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 Awards Deadlines
Indigenous Career Awards
The indigenous Careers Award is designed to encourage Indigenous Albertans (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit) to pursue and complete post-secondary studies in certificate, diploma, applied degree, and bachelor’s degree programs that lead to high-demand career outcomes in Alberta. You must be enrolled full-time in the 2017-18 Fall and/or Winter semester in order to be considered for these awards.
Amount: $2,000 per semester
Deadline: October 20, 2017
For more information, eligibility criteria and to apply please click here.

Aboriginal Business Leadership Awards

The purpose of the Aboriginal Business Leadership Awards Fund is to provide annual awards to Aboriginal students wishing to pursue further education in business and/or commerce, in any public post-secondary educational institution in Alberta.
Amount: 17 awards at $1,500
Deadline: October 31, 2017
For more information, eligibility criteria and to apply please click here.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women

Soroptimist International of Calgary is giving 3 awards to women who are the sole support for their families. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program or vocational/skills training program.
Amount: one award at $4,000 and two awards at $2,000
Deadline: November 15, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website:
External award websites

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