Award Opportunities - Master of Arts

Award Namesort icon Deadline Summary
25th Anniversary M.A or M.Sc Scholarship No Deadline Deadline No deadline; all students accepted into the eligible programs are considered automatically Value $2,500 Criteria Students who apply for admission into the MA or MSc program are...
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...
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 Arts Graduate Scholarship Deadline Passed
(February 11, 2017)
Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Programs Purpose To reward outstanding students pursuing full-time study at the masters or equivalent level. Funding for short term or part-time studies is...
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...
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...
Arthur J.E. Child Award No Deadline Deadline May - nominated by the departments* Value One at $10,000 or two at $5,000 for each of the 3 majors (total value $30,000) Eligibility Continuing undergraduate or graduate student...
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...
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...
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 - Ruth Binnie Fellowship December 8, 2017 At the time of application, the applicant must be enrolled in masters studies that focus on one or more aspect(s) of the field of Human Ecology*/Home Economics/Family and Consumer Sciences. Special...
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.  ...
Coca-Cola Master's Admissions Scholarship No Deadline Deadline No deadline No application necessary Eligibility All students accepted into a full-time, MA and MSc  thesis-based program are considered automatically Value $2,000 disbursed in two...
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. James D. Tagg Award Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
Deadline May 1 - Nominated by the Deartment of History Value $1000 Eligibility Continuing undergraduate or graduate student majoring in History Criteria Academic achievement Community...
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...
Foundation for the Arts Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2017)
The Individual Artists Project Grant program supports the development of individual Alberta artists, Traditional Aboriginal artists, arts administrators, and artist ensembles by providing a grant for...
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...
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...
Jacoba VandenBrink Award Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
Deadline June 1 Value $1,000 Tenable upon confirmation of enrolment at the University of Lethbridge in the Fall and Spring semesters immediately following the granting of the award Eligibility...
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...
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...
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...
Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2017)
Knowledge First Financial, a leading Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) provider in Canada, is pleased to announce the availability of ten (10) scholarships for students who are continuing...
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,...
MA Admissions Scholarship No Deadline MA Thesis-based Program Deadline No deadline Value $2,000 disbursed in two equal payments in successive Fall semesters Criteria All students accepted into a full-time, MA thesis-based program...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics Deadline Passed
(May 10, 2017)
Purpose Each year, MAC will award $3,500 to a recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship. Candidates must be enrolled in a Canadian university studying either a Bachelor or Master of...
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...
Political Science Graduate Studies Award No Deadline University of Lethbridge graduating students or alumni with a major in Political Science or Public Policy, or related field at any graduate school No deadline No Application necessary Value $500...
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...
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...
Supporting Our Students - Graduate Studies Award No Deadline Purpose This fund was established to support UofL graduate students. This fund is possible through the generous contributions of the University community, which includes faculty, staff, retirees,...
Tooker Gomberg Graduate Award Deadline Passed
(April 15, 2017)
A native of Montreal, Quebec and a liberal-arts graduate of Hampshire College (1980), Gomberg was often controversial as an environmental activist.  He founded one of Canada's first curbside...
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...
TriCouncil (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) Masters December 1, 2017 Deadline December 1st NOTE:  There is no longer a seperate "internal" deadline.  All applicants must submit their applications electronical on by Dec. 1st. Value $17,500 for one year...
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...