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Athabasca University

Awards, Scholarships, Grants, Bursaries and Other Funding

The following awards represent funding possibilities that may be of interest to GDLD students.

Athabasca University Scholarships and Awards

Athabasca University Graduate Student Research Funds

Fellowships and Awards

Note: The GDLD Office does not process the following funding applications. If you have questions regarding any of the awards listed below, you are encouraged to contact the specific funding agency.

External Scholarships

Alberta Scholarship Programs

Circumpolar Research Grant

The Circumpolar/Boreal Alberta Research (C/BAR) Grants, sponsored by the Province of Alberta through the University of Alberta (Office of the VP Research), provides $100,000 annually on a competitive basis.

Arts Graduate Scholarships

The Ralph Steinhauer Awards of Distinction and the Sir James Lougheed Awards of Distinction recognize the outstanding academic work of students in a full-time graduate program. Eligibility for these awards is based on:

  • the applicant's level of education
  • field of study, and
  • whether the applicant is studying in or outside of Alberta.

Updated June 19 2019 by Student & Academic Services

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