Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program is research-oriented and offered in six multidisciplinary areas of study in the sciences including Biomolecular Science, Biosystems and Biodiversity, Earth, Space, and Physical Science, Evolution and Behaviour, Theoretical and Computational Science, and Neuroscience.

Confidential Appraisal form

This form is used as part of the nomination package for the General’s Gold Medal and the Medal of Merit and should include a letter of reference that highlights the student's various strengths and accomplishment.

See the Medal Nominations page for deadlines and detailed information regarding medal nominations.

Phase: 
Beginning

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Canadian Federation of University Women

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Deadline: November 5, 2015

Amount:

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship: Canadian, Permanent Resident

Program(s): 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)

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 provided for in the Constitution of Canada and eligibility is restricted to women.

CFUW's Fellowship and Award winners have produced work in a variety of academic areas, including international humanitarian efforts, feminist and gender analysis, advanced science, medicine, social justice and human rights for women and girls.

Internal Deadline

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Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award

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Deadline: October 15, 2015

Amount: 2000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship: Canadian, International, Permanent Resident

Program(s): 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)

Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Programs

Purpose

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Parkinson Alberta Graduate Scholarship

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (January 14)

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Deadline: January 14, 2015

Amount: 40,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship: Canadian, International, Permanent Resident

Program(s): Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science

 

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: 

  • January 14

Value:

  • $40,000 ($20,000/year for 2 years)

Eligibility:

  • Open to Canadian, permanent residents and international Masters or PhD student.

A complete application includes:

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Management Thesis Fund

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Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: 750

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal

Citizenship:

Program(s): Master of Science (Management)

Thesis fund is available to offset expenses related to completion of master's thesis

  • No deadline
  • Application information forthcoming

Value 

  • Maximum of $750
  • Available via reimbursement

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Graduate Management Fellowships for Canadian Residents and International Students

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Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: 3,200

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal

Citizenship:

Program(s): Master of Science (Management)

MSc (Management) students - Orientation and Integrative Management Studies

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First Nations Master of Education Entrance Scholarship

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Deadline: May 1, 2015

Amount: 1,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal

Citizenship:

Program(s): Master of Education

First Nations, Metis, or Inuit ancestry entering any Education Master's program

Deadline

  • May 1
  • No Application required  Nominated

 Value

  • $1,000 for GPA
  • $1,500 for GPA and financial need

Criteria

  • One award for academic achievement;one for academic achievement and financial need

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Masters of Education Graduate Scholarship

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Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: 1,500

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal

Citizenship:

Program(s): 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)

MEd Students - All

  • No deadline
  • No application necessary

Value

  • $1,500 and $5,000 (to be distributed in two equal instalments

Criteria

  • Admission to the University of Lethbridge Master of Education program
  • Full-time status in the program in fall and spring semesters during tenure
  • Superior academic achievement in the equivilant of the last two years of study as evidenced at time of consideration for the award

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Coke Cola Master's Admissions Scholarship

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Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: 2,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal

Citizenship:

Program(s): 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)

All students accepted into a full-time, MA and MSc  thesis-based program are considered automatically

  • No deadline
  • No application necessary

Value

  • $2,000
  • disbursed in two equal payments in successive Fall semesters

Criteria

  • Academic achievement;
  • Minimum admission average of 3.5 GPA.