Award Opportunities - Master of Fine Arts

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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...
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...
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...
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...
Council for Arts No Deadline The Canada Council provides grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations. A Professional Artist is defined as: someone who has specialized training (not necessarily in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Abbondanza Fine Arts Graduate Scholarship No Deadline Deadline No deadline Value up to $4,500 Four awards (maximum one per department) Eligibility Full-time students enrolled in a Master of FIne Arts or Master of Music program Criteria Academic...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Joseph Plaskett Foundation Award Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Established in 2004 by the artist Joe Plaskett, The Plaskett Award provides $30,000 to help fund an emerging Canadian painter who will live, create artwork or travel in Europe for one year (a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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 - 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 - Elizabeth Massey Award December 8, 2017 Each year, CFUW provides a range of post-graduate awards and fellowships to women through its Charitable Trust Fund. The CFUW Fellowships and Awards Program is an affirmative action program as...
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...
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...
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...
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,...