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 Scholarship
Since 2014, has granted an annual $500 scholarship to Canadian students pursuing post-secondary education. For students enrolled full-time in a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited Canadian college, university or trade school. Scholarships are awarded based upon an essay on a topic related to senior living in Canada.
Value: $500
Deadline: Submission Deadline January 31, 2017
For more information please visit the website:

The Hammock Expert Scholarship Program

The Hammock Expert recognizes that the investment in knowledge pays the best interest for the future. To this end, an annual scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students has been established by The Hammock Expert. Candidates are required to write and submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay responding to the question: How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?
Value: Two awards at $1,500
Deadline: January 31, 2017
For more information and eligibility requirements please visit the website:
Email completed application to Paul Jones (

Robert E. Oliver Award (Advertising Standards Canada)
The Robert E. Oliver Scholarship Award commemorates Advertising Standards Canada’s first president. This scholarship is awarded to a Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada, enrolled in a full-time post-secondary Advertising or Marketing program, who is committed to pursuing a career in advertising or marketing.
Value: up to 1 @ $1,500
Deadline: February 25, 2017
For more information, eligibility requirements and application instructions click here.

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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