Funding Opportunities

Students have access to various funding opportunities to support their engagement in CSL activities. See the list of funding opportunities below.



With support from the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL Canada) and the Canadian federal government, CSL is awarding up to 200 students $1000 each for successful participation in an official CSL course in Fall 2023* (see detailed course list in Application Form below). Application will open Friday, September 29, 2023 until Sunday, October 8, 2023.

*Students will be notified by the end of October, 2023, and funding will be dispersed by the beginning of December, 2023.

Awards are potentially available for students from the following equity deserving backgrounds or identities: 

  • You are Indigenous
  • You identify as a Black student
  • You identify as a ‘racialized Canadian’
  • You are a newcomer to Canada (up to 5 years)
  • You are registered with UAlberta’s Accessibility Services for Academic Support, and/or receive government assistance for low income students
  • You are from a rural background
  • You are from an official language minority community (Anglophones in Quebec and Francophones outside of Quebec)
  • You are a woman in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) 


For the purposes of this funding students must meet all of the following criteria: 

  • registered students in PSE institutions, with no age limit; 
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and, 
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with the relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. 

*NOTE: International students with student visas or work visas are not eligible to receive funding.


Friday, September 29, 2023


Sunday, October 8, 2023 (11:59 PM)

Application Form


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Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in any Faculty who has completed a minimum of two community service-learning (CSL) courses (6 credits). Selection based on academic standing and indicated financial need. Preference given to a student participating in the CSL Certificate program or a CSL approved non-credit opportunity.
Please contact the Office of the Registrar - Scholarships, Awards, and Financial Supports for further details and application information. 


The Lynn Morgan Scholarship is awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree who has taken a minimum of two Community Service-Learning (CSL) courses or one CSL course and the non-profit board internship. Selection based on outstanding community service demonstrated through involvement in the CSL program, other voluntary work, and academic standing. Preference is given to a student participating in the Certificate in Community Engagement and Service-Learning. Value, $500.

DEADLINE: May 1st of each year (for funding in the next academic year) 

Lynn Morgan Scholarship Application Form


Roger S. Smith Award (Faculty of Arts)

Undergraduate Leadership Awards (Office of the Registrar)

Awards for Students Experiencing Financial Need (Edmonton Community Foundation)

Student Awards & Bursaries (Edmonton Community Foundation)