Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (May 15, 2019)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Amount: $5000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • 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 Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. The Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award (PIGRA) aims to encourage public policy research, broadly defined, and advance training of graduate students from all faculties. The program facilitates research advancement by providing students with a suitable research training experience with Parkland Institute and the University of Lethbridge.


  • May 31


  • $5000, dispersed in two allotments of $2,500 (fall and spring terms)


  • be a full-time graduate student
  • be supervised by a University of Lethbridge Faculty member
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher
  • be registered as a full-time graduate studies at the University of Lethbridge in the semester immediately following the granting of the award

Application Submission

Apply online through the University of Lethbridge’s awards, scholarships and bursary application portal.