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 deadlinesDr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship
An Alberta Scholarship recognizing students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, especially in the area of disability, and/or initiative to improve the conditions and lives of all people, while attending post-secondary studies in Alberta.
Value: Six awards at $2,000 for Mount Royal students
Deadline: January 16, 2017
You must submit your completed application to the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office at Mount Royal University (Room E102) for consideration.

Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership
An Alberta Scholarship which recognizes students demonstrating dedication and leadership to fellow students and their community. Open to Alberta residents enrolled full time in post-secondary studies. Must be involved in either student government or student societies, clubs or organizations, or involved in student organizations at the provincial or national level or in non-profit organizations.
Value: Six awards at $1,000 for Mount Royal students
Deadline: January 16, 2017
You must submit your completed application to the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office at Mount Royal University (Room E102) for consideration.

Baillie Family Pre-Service Teaching Scholarship
The Baillie family who were members of the Calgary Science School/Connect Charter School community both as students and committed parent volunteers are offering a scholarship to Calgary Science School/Connect Charter School alumnus who has completed at least one pre-service teaching placement. The applicant must be passionate about bringing a disposition of inquiry and innovation to their classroom and committed to classroom teaching.
Value: One at $1,500
Deadline: November 30, 2016
Application Requirements: a) Recommendation letter from an instructor or pre-service teacher mentor and b) a letter from candidate outlining future teaching plans related to continuing the legacy of the inquiry-based and innovative learning they experienced during their time at a Calgary Science School/Connect Charter School.
Email completed application to the Principal of Connect Charter School Phil Butterfield (phil.b@connectcharter.ca)

David L Squires Scholarship
David L. Squires was a staff member at the Memorial Univesity of Newfoundland who was always willing to help worthwhile students. The Squires foundation was created in honor of David L. Squires by his Data Processing Management Association (DPMA) peers to assist students. For full-time students enrolled in a Computer Science program at a University or College and have successfully completed 2 full semesters in the program.
Value: 2 @ $750
Deadline: November 30, 2016
To apply, please visit the website: http://dsfs.iticanada.ca/
For more information and eligibility requirements please visit the website: http://www.iticanada.ca/index.php/home/scholarships-open

Allied Van Lines Scholarship 2015

Allied Van Lines is proud to be offering qualifying Canadian students a chance to apply for their new scholarship, intended for students across the areas of business, logistics, and similar fields. For full-time students enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an accredited Canadian college or university. Applicants will be required to submit a brief essay detailing why logistics/supply chain management is important within their degree major of choice.
Value: 4 @ $1,000
Deadline: December 1, 2016
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: http://www.alliedvanlines.ca/scholarship

2017 Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language Award Program Established by the Government of Canada
For candidates enrolled in the second or third year of their first bachelor’s degree program during the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates must have sufficient ability in their second official language to pursue their studies in that language. Preference will be given to candidates who wish to study at another educational institution, in a milieu in which their second official language of Canada is predominant. Candidates must be nominated by their institution.
Value: One award at $7,000 plus certain travel costs
Deadline: December 2, 2016.  Please submit your application to Student Awards and Financial Aid Office (E102)
For more information and eligibility requirements please visit the website: https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=934&oth=0005122017&lg=1

Ducktoes SEO & Computer Services: Women in Technology Bursary

Getting a post-secondary education has never been more important than it is now, especially if you intend to pursue a career in technology. Yet while the number of students who are obtaining higher education in programs related to technology continue to climb, the number of women who enroll in and complete these programs is sadly lagging. For this reason, Ducktoes Computer Services Inc. is proud to offer an annual bursary for students currently obtaining post-secondary education in technology.
Value: 1 @ $1,500
Deadline: December 15, 2016 (11:59pm)
To apply, please visit the website: http://www.ducktoes.com/submission.php
For more information and eligibility requirements please visit the website: http://www.ducktoes.com/scholarships.php

Prime Scholarship

The demand for nurses has been on the rise for over a decade. Training is very thorough for nurses because no two situations are the same. Prime Medical Alert understands that it can become expensive so whether your end goal is to be a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and is offering a scholarship to assist students through their post-secondary education.
Value: up to 5 @ $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2016
To apply, please click here.
For more information and eligibility requirements please visit the website: https://www.primemedicalalert.com/scholarship/
 
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 financialaid@mtroyal.ca.