Ivy A Thomson and William A Thomson Graduate Scholarship

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Superior Academic Achievement
  • Nominee must be registered and working full-time on their graduate program during the tenure of the scholarship
  • Nominee is registered in, or admitted to, a master's or doctoral degree program at the U of A
  • Nominee is academically outstanding
  • 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) and will be part of a competitive adjudication. 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 the late William A Thomson

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Multi-Department Competition