Scholarships & Bursaries

External Award Opportunities

Mount Royal University students are eligible to apply for several awards opportunities offered through external organizations. These awards are competitive as they may be offered to post-secondary students attending universities across Alberta or Canada.

The awards listed below are external opportunities with upcoming deadlines. External awards are not administered by Mount Royal University; applications or requests for more information must be submitted directly to the organization administering the award (unless otherwise stated).
Upcoming external award deadlines
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians T-Base 2016 Scholarship Program
The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is a grassroots organization which, through education, empowerment, and advocacy, works to improve the lives of blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted Canadians. The AEBC offers annual scholarships to recognize outstanding blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted post-secondary school students.

Jennifer Laura Eve Wilson Memorial Scholarships
Jennifer was someone who was always selfless, always there for someone in need. She showed courage in overcoming adversity. She took the challenges life put her way from the complications of Type 1 diabetes including visual impairment, and rose above them by her courage, inner strength and determination to make the world a better place for others. These annual AEBC scholarships continue her tradition of helping others.
Amount: Two awards at $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/programs/scholarship

The T-Base Communications Scholarship
The T-Base Communications scholarship helps to fund the educational pursuits of an outstanding blind, deaf-blind or partially sighted student in Canada who is continuing their academic education at a post-secondary level. The scholarship is not limited to any one discipline or program.
Amount: One award at $2,000
Deadline: March 31, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/programs/scholarship

Belcourt Brosseau Metis Awards
The Belcourt Brosseau Metis Award fund provides awards so that Metis Albertans demonstrating financial need, commitment, and a desire to be gainfully employed can realize self-sufficient through the advancement of their post-secondary education and skills development.
Value: Variable
Deadline: March 31, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: http://ecf.getopenfield.com/belcourt-brosseau-metis-awards/

Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship

The Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of Sarah Gaulin, who died at age 26 after a longtime battle with mental illness. Along with her passion for Paralympic sport, Sarah actively pursued a career in the health care field. The scholarship seeks to support and encourage the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education, which Sarah believed strongly in. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to their academic discipline and will have the potential to be an outstanding participant in the community.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: http://www.gaulinfoundation.org/en/scholarship.php

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship (2016/2017)

A Place for Mom is the nation’s largest senior living and care referral service and feel it is important to support the training and education of potential senior care leaders. A Place for Mom offers five $1,000 scholarships annually to students enrolled in associate, bachelor or graduate level program at an accredited school in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The applicant must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.
Value: Five awards at $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship

AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship
The AMI Scholarship program was launched in 2012 to further strengthen AMI’s commitment to making accessible media for all Canadians. The program is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada with a permanent disability who are currently registered in and returning to a full-time program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university.
Value: Two awards at $5,000
Deadline: April 30, 2017
For more information and eligibility requirements please visit the website: http://www.ami.ca/scholarship
For application instructions please visit the website: http://www.neads.ca/en/about/awards/

Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Scholarships
In connection with the True Sport Foundation, the former Assistant Deputy Minister of Fitness and Amateur Sport has established the “Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Scholarships” to recognize young people who share Mr. Lyle Makosky’s passion for fair and ethical sport in Canada.
Value: $2,000
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Details about the scholarship can be found at http://truesportpur.ca/lyle-makosky-values-and-ethics-sport-fund

MLD Annual Scholastic Scholarship 2017

MLD Wealth Management Group supports the development of students who possess vision, drive, compassion, and a thirst for knowledge. This award is for full-time students based on merit, financial need, and community participation.
Value: $3,000
Deadline: May 10, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and application instructions, please visit: http://mywealthmanagement.ca/scholarship2017/

2017 Scholarship Program for Aboriginal Students
Husky Energy’s Scholarship Program for Aboriginal Students is focused on attracting Aboriginal talent to the oil and gas industry. The program provides financial support to students with outstanding academic achievement and connects them with relevant work experience through co-op and summer work terms along with professional development through a mentorship program.
Amount: Three at $5,000 for bachelor level and two at $3,500 for diploma level
Deadline: May 31, 2017
For more information and eligibility requirements click the links: Guidelines for applicants, Guidelines for referees.
To apply please visit the website: https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca/s_Login.jsp

ConocoPhillips Canada Centennial Scholarship Program

ConocoPhillips Canada Resources Corporation is offering up to two (2) scholarships at the bachelor degree level or at the diploma level for students pursuing oil and gas related studies. Include: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, Power Engineering, Geosciences, Petroleum Land Administration and Management.
Value: $10,000
Deadline: May 31, 2017
For more information and eligibility requirements click here.
Click here to download an application.

Lila Fahlman Scholarship

The late Dr. Lila Fahlman was a renowned educator and founder of Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW). The Lila Fahlman Scholarship is awarded to Canadian Muslim women in a full-time course load who are making a recognized positive contribution to society through civic engagement and/or volunteer experience.
Value: Variable
Deadline: June 30, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and application instructions, please visit: http://form.jotform.com/63265171027249

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To search for other award opportunities offered by external institutions you can also use these websites and databases.

 Searchable awards databases

 Other external awards websites


Awards for aboriginal students


Awards for students experiencing disabilities

If you have information on an external award that you would like to advertise here, please contact the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office at financialaid@mtroyal.ca.