Scholarships & Bursaries

External Award Opportunities

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

 

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). Please refer to the list below for current external opportunities with upcoming deadlines. If you require a confirmation of enrolment letter for your external awards application, please complete the online confirmation of enrolment request.


Upcoming External Awards Deadlines

 
2023 Pattison Media Equity Scholarship
Pattison Media Ltd. is pleased to provide up to four (4) scholarships to deserving students enrolled in Journalism studies as of January 2023. The goal of these scholarships is to award them to underrepresented groups in the journalism industries including those who are:
• Indigenous Persons
• Persons with disabilities
• Members of visible minorities
• Women

Deadline: February 17, 2023
Amount: Up to four awards at $2,500 each
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website


Ad Standards Scholarship
Ad Standards offers scholarships annually to full-time post-secondary students who are enrolled in an undergraduate Advertising or Marketing program at a Canadian university or college. One award is open to students attending a primarily English postsecondary institution and one is open to students attending a primarily French post-secondary institution. Successful applicants display a commitment to volunteerism, a record of academic excellence, and an interest in pursuing a career in advertising or marketing.

Deadline: February 28, 2023
Amount: Two at $1,500 each
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website


The Soroptimist Awards

Soroptimist International of Calgary offers The Soroptimist Awards annually to deserving recipients: women who make a difference in the lives of other women or those who are working through adversity to achieve their educational goals.

Deadline: Listed on each award application form
Amount: Varies
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 Indigenous students

Awards for students experiencing disabilities


If you have information on an external award that you would like to advertise here, please contact Student Awards, Office of the Registrar at awards@mtroyal.ca

 

Graduate Studies Award Opportunities

There are several awards offered through external organizations to provide funding support to students who wish to pursue graduate studies. These 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). Please refer to the list below for resources on external graduate award opportunities.