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  • Queen Elizabeth II Silver Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language

    Deadline: December 9, 2016

    If you're learning a second official language of Canada, you may be eligible to apply for this award. For more information, click here.

  • Apply for our High School Awards with one application

    In order to be considered for all competitive high school awards, you only need to complete one online award application. To access the online awards application, you must first apply for admission and set up your My UCalgary account using your student number.

    Apply by Dec. 15, 2016 to be considered for all awards, including the highest-valued Prestige Awards (valued from $40,000 to $61,800).

    Apply by Mar. 1, 2017 to be considered for the remaining high school awards.

  • Congratulations Awards Recipients

    Recipients of Transfer and Undergraduate Competitive Awards have been notified by email. Your award funds will be applied to your outstanding winter 2017 tuition and fees by mid-December.  Learn more about payment and enrolment requirements.

    Thank your award donor now.

  • Syrian Refugee Bursary Program

    Bursary value up to $6,000

    No application required.  Eligible students will be selected from candidates submitted to the University of Calgary by the Calgary Syrian Refugee Project group. Click here for more information.

  • Use your UCalgary email account

    Set up your UCalgary email account in a few simple steps. According to the University’s electronic communications policy, we can only correspond to you via your UCalgary email address.

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  • Chancellor’s Club Scholarships

    Award Value: $40,000 over four years

    Number of Awards: 10

    Deadline: December 15

  • Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarships

    Award Value: $2,000

    Number of Awards: 15

    Deadline: February 1st

  • Schulich Leader Scholarships

    Award Value: $25,000; $20,000 (Renewable)

    Number of Awards: 2

  • Schulich School of Engineering Scholarship and Awards

    Award Value: $37,200 to $61,800 over three years

    Number of Awards: Variable

    Deadline: December 15

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Entrance Awards

The university offers scholarships and bursaries to students on the basis of their high school grades. To be considered for an Entrance Award you must first apply for admission.

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Continuing Student Awards

You're eligible for Continuing Student Awards if you've completed studies at the university and are still in the process of working toward an academic credential.

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Professional Program Awards

The Cumming School of Medicine (MD program), the Faculty of Law, and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine provide scholarships, awards and bursaries to support their students.

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Graduating Student Awards

The highest academic distinction earned by a student in a faculty or program.

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Government Awards

The Government of Alberta offers a number of scholarship program for Alberta residents.

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External Awards

Available from many sources, and have a variety of criteria and deadlines.

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