Award Opportunities - Doctorate of Philosophy

Award Namesort icon Deadline Summary
AB Teachers Association Doctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(February 24, 2017)
Each year, the Association awards two fellowships to ATA members who are entering, or in the first year of full-time study (as defined by the institution) in a doctoral program in education at a...
AB Teachers Association Nadene M Thomas Bursary February 26, 2018 The Nadene M Thomas Graduate Research Bursaryis offered annually to a member of the Alberta Teachers’ Association who is enrolled in a graduate program in a specialty in education at a recognized...
AB-Cancer Foundation Graduate Studentship No Deadline The Alberta Cancer Foundation is pleased to offer the Graduate Studentship Award and the Cancer Research Fellowship Award competitions for exceptional students interested in medical or health...
AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
Purpose Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is proud to launch the fifth annual AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program. A recent study found that 69% of people who had Crohn's Disease or ulcerative colitis when they...
AI - Health Solutions Deadline Passed
(April 3, 2017)
Agency Deadline April 3rd NOTE: There is no internal deadline however, ORIS signatures cannot be obtained without first being reviewed by the SGS Award Advisor. A copy of your complete...
AICF Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2017)
The RBC Foundation sponsors the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is in recognition of the significant contribution Douglas...
Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research No Deadline The Centre’s full-time Doctoral Award enables academically superior, post-candidacy PhD students to undertake full-time research training (in an area of interest to The Centre) with funding provided...
Alberta Conservation Association - Biodiversity Grant November 27, 2017 The ACA Grants in Biodiversity program is funded by the Alberta Conservation Association and operated through the Alberta Cooperative Conservation Research Unit - a partnership between the...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Deadline Passed
(April 26, 2017)
Purpose The purpose of the scholarship awards is to accelerate the development of high quality gambling research capacity in Alberta. Mission The guiding mission of the Institute is to facilitate...
Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award Deadline Passed
(October 15, 2017)
Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Programs Purpose To recognize student contribution to Alberta communities through various volunteer activities which may include but not limited to student...
Alberta Human Rights & Multiculturalism Deadline Passed
(January 27, 2017)
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...
Alberta Innovates (Tech Futures) Deadline Passed
(July 24, 2017)
Alberta Innovates 2017/18 scholarship is now accepting applications.   Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships program (GSS)  are designed to enable promising students to...
Alberta Society of Professional Biologists Scholarships No Deadline Deadline No application necessary Value $2,500 Eligibility Continuing graduate (Masters or Ph.D) students in Biological Sciences are automatically considered Criteria Academic achievment and...
Alta. Registered Nurses Scholarship Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2017)
Current RN and NP members of CARNA are eligible to apply to ARNET - a registered charity - for educational funding reimbursement for studies which increase nursing knowledge and professional skills....
Animal Behavior Society December 1, 2017 All eligible applicants will be considered for the following grants: the general ABS Student Research Grant including the Barlow Award for the top reviewed research grant, E.O. Wilson Conservation...
Annual Progress Report on Scholarship/Fellowship No Deadline The purpose of this report is to monitor the progress of the Award holder. Any student who has recieved a multi-year award will be asked to submit this report prior to having their scholarship...
Bertram Doctoral Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
In recognition of the growing importance of good governance to all Canadian institutions, the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research is offering up to three annual Bertram Scholarships of $...
Board of Governors Graduate Student Research Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
As accomplished scholars, BoG Research Chairs are role models who play leadership roles in their field of expertise, stimulate growth in the research enterprise, and are dedicated to the training of...
Branch Out: Neurological Foundation - PhD Deadline Passed
(May 5, 2017)
PhD Grant Purpose Funding for PhD studnets researching in the area of neuroCAM Deadline May 5, 2017 Value Student Salary $26,500/yr Minus deductions, such as EI, held back by the host institution...
Breathe: The Lung Association Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2017)
Funding for the 2017-2018 award is a joint effort — up to five student awards are funded by ARH Healthcare Foundation and one student award will be funded through the Respiratory...
Campus Alberta Health Outcomes & Public Health Meeting Grant Deadline Passed
(September 26, 2017)
Campus Alberta Health Outcomes and Public Health is pleased to offer its 7th funding opportunity to support networking between Alberta’s health services and population health researchers and research...
Canadian Blood Services November 1, 2017 Canadian Blood Services offers a Graduate Fellowship Program to attract and support young investigators to initiate or continue training in the field of blood transfusion science. This program is...
Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship Deadline Passed
(April 1, 2017)
Purpose: In 1984 MCC issued an apology, on behalf of Canadian Mennonities, to Canadian Japanese for abuse suffered during World War II. This scholarship is a symbol of cooperation between the two...
Canadian Meat Science Association Deadline Passed
(March 3, 2017)
Deadline Internal Deadline: March 3 Agency Deadline: March 6 Value $3,000  Criteria Canadian/PR/international   Electronic applications may be emailed to the Graduate Award...
Canadian Nursing Foundation Scholarships Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Every year, the Canadian Nurses Foundation gives out more than $275,000 in scholarships and bursaries to advance nursing practice and knowledge in Canada. Our scholarships are awarded based upon...
Canadian Oil Sands October 27, 2017 The Canadian Oil Sands Network for Research and Development Scholarship recognizes the accomplishments of students in their final year of study at the undergraduate and graduate level and who are...
CFUW - Aboriginal Women's Award December 8, 2017 This award was designed to honour Dr. Marion Elder Grant's life-long commitment to education of women.  Dr. Grant has an outstanding record of leadership as the 11th CFUW President (1949-52),...
CFUW - Canadian Home Economics Association Fellowship December 8, 2017 The fellowship is open to candidates enrolled in studies in Human Ecology including Family and Consumer Sciences, at the masters or doctoral level. The applicant must be accepted or enrolled in a...
CFUW - Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award December 8, 2017 Awarded to mature students returning to graduate studies in any field, with special consideration given to those returning to study after at least three years. Dr. Alice E. Wilson, CFUW member,...
CFUW - Linda Souter Humanities Award December 8, 2017 Awarded to a masters or doctoral student studying in the area of the Humanities. Generally, study in the Humanities is theoretical and does not involve empirical methodology. The Humanities could...
CFUW Dr. Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship December 8, 2017 This fellowship, established in 1952, honours Margaret McWilliams, first CFUW President (1919-1923), who dedicated her life to furthering the status of women through improved access to higher...
Children & Family Secondary Data Use Grant January 30, 2018 Purpose The purpose of SAGE’s Secondary Data Use Grant is to ensure that existing datasets can be fully utilized to generate new research findings and encourage new analytics methods.  ...
CIHR Doctoral Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
The Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards administered by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are...
Dalton Camp Award - Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation December 1, 2017 The Dalton Camp Award will go to the winner or winners of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. In 2013, there will be one Award, open to all eligible entrants,...
Disarmament, Arms Control & Non-Proliferation Graduate Award Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2016)
Awards are offered by The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) with a primary objective to enhanceCanadian graduate...
Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship January 25, 2018 Sponsored by: Government of Alberta Purpose: Dr. Gary McPherson was a renowned advocate for people with disabilities. He devoted himself to inspiring leadership and bringing out the best in everyone...
Dr. Gerald (Sikapiistamix “Grey Bull”) Conaty Memorial Award Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2017)
A member of the Kanai Honourary Chieftainship, Dr. Gerald (Sikapiistamix “Grey Bull”) Conaty was a senior curator at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, and served as Director of Indigenous Studies. There...
Dr. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship Deadline Passed
(August 31, 2017)
This Scholarship was created by Dr. Karl C. Ivarson through a bequest to the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation. In establishing this award, Dr. Ivarson wished to support students...
Dr. J. A. Campbell Young Investigators Research Award January 25, 2018 This Grant is offered by the Canadian Celiac Association for work done in Canada of a scientific, applied science, medial and or social-economic nature relevant to Celiac Disease, Dermatitis...
Dr. Malcolm Greenshields European History Awards No Deadline Dr. Malcolm Greenshields taught European History at the University of Lethbridge from 1985-2013.  A highly respected teacher and internationally recognized scholar, Dr. Greenshields left an...
F.W. Hess & Family Award Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
Dr. Hess served on the U of L Senate from 1985 to 1991 and received an honorary degree from the U of L in 2004.  She encourages an understanding and respect of our water resources and the...
Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head Memorial Award Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2017)
Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head was a founding member of the Mokakin Foundation and was instrumental in assisting the Blood Tribe in the successful repatriation of numerous religious and...
Graduate Assistantship (GA) No Deadline The School of Graduate Studies pays the Graduate Assistantship (GA) on the condition that the student fulfills reasonable assistantship duties, which are assigned by the relevant Faculty, and conform...
Graduate Student Scholarship - Society of Edmonton Demographers January 15, 2018 The Society of Edmonton Demographers (SED) is a society based in Edmonton that addresses the many aspects of human populations in Alberta, Canada, and around the world. The Society of Edmonton...
