Tuition Reinvestment Bursaries

The Tuition Reinvestment Bursary is designed to help students with demonstrated financial need.

This bursary program is funded by tuition fees paid by undergraduate, professional program and graduate students.


Eligibility

To be eligible for a bursary, you must be able to demonstrate financial need while also meeting the academic requirements.

Academic requirements

The Tuition Reinvestment Bursary is for all full-time students: undergraduate students, professional students and graduate students.

Undergraduate (continuing) students

  • You must have a GPA of at least 2.00 in 18 units completed of fall 2019 and winter 2020.
  • You must be registered full-time in both the fall and winter terms, at least 9 units per term.

Undergraduate (entering) students

  • You must have entered the University of Calgary with an admission average of at least 65%.
  • You must be registered full-time in both the fall and winter terms, at least 9 units per term.

Professional program students

  • You must be in good standing as defined by your faculty.
  • You must be registered full-time in both the fall and winter terms.

Graduates students

  • You must be in good standing as defined by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  • You must be registered full-time in both the fall and winter terms.

Funding Limits

There is a limit to the amount of bursary funding you can receive per year (September – August):

  • Up to $1,500
  • Amount awarded will be determined based on amount of financial need

Deadlines

  • January 18, 2021
  • March 15, 2021

How to apply

The applications for the Tuition Reinvestment Bursaries for the 2020/2021 academic year are now open.

Undergraduate* and Professional Program students please apply through your My UCalgary account. Select the Undergraduate Bursary application. MD students please reach out to Student Financial Support to get access to the application.

Graduate Students please apply here.

*Please note undergraduate students who have applied for the Student Peer Assistance Bursary for 2020-2021 do not need to submit another application.

Learn how to apply online for undergraduate awards

Notification

All successful Tuition Reinvestment Bursary applicants will be notified of their results of their bursary applications within 2 to 3 weeks of their application deadline date. Notification will be sent to recipient's University of Calgary email address.

Receiving Award Payment

Bursary payments will be made to you bank account. Learn more below.

Learn how to receive your bursary payment