External Scholarships

As a student you may be eligible for awards, scholarships, bursaries and grants from external sources outside Emily Carr University.

In addition to funding opportunities administered by Emily Carr, there are a number of external awards, scholarships, bursaries, and grants that you can apply for. The following awards are not administered by Emily Carr University of Art + Design and therefore, you may need to be affiliated with a company, club or organization -- or another qualification may be required -- for eligibility. The awards listed here are just a sampling of the types of scholarships and bursaries made available to students. You should also consult with clubs, groups, or organizations with which you are personally affiliated to seek out sources that may not be listed. Also, students are encouraged to do a web search for a more comprehensive listing. Various scholarship finder websites have been provided at the end of this listing.

Information resources for further research

Contact the following donors directly for information on dates, deadlines, and eligibility.

1-800-WHEELCHAIR.CA Scholarship
Alberta Scholarship and Bursary Programs
Award for Ukrainian Art in Alberta
BC Arts Council Scholarship Awards Program
BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) Student Scholarships
BC Housing Bursary Program
Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) National Scholarship Program
Cal Callahan Memorial Bursary
Canada Council Grant for Individual Projects
Canadian Federation of University Women - Parksville Qualicum
Canadian Federation of University Women - South Delta Bursary
Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards
Columbia Institute Awards Program
The Craft Council of BC
Credit Union Foundation of BC
CUPE Local 15 Dependent's Bursary
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
Harold Arvid Christenson Memorial Scholarship
Icelandic Canadian Club of BC Scholarships
Indspire (Formerly the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
BC Scholarship Society (formally the Irving K. Barber Transfer Scholarship Program)
The James Lee Foundation Scholarship
The Joseph Plaskett Foundation Award
Kin Canadian Bursaries, Hal Rogers Endowment Fund
The Leonard Foundation Scholarships
MADD Canada Youth Bursary Program
NEADS National Student Awards Program (National Educational Association of Disabled Students)
David Evans Scholarship of Art + Design, New Art Foundation of Vancouver
New Brunswick Arts Scholarships Program
Prospera Credit Union Educational Awards Program (Jump Start)
Prospera Credit Union: Education Grant
Public Guardian and Trustee Education Assistance Fund
RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Black Youth
RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth
Summer Language Bursary Program
Youth Educational Assistance Fund for Former Youth in Care
The Byrnes Bursary (The Whonnock Foundation)
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada Scholarship Program
The Applied Arts Magazine Scholarship Awards
Veterans Affairs Canada - Education and Training Benefit
Canadian Mental Health Association
Your Story Agency: YSA Student Scholarship
Vietnamese Professionals Association of BC Scholarship Program