Award Opportunities

Award Name Deadline Summary Program(s)
2020 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research Deadline Passed
(December 2, 2020)
Brain Canada Foundation and the Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research are pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
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...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
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...
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
AICF Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship May 5, 2021 The scholarship was named in recognition of the significant contribution Douglas McRorie, PAg, FAIC, made to agricultural finance throughout his career with the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Alberta Arts Graduate Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2021)
Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Programs Purpose To reward outstanding students pursuing full-time study at the masters or equivalent level in music, drama,...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
Alberta Conservation Association - Biodiversity Grant Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2020)
The ACA Grants in Biodiversity program is funded by the Alberta Conservation Association and operated through the Alberta Cooperative Conservation Research Unit - a...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2020)
Purpose The purpose of the scholarship awards is to accelerate the development of high quality gambling research capacity in Alberta. Mission The guiding mission...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Science
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) No Deadline Purpose The Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. It was...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Alberta Graduate Students Travel Incentive No Deadline This program has been Suspended by Alberta Advanced Education for the 2020-21 Academic Year   Purpose The funds are intended to support academic dissemination/...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Alberta Human Rights & Multiculturalism Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2021)
In recognition of Alberta’s centennial and the contributions and experiences of our diverse population, the Minister of Alberta Community Development established...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Alberta Innovates (Data Enabled Innovation) Deadline Passed
(November 2, 2020)
The Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships for Data-enabled Innovation program (GSS-DEI) is designed to enable promising students to succeed in the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Alberta Innovates (Tech Futures) May 15, 2021 This program is specifically targeted at the following emerging technology areas: information and communications technologies (ICT), nanotechnologies, and...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Alberta Society of Professional Biologists Scholarships No Deadline Deadline No application necessary Value up to $2,500 Eligibility Continuing graduate (Masters or Ph.D) students in Biological Sciences are automatically...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Alberta Technology Talent Initiative Scholarship No Deadline This award is no longer offered. Purpose The purpose is to recruit and support Albertans in their pursuit of a master's degree within the technology field of...
  • Master of Science
Alex Decoteau Award of Honour Deadline Passed
(October 31, 2020)
The Alex Decouteau Award of Honour was created to recognize members of the Canadian Armed Forces who have served in designated military operations to support their...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Alexander Barnhill Bursary for International Students May 15, 2021 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-...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Alzheimer Society Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2020)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a successful collaborative initiative of our Federation, within which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Alzheimer Society Research Competition Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2020)
The ASRP provides grants and awards to support Canadian studies that promise new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer’...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
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...
Archaeological Society of Alberta May 15, 2021 Deadline May 15 Value $500 Eligibility Students entering or continuing in a graduate studies program with a major in Archaeology Criteria Academic achievement...
  • Master of Science
ARNET Annual Academic Scholarships April 1, 2021 The Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET) Annual Academic Scholarships recognize outstanding academic and nursing practice acheivements. Scholarships...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Arthritis Society Graduate Award April 19, 2021 Salary awards are offered to graduate students who are undertaking full-time research training in an area of clear relevance to arthritis and the Arthritis Society’...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Arthur J.E. Child Award No Deadline Deadline May - nominated by the departments* Value One at $10,000 or two at $5,000 for each of the 3 majors (total value $30,000) Eligibility Continuing...
  • Master of Arts
Asthma Canada-CAAIF Graduate Student Award April 26, 2021 Asthma Canada is the only national, volunteer-driven charity, solely devoted to enhancing the quality of life for people living with asthma and respiratory...
Asthma Canada-CAAIF Graduate Student Award April 26, 2021 Asthma Canada is the only national, volunteer-driven charity, solely devoted to enhancing the quality of life for people living with asthma and respiratory...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Board of Governors Graduate Student Research Scholarship Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2020)
As accomplished scholars, BoG Research Chairs are role models who play leadership roles in their field of expertise, stimulate growth in the research enterprise,...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Branch Out: Neurological Foundation March 5, 2021 Purpose The Branch Out Foundation Graduate Grant is a matched salary-stipend award for graduate students conducting NeuroCAM studies at partnering universities....
