Trinity Western University

School of Graduate Studies

External Scholarships  

Scholarship Testimonials

Upcoming Tri-Agency Deadlines


        SSHRC Insight Grants Application Deadline: October 15, 2016

        Connection Grants Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

        Partnership Grants Formal ApplicationNovember 1, 2016

        Doctoral Awards (direct applications): November 4, 2016

         Partnership Development Grants: November 30, 2016        

CGS (SSHRC and CIHR) Master's Scholarship Application Deadline: December 1, 2016

SSHRC Doctoral Application Deadline: December 6, 2016

Doctoral Awards (university applications): January 9, 2017

Connection Grant Application Deadline: February 1, 2017

Insight Development Grants: February 3, 2017

Partnership Grants Letter of Intent: February 15, 2017


Masters level or PhD level ATLAS.ti & IIQM Dissertation Award

Application Deadline: October 28, 2016


  • $3000 cash award, exclusively sponsored by ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH
  • ATLAS.ti software license
  • Complimentary ATLAS.ti training
  • Complimentary registration to QHR 20117 in Quebec City, Canada

For more information or to submit your application click here

Operation Groundswell - Backpacking With a Purpose

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to explore some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world! 

If you're into cultural exchange, meaningful community service, and off-the-beaten path adventure, apply by November 17th to secure an interview for one of your top choice programs!

*Financial assistance is available for all students on our 35- and 40-day programs. 

Check out where we go:  

India – Education or Gender Rights

 Southeast Asia – Conservation or Youth Empowerment

Middle East – Human Rights

Ghana – Global Health

Tanzania – Social Innovation

Guatemala – Fair Trade Justice or Peace & Conflict

Peru – Environment and Health

Can’t travel in the summer? Join us for our alternative breaks in the winter and spring!   

Competition open for Canadians: Foreign Government Awards – Mexico

Canadian students and researchers can now apply for scholarships to study or conduct research at the undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral level in Mexico.

  • Program name: Foreign Government Awards – Mexico
  • Funding organization: Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional
  • Target audiences: Canadian students and researchers at the undergraduate, Master's, Doctoral or Postdoctoral level
  • Number of scholarships: 27
  • Duration: Varies based on level of study
  • Inclusions: Airfare, domestic transportation, tuition fees, tuition fees and accommodation for a language course (where eligible),monthly living allowance, health insurance starting after three months
  • Deadline: October 10, 2016

For full program details and to submit an online application, visit: Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico.

All inquiries regarding this scholarship program should be directed to: scholarships‐

Fulbright Awards

Graduate Students can apply to the:

Traditional Fulbright student awards: Application Deadline: November 14, 2016

Inquiries: Michelle Emond, Program Officer (Students), 

Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program


Application Deadline: November 9, 2016

For students in Canada to do research abroad:  

 Globalink Research Award – MHRD India

 Globalink Research Award – Inria

 Globalink Research Award – MHESR Tunisia 

For students in France to do research in Canada:  

 Globalink Research Award – Inria 

To learn more, visit the Globalink web page or contact Mitacs International at

Mitacs Elevate  

The next call for proposals will be issued in December 2016

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Important link for other opportunities:

Trinity Western University Tri-Agency Award Winners 2015




Counselling Psychology

Organizational Leaders and Members: Comparing Attitudes Between Pastors and Congregants




MS Nursing

Exploring New Graduate Nurses’ Application of the Social Determinants of Health




Counselling Psychology

The Meaning Bereaved Parents Attach to Sense of Presence Experience




Counselling Psychology

Contributions of Biculturalism and Ego Development to Well-Being Among Chinese-Canadians




Biblical Studies

A Critical Edition of Codex Laudianus 35, Including its Textual and Reception History

The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) and Educational Testing Service (ETS) offer annually the CAGS/ETS Award for Excellence and Innovation in enhancing the graduate student experience. The award will be presented at the CAGS Annual Conference to a member institution or to one of its graduate programs in recognition of outstanding administrative and/or programmatic contributions to enhancing the graduate student experience and outcomes of graduate education.

Tri- Agency Harmonization of the Canada Graduate Scholarships

 Adam Smith Fellowship

The total award of up to $10,000 includes a quarterly stipend and travel and lodging to attend colloquia hosted by the Mercatus Center. Fellowship winners are eligible to re-apply each year of their studies. Smith Fellows are also eligible to apply for conference and research support. If you have any questions, please email

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