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Funding Opportunities / Scholarships

Athabasca University offers a number of awards, scholarships, and other funding to help students succeed in their program. Check the Research Centre’s website for information on funding that is available from external research granting agencies.

A number of graduate awards, scholarships, and bursaries are administered by the Office of the Registrar. You can learn more about the graduate student awards AU co-ordinates and administers by referring to the Masters Level Student Awards page. For more information about doctoral research funding at AU visit Awards for Doctoral Students page.

Competition Open for Canadians: 2017-2018 Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program

Deadline March 6, 2017

Canadian academics, students and professionals can now apply for scholarships for studies, research, and Chinese language training in China.

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Alberta Innovates: 2017 Summer Studentship Program

Deadline March 14, 2017

The Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Summer Studentship Program offers motivated students with exceptional academic records the opportunity to participate directly in medical or health research in Alberta in the summer months (May to August). The intent of the program is to encourage such students to consider formal training and a career in medical/health research.

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Graduate Student and Distinguished Researcher Awards - CAUCE

Deadline March 17, 2017

Announcing the call for nominations for this year's Graduate Student and Distinguished Researcher Awards.

These awards will be presented to the recipients at the 2017 annual conference in Vancouver BC. Further details are on CAUCE website.

2016 Graduate Student Research Fund (GSRF) Funding Opportunities

Application Deadline: Three times per year, February 10th, May 10th and October 10th

As graduate (master’s and/or doctoral) programs develop at Athabasca University and student enrolment increases, the importance and value of graduate student research proliferate. Students engaging in systematic inquiry not only will be completing important milestones in their respective academic programs of graduate studies, but will also be contributing to their respective disciplines. The quality and reputation of Athabasca University as an academic centre of excellence will be reflected in the extent to which graduate students learn, develop, and apply their research competencies to investigate substantive questions/hypotheses in their respective disciplines.

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Funding Opportunities

AU Student Awards

As a reminder, AU's Students Awards Program offers the following two awards to support dissemination/presentation opportunities for AU graduate students:

More information on these two awards is available at Student Awards.

Graduate Student Access to Data Management/Analysis Software

Funds are available through the Research Centre for research conducted by Athabasca University graduate program students' to assist in partially covering Data Management/Analysis Software costs incurred while completing their thesis/dissertation.

Visit http://research.athabascau.ca/students/student_access.php for the guidelines and application form.

Updated February 21 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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