Awards, scholarships and bursaries

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Schulich Leader Scholarship winners embrace entrepreneurism and STEM learning

The University of Calgary is pleased to introduce the Schulich Leaders joining our community this fall. Three outstanding students are enrolled in the Faculty of Science and three are enrolled in the Schulich School of Engineering.

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Decore Award and McPherson Scholarship Application Now Open

The application for the Laurence Decore Award and Dr. Gary McPherson Scholarship is now available. Application closes December 1, 2022

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UCalgary High School Awards Applications are Now Open!

All high school students who've submitted a fall 2023 admission application are encouraged to apply for scholarships and awards. Students don't need to be offered admission to apply for scholarships or awards.

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Jason Lang and Louise McKinney Scholarships

The Jason Lang and Louise McKinney scholarship application opens on July 1

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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

Laurence Decord Award for Student Leadership

  • Award Value: $1,000
  • Number of Awards: 10
  • Deadline: December 1, 2022

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Dr. Gray McPherson Leadership Scholarship

  • Award Value: $2,000
  • Number of Awards:15
  • Deadline: December 1, 2022

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Kennedy Scholars Academic Excellence Scholarship (Calgary)

  • Award Value: $15,000 (renewable)
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Deadline: December 1, 2022

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Kennedy Scholars Academic Excellence Scholarship (Outside of Calgary)

  • Award Value: $25,000 (renewable)
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Deadline: December 1, 2022

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