Award Opportunities - Master of Science

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...
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 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...
Archaeological Society of Alberta Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
Deadline May 1 Value $500 Eligibility Students entering or continuing in a graduate studies program with a major in Archaeology Criteria Academic achievement Application Download the...
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 - Master's Grant Deadline Passed
(March 10, 2017)
Master's Grant Application Purpose To fund Masters students researching in the area of neuroCAM Deadline March 10, 2017 Value Student Salary: $22,000/year Minus deductions, such as EI, held back by...
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 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 - Memorial Fellowship 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...
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,...
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...
Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
Purpose Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture has been a prominent supporter of the local community and the University of Lethbridge. With a passion for guiding clients towards a healthy and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Margaret Elliot McNally (Thomson) Graduate Studies Scholarship No Deadline Deadline No deadline Eligibility All full-time students enrolled in the MSc, Nursing Program are automatically considered Value Up to $5,000 Disbursed in two equal payments Criteria Preference...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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,...