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Calgary Foundation First Nations, Métis and Inuit Graduate Bursary July 31, 2021 This bursary provides financial support to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who plan to pursue graduate post-secondary education. Three bursaries valued at...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Canadian Council for the Arts No Deadline The Canadian Council for the Arts provides grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations. A Professional Artist is defined as: someone...
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship April 1, 2021 Purpose: In 1984 MCC issued an apology, on behalf of Canadian Mennonities, to Canadian Japanese for abuse suffered during World War II. This scholarship is a...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
This award supports any researcher engaged in research culminating in a thesis or equivalent, including interdisciplinary and comparative studies. Deadline:...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Canadian Oil Sands Deadline Passed
(October 31, 2020)
The Canadian Oil Sands Network for Research and Development Scholarship recognizes the accomplishments of students in their final year of study at the undergraduate...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
CFUW - Aboriginal Women's Award December 14, 2021 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...
  • 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 in Management
CFUW - Canadian Home Economics Association Fellowship December 14, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
CFUW - Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award December 14, 2021 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...
  • 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 in Management
CFUW - Linda Souter Humanities Award December 14, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
CFUW - Memorial Fellowship December 14, 2021 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...
  • Master of Science
CFUW - Ruth Binnie Fellowship December 14, 2021 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/...
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
CFUW Dr. Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship December 14, 2021 This fellowship, established in 1952, honours Margaret McWilliams, first CFUW President (1919-1923), who dedicated her life to furthering the status of women...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
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...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
Corporate Finance Institute Tuition Scholarship Deadline Passed
(November 15, 2020)
Apply for Corporate Finance Institute’s annual $500 tuition scholarship (2 available). These scholarships are available for Canadian business school students...
  • Master of Science in Management
CREATE Graduate Trainee Award No Deadline This award is a matching award to be paid when the student is employed as a CREATE Graduate Trainee. Deadline No deadline; administered with your application for...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
CSA Group Graduate Scholarship March 31, 2021 CSA Group launched a graduate scholarship for Masters students in 2019. This scholarship is $10,000 per year for a maximum of two years with the purpose of...
  • 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 in Management
Derrick and Lytta Pereira Prize No Deadline Deadline No deadline- nominated by the departments in the Fall Term Value $1500 Eligibility Admission to the M.S.c (Management) program automatically considered...
  • Master of Science in Management
Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
Sponsored by: Government of Alberta Purpose: Dr. Gary McPherson was a renowned advocate for people with disabilities. He devoted himself to inspiring leadership...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Dr. Gerald (Sikapiistamix “Grey Bull”) Conaty Memorial Award May 15, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Dr. J. A. Campbell Young Investigators Research Award Deadline Passed
(February 14, 2021)
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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Dr. James D. Tagg Award May 1, 2021 Deadline May 1 - Nominated by the Deartment of History Value $1000 Eligibility Continuing undergraduate or graduate student majoring in History Criteria...
  • Master of Arts
Dr. Jim McDonald Scholarship for Northern Research Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
The award supports graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities relevant to Canada’s north and its inhabitants that culminates in a thesis or equivalent....
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Dr. Karl Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2020)
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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Dr. Malcolm Greenshields European History Awards No Deadline Dr. Malcolm Greenshields taught European History at the University of Lethbridge from 1985-2013. A highly respected teacher and internationally recognized scholar,...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award May 15, 2021 Purpose Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture has been a prominent supporter of the local community and the University of Lethbridge. With a passion for...
  • Master of Science
F.W. Hess & Family Award May 15, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Science
Fine Arts Indigenous Graduate Admission Award No Deadline Value: Up to $6,000/year for two years. Number: variable Eligibility: Must be a status Indian/First Nations, Non-status Indian/First Nations, Métis or Inuit. Full...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
First Nations Graduate Programs in Education Entrance Award May 15, 2021 Purpose To help students who are entering any Faculty of Education Master's program (Master of Education or Master of Counselling) and who demonstrate financial...
