Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary Program(s)
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Deadline Passed
(April 23, 2019)
Purpose The purpose of the scholarship awards is to accelerate the development of high quality gambling research capacity in Alberta. Mission The guiding mission...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Science
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) No Deadline Details on eligibility are still in the works, we appreciate your patience. Purpose The Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
Alberta Human Rights & Multiculturalism January 13, 2020 In recognition of Alberta’s centennial and the contributions and experiences of our diverse population, the Minister of Alberta Community Development established...
  • 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)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Nursing
Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation Deadline Passed
(November 29, 2019)
The AIM-HI Network Graduate Student Mentorship Stipend will provide funding to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit health sciences research graduate students to...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • School of Graduate Studies
Alexander Barnhill Bursary for International Students Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
Established for Alexander Barnhill (1901-1970) by his son, Al Barnhill, PhD; who was his guiding light to higher education. Value: $1,000 minimum Deadline: On-...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Board of Governors Graduate Student Research Scholarship February 1, 2020 As accomplished scholars, BoG Research Chairs are role models who play leadership roles in their field of expertise, stimulate growth in the research enterprise,...
  • 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)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Nursing
Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2019)
Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship Deadline Passed
(April 1, 2019)
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...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Scholarship January 31, 2020 This award supports any researcher engaged in research culminating in a thesis or equivalent, including interdisciplinary and comparative studies. Deadline:...
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
CFUW - Aboriginal Women's Award Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2019)
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...
  • 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)
CFUW - Canadian Home Economics Association Fellowship Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2019)
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...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)
CFUW - Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2019)
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...
  • 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)
CFUW - Ruth Binnie Fellowship Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2019)
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/...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Dalton Camp Award - Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Deadline Passed
(December 2, 2019)
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...
  • 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)
Domestic Graduate Students Travel Award No Deadline Purpose The funds are intended to support academic dissemination/presentation opportunities at nationally and internationally recognised conferences which...
  • 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
Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship No Deadline Sponsored by: Government of Alberta Purpose: Dr. Gary McPherson was a renowned advocate for people with disabilities. He devoted himself to inspiring leadership...
  • 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)
Dr. Gerald (Sikapiistamix “Grey Bull”) Conaty Memorial Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
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...
  • 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
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research January 31, 2020 The award supports graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities relevant to Canada’s north and its inhabitants that culminates in a thesis or equivalent....
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
First Nations Graduate Programs in Education Entrance Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
Purpose To help students who are entering any Faculty of Education Master's program (Master of Education or Master of Counselling) and who demonstrate financial...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head Memorial Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head was a founding member of the Mokakin Foundation and was instrumental in assisting the Blood Tribe in the successful...
  • 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
Graduate Programs in Education Entrance Scholarship No Deadline Eligibilty Entering full or part-time students in any Faculty of Education master's program. Value $1,000  Variable number Criteria Academic acheivement No...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
Indspire Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2019)
Successful futures are created through hard work, creativity, and perseverance. Each one of us has a unique potential to achieve, and for First Nation, Inuit, and...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
John Gill Memorial Bursary for Graduate Students Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
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...
  • 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
Kinsmen Club of Calgary Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 30, 2019)
For students currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada enrolled in their final year of any degree or diploma program. Students...
  • 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
Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 27, 2019)
Knowledge First Financial, a leading Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) provider in Canada, is pleased to announce the availability of ten (10) scholarships...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • 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)
LaValley Graduate Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
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...
  • 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)
Lethbridge Women Scholars Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
Purpose The purpose of this award is to underline the importance of gender issues Deadline May 15 Value $1,000 Criteria Canadian, permanent residents or...
  • 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)
Metis Scholar Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
Established to help alleviate financial need and to encourage post-secondary achievement on the part of Métis students studying at the UofL Deadline May 15 Value...
  • 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)
Michael Smith FSS Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2019)
The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global...
  • 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)
Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship No Deadline The Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship provides a long-term funding and internship option for master’s and PhD students. Recipients can also access professional...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Mitacs Accelerate Graduate Students No Deadline Deadlineon-goingValue$15,000/year for 4-6 months Criteriagraduate students; Canadian, PR, international OverviewThrough Mitacs-Accelerate, graduate students and...
  • 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
Mitacs – Globalink No Deadline Due to high demand for this program, Mitacs is limiting access to the program at this time. They apologize for this inconvenience and invite you to contact them at ...
  • 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)
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Studentship Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2019)
The Studentship Program is intended to support research for training students in studies related to multiple sclerosis (MS). The studentships serve to attract and...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Northern Alberta Development Council FNMI Bursary Deadline Passed
(November 15, 2019)
The goal of this bursary is to assist FNMI students to obtain the skills and knowledge to enter or re-enter the workforce in northern Alberta. Agency Deadline: ...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
Northern Scientific Training Program Deadline Passed
(November 8, 2019)
The NSTP supports Canadian universities in providing scientific training that gives advanced undergraduate and graduate students professional experience in the...
  • 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
Nursing - Crohn's and Colitis Grant Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2019)
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...
  • 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)
Optimist Club William J. Cummer Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2019)
For students who are Calgary residents and Canadian citizens entering their final year of study in a certificate, degree or diploma program, demonstrating...
  • 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 Graduate Research Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2019)
Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. The Parkland...
  • 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
Persons Case Award December 15, 2019 Sponsored by Established in 1979 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Persons Case". These scholarships honour the efforts of five Alberta women: Emily...
  • 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
POLAR Northern Resident Scholarship January 31, 2020 This award supports full-time college or university students that are long-term residents (minimum of eight years) of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the...
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
President's Grant for International Community Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2019)
Purpose: The President's Grant for International Community Engagement seeks to encourage greater interest in, and understanding of less developed countries by...
  • 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)
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 returnSupervisor must provide the Dean...
  • 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)
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...
  • 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)
Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2019)
For a student enrolled in a Library Technician program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate or Graduate degree at a Canadian post-secondary who demonstrates a...
  • 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
Soroptimist Grants for Graduate Women January 31, 2020 Sponsored by: Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Purpose The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several grants to female graduate students in Canada...
  • 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
SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient-Oriented Research Competition Deadline Passed
(October 11, 2019)
Health-related research project associated with a thesis-based graduate degree (i.e. Master’s or Doctoral degree, or the research portion of a combined MD/PhD). ...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
Tanaka Fund Program January 20, 2020 Purpose The Tanaka Fund was established in 1974 as the result of an exchange of gifts between the governments of Canada and Japan. Canada offered $1,000,000 to...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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)
  • School of Graduate Studies
TriCouncil (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) Masters Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2019)
Deadline December 1st**If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications must be submitted by the following business day before 8:00 p.m. (ET). Value $17,500...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • 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)