Mastercard Foundation Indigenous Student Success Bursary

Award Quick Look

Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: $500-$1000


  • Canadian


  • 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


  • School of Graduate Studies

Donor: Mastercard Foundation


  • Up to $1,000.00 (up to $500 for part-time students)

Number of Applications:

  • Variable

Eligibility-candidate pool:

  • Entering or continuing undergraduate or graduate students with Indigenous ancestry.
  • Students must be registered in the current semester to be eligible.
  • Bursary is intended to alleviate financial duress and/or contribute to overall student success
  • Students may receive bursary once per semester as long as eligibility is maintained.
  • Preference to students who have not previously received it.

Criteria-ranking the pool:

  • Bursary is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • Payment upon granting of the bursary. To further support student success and growth, students receiving this bursary will be referred to an advisor or navigator for follow up.


  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Apply online through the University of Lethbridge’s awards, scholarships and bursary application portal.


  • None