IDRC Research Awards Deadline Passed
(September 6, 2017)
Sponsor: International Development Research Centre Purpose: Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on...
Indigenous Graduate Award Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
Purpose The purpose is to support Indigenous Albertans in their pursuit of a master's degree or doctoral degree Deadline  Oct. 6th Value $7,500 - 15,000 Criteria Students must be enrolled...
International Council For Canadian Studies November 1, 2017 Objective To facilitate the renewal of the community of Canadianists by supporting the work of young scholars, by enabling successful candidates to spend 4-6 weeks at a Canadian university or...
John Gill Memorial Bursary for Graduate Students Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
Purpose In honour of the memory of John Gill, alumnus, former member of the Senate and Board of Governors, and Past President of the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association. The goal of this...
John W. Davies Memorial Award Deadline Passed
(June 28, 2017)
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section is offering this award to graduate students at a recognised university in Canada or the US State of Alaska whose research will...
Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science Deadline Passed
(March 27, 2017)
This Scholarship was created by Dr. Karl C. Ivarson through a gift to the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation. Dr. Ivarson's wish was to provide financial support to a student(s)...
Kathryn Huget Leadership Award Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
Students must be studying at the Master’s or PhD level, preferably studying in the areas of: organizational behaviour, business administration, business and commerce, sociology or psychology. Awarded...
Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation Deadline Passed
(May 29, 2017)
The Keith Gilmore Foundation was established in 1987 with its headquarters located at the Canadian Hereford Association in Calgary, Alberta. It was established to provide scholarships to...
Kinsmen Club of Calgary Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
For students currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada enrolled in their final year of any degree or diploma program. Students demonstrate commitment to community...
LaValley Graduate Award Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
U of L alumnus, Cindy LaValley, has established this award as a tribute to her parents, lifelong southern Alberta's Mona and Stanley LaValley, who viewed access to education as an important pathway...
Lethbridge Women Scholars Award June 1, 2018 Purpose The purpose of this award is to underline the importance of gender issues Deadline June 1  Value $1,000 Criteria Canadian, permanent residents or international studnet entering,...
Mackenzie King Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2017)
The Mackenzie King Scholarships were established as an independent trust under the will of the late Rt. Hon. William Mackenzie King (1874-1950). Two classes of Mackenzie King Scholarship are...
Metis Scholar Award Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2017)
Established to help alleviate financial need and to encourage post-secondary achievement on the part of Métis students studying at the UofL Deadline September 30 Value $10,000 Criteria Full time...
Michael Chan Prize in Asian Studies August 20, 2018 Michael Wing-Cheung Chan (1952-2001) was a Chinese Canadian scientist and humanitarian known for his brilliance in mathematics and his passion in promoting Canada-Asia understanding. Deadline...
Michael Smith FSS Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks...
Mitacs Accelerate Graduate Students No Deadline Deadline on-going Value $15,000/year for 4-6 months  Criteria graduate students; Canadian, PR, international  Overview Through Mitacs-Accelerate, graduate students and...
Mitacs – Globalink No Deadline Deadline June for fall travel;  If you wish to travel in the summer, applications need to be submitted ASAP Value $5,000/year for 12-24 weeks research projects  Criteria Graduate...
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Studentship No Deadline The Studentship Program is intended to support research for training students in studies related to multiple sclerosis (MS). The studentships serve to attract and retain young trainees early in their...
Nexen Fellowship in Water Research Deadline Passed
(April 15, 2017)
Entering or continuing students conducting water-related research in a full-time M.A., M.Sc. or Ph.D. thesis-based graduate program Deadline April 15or next business day should the deadline land on...
NSERC Doctoral Scholarship October 20, 2017 Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships Deadline Internal Deadline: October 20  at 23:59 (EST) Value PGS-D 21,000 per annum for up to 3 years CGS-D 35,000 per annum for up to 3...
Oldman River Chapter Research in Conservation Scholarship November 24, 2017 Trout Unlimited Canada’s Oldman River Chapter actively works to conserve, protect and restore freshwater ecosystems in southwestern Alberta. Education is an integral part of our mandate, and to this...
Optimist Club William J. Cummer Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
For students who are Calgary residents and Canadian citizens entering their final year of study in a certificate, degree or diploma program, demonstrating volunteerism, service to youth, and...
Parkinson Alberta Graduate Scholarship No Deadline Through this initiative, PSC invites applications from those committed to conducting biomedical research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of...
Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award May 31, 2018 Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy.  The Parkland Institute Graduate Research...
Person's Case Award October 27, 2017 Sponsored by Established in 1979 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Persons Case". These scholarships honour the efforts of five Alberta women: Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney, Nellie McClung...
PhD Admission Scholarship No Deadline All full-time PhD  thesis-based program automatically considered No deadline No application necessary Value $2,000 (disbursed in two equal payments in successive Fall semesters) Criteria...
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship November 24, 2017 The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation doctoral scholarships in the humanities and social sciences are the only one of its scope and stature in the country. Each year, the...
Policy Wise Children & Families September 1, 2018 PolicyWise’s full-time Doctoral Award enables academically superior, post-candidacy PhD students to undertake full-time research training with funding provided for a two-year period. The award...
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2017)
The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic issues, and communicating its findings...
President's Grant for International Community Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2017)
Purpose: The President's Grant for International Community Engagement seeks to encourage greater interest in, and understanding of less developed countries by supporting students who are interested...
Profiling Alberta's Graduate Students Travel Award No Deadline Purpose The funds are intended to support academic dissemination/presentation opportunities at nationally and internationally recognised conferences which showcases the high quality of research being...
Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship No Deadline Purpose This is an Alberta Scholarship program award and the purpose is to reward the high level of achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. This scholarship commemorates the...
rare RBC Graduate Scholarship in Water Research Deadline Passed
(April 19, 2017)
The rare Charitable Research Reserve has partnered with the RBC Blue Water Project to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education as they tackle important water-related issues. The...
Research Assistantship (RA) No Deadline When a graduate student is paid from a supervisor’s grant, the supervisor assigns the duties that the student must perform in return Supervisor must provide the Dean of School of Graduate Studies...
Research Dissemination Travel Award No Deadline The funds are intended to support academic dissemination/presentation opportunities at nationally and internationally recognised conferences which showcase the high quality of research being done by...
Roger Soderstrom Scholarship January 30, 2018 Sponsored by Born in Camrose on March 1, 1932, Roger William Soderstrom built a career with the Government of Alberta, encouraging the preservation and interpretation of Alberta’s heritage. Following...
School of Graduate Studies Fellowship Deadline Passed
(July 2, 2017)
This application is to be completed by students entering full-time MA, MSc or PhD thesis-based graduate programs. All students newly admitted to their program in the calendar year in January, May and...
SGS Dean's Scholarship No Deadline These scholarships are offered to students who have outstanding academic records, show research promise and aptitude in their field.   Value $10,000 Criteria All students accepted into...
SGS Tuition Scholarship No Deadline These scholarships are offered to students who have outstanding academic records, show research potential and/or aptitude in their field. Value $13,000/4,000 (continuation) for international...
Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
For a student enrolled in a Library Technician program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate or Graduate degree at a Canadian post-secondary who demonstrates a passion for the library sciences field...
Soroptimist Grants for Graduate Women Deadline Passed
(January 27, 2017)
Sponsored by: Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Purpose The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university...
SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient-Oriented Research Competition Deadline Passed
(October 2, 2017)
The Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship provides opportunities for individuals enrolled in a thesis-based Master’s or PhD program at an Alberta university to undertake health-related research...
SSHRC Doctoral November 20, 2017 The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships and the J.-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Scholarships programs Aim to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly-...
Trainee Travel Award No Deadline NSERC CREATE – Biological Information Processing (BIP) provides travel funding for CREATE BIP trainees to increase their knowledge and enhance their training. The training must be consistent with the...
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2017)
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation, a registered charity, it was established by the Transportation Association of Canada in 2003 to address the issue of shortages in the number...
Travel Award Application November 1, 2017 To support student involvement in International Study Programs/Tours sponsored by an academic unit of the University of Lethbridge.  Funds must be used to defray direct travel costs incurred by...
Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Grant Deadline Passed
(September 28, 2017)
Purpose This award was established to provide financial support and promote graduate student research in the field of clean energy at Canadian Universities Internal Deadline Sept. 28 Value $10,...
Vanier Doctoral Scholarship Deadline Passed
(September 25, 2017)
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant financial award to assist them during their...
Women's & Gender Studies Graduate Essay Prize February 1, 2018 This prize is open to all graduate students in Women’s and Gender Studies graduate courses, Women’s and Gender Studies graduate programs, and Women’s and Gender Studies streams in Interdisciplinary...