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


Alex Decoteau Award of Honour
The Alex Decoteau Award of Honour is named in honour of Alex Decoteau, an Olympic athlete and Canada’s first Indigenous police officer, who joined the Edmonton police force in 1909. He died at the Battle of Passchendaele on October 30, 1917, while serving in the Canada’s Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The Alex Decoteau Award of Honour recognizes and rewards Canada’s Armed Forces and their immediate families by supporting their pursuit of post-secondary studies in Alberta.

Deadline: October 31, 2021
Amount: Up to 200 awards of $5,000 each
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website


Ron Pfau Memorial Scholarship
The County of Grande Prairie offers a scholarship in memory of longtime County Administrator Ron Pfau. Current County residents or those with permanent (parental) residence in the County, who are pursuing or enrolled in post-secondary studies in the fields of business, commerce, or public office administration are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: October 31, 2021
Amount: $500
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 the Office of the Registrar (A101) 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.