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
Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship Program
The Canadian Hearing Society proudly offers scholarships to Deaf and hard of hearing Canadian residents, 17 years of age or older attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution inside or outside of Canada to help break down barriers to higher education and build brighter futures.

Awards may cover tuition, residence or educational resources. Additionally, CHS is making a commitment to award this year’s winners with up to four years in funding to help remove as many financial barriers as possible, and to significantly reduce the stress of finding funding each year. The exact number of awards will be dependent on the number and ranking of qualified applicants.

Deadline: May 20, 2019, 4 pm E.S.T
Amount: $3,000 a year for full-time students and $1,000 a year for part-time students
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: https://www.chs.ca/scholarships

Jim Dinning / Calgary Lougheed Scholarship
The Jim Dinning/Calgary Lougheed Scholarship is for a student entering second year of full-time studies in their first undergraduate program attending one of the following: Alberta College of Art & Design, Bow Valley College, Mount Royal University, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, University of Calgary. The student must be able to demonstrate commitment to community development and leadership (has contributed to the community by volunteering through community organizations, athletics, and cultural or political activities), and strong academic achievement.

Deadline: May 30, 2019, Midnight
Amount: One award at $1,750 applied directly to tuition
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: https://calgaryfoundation.org/grantsawards-loans/advice-for-students/undergraduate-graduate-students

2019 Scholarship Program for Indigenous Students
Husky Energy’s Scholarship Program for Indigenous Students is focused on attracting Indigenous talent to the oil and gas industry. The program provides financial support to students with outstanding academic achievement and connects them with relevant work experience through co-op and summer work terms along with professional development through a mentorship program.

Deadline: May 31, 2019
Amount: Three awards at $5,000 each for the bachelor level and two awards at $3,500 each for the diploma level
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca

EFC Scholarship Program
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members are proud to support the next generation of leaders who will power a changing world in the Canadian Electrical industry. This industry is made up of inventors, creators and visionaries who are creating new approaches to how electrical products are used by Canadians at home, work and play.

The EFC Scholarship program provides post-secondary students who are interested in pursuing a career in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technologist/Technician, Industrial Distribution, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain/Operations, Logistics, Data Analytics Management or Information Technology with funding to support their academics.

Deadline: May 31, 2019, Midnight
Amount: Varies
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: https://scholarship.electrofed.com

2019 AbbVie IBD Scholarship

The AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program recognizes the obstacles faced by students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and supports them in rising above their personal challenges in pursuit of their dreams.

Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend scholarships to students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution for the fall semester of 2019. The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is a competitive bursary.

Deadline: June 1, 2019 at 5 pm EDT
Amount: Ten awards, up to $5,000 each
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/Support-for-You/IBD-Scholarships

Scooters 'N Chairs Spring 2019 Student Scholarship

Scooters 'N Chairs is offering a scholarship to students with disabilities who are currently registered at an officially accredited University or College.

Deadline: June 1, 2019
Amount: $1,000
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website: https://www.scootersnchairs.com/pages/2019-student-scholarship?msID=8a5b4a12-2fd6-40c8-9d6b-3a4dcd0eb8f7

DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities

Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and is proud to be offering the DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities.

The annual winner will be awarded a scholarship towards their tuition to an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution. Applicant must be graduating high school in 2019 with proof of Fall 2019 acceptance to an accredited post-secondary and enrolled in a full-time program of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services.

Deadline: July 15, 2019
Amount: $750
For more information, eligibility requirements and to apply please visit the website:
https://www.altecdesign.com/#web-scholarship
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 financialaid@mtroyal.ca.