Funding Opportunities / Scholarships

FGS Administered Awards

There are currently no FGS administered awards. See below for a variety of other awards that may interest you.


Office of the Registrar

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 Fund

Graduate Student Research Fund (GSRF) Funding Opportunities

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

Click here to find out more!


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

Applications Accepted: November 1, 2021 until January 31, 2022

Award Amount: Several grants of $7500

Further information is available on the Soroptimist Foundation of Canada website

SSHRC Storytellers Challenge

Application Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022

Award Amount: Top 25 submissions receive $3000; Final 5 Winners receive an additional $1000

Further information is available on the SSHRC website

SNAME Graduate Scholarships

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022

Award Amount: Varies

https://www.sname.org/form/graduate-scholarship-ap-new

HQP Leadership Awards

Application Deadline: Ongoing Applications Accepted

Amount: Varies

Further information is available at HQP Leadership Awards – Online