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
Fogolâr Furlan di Calgary Graduate Scholarship in Italian Studies June 30, 2021 The Fogolâr Furlan di Calgary is one of sixteen similar associations in Canada whose founding members originate from the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in Italy....
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Foundation for the Arts No Deadline The Individual Artists Project Grant program supports the development of individual Alberta artists, Traditional Aboriginal artists, arts administrators, and artist...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Science
Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head Memorial Award May 15, 2021 Frank (Miiksskim “Iron”) Weasel Head was a founding member of the Mokakin Foundation and was instrumental in assisting the Blood Tribe in the successful...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Future Innovators in Technology (FIT) Graduate Entrance Award No Deadline This award was created to encourage students who completed the Future Innovators in Technology program transition into a M.Sc. program here at the University of...
  • Master of Science
Globalink Research Award Thematic Call Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2020)
The pandemic we are living through has shown the importance of international research collaborations to tackle global challenges. To foster future opportunities for...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Graduate Assistantship (teaching/non-teaching) 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Graduate Programs in Education Entrance Scholarship No Deadline Eligibilty Entering full or part-time students in any Faculty of Education master's program. Value $1,000  Variable number Criteria Academic acheivement No...
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
Graduate Student Scholarship - Society of Edmonton Demographers May 15, 2021 The Society of Edmonton Demographers (SED) is a society based in Edmonton that addresses the many aspects of human populations in Alberta, Canada, and around the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
Hugh Morris Fellowship Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2021)
The Hugh Morris Fellowship supports a graduate student at a Canadian University to undertake a program of self-guided travel and experiential learning for studies...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
IDRC Research Awards Deadline Passed
(September 16, 2020)
Sponsor: International Development Research Centre Purpose: Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have...
Indspire Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2020)
Successful futures are created through hard work, creativity, and perseverance. Each one of us has a unique potential to achieve, and for First Nation, Inuit, and...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Ingrid & Ray Speaker Graduate Scholarship No Deadline Deadline No deadline- nominated by the departments in the Fall Term Value $3000 Eligibility Continuing in a M.S.c (Management) program Canadian citizens...
  • Master of Science in Management
International Council For Canadian Studies Deadline Passed
(November 24, 2020)
Objective To facilitate the renewal of the community of Canadianists by supporting the work of young scholars, by enabling successful candidates to spend 4-6 weeks...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
Jacoba VandenBrink Award May 15, 2021 Deadline May 15 Value $1,000 Tenable upon confirmation of enrolment at the University of Lethbridge in the Fall and Spring semesters immediately following the...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
John Gill Memorial Bursary for Graduate Students May 15, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
John W. Davies Memorial Award June 25, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Joseph Plaskett Foundation Award Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2020)
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...
  • Master of Fine Arts
Kathryn Huget Leadership Award June 30, 2021 The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award was created to improve the role of leadership in business and specifically the advancement of women in leadership roles. Awarded...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation May 29, 2021 The Keith Gilmore Foundation was established in 1987 with its headquarters located at the Canadian Hereford Association in Calgary, Alberta. It was established to...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Kinsmen Club of Calgary Scholarship May 30, 2021 For students currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada enrolled in their final year of any degree or diploma program. Students...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Laura Bassi Scholarship March 31, 2021 The Laura Bassi Scholarship, which awards a total of $8,000 thrice per annum, was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
LaValley Graduate Award May 15, 2021 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...
  • 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 in Management
Lethbridge Women Scholars Award May 15, 2021 Purpose The purpose of this award is to underline the importance of gender issues Deadline May 15 Value $1,000 Criteria Canadian, permanent residents or...
  • 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 in Management
Management Student Professional Development Fund March 15, 2021 The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support to enable Management students to participate in professional development opportunities that will add value...
  • Master of Science in Management
Management Student Thesis Fund No Deadline A Thesis Fund is available to each MSc (Management) candidate to offset expenses related to completion of the Master’s Thesis.   Deadline no deadline Value up...
