Scholarships & Bursaries

Entrance Awards Administered by Mount Royal University - General Awards for All Programs

Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary for Entrance Students
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,250
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester and who has no previous post-secondary education. Applicant must be an Alberta resident, and not have received more than $3,000 in scholarships and bursaries for that academic year.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Traveller's Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,250
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester, who has no previous post-secondary education and who will have to relocate more than 100 kilometres one-way to attend Mount Royal. Applicant must be an Alberta resident, and not have received more than $3,000 in scholarships and bursaries for that academic year.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Alberta-NWT Command, The Royal Canadian Legion Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,000
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in any year of any program in the upcoming fall semester. Recipient must be a student who is serving or has honourably served, or may be a dependent (including child, grandchild and great grandchild) of a person who is serving or has honourably served.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Alberta Soccer Association Award for Men
Type: Other
Value: $250
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first second, third or fourth year of any program who is a member of the Mount Royal University Men’s Soccer team.
Criteria: 1) Outstanding athletic performance
2) Academic achievement
Application: Nominated Award - application not required

Alberta Soccer Association Award for Women
Type: Other
Value: $250
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first second, third or fourth year of any program who is a member of the Mount Royal University Women’s Soccer team.
Criteria: 1) Outstanding athletic performance
2) Academic achievement
Application: Nominated award - application not required

Alumni Achievement Appreciation Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,000
Number: Three
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any degree program in the upcoming Fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Alumni Legacy Entrance Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $1,000 The recipients will also be recognized at the annual Alumni Achievement Awards and receive an invitation to this event.
Number: 3
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any degree program in the upcoming fall semester. Must be the son or daughter of a Mount Royal alumnus.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
2) Extracurricular activities: community involvement
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Alumni Relations Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full or part-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any degree program in the upcoming fall semester at Mount Royal and who previously completed a diploma, certificate, applied degree, or degree program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Academic excellence
2) Extracurricular activities - volunteer or community involvement
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

BMO Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $6,000
Number: Four
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time Aboriginal students who will be enrolled in the first year of any degree program in the upcoming fall semester. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from the Aboriginal Education Program and are past recipients of the BMO Aboriginal Education Program (AEP) Bursary.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement - GPA of 70%
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Board of Governors' Entrance Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester and who will be a graduate of an Alberta high school.
Criteria: 1) Academic excellence in high school
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Calgary Italian Sportsman Dinner Association Entrance Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $1,000
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a student who will be enrolled full or part-time in the first year of any program at Mount Royal in the upcoming fall semester. Student must be enrolled in ITAL 1101 - Beginners' Italian in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Captain Douglas Gordon Purdy Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Captain George Garry Foster Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Catalyst Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester. Preference will be given to a single parent.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Charlton/Gauthier Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,000
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any degree program in the upcoming Fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

City of Calgary Bursaries
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,200
Number: Three
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester and who will graduate from a Calgary high school at the end of the current academic year.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
2) Academic achievement in high school
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Corporal William Rolfe Fox Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Donadeo Family Award
Type: Bursary
Value: $2,000
Number: Five
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student in the first, second, third, or fourth year of any program. Recipient must be registered full-time in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
2) Commitment to furthering education
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Dr. George W. Kerby Memorial Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $600
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Academic excellence in high school
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Enbridge Scholarship for Aboriginal Leadership
Type: Scholarship
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to an aboriginal student who is graduating from the Aboriginal Education Program and who is planning on continuing full-time, post-secondary studies at Mount Royal in any credit certificate, diploma or degree program.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
2) Leadership qualities as demonstrated by community work as a role model or mentor
Application: Nominated award - application not required

Entrance Awards for Academic Excellence
Type: Scholarship
Value: $1,000
Number: Variable
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester. Student must currently be enrolled in high school in appropriate grade 12 program of study or be a recent graduate (within the immediate preceding calendar year). Guaranteed to students who apply during the early admission period and are offered conditional admission with an average of 90% or higher and maintain a final average of 80% or higher in 5 appropriate grade 12 subjects.
Criteria: 1) Academic excellence
Application: Must apply for admission to Mount Royal during the early admission period. Nominated award - based on two self report grades - application not required

Flight Sergeant Douglas Oliver Bevan Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Flight Sergeant George Quist Hansen Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Flying Officer Benjamin Emil Ehnisz Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Flying Officer George Noel Keith Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Flying Officer Harold James Crowe Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

FortisAlberta Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $5,000
Number: Two
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester. Preference will be given to students from a rural area who are living in Mount Royal residence in the fall.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Graduating Class Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,000
Number: variable
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Gunner Kenneth Beaumont Bell Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Haskayne Entrance Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $4,000
Number: Five
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students who will be enrolled in the first year of any degree program in the upcoming fall semester. Students must be from a rural area and must be living in Mount Royal residence in the fall.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Hire A Student/Calgary Chamber of Commerce Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Jack Kenyon Memorial Basketball Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program. Student must be an Alberta resident.
Criteria: 1) Academic merit
2) Previous experience on a competitive secondary-school basketball team
Application: Nominated award - application not required

