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University of Calgary Calendar 2011-2012 Undergraduate Awards and Financial Assistance
Undergraduate Awards and Financial Assistance
Student Awards and Financial Aid Office

Location: MacKimmie Library Block 124
Telephone: 403.210.7625
Questions: http://www.ucalgary.ca/currentstudents/asktherock/
Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/studentfinance/

The Student Awards Office provides scholarships, bursaries and awards information to entering and continuing undergraduate students, linking them with valuable financial resources for their post-secondary studies.

Students should review the cost of attending university from their very first term through to the completion of their program. Paying for a university education is ultimately the responsibility of the student. To access financial assistance, make the necessary applications well before the start of the academic year. Be aware of the application deadlines for grants, awards and government student loans. Although each student’s needs and resources differ, the University can provide a list of general fees and expenses. Refer to the “Fees Schedule” section in this Calendar for details.

Awards for Undergraduate Students

General Information

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 at the University of Calgary.

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.

Award competitions

Award competitions for entering or continuing undergraduate students at the University of Calgary are listed below.

Admission Scholarships:

  • President’s Admission Scholarships
  • University of Calgary Entrance Scholarships
  • IB Diploma Scholarships
  • AP+ Scholarships

High School Awards:

  • Chancellor's Club Scholarships
  • Seymour Schulich Academic Excellence Scholarships
  • Seymour Schulich Community Service/Entrepreneurial Awards
  • High School Awards

Transfer Awards

Undergraduate Awards for Continuing Students

Faculty of Law Awards

Faculty of Medicine Awards

Medical Elective Awards

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Awards

Athletic Awards

Convocation Awards for Graduating Undergraduate Students

For a complete listing of undergraduate awards, including names, numbers, values and criteria, please visit the official online university Calendar:
http://www.ucalgary.ca/pubs/calendar/current/undergrad-awards-financial-assist-main.html.