Scholarship & Funding Opportunities

Scholarships open to all Canadian Students

Fred & Ruth Stork Awards in German Studies 

The WCGS International Opportunities Canadian Travel Grants, valued from $500 up to $1,500 per student, are awarded annually to full-time undergraduate or graduate students registered within the first four years of their program at a Canadian University. Scroll to #2 here: 

The 2018 WCGS Fred & Ruth Stork Award winners with CSSG Director Dr. John L. Plews (right) at the Berliner Philharmoniker as part of the cultural program of the CSSG 2018.

Scholarships per University

The following scholarships are for students enrolled at the university offering the scholarship. For more information, scroll down to your university. 

Acadia University

Students are eligible for the Lad Javorek Memorial Award. Students can also find information about Study Abroad here. 

University of Alberta

The University of Alberta offers two scholarships to support students wishing to attend the CSSG program. For more information, contact the University of Alberta International, Education Abroad office for details. 

  • Felix Weise Memorial Award
  • Canadian Summer School in Germany 35th Anniversary Award

Information about further individual awards for study abroad from the University of Alberta can be found here.

Bishop's University  

Bishop's University offers four travel bursaries to support students participating in exchanges. Additional information regarding the bursaries mentioned below can be found here.  

  • Ray Jensen Travel Bursary 
  • Goldberger Global Experience Travel Bursary 
  • Haslett Travel Bursary 
  • Gavin Ross Memorial Travel Bursary

Dalhousie University

Three awards listed on this page are available to CSSG students: The Study/Work International Fund, Go Beyond Borders and Emily Bevan Harrington Award.

Douglas College 

Douglas College has awards for their Canadian citizen and permanent resident students. 

University of Guelph 

There are relevant scholarships at the U of Guelph which can be found here

Mount Allison University

Those who are attending the CSSG may be eligible for bursaries and scholarships listed here.

University of Prince Edward Island

UPEI has scholarships for students studying abroad listed here.

Queen's University

Queen's has a Scholarship to study abroad from their Department of German. They also have Study Abroad Scholarships for students in the Faculties of Arts and Sciences, as well as General Exchange Bursaries. 

University of Regina 

The U of Regina has scholarships for students of the university. They can also search a database of scholarships they might be eligible for. Undergraduate DatabaseGraduate Database. 

Saint Mary's University

SMU has several scholarships on this page, as well as external funding sources.

University of Toronto 

There are many U of Toronto scholarships on the page found here.

University of Victoria 

UVic has a database of both international and graduate scholarships. 

University of Waterloo 

There are three scholarships for students of the U of Waterloo:

The David Johnston International Experience Awards

The U of Waterloo International Experience Awards

WCGS International Opportunities Travel Grant

The Stork Awards for U of Waterloo Students Going to Germany 

Western University 

All funding for International programs can be found here. 

York University

Students can apply for specific funding if they are in the Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Program. 

University International Offices

If you do not see your university in the list above, please contact either the international office at your university or your university's German department.

Acadia University

University of Alberta

Ambrose University College 

Brandon University

University of British Columbia

Brock University

University of Calgary

Carleton University

Capilano University

Concordia University

Dalhousie University

Douglas College

University of the Fraser Valley

Grant MacEwan University

University of Guelph

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Lakehead University

Laurentian University

Université Laval

University of Lethbridge

University of Manitoba

Memorial University of Newfoundland

McGill University

McMaster University

Mount Allison University

Mount Royal University

Mount Saint Vincent University

Okanagan Campus (UBC)

University of Ottawa

University of Prince Edward Island

Queen's University

University of Regina

St. Francis Xavier University

University of Saskatchewan

Simon Fraser University

Trent University

University of Toronto

Trinity Western University

University of Victoria

University of Waterloo

Wilfrid Laurier University

University of Windsor 

University of Winnipeg 

York University

If you do not see your university in the list above, please contact either the international office at your university or your university's German department.

Would You Like to Donate?

To donate to the CSSG, please contact the CSSG Director, Dr. John L. Plews, at

Canadian Summer School in Germany
Modern Languages and Classics
Dr. John L. Plews
Mailing address:
923 Robie Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3