  • Master of Science in Management
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 Criteria Preference...
  • Master of Science
McCain Biology Sustainable Agriculture Awards Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2021)
Agriculture has become one of the most important applications of scientific knowledge. The challenge of feeding a planet while sustaining the health of the...
  • Master of Science
Metis Scholar Award May 15, 2021 Established to help alleviate financial need and to encourage post-secondary achievement on the part of Métis students studying at the UofL Deadline May 15 Value...
  • 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 in Management
Michael Chan Prize in Asian Studies August 20, 2021 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-...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Michael Smith FSS June 1, 2021 The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global...
  • 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 in 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Mitacs – Globalink No Deadline Due to high demand for this program, Mitacs is limiting access to the program at this time. They apologize for this inconvenience and invite you to contact them at ...
  • 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 in Management
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Studentship (endMS) Deadline Passed
(February 24, 2021)
The Studentship Program is intended to support research for training students in studies related to multiple sclerosis (MS). The studentships serve to attract and...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Nexen Fellowship in Water Research May 15, 2021 Entering or continuing students conducting water-related research in a full-time M.A., M.Sc. or Ph.D. thesis-based graduate program Deadline May 15or next...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
Northern Alberta Development Council FNMI Bursary June 1, 2021 The goal of this bursary is to assist FNMI students to obtain the skills and knowledge to enter or re-enter the workforce in northern Alberta. Agency Deadline: ...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Northern Scientific Training Program Deadline Passed
(November 10, 2020)
The NSTP supports Canadian universities in providing scientific training that gives advanced undergraduate and graduate students professional experience in the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Parkinson Alberta Graduate Scholarship Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2021)
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: TBD...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Parkinson Canada Research Program Deadline Passed
(February 4, 2021)
The Parkinson Canada Research Program funds research into the cure, cause, progression, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson's disease, related...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award May 15, 2021 Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. The Parkland...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics May 15, 2021 Purpose Each year, MAC will award $3,500 to a recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship. Candidates must be enrolled in a Canadian university studying...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science in Management
Persons Case Award Deadline Passed
(December 15, 2020)
Sponsored by Established in 1979 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Persons Case". These scholarships honour the efforts of five Alberta women: Emily...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Peter and Helen Kelley Scholarship No Deadline To assist students in their second year of a Master of Science (Management) program with high academic achievement. Deadline NA Value $500 Criteria Continuing...
  • Master of Science in Management
PhD Admission Scholarship No Deadline All full-time PhD thesis-based program automatically considered No deadline No application necessary Value $2,000 (disbursed in two equal payments in successive...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Pierre Elliot Trudeau Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 5, 2021)
This three-year leadership program is designed to train Engaged Leaders, equipping outstanding doctoral candidates with the skills to translate their ideas into...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
POLAR Northern Resident Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
This award supports full-time college or university students that are long-term residents (minimum of eight years) of Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, or the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Political Science Graduate Studies Award No Deadline University of Lethbridge graduating students or alumni with a major in Political Science or Public Policy, or related field at any graduate school No deadline No...
  • Master of Arts
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship May 15, 2021 The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
President's Grant for International Community Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2020)
Purpose: The President's Grant for International Community Engagement seeks to encourage greater interest in, and understanding of less developed countries by...
  • 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 in Management
rare RBC Graduate Scholarship in Water Research April 1, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
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...
  • 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 in Management
Research Dissemination Travel Award No Deadline This program has been suspended for the 2020/21 academic year.   The funds are intended to support academic dissemination/presentation opportunities at nationally...
