Helen DeSilva Buchanan Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Clothing and Textiles

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Superior Academic Achievement
  • Department of Human Ecology
  • Nominee must be specializing in Textiles and Clothing
  • Nominee must be entering their first year of study in an MSc or MA degree program
  • Nominee must have completed an undergraduate degree within the past five years
  • Will be given to nominees who completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta
  • 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 Buchanan family in memory of their late mother

Number of Awards


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Award Category

Department Specific