External Financial Aid for Seminary

The Financial Aid office at Tyndale seeks to help Seminary 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

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 and Awards for Seminary

Theological Education Scholarship

The Theological Education Scholarship from CCM Canada Charitable Foundation was set up to support seminary students who are interested in urban and small town mission ministires 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.

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are currently closed. Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will be open soon.

Theological Education Scholarship Application (PDF)


Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Awards

Knowledge First Financial has 10 available Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Awards worth a total of $120,000 for students entering the first year of a graduate program this fall.

  • Five open scholarships, including a $15,000 top award, are available to all students who meet the qualifications.
  • Five Graduate Scholarship Awards, including the Arnold Edinborough Award valued at $25,000, designated for student beneficiaries of a Knowledge First Financial RESP.

Submit applications directly to Knowledge First Financial.

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are currently closed. Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will be open soon.

More information about Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Awards


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

Application Deadline for the 2020-2021 academic year:  January 28, 2020

Learn more about the SSHRC Storytellers Contest