Tim and Nancy Muzyka Graduate Award

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Master's or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the Uof A
  • Nominee must be newly admitted
  • Program of study relates to research and information transfer in physical education and/or movement literacy, with emphasis on the health benefits and health risk reduction in children and youth with special needs
  • Selected on the basis of academic qualifications
  • Selected on the basis of letters of reference
  • Selected on the basis of research potential
  • Selected on the basis of the capacity to disseminate research outcomes to the public, professionals and families through innovative methods
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • 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 FGSR 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 FGSR. 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 FGSR deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by Tim and Nancy Muzyka

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Department Specific