  • 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 in Management
Roger Soderstrom Scholarship October 1, 2021 Sponsored by Born in Camrose on March 1, 1932, Roger William Soderstrom built a career with the Government of Alberta, encouraging the preservation and...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
Rotary Club of Lethbridge East and Exhibition Park Agricultural Scholarship Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
Purpose The scholarship is to further recognize the importance of agriculture in our community by supporting a top student in their pursuit of an agricultural...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship in Veteran Health Research August 31, 2021 15,000/year for 2 years to a Master’s level student specializing in research related to Veterans and their families. Canada provides our military with the best...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
School of Graduate Studies Fellowship May 15, 2021 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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
SGS Dean's Scholarship No Deadline This funding has been suspended for new students applying for admission in 2021-2022.  All eligible applications for admission in 2021-22, will be considered for...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
SGS Tuition Scholarship No Deadline This funding has been suspended for new students applying for admission in 2021-2022.  All eligible applications for admission in 2021-22, will be considered for...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Shannon Burwash Award for Leadership and Excellence in Equine, Agri-Business and/or Agricultural Studies June 1, 2021 Established to honour the legacy of Shannon’s love for the horse and extensive involvement in the Quarter Horse industry. Shannon was an active director and...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship June 1, 2021 For a student enrolled in a Library Technician program, Certificate Program, Undergraduate or Graduate degree at a Canadian post-secondary who demonstrates a...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Siobhan Isabella Reid Memorial Scholarship March 22, 2021 The Siobhan Isabella Reid Memorial Scholarship was established in 1982. One scholarship will be presented annually to a full-time post secondary student in Alberta...
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
Soroptimist Grants for Graduate Women Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2021)
Sponsored by: Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Purpose The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $7,500 grants to female graduate students in...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient-Oriented Research Competition Deadline Passed
(October 19, 2020)
Health-related research project associated with a thesis-based graduate degree (i.e. Master’s or Doctoral degree, or the research portion of a combined MD/PhD). ...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
Supporting Our Students - Graduate Studies Award May 15, 2021 Purpose This fund was established to support UofL graduate students. This fund is possible through the generous contributions of the University community, which...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Tanaka Fund Program Deadline Passed
(January 7, 2021)
Purpose The Tanaka Fund was established in 1974 as the result of an exchange of gifts between the governments of Canada and Japan. Canada offered $1,000,000 to...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
The Kyle Block Scholarship June 1, 2021 The Kyle Block Scholarship is in memory of Kyle Alfonso Block, known by his many friends, teammates and fellow musicians for his quick wit, kind heart and...
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
The W.L. Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2021)
The Mackenzie King Scholarships were established as an independent trust under the will of the late Rt. Hon. William Mackenzie King (1874-1950). Two classes of...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • 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 in Management
Tooker Gomberg Graduate Award May 15, 2021 A native of Montreal, Quebec and a liberal-arts graduate of Hampshire College (1980), Gomberg was often controversial as an environmental activist. He founded one...
  • Master of Arts
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...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2021)
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation, a registered charity, it was established by the Transportation Association of Canada in 2003 to address...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
TriCouncil (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) Doctoral Scholarship Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2020)
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships—Doctoral (CGS D) program is to promote continued excellence in Canadian research by rewarding and retaining high-...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
TriCouncil (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) Masters Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2020)
Deadline December 1st*  (there is no internal deadline)*If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications must be submitted by the following business day before 8...
  • 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 in Management
Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Grant Deadline Passed
(October 4, 2020)
Purpose This award was established to provide financial support and promote graduate student research in the field of clean energy at Canadian Universities...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
U of L Graduate Research Award (ULGRA) No Deadline The University of Lethbridge Graduate Research Award (ULGRA) is intended to facilitate nuance and flexibility in the financial support of graduate students at the...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
University of Lethbridge Graduate Scholarship No Deadline 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...
  • Master of Education
Vanier Doctoral Scholarship No Deadline The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Deadline Passed
(January 27, 2021)
Purpose Weston Family Northern Scientists are at the forefront of northern scholarship, all of whom share a passion for Arctic and Northern research and all of...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
Women in STEM Scholarship Deadline Passed
(December 31, 2020)
This scholarship is designed specifically for female international students who are currently enrolled or accepted to study full-time in a STEM degree program in...
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management
Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship in Military and Veteran Health Research August 31, 2021 $18,000/ year for 2 years to a Doctoral level student conducting research on issues relevant to military members, Veterans and families. One scholarship awarded...
  • Doctor of Philosophy