Alberta Human Rights & Multiculturalism

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Monday, October 28, 2019

Amount: 10,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident


  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)

In recognition of Alberta's centennial and the contributions and experiences of our diverse population, the Minister of Community Development established the Alberta Award for the Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism. This award is funded by an endowment from the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund and public contributions made in memory of Pardeep Singh Gundara. Mr. Gundara was a lifelong champion of human rights. Additional information about previous winners and Mr. Gundara can be found here.


  • Internal Deadline: Oct. 28
  • Agency deadline: Oct. 31


  • $10,000 Master's Level
  • $15,000 Doctoral Level


  • Canadian/PR


To encourage graduate studies that will create value for Albertans by:

  • promoting informed thinking about Canadian human rights, cultural diversity, and multiculturalism,
  • encouraging the pursuit of studies in Canadian human rights, cultural diversity, and multiculturalism, and
  • building capacity to undertake human rights or multicultural work in Canada.

For more information and the application, please visit here for more information.  Applicaiton will be available Aug. 1st.