Apply for Athabasca University student awards and bursaries
Deadlines approaching for Athabasca University student awards and bursaries
At Athabasca University (AU), we know the impact a university education can have on the lives of our students, alumni, and the communities in which they live and work.
AU is committed to removing barriers to university study, including financial obstacles, which is why students have access to hundreds of student awards, bursaries, and scholarships. Several of these have upcoming application deadlines.
Upcoming student funding opportunities and deadlines
- Alberta Blue Cross Health and Wellness Graduate Award – Nov. 15 deadline
- AU Graduate Level Student Bursaries – Nov. 15 deadline
- Wayne Perry Ed.D Student Research Award – Nov. 15 deadline
- Wayne Perry MEd (DE) Student Research Award – Nov. 15 deadline
- Esmail and Safana Bharwani Faculty of Business Award – Nov. 15 deadline
- Excellence in Research Scholarship – Nov. 15 deadline
- Linda Michaluk Scholarship – Nov. 30 deadline
- AU Education Bursary for Students with Disabilities – Dec. 15 deadline
- AU Undergraduate Level Student Bursaries – Dec. 31 deadline
- Harold Cardinal Essay Prize for Aboriginal Students – Dec. 31 deadline
- Athabasca University 50th Anniversary I-Care Completion Bursary – Jan. 15m 2024 deadline
- Jason Lang Scholarship – Jan. 15, 2024 deadline
- AUSU Indigenous Student Award – Jan. 15, 2024 deadline
- Carter Yellowbird Indigenous Bursary – Jan. 15, 2024 deadline
- Dr. Tony Simmons Memorial Award for Marginalized Students – Jan. 15, 2024 deadline
- Indigenous Careers Award – Jan. 15, 2024 deadline
- MEF Métis Scholar Awards – Jan. 15, 2024 deadline
A full listing of available student awards and deadlines can be found on the Financial Aid and Awards page. While some awards are available to all students, many have been created specifically for program students.
AU awards and bursaries are funded in a variety of ways, including through charitable donations by members of the AU community.
“The many student awards we have available … have helped many of our learners transform their lives.”– Angela Kuzyk, registrar and chair of the Student Awards Committee
For more information about student awards, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
More awards and bursaries are available through the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association and the Athabasca University Students’ Union.