student Awards, this was rebranded as yconic in December 2014. This is also a free website where you complete a registration process and an inbox of scholarships is created for you. yconic also has an online community, where you can interact with other students. In the event that you are wondering whether recipients have been contacted regarding a certain scholarship or if you are interested in hearing other students’ experience with a particular program, you can post a thread on the forum to ask other students or browse through first as the question may have already been asked and answered.
Some post-secondary institutions offer a tuition calculator directly on their websites, so that is a good starting point for gaining a better understanding of what your education will cost. This Student Budget Calculator can supplement that and assist you in developing a workable budget.
If you live in British Columbia or are planning to study in British Columbia, Education Planner can help you compare post-secondary options.
A database of scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Scholarships Canada is a free website with an extensive database (80,000+ scholarships!) that lists numerous scholarship opportunities in detail. When you register you will provide information ranging from your year of study to your hobbies, which will be used as keywords to run through their system. At the end of the process, you will have an inbox of awards that are appropriate for you based on the information you supplied. In addition, they have a number of sister websites that provide a comprehensive system for guiding students through the post-secondary experience: School Finder, Study in Canada, Books4Exchange, Career-College, Language School Finder and Grad School Finder. Scholarships Canada also offers online webinars on a number of different topics, newsletters and posts regular updates via their Facebook and Twitteraccounts.
This Student Financial Assistance website is run by the Government of Canada. This resource provides information on Canadian post-secondary education.
This government website offers information for international students about opportunities for studying in Canada as well as opportunities for Canadians related to graduate study and research abroad.
This page offers helpful information regarding scholarships and taxes.