External Financial Aid for Seminary & Graduate Students

The Financial Aid office at Tyndale seeks to help Tyndale students as best they can.

In addition to possible financial aid from parents, summer/part time employment, and student line of credit (bank loans), we have compiled a list of possible external financial aid sources across Canada that offers scholarships and awards.

External Scholarships & Awards Websites

Some sites will help connect you with various scholarships and awards. Register with the site and make a profile. They will match you with any scholarships and awards that may be relevant to you.

External Scholarships & Awards for Seminary & Graduate Students


S.M.A.R.T. Scholarship for Studying Single Moms

The Strong Mothers Achieving Remarkable Triumph (S.M.A.R.T.) Scholarship provides financial assistance to single mothers pursuing a post-secondary education. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide opportunities for mothers and their child/children to better their lives.

Submit applications directly to Single Women in Motherhood (S.W.I.M.).

Application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year: September 1, 2022

Learn more about hte S.M.A.R.T. Scholarship

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Storytellers Contest

SSHRC’s Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians, in three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.

25 finalists receive a $3,000 cash prize and an opportunity to attend the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences for a special communications workshop and to present live at the Storytellers Showcase. The final five winners are selected at the showcase and will receive an expense-paid trip to present at the 2020 SSHRC Impact Awards event in Ottawa.

Submit applications directly to SSHRC

Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are currently closed. Details about applications for 2023-2024 will come soon.

Learn more about the SSHRC Storytellers Contest

Theological Education Scholarship

The Theological Education Scholarship from CCM Canada Charitable Foundation was set up to support seminary & graduate students who are interested in urban and small town mission ministries and willing to take their practicum at one of the CCM urban mission centres. Recipients can receive up to $5,000 per academic year.

Submit applications directly to the CCM Canada Charitable Foundation.

Application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year: May 31, 2022

Theological Education Scholarship Application (PDF)