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

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

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021

Award Amount: $3000

SNAME Arctic Section — John W Davies Award

Byron Paege Memorial Award – Call for Nominations

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

Award Amount: $850

Byron Paege Memorial Award – Call for Nominations

Prix Allard-Landry – Edition 2020-2021 - Appel de Candidatures

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

Award Amount: $1000

University of Moncton - Prix Allard-Landry Award

United Steelworkers Lifelong Learning Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

Award Amount: $1000 (9 scholarships available)

Further information is available at United Steelworkers website

Mobilizing Insights in Defense and Security (MINDS), NATO Defense College (NDC) Fellowship

Amount: Up to $100,000 administered as a grant

Deadline: July 5, 2021

Mobilizing Insights in Defense and Security (MINDS), NATO Defense College (NDC) Fellowship

Laura Bassi Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 27, 2021

Award Amount: Doctoral Candidates $2500, Master’s Candidates $750

Further information is available on the Editing Press website

Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Team Grant: Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant

Application Deadline: July 29, 2021

Award Amount: Varies; The maximum amount per grant is $166,667 per year for up to 3 years, for a total of $500,000 per grant.

Further information is available on the Research Net website

Columbia Institute, Dennis McGann Bursary

Application Deadline: August 1, 2021

Award Amount: $1000

Further information is available on the Columbia Institute website

HQP Leadership Awards

Application Deadline: Ongoing Applications Accepted

Amount: Varies

Further information is available at HQP Leadership Awards – Online