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Have questions about awards?

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Student aid applications for the 2024 academic year are open

Visit for details about applying for student aid. Be sure to submit your application as soon as possible to get your funds organized for the new school year.

Note: government student assistance programs (student loans) are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons and American citizens.

Learn more about financing your education »

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Your money

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Open award competitions

Applications are now being accepted for the Jason Lang Scholarship and the Indigenous Careers Award.

View the awards website »

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New feature in your Student Centre

The term account summary feature in the My Financials section of Student Center ( provides a detailed summary of all financial transactions on your account for a specified term.

Learn more about understanding your fees »

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Interested in full funding to start a graduate degree?

McCall MacBain Scholarships offer mentorship, a leadership program and full funding. Applications close on Sept. 27.

Information and application »

Funding your education

You'll likely use a variety of sources to cover the costs of attending university. This might include awards, scholarships, bursaries, RESPs, money from your family, a part-time job or student loans. 

Tuition and Fees

Learn about the mandatory and optional costs that are included in your tuition and general fees. 

Your tuition and fees

Awards and Scholarships

A variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to UCalgary students, both through the university and from external sources.

About awards and scholarships

Student Loans

Government student loans and grants are available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are studying full- or part-time. You'll apply through your home province or territory of residence.  

More about student loans

Undergraduate Awards — Financing Your Education

Awards can reduce the cost of your education, lightening the financial burden of student loans and tuition, but they can also be so much more. It’s recognition; it's also a relief and joy. In this video, you’ll see how awards impacted UCalgary students Grace Webber, Angela Situ and Marcus Gee.

Wondering how much your degree will cost? Create a customized estimate with our online cost estimator.