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

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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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UCalgary Students' Union Quality Money COVID Relief Bursary

  • Award value: Variable
  • 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

    To be determined

  3. Application Closes

    To be determined

  1. Application Opens

    October 1st

  2. Deadlines

    To be determined

  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 opens

    October 1st - Apply through My UCalgary

  2. Deadline

    November 1, 2021

  3. Recipient Notification

    By end of November

  1. Application

    Please reach out to Enrolment Services to discuss options

Receiving award payments