Scholarships and awards

Important: The earlier internal EPS Department deadlines always override Calendar, FGSR and Faculty of Education deadlines. Internal deadlines are necessary for the EPS Awards Panel to convene and forward paperwork on behalf of selected nominees prior to the FGSR deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.

Deadlines and further information on awards will be sent via the EPS-students list serv.

SSHRC: Competition process begins in September. Forms are available on the SSHRC website.

General Awards: Competition process begins in January The General Awards include: Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize, Dissertation Fellowship, Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship, Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's and Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral. Forms are available on the FGSR website under 'General Awards' link.

Department specific and specialized awards & scholarships

Following is a very small subset of available department specific and specialized awards in which some of our students have had expressed interest in the past. For a complete list of awards, eligibility criteria and instructions, please see Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards and Scholarship page U of A Awards. Please note the internal EPS department deadline for applications can be as early as June 1. Internal award deadlines are announced in Spring each year, on the eps-students listserv, and then posted on the 7-167 Education North bulletin board. For these awards, complete the Request for Nomination form on the EPS website forms cabinet, and follow the instructions on that form for attachments and references required.

  • Change for Children Association Global Education Graduate Award
  • Dr. Bruce Bain Memorial Graduate Scholarship
  • Camrose Normal School Memorial Scholarship
  • Edward Chang Memorial Graduate Scholarship
  • Chinese Graduates Association of Alberta Graduate Scholarship
  • City of Edmonton Graduate Fellowship
  • Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Fellowship
  • The Faculty Club/Dr. Willam A (Bill) Preshing Graduate Scholarship
  • Friends of the FGSR Scholarship
  • Myer Horowitz Graduate Students' Association Graduate Scholarship
  • Evelyn Kline Memorial Award in Community Development
  • ME Lazerte Memorial Graduate Scholarship
  • Cathy MacPhail Career Development Scholarship
  • GRA Rice Graduate Scholarship in Communications
  • Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship
  • Melba Sadler Graduate Scholarship in Education (in even-numbered years only)
  • Richard Sheridan Carson Graduate Scholarship for Intercultural and International Understanding
  • Pansy and George Strange Graduate Scholarship
  • Ivy A Thomson and William A Thomson Graduate Scholarship
  • Dr. Bernal Walker Graduate Scholarship
  • Dr. Peggy Quinney Doctoral Scholarship
  • Dr. William A Fuller Memorial Graduate Scholarship
  • Professor Mian Muhammad Afzal Graduate Scholarship in Education

Important: The earlier internal EPS Department deadlines always override Calendar, FGSR and Faculty of Education deadlines. Internal deadlines are necessary for the EPS Awards Panel to convene and forward paperwork on behalf of selected nominees prior to the FGSR deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.

Awards endowed outside the University that some of our students have received in the past: (some information available on)

  • Canadian Circumpolar Institute Awards
  • Edmonton Consular Ball Scholarship in International Studies
  • ATA Awards
  • Canadian Federation of University Women (Margaret Brine Award)
  • Prairie Metropolis Centre (Fariborz Birjandian Graduate Student Award)

For other awards administered outside the University, see: http://uofa.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/awards-and-funding