History and Classics

History Awards

WS Buchanan Scholarship
Endowed by the Estate of Mr WS Buchanan of Winnipeg
$350 to purchase books

Awarded annually to a graduate student of outstanding merit. In even-numbered years it will be awarded to a student in the Department of History and Classics. In odd-numbered years it will be awarded to a student in the Department of English and Film Studies. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

Senator Donald Cameron Graduate Scholarship

Endowed by Frank W Peers as a tribute to Senator Donald Cameron, UofA Alumnus and a former Director of Extension a the University of Alberta and the Banff School of Fine Arts
$4000

One scholarship awarded annually on the basis of superior academic standing (equivalent to a GPA of 3.5 or greater) and research potential to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program in either the Department of History and Classics or the Department of Political Science for the study of Canadian history or Canadian government and politics. In even-numbered years it will be awarded to a student in the Department of History and Classics and in odd-numbered years to a student in the Department of Political Science. In the event that a candidate cannot be found in the specified department, the scholarship may be either awarded to a student in the other department or not awarded that year.

Sir Guy Carleton Graduate Scholarship
Endowed by the late Mrs Agnes Agatha Robinson
$2500

Two scholarships awarded annually to graduate students of outstanding merit, one in English and Film Studies and one in History and Classics, who will be completing the requirements for their MA degrees during the Intersession. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

Central European and Hungarian Studies Award
Endowed by the Canadian Hungarian Cultural Society
$800

Awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in the Faculty of Arts whose work demonstrates excellence in the study of either any aspect of Central Europe with a Hungarian component or any aspect with Hungarian Studies.
Application: Eligible students should contact the Director, Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, Suite 300 Arts Building

Edward Chang Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Endowed by the Family and friends of the late Edward Chang
$2250

Awarded annually to a student in a graduate degree programme who best demonstrates academic excellence in a field related to Chinese culture. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

Chinese Railroad Workers Commemorative Scholarship
Endowed by the Foundation to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada
$1000

Awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement to a full-time student in a graduate degree program in the Department of History and Classics engaged in research focusing on the contribution of ethnic cultures to Canadian history. Recipients must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Fred and Phyllis de Luna Graduate Scholarship

Endowed by Dr Frederick A de Luna, Professor Emeritus in Modern French History, 1993, in memory of his late wife, Phyllis, PhD in Recent American History, 1974
$1000
Awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program in the Department of History and Classics. In odd-numbered years, the scholarship will be awarded for the study in American history. In even-numbered years, the scholarship will be awarded for the study in Western European history.

Elizabeth Alice Hrapko Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Endowed by Julia O Hrapko
$1900

Awarded annually to a graduate student entering the first year of a master's degree program with a focus in Western Canadian history. The recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic standing. Preference will be given to a student conducting research that deals with Alberta history. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

Eleanor Luxton Historical Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Endowed by the Eleanor Luxton Historical Foundation
$5000 (MA)
$1000 (PhD)
$15000 (PostDoc)

Awarded annually to students registered full-time in an MA or PhD program in the Department of History and Classics for responsible historical research and publication in Western Canadian History and in the roles of the Luxton and McDougall families in Banff, the Bow Valley, and western Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries. Applicants registered in master's programs normally are eligible to hold this award once during the first two years of their program. Applicants registered in doctoral programs normally are eligible to hold this award once up to and including the fifth year of their program. The number of fellowships awarded will depend on the quality of the applications receive. Up to a maximum of three fellowships at the PhD level will be offered each year.
Application: see website for further information and application forms. The deadline for submission of complete applications and all supporting documents to the Department is 15 May.

Jim Parker Memorial Scholarship

Endowed by June Parker, family and friends in memory of Jim Parker, who was instrumental in the establishment of the Archives at the University of Alberta, and who had an enduring interest in Western and Northern Canadian history
$1200
Awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement to a student in a master's degree program in History or Library and Information Studies. Awarded in even-numbed years for study in Western or Northern Canadian history and in odd-numbered years for study in archival administration or records management. In the event that a candidate cannot be found in the specified area, the scholarship may be awarded in the other area. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

Frank W Peers Graduate Research Scholarship
Endowed by Frank W Peers
variable

Two scholarships awarded annually on the basis of excellent academic standing and research potential to a student registered full-time in a master's degree program, one in History and one in Political Science. The scholarship is intended to provide assistance for the recipients' research programs. Financial need may be taken into consideration.

Ivan Lysiak Rudnystky Memorial Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian History and Political Thought
Endowed by Dr Alexandra Chernenko Rudnytsky in memory of her late husband, Dr Ivan Lysiak Rudnytsky, a long-time academic staff member of the University of Alberta
$8800

Awarded to a student in a doctoral program pursuing research in Ukrainian history and political thought. Applicants must have first-class academic standings (as defined by GFC), must have passed comprehensive examinations with first-class standing, and must show promise of producing high-quality, non-partisan scholarship. If no suitable doctoral candidate is available in any year the fellowship will not be awarded.

JR Schrumm Memorial History Prize

Endowed by the CUPE Broadcast Division Local 684, CBC staff and friends, History and Classics Department members, Amisk Waskahegan Chapter of the Historical Society of Alberta
$300
Awarded to the student in the MA program in Canadian history who presents the best paper to any graduate seminar in Canadian history. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

Joan Shore Memorial Scholarship in Graduate Studies

Endowed by the Family and friends of the late Joan Shore, a member of the University community from 1954 to 1984.
$5700
Awarded annually to a full-time student in a graduate degree program who best demonstrates academic excellence in the Comparative Literature Program, the Department of English and Film Studies, or the Department of History and Classics.

Mary Shore Graduate Scholarship
Endowed by the late Mary Shoar in memory of her daughter Joan Shore
$650

Awarded annually to a student in a graduate degree program who best demonstrates academic excellence in the Comparative Literature Program, the Department of English and Film Studies, or the Department of History and Classics. Part-time students are eligible for this award.