James M. Stanford Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a student who will be enrolled full-time in the first year of any program at Mount Royal in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Lieutenant Campbell Stuart Munro Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Lieutenant Denis Frederick Harvey Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Lieutenant Everett Boyd Jackson Fallis Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Lieutenant George Lloyd Lewis Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Lieutenant Gordon Shaw Wilkin Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Lieutenant Harold Stone Musgrove Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Manmeet Bhullar Inspire Award
Type: Scholarship
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time who will be enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
2) Extracurricular activities: campus or community involvement. Preference for participation in humanitarian efforts.
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Metis Education Foundation (MEF) Metis Scholar Awards
Type: Bursary
Value: variable
Number: Five
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time Aboriginal student who will be enrolled in any year of any program at Mount Royal University in the upcoming fall semester. Student must provide proof of Metis heritage.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
2) Letter of 800-1000 words outlining your experience with the Metis community, including volunteer activities specific to the Metis community, family history, etc., or your plans to give back to the Metis community
Application: Must be accompanied by a letter as outlined above. Must also provide one letter of reference from a community or voluntary association, a teacher, or supervisor, or a member of the Métis community. Proof of Metis heritage must be provided. Application available online.
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Mount Royal Bright Future Scholarships
Type: Scholarship
Value: Variable
Number: Variable
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any degree program offered at Mount Royal in the upcoming fall semester. The award recipient will be automatically considered for renewal of the award provided that he/she maintains full-time status as a student at MRU and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the previous year of study.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
2) Academic proficiency - minimum 70 per cent high school average
3) Extracurricular activities - demonstrated involvement in extracurricular activities or community involvement
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Mount Royal Staff Association Entrance Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $1,000
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
2) Extracurricular activities: demonstrated school and/or community involvement
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Mount Royal University Entrance Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: $1,000
Number: 35
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

MRU Athletics Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: variable
Number: multiple
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program. Recipients must be members of a Cougar Athletics varsity team.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
Application: Nominated award - application not required

Native Calgarian Society Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: $500
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester and who was born in Calgary.
Criteria: 1) Academic excellence
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Owen Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a part-time student who is a single parent and who will be enrolled in any program at Mount Royal in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Pilot Officer Arthur Beverly Polley Military Memorial Burs
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Pilot Officer Douglas Spencer Aitken Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third, or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Pilot Officer Edwin Graham Milton Anderson Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Pilot Officer Lloyd George Hinch Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

President's Scholarships
Type: Scholarship
Value: Tuition and fees for one full academic year, plus a $500 cash stipend for each fall and winter semester. The initial award is for the fall semester and will automatically be renewed for the winter semester if the recipient has successfully completed at least 9 credits in the fall semester and is registered full time in the winter semester.
Number: 25
Eligibility: Recipients must have applied for admission to Mount Royal during the early admission period. Must currently be enrolled at an Alberta high school in an appropriate Grade 12 program of studies or be a recent graduate (within the immediately preceding calendar year). Applicants with previous post-secondary education will not be considered.
Criteria: 1) Academic merit - initial selection will be based on self-reported Grade 12 marks. Students will have to achieve a minimum final average of 80 per cent in five appropriate Grade 12 subjects in order to qualify for payment of their award
2) Extracurricular activities - evidence of leadership as demonstrated through extracurricular and community activities and contributions
Application: Available Online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Private Cecil Wallar Duke Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Private Hans Raskesen Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Private James Alexander Arnell Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Private John Hawley Ross Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Private Roswell Jay Shantz Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Richard Shaw and Mary Tansey Shaw Centennial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: Two
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time students who will be enrolled in any year in the Bissett School of Business, Faculty of Arts, or Faculty of Science and Technology in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Application available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Sergeant Frederick Ernst Boalch Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Stampede City Kinsmen Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: variable
Number: variable
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student who will be enrolled in the first year of any program in the upcoming fall semester.
Criteria: 1) Academic achievement
2) Extracurricular activities: demonstrated community or school involvement
Application: Must be accompanied by a letter of reference from a high school counsellor testifying to community and school involvement.
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

TD Bank Group Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable (indexed to tuition)
Number: Variable
Eligibility: Awarded to full or part-time students enrolled in any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
2) One-page letter detailing your financial situation and how you would benefit from the bursary
Application: Must be accompanied by a letter as outlined above. Application available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

TransCanada Aboriginal Education Scholarship
Type: Scholarship
Value: Variable
Number: Variable
Eligibility: Awarded to full-time aboriginal students who will be enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of study in any program in any of the following faculties: Arts, Health and Community Studies, Science and Technology, the Bissett School of Business or the Faculty of Communication Studies. Recipients will be determined by a selection committee from the Aboriginal Education program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Academic proficiency - minimum 70 per cent high-school average or minimum GPA of 2.7 in university
2) Demonstrated involvement in the aboriginal community
3) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Warrant Officer II Frank Harvey Barker Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16

Wing Commander Albin Laut Military Memorial Bursary
Type: Bursary
Value: Variable
Number: One
Eligibility: Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of any program at Mount Royal.
Criteria: 1) Financial need
Application: Available online
Deadline: 01-MAR-16