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Congratulations to the 2014 High School Prestige Awards Recipients!

The 2014 recipients of the Chancellor's Club Scholarships, Seymour Schulich Academic Excellence Scholarships, Seymour Schulich Community Service/Entrepreneurial Awards and the Leader in Health Sciences Scholarships have been notified by the Student Awards Office. We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Calgary in the fall!

Schulich Leader Scholarships The University of Calgary is proud to be one of the twenty partner institutions participating in the national Schulich Leader Scholarships program. This year, there is an $80,000 scholarship available to a student entering the Schulich School of Engineering and a $60,000 scholarship available to a student entering a non-Engineering Science, Technology or Mathematics program. The 2014 application review is currently underway, and the two University of Calgary recipients will be announced in the spring.

Did you know that applying for undergraduate awards at the U of C is as easy as 1, 2, 3?

  1. Determine your current student type.
  2. Check to see if the corresponding competitive awards application is available in your Student Centre (under Finances).
  3. Submit the application by the stated deadline.

By completing the appropriate awards application, you will be considered for hundreds of awards in that competition.

Use the chart below to determine your current student type and the student award competition you are eligible for.

Student Type

Competitive Awards Application

High School Student

This fall, I will be entering the U of C from high school.

High School Awards

The application is open from November 1 -
March 1.

Prestige awards deadline is December 15.

U of C Student

I have been attending the U of C in an undergraduate degree program, and this fall I am continuing in my program.

Competitive Undergraduate Awards for Continuing Students

The application is open from June 1 - August 1.

Transfer Student

This fall, I am transferring to the U of C from another post-secondary school, and I will be studying for my first degree.

Transfer Awards

The application is open from September 1 - October 1.

Law Student (JD Program)

I am entering or am currently enrolled in the Faculty of Law.

Faculty of Law Awards

The application is open from February 1 - May 1.

Medical Student (MD program)

I am entering or am currently enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, MD program.

Faculty of Medicine Bursaries

The application is open from June 1 - August 10.

Medical Elective Awards

The application is open from February 1 - April 1.

Veterinary Medicine Student

I am entering or am currently enrolled in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, DVM program.

Current DVM students: Competitive Undergraduate Awards for Continuing Students

The application is open from June 1 - August 1.

Entering DVM students: No awards application required; students will be considered for nominated awards by the faculty.

Previous Degree Holder

I already have a degree(s), and am entering a second or subsequent degree program at the U of C this fall.

Ineligible this year. However, you are eligible to apply for Competitive Undergraduate Awards for Continuing Students after you complete a fall and winter term in your second or subsequent degree.

Graduating in 2014 from the
U of C

I have or will complete my undergraduate degree this year.

No awards application required; you will be considered for Convocation Awards, and if eligible, you will be nominated by your faculty.

Government Student Loans

As soon as you know that you may require additional financial support, apply for a student loan.

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Important Dates

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