Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary Program(s)
AI - Health Solutions September 7, 2018 Alberta Innovates fosters the development of high quality, broadly trained health researchers and enhance the important contribution graduate students make to the...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award October 15, 2018 Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Programs Purpose To recognize student contribution to Alberta communities through various volunteer activities which may include...
  • 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
Alberta Indigenous Graduate Award No Deadline Purpose The purpose is to support Indigenous Albertans in their pursuit of a master's degree or doctoral degree Deadline TBD Value $7,500 - 15,000 Criteria...
  • 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
Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation January 1, 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
Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation No Deadline The AIM-HI Network Graduate Student Mentorship Stipend will provide funding to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit health sciences research graduate students to...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
Alexander Barnhill Bursary for International Students No Deadline 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-going...
  • 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
Alta. Registered Nurses Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 27, 2018)
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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
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...
  • 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)
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...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program Deadline Passed
(March 6, 2018)
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 Nursing Foundation Scholarships Deadline Passed
(February 22, 2018)
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...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
CFUW - Aboriginal Women's Award Deadline Passed
(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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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....
  • 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)
Children & Family Secondary Data Use Grant Deadline Passed
(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...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship Deadline Passed
(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...
  • 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 September 10, 2018 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
FOCUS! Video Contest Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2018)
Students studying at Canadian secondary and post-secondary institutions (including formalized programs of study at film academies, art institutes, etc.) are invited...
  • 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
Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head Memorial Award September 10, 2018 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
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...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 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
John Gill Memorial Bursary for Graduate Students Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2018)
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...
  • 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 15, 2018)
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 28, 2018)
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)
Lethbridge Women Scholars Award Deadline Passed
(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...
  • 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 September 30, 2018 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...
  • 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)
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 Deadline on-going Value $15,000/year for 4-6 months Criteria graduate students; Canadian, PR, international Overview Through Mitacs-Accelerate, graduate 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
Mitacs – Globalink September 28, 2018 Deadline Applications are accepted anytime however the follow timeline is suggested.  January for travel the following summer May for travel the following fall...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 Scientific Training Program Deadline Passed
(December 15, 2017)
The NSTP encourages universities to undertake northern research in a wide range of disciplines and to undertake multi-disciplinary projects where appropriate....
  • 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
Optimist Club William J. Cummer Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2018)
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
Parkinson Alberta Graduate Scholarship Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2018)
To be used for research in Parkinson disease at an Alberta-based University. Research can be basic or clinical. Candidate may be doing MSc or PhD Deadline:...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Nursing
Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2018)
Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. 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
Person's Case Award Deadline Passed
(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...
  • 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
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...
  • 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
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)
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 Academic...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
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 (...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2018)
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 Deadline Passed
(January 29, 2018)
Sponsored by: Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Purpose The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several grants to female graduate students in Canada 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 Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Travel Award Application Deadline Passed
(July 1, 2018)
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...
  • 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
TriCouncil (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) Masters December 1, 2018 Deadline December 1st Value $17,500 for one year Allocation: CIHR: 1 award SSHRC: 6 awards NSERC 4 awards Criteria See Graduate Scholarships - Master's Program...
  • 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)