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Supporting Women in STEM

The Women in STEM Scholarship supports women and gender-diverse individuals pursuing careers in STEM fields. Application intake is now open.

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High School Entrance Awards Now Open

Applications for High School Entrance Awards are now available in the MyUCalgary portal. Students entering from high school are encouraged to apply. The deadline is March 1, 2024.

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Faculty of Law Awards Now Open

Applications for the Faculty of Law Awards are now available in the MyUCalgary portal. Students entering or continuing in the Juris Doctor (JD) program in the Faculty of Law are encouraged to apply. The deadline is May 1, 2024.

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Cumming School of Medicine Elective Awards Now Open

Applications for the Cumming School of Medicine Elective Awards are now available in the MyUCalgary portal. Students entering or continuing in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program are encouraged to apply. The deadline is April 1, 2024.

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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.

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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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Financial Need Based Awards

For undergraduate, and graduate students who have a financial need. 

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International Awards

Scholarships, awards, and bursaries to support international students.

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Indigenous Awards

Scholarships awards and bursaries to Canadian Indigenous 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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Highlighted awards

Gerald J. Maier/Dean Wirasinghe Entrance Award

  • Award Value: Up to $8,000 (renewable)
  • Number of Awards: 3
  • Deadline: March 1, 2024

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Faculty of Arts Entrance Scholarship for Studies in Humanities

  • Award Value: Up to $3,200
  • Number of Awards: Variable
  • Deadline: March 1, 2024

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Sheldon M. Chumir Memorial Award in Ethics, Human Rights and Civil Liberties

  • Award Value: Up to $6,000
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Deadline: May 1, 2024

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Dr. S.K. Littmann Memorial Award

  • Award Value: Up to $2,000
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Deadline: April 1, 2024

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Need more information? Please review our Frequently Asked Questions: Undergraduate Awards FAQ