EDQG Founders Graduate Scholarship

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Superior Academic Achievement (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale)
  • Department of Human Ecology
  • Nominees research focus must be in the area of Textiles and Apparel Science
  • Selected on the basis of superior academic achievement
  • Preference will be given to nominees specializing in textile construction, textile history, textile standards, or material culture utilizing the Clothing and Textiles collection, including the Gloria & Alvin Rosenberg Collection
  • If there are no appropriate nominees in textile and apparel science, the scholarship will be awarded to nominees registered in a MSc or PhD program in the broader areas of Textiles and Clothing
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.

How to apply

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS by the Department (or Faculty). The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to GPS. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by the Edmonton and District Quilters Guild

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Department Specific