Definitions and Requirements:
Scholarship: Offered in recognition of academic standing. To be considered for a scholarship, a student normally must present a minimum GPA of 3.20.
Prize: Offered in recognition of a specific accomplishment. Prizes may take the form of books, plaques, subscriptions or cash, but normally have a value not exceeding $300.
Bursary: Offered on the basis of clearly demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic achievement. To be considered for a bursary, a student normally must present a minimum GPA of 2.60.
Competitive Award: Requires the submission of an on-line awards application. Academic standing and other criteria such as financial need, field of study, extra-curricular activities and contribution to community or campus life may be considered. Competitive awards require applicants to have completed a minimum of 24.00 units over the previous fall and winter terms.
Nominated Award: No application required. The faculty or department recommends the recipients. Nominated awards require students to have completed a minimum of 24.00 units over the previous fall and winter terms at the University of Calgary.
Student Loan: A government student loan is issued with the understanding that the funds borrowed will be repaid upon completion of full-time studies. Both the Federal and Provincial governments provide student loan plans; refer to “Government Student Aid Plans” in this section of the Calendar and alis.alberta.ca or canlearn.ca for details.
Award competitions for entering or continuing undergraduate students at the University of Calgary are listed below.
- President’s Admission Scholarships
- University of Calgary Entrance Scholarships
- Dean's Merit Admission Awards - Faculty of Science
- IB Diploma Scholarships
- AP+ Scholarships
High School Awards:
- Chancellor's Club Scholarships
- Seymour Schulich Academic Excellence Scholarships
- Seymour Schulich Community Service/Entrepreneurial Awards
- University of Calgary Entrance Awards for International Students
- High School Awards
Continuing Undergraduate Awards
Faculty of Law Awards
Faculty of Medicine Awards
Medical Elective Awards
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Awards
Convocation Awards for Graduating Undergraduate Students