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Financial aid and awards

Financial assistance programs are available whether you are a full-time or part-time student. We can guide you through finding funding options that align with your eligibility requirements, ensuring a more effortless application experience.

In addition to your primary funding sources, we encourage you to explore the various scholarship, award, and bursary opportunities available. Scholarships and awards typically recognize outstanding academic performance and community involvement, while bursaries prioritize students facing financial hardships.

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Your completion of the two steps above will initiate critical processes including completion of provincial or territorial program information forms and confirmation of enrolment forms by AU and your funding agency.

Awards finder

We firmly believe in recognizing and celebrating the achievements and potential of Athabasca University students. In addition to offering student loans and financial aid options, we provide many awards and bursaries to support your educational journey. You can earn these awards with academic excellence and by meeting certain requirements.

We have developed the AU awards finder to help you navigate the available award opportunities. This handy tool lets you discover the awards you may qualify for based on your circumstances.

Take advantage of this resource and unlock the potential for financial assistance and recognition!

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Financial aid FAQ

We understand that navigating financial aid options can be overwhelming, but we are here to simplify the process and help you make informed decisions. Explore our comprehensive list of frequently asked questions for detailed answers and valuable insights.

Financial aid FAQ

Financial awards FAQ

Athabasca University supports you whether you excel in your studies, juggle multiple family, career, and community roles, or face financial challenges.

If you have any questions about our awards or bursaries, look no further! Check out our frequently asked questions to find more information and gain the insights you need to make the most of these opportunities.

Financial awards FAQ

Updated November 02, 2023 by Digital & Web Operations (