Athabasca University

Scholarships by Athabasca University

Athabasca University provides learning for life. Through the achievements of its students, faculty and staff, AU stands out as a provider of high quality post-secondary education.

Tim Byrne Memorial Scholarship

To add to your main sources of funding, you might want to consider Athabasca University's scholarship, award, or bursary options. While scholarships and awards are generally based on a combination of academic performance and commu...

Master
$1000

Dan Coldeway Memorial Award

Awarded annually to a Master of Education in Open, Digital, & Distance Education (MEd), Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology (GDDET), or Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (GDID) program student with the hig...

Master
Course Fee reduction

AU Award for Graduate Studies

Awarded annually (September 1 of previous two years to August 31 of the current year) to the Masters level student with the highest grade point average in the 4 best applicable Graduate courses during this 2 year period. ...

Master
$1000

Lois Hole Humanities and Social Science Scholarship

In honour of Lois Hole, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta from February 2000 to January 2005. The scholarship recognizes student leadership and community service which exemplify the principles the late Lieutenant Governor believed in...

Bachelor
$5,000

Indigenous Careers Award

To add to your main sources of funding, you might want to consider Athabasca University's scholarship, award, or bursary options. While scholarships and awards are generally based on a combination of academic performance and commu...

Bachelor
$2000

Dr. Fredrick W. Camp Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to the Bachelor of Science student with the highest GPA in three AU science courses completed between July 1 of the previous year and June 30 of the current year. ...

Bachelor
$500

Dr Tony Simmons Memorial Award for Marginalized Students

Named in memory of AU Professor, Dr Tony Simmons, who firmly believed that education should be accessible to everyone. Tony was dedicated to supporting students in secure environments and those from marginalized communities. The D...

Bachelor
Tuition Credit

Thomas Edge Scholarship

Awarded annually to the program student with the highest average in three AU courses from the following areas: Canadian Studies, Industrial Relations, Labour Studies, Native Studies, and Women's Studies. ...

Bachelor
$500

Rolf Nielson Award in Labour Studies

The Rolf Nielsen Award in Labour Studies offers recognition and financial support to Athabasca University program students pursuing a University Certificate in Labour Studies or a Bachelor of Arts in Labour Studies. ...

Bachelor
$2500

Patrick Heffernan Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to the student entering the second year of an undergraduate degree program. ...

Bachelor
$500

Nick Evasiuk Scholarship in Sociology

This scholarship has been established to honour Nick Evasiuk's contributions to the community of Athabasca. A longtime businessman and social democrat, he will be remembered as a very special person, a poet, advocate of peace and ...

Bachelor
$500

Marlene M. Burnett Award in Nursing

The Marlene M. Burnett Awards recognizes the contributions and achievement of those students completing clinical courses in their nursing program at Athabasca University. They are intended to help assist the students who travel aw...

Bachelor
$1,000

Lori Oddson Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry 217

This scholarship is funded by Athabasca University (AU) in memory of Lori Oddson, an esteemed AU staff member who was known for her generosity, her extraordinary commitment to colleagues and students, and her unwavering sense of t...

Bachelor
$750

Indigenous Technology Bursary

Awarded to current AU undergraduate program or collaboration program students in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of study who are in good academic standing, who have demonstrated a financial need, and who possess identified technologi...

Bachelor
$1250

Getzlaf Family Foundation Award in Nursing

The Getzlaf Family Foundation Award recognizes the contributions and achievement of those students completing the clinical courses in their nursing program at Athabasca University. It is intended to help assist the students who tr...

Bachelor
$2,000

Gateway to AU Undergraduate Course Awards

The Gateway to AU Undergraduate Course Awards are intended to acknowledge, reward and support out of Province, degree or certificate program students, who have demonstrated successful completion of their first two undergraduate co...

Bachelor
Course Tuition fee

Eveline Lepine Memorial Scholarship

The Eveline Lepine Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by friends and co-workers following her death in 1994. For over ten years she served Athabasca University and its students with competence and commitment, primarily thro...

Bachelor
$100

Dipak Saraswati Memorial Award

Awarded annually (July 1 of previous year to June 30 of current year) to the program student who has completed and achieved the highest standing in MATH215. ...

Bachelor
$750

Claude Dupuis Scholarship in Organizational Behaviour

The recipient will be the eligible program student who has achieved the highest grade average in both ORGB 300 and ORGB 364 completed at Athabasca University through individualized study. ...

Bachelor
$750

Bill Birge Award in English 155

Awarded annually (July 1 of previous year to June 30 of current year) to the program student with the highest grade in English 155 - Developing Reading and Writing Skills. ...

Bachelor
$120

Bachelor of Arts First-Year Achievement Scholarship

Awarded annually to active Athabasca University Bachelor of Arts program. ...

Bachelor
$750

AU Undergraduate Outstanding Achievement Scholarships

Awarded annually to current students with the highest grade average on the best 15 AU credits that are earned during their first year (1 to 30 credits), second year (31 to 60 credits), third year (61 to 90 credits) or fourth year ...

Bachelor
$1,000 or $500

AU Award in Sociology

Awarded annually (July 1 of previous year to June 30 of current year) to the program student who has completed and achieved the highest standing in a senior sociology course. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1000

AU Award in History

Awarded annually (July 1 of previous year to June 30 of current year) to the program student who has completed and achieved the highest standing in a senior history course. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1000

AU Award in Geology

Awarded annually (July 1 of previous year to June 30 of current year) to the program student who has completed and achieved the highest standing in a senior geology course. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1000

AU Award in Anthropology

Awarded annually (July 1 of previous year to June 30 of current year) to the program student who has completed and achieved the highest standing in a senior AU anthropology course. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1000

Alberta Student Mobility Awards

The Alberta Student Mobility Awards are intended to acknowledge, reward and support new AU students from Alberta who have transferred credits from another Educational Institution towards an AU degree program. ...

Bachelor
Course Tuition Fee credit

Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship

The Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. It was established to incent the best and the brightest students, including international st...

PHD, Master
$11,000

Albert and Pirkko Karvonen Environment Award

The Albert & Pirkko Karvonen Environment Award is intended to recognize the academic achievement of AU undergraduate program or non-program (unclassified) students who have demonstrated academic excellence. ...

Bachelor
$1500