Molly and Spencer Dier Memorial Scholarship



  • Open to full-time registered students only
  • Superior academic achievement
  • Awarded to students from developing countries (as determined by the list of countries waived from the graduate application fee)
  • Selection based on academic achievement
  • Selection based on demonstrated leadership
  • Preference given to students who identify as female
  • 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 Estate of Kathleen A Dier, in memory of her parents, who were early Alberta pioneers

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Award Category

Multi-Department Competition