External Financial Aid for Undergraduate 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 Undergraduate Students

McCullough Bursary

$1,000 award is granted annually to two or more students who are preparing for vocations in education, Christian ministry or Christian missions, with special attention given to those working with children.

Submit applications directly to the McCullough Bursary Committee.

2022 Application is now available. Note that the deadline has been extended to July 15th, 2022.

Learn more about the McCullough Bursary


Rev. Robert L. Poole Memorial Scholarship

The Rev. Robert L. Poole Memorial Scholarship awards individuals who are considering training for Christian ministry to obtain post-secondary education in a Canadian accredited institution, resulting in a degree or diploma to more actively participate in the life of the church. The maximum amount of each scholarship awarded will be $1,000 with the award varying contingent on part-time or full-time studies.

Submit applications directly to Harmony Road Baptist Church.

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

Learn more about the Rev. Robert L. Poole Memorial Scholarship


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 the 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


Storwell Foster Children Bursary

The Foster Children Bursary is a $2000 bursary that is annually awarded to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their life.

Submit applications directly to Storwell Self Storage

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

Learn more about the Storwell Foster Children Bursary


Toronto Mass Choir Youth Scholarship

The TMC Youth Scholarship provides financial support to students enrolled in post-secondary education who are actively engaged in improving their community. Recipients of the scholarship fund can receive an award of $300-$500. 

Submit applications directly to Toronto Mass Choir.

Application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year: July 31st, 2022.

Learn more about the Toronto Mass Choir Youth Scholarship


The Wendy Elaine Nelles Memorial Award (the WEN Award)

The Wendy Elaine Nelles Memorial Award is a $750 award established in partnership with The Word Guild - an organization of Canadian Christian writers and editors - which Wendy cofounded. This is awarded to developing writers, who are enrolled in Journalism, Literature, Media, and Communications programs at a post-secondary institution. Applicants must complete a written questionnaire and include a character reference.

Submit applications directly to The Word Guild.

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

Learn more about The Wendy Elaine Nelles Memorial Award.