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Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

The CESB provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates, who are unable to find work due to COVID-19. Applications open May 15, 2020.

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Campus Spring

Continuing Students Awards

You can now apply for the competitive undergraduate awards on your MyUCalgary Student Centre until Aug. 1. Check for more information.

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Cumming School of Medicine Bursaries

Apply through your My UCalgary account June 1 – August 10, 2020.

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Jason Lang Scholarship

The Jason Lang Scholarship is now open. Apply by Sept. 30 through your Student Centre (

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Upcoming Awards Dates

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Prestige Awards

For high achieving entering students.

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Entrance Awards

Awards based on high school grades.

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Continuing Awards

Competitive awards for continuing students.

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International Awards

Scholarships, awards, and bursaries to support international students.

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Professional Program Awards

Scholarships, awards and bursaries to support student in Professional programs

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Graduating Awards

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

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External and Government Awards

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

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Indigenous Awards

Scholarships awards and bursaries to Canadian Indigenous students.

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Highlighted awards

Ronald G. Greene Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Award Value: Up to $7,500
  • Number of Awards: 6
  • Deadline: August 1, 2020

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Big Jack Award

  • Award Value: $10,000 (Renewable)
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Deadline: August 1, 2020

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Métis Scholars Undergraduate Award

  • Award Value: Up to $5,000
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Deadline: August 1, 2020

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

  • Award Value: $2,500
  • Number of Awards: 150
  • Deadline: July 15, 2020

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