Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary Program(s)
AB Teachers Association Doctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(February 26, 2018)
Each year, the Association awards two fellowships to ATA members who are entering, or in the first year of full-time study (as defined by the institution) in a...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research No Deadline The Centre’s full-time Doctoral Award enables academically superior, post-candidacy PhD students to undertake full-time research training (in an area of interest to...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
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
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
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
CFUW - Ruth Binnie Fellowship Deadline Passed
(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/...
  • 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
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. 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
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
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
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
Phyllis Weston English Scholarship Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2018)
For a student (Canadian citizen, Alberta resident) who has attended final year of high school in Calgary, registered full-time at the University of Alberta,...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Master of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Policy Wise Children & Families September 1, 2018 PolicyWise’s full-time Doctoral Award enables academically superior, post-candidacy PhD students to undertake full-time research training with funding provided for...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship October 1, 2018 The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • 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
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....
  • 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
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
SSHRC Doctoral November 13, 2018 The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships and the J.-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Scholarships programs aim to develop research skills and...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 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
Vanier Doctoral Scholarship September 17, 2018 The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant...
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education