Definitions and Requirements:
Scholarship: Offered in recognition of academic standing. To be considered for a scholarship, a student must normally present a minimum GPA of 3.20.
Bursary: Offered on the basis of clearly demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic achievement. To be considered for a bursary, a student must present a minimum GPA of 2.60 and complete the financial information section of the awards application.
Competitive Award: Requires the submission of an online awards application. Academic standing and other criteria such as financial need, field of study, extra-curricular activities and contribution to community and/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 awards application is required. The faculty or department recommends recipients to the Student Awards Office. 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 for entering or continuing undergraduate students at the University of Calgary are listed below.
Admission Scholarships (subject to change):
- $2.5 million in merit-based scholarships are available each year. No awards application required. Eligibility is based on final admission average as calculated by the Admissions Office.
- IB Diploma Scholarships
High School Awards:
- Chancellor's Club Scholarships
- Seymour Schulich Academic Excellence Scholarships
- Seymour Schulich Community Service/Entrepreneurial Awards
- Leader in Health Sciences Scholarships
- High School Awards
Undergraduate Awards for Continuing Students
Faculty of Law Awards
Cumming School of Medicine Awards
Medical Elective Awards
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine 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: