The following list is intended to reflect the range of scholarship opportunities on offer in mining-related fields of study at Ontario colleges and universities. Although great care is taken in compiling and updating the information to ensure completeness and accuracy, please note that scholarship information is always changing. Therefore, the following may include omissions or inaccuracies. 

Please refer directly to the listed institutions for the most up-to-date information, and to learn about application deadlines and procedures. 

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Scholarships Offered by Mining Organizations and Companies for a Variety of Schools

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Scholarships 
CIM Porcupine Branch Scholarship Program for Grade 12 Students

Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation Mining Scholarships 
Geological Association of Canada - Jerome H. Remick III Poster Competition
Kirkland Lake Gold Scholarships 
Marie-Claire Ward Geoscience Scholarship
MiHR's I Chose Mining. Mining Chose Me Scholarship
Mineralogical Association of Canada 
Mining Association of Canada - Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics 
MDEC Scholarship Fund 
Modern Mining and Technology Sudbury Bursary Program 
The Frank Arnott - Next Generation Explorers Award (NGEA™) 
Women in Mining Canada Awards Program
Women in Mining Northwestern Ontario
Young Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund

Scholarships for Indigenous Students

CIM Foundation - Taking Flight Scholarships
Cameco - Gabriel Dumont Institute (open to Métis students)
Vale and Indspire Scholarships at Cambrian College
Women in Mining Canada Indigenous Student Trailblazer Award

Scholarships Offered at Specific Schools

Brock University

NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Award
Professor Bruce A. Liberty Memorial Bursary

Cambrian College

Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Bursary 
Jim Harling Memorial Bursary 
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship 
Komatsu Mining Entrance Bursary 
Komatsu Mining Memorial Scholarship

Carleton University

Al Donaldson Award in Precambrian Geology
Arnold Bradley Scholarship in Geology 
Charlie Roots Honours Project Fund in Earth Sciences
Darin Wagner Scholarship in Earth Sciences 
Dr. Iain Ogle Memorial Scholarship 
F.K. North Award in Earth Sciences 
J. Graham MacDonald Memorial Bursary 
Jonathan Davis Memorial Scholarship 
Millennium Gold Corporation Bursary 
Morley E. Wilson Scholarship 
Simon Guest Memorial Book Prize 
The Harry Reid Cox, B.Sc., Ph.D., F.G.A. Award 
Trevor A. Harwood Award 
W.H. Collins Memorial Scholarship for Earth Sciences 
William Tupper Bursary in Earth Sciences

Collège Boréal
CIM Sudbury Branch Bursary
University of Ottawa

J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship

Lakehead University

Ben Cowan Aboriginal Bursary
Bernie Schnieders Memorial Award 
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Award Program 
Newmont Mining - Battle Mountain Gold Bursary
Roy Saukko Memorial Award
Walter 'Wally' Ranta Bursary in Geology

Laurentian University

John Krupp Memorial Bursary
John Partanen Estate Scholarship
Marsh A. Cooper Award in Geology
Mason C.F. Kossatz Memorial Scholarship
New Gold-Rainy River Mine Scholarship
Orica Mining Engineering Scholarship
Pan American Silver Corp. – Future Leaders in Mining Scholarship
Peter and Silvia Faggioni Family Bursaries
R.D. Parker Memorial Scholarship for Women in Mining Engineering
Rio Algom Limited Bursary
Rubicon Minerals Corporation Scholarship
Vale Bursaries
Vale Canada Limited Bursary

Nippissing University
Ptarmigan Mining Award
Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

CIM Porcupine Branch Instrumentation Scholarship
CIM Porcupine Branch Mining Scholarship
CIM Thunder Bay Branch Scholarship
Fred Hall Memorial Mining Bursary
HSMAA Instrumentation Scholarship
Haileybury School of Mines Alumni, Timmins Chapter, Scholarship
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship
O. E. Walli - Memorial Scholarship in Mining Chemistry
O. E. Walli - Memorial Scholarship in P/T Mining
O. E. Walli - Sherman Mine Scholarship
Porcupine Miners’ Memorial Bursary
Robert S. Lipic Geology

Full list of external bursaries.

Queen's University

Alvin Craig Ross Memorial Scholarships
Applied Rock Mechanics Scholarship 
Alan Bauer Memorial Prize in Mining Engineering 
Alvin Craig Ross Memorial Scholarships
Drilling and Blasting Scholarship
E.B. Wilson Memorial Prize in Mining Engineering
F.K. McKean, Science '40, Prize in Mining Engineering
Franklin G. T. Pickard Memorial Bursary
Harry R. Buckles Memorial Award
J. C. Gwillim Prize
J. J. Denny Memorial Scholarship
Kenneth B. Carruthers Scholarship in Mining Engineering
Kostuik Scholarship in Mining Engineering
L. J. Patterson Prize in Mine Management
L. H. & N. A. Timmins Award
Lawrence B. Merrell Award
Major James H. Rattray, M.C. Prize in Mining 
Major James H. Rattray, M.C., Scholarship in Geological Sciences or Geological Engineering
Manley B. Baker Scholarships in Geology
Mining 1988 Scholarship
Polycorp Ltd./Kumar Scholarship in Mining Engineering
Robert E. Smith Memorial Scholarship in Mining Engineering
Robert F. Segsworth Scholarship in Mining Engineering
Russell W. Thompkins Memorial Award in Mining Engineering
Stephen Cogan Memorial Award in Mining Engineering
Winton and Elizabeth Newman Bursary in Mining Engineering

University of Toronto

Coleman Gold Medal in Geology 
Daniel Wilson Scholarship in Science (Geology) 
H.V. Ellsworth Undergraduate Award in Mineralogy 
Lassonde International Graduate Scholarships in Mining
Teck Cominco Ltd. Scholarship 
The Blake H. Goodings Memorial Award in Mechanical Engineering

Full list of scholarships available through the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

Full list of scholarships available through the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

Full list of scholarships available to Earth Sciences Undergraduate students

University of Waterloo

Allan Freeze Prize 
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates Entrance Scholarship 
Duncan F. McIvor Memorial Award 
Geological Association of Canada - Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Logan Student Prize 
Gwilym Roberts Memorial Scholarship 
J.P. Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship 
R.N. Farvolden Endowment Scholarship 
The Brantford Lapidary & Mineral Society Scholarships
List of available Earth and Environmental Science Scholarships

Western University

Needs-Based Bursaries 
Merit-Based Awards - Application Required
Merit-Based Awards - No Application Required
External Awards and Scholarships

Other university entrance scholarships and bursaries are also available, in addition to a variety of division/section awards.