Financial Need Based Awards

UCalgary has numerous financial supports for students.

Financial Need Based awards and bursaries are available for undergraduate, professional faculty and graduate students who have a financial need. 

Featured Awards

Tuition Reinvestment Bursary

  • Award value: Up to $1500
  • Number of awards: Variable
  • Deadline: March 15, 2021

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Student Peer Assistance Bursary

  • Award value: Up to $1500
  • Number of awards: Variable

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GSA Support Bursary

  • Award value: Up to $1500
  • Number of awards: Variable

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Information on Eligibility

  • Students must be able to show a financial need
  • Financial need is calculated: Allowable costs – Available resources = Need
  • Student must be able to provide documentation on costs and resources if required by Student Financial Support.
  • Additional bursary opportunities are included in larger awards applications: High School awards, Continuing Awards, Medicine Bursaries and Law Awards.

How to Apply and Deadlines

  1. Application Opens

    October 1st - Apply through My UCalgary

  2. Deadlines

    • January 18, 2021
    • March 15, 2021
  3. Application Closes

    To be determined

  1. Application Opens

    October 1st

  2. Deadlines

    • January 18, 2021
    • March 15, 2021
  3. Applications Closes

    To be Determined

  1. Application Opens

    October 1st - Apply through My UCalgary

  2. Application Closes

    April 30th

  3. Recipient Notification

    Recipients notified by email within 4 weeks after application

  1. Application Opens

    December 10th

  2. Application Closes

    July 31st

  1. Application

    Please reach out to Enrolment Services to discuss options

Receiving award payments