Funding Opportunities / Scholarships

FGS Administered Awards

There are currently no awards administered by FGS please check back later or see more information on various other AU and External funding opportunities below.


Office of the Registrar

Alphabetical AU Awards Listing

Masters Level Student Awards

Doctoral Level Student Awards

AU Access to Research Tools Award

AU Student Travel Awards

Graduate Level Student Travel Awards

Alberta Graduate Students Travel Incentive


Research Centre

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 Student External Award Funding Calendar that is available from external research granting agencies.

Funding for Graduate Students

Graduate Student Access to Data Management/Analysis Software

Graduate Student Research Fund (GSRF) Funding Opportunities

Application Deadline: Four times per year, February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1

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Athabasca University Graduate Students' Association

As a graduate student at Athabasca University, you may be eligible for a number of awards and scholarships to help fund your education. Check out the student awards offered by Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association (AUGSA).


External Awards

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada

Amount: Several grants of $7500

Application Period: November 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021

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Canadian Water Resources Assocation

Amount: Scholarships toward cost of accommodation

Application Deadline: Accepted January 1, 2021

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021

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Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS) Collaborative Networks

Amount: $250,000 per year for 3 years

Deadline: January 18th 2021

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London Goodenough Association of Canada Scholarships

Amount: Scholarships toward cost of accommodation

Deadline: January 22, 2021

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Targeted Engagement Grants (TEG) and TEGs for the Young MINDS Initiative

Amounts: $10,000 - $50,000

Deadline: February 8, 2021

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Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security, 2021 Scholarship in Food Insecurity

Amount: $15,000

Deadline: February 12th 2021

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HQP Leadership Awards

Application Deadline: Ongoing Applications Accepted

Amount: Varies

Further information is available at HQP Leadership Awards – Online