Endowment Fund for Northern Studies and Research 

Purpose: Awarded annually, the purpose of the award is to assist senior undergraduate students with satisfactory academic standing attending the UA and entered in a degree program involving northern studies and research or study leading to a northern specialization. This scholarship is endowed by the International Winter Cities Committee (Edmonton Branch).

This Scholarship is administered by the Office of the Registrar

Value
$1000
Eligibility
The Endowment Fund for Northern Studies and Research is open to senior undergraduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing northern studies and/or research. The award ($1,000.00) will provide financial support toward the cost of tuition, travel, or costs associated with research. Students in a degree program involving northern studies and research leading to a northern specialization. See map (https://arcg.is/1KL5ra).
Application Procedure
  • Completed Google application form
  • Copy of your transcripts over the last two years. Please have it forwarded directly from the Registrar's Office to UAlberta North, 11011-88 Avenue
  • One letter in support of your application from a faculty member of the University of Alberta who knows about your interests and goals. Please have the letter emailed to northres@ualberta.ca with the subject line "student last name - Northern Endowment". The letter of support must not exceed ONE page.
Deadline
Undergraduate scholarships: October 1st each year.

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Kennett Y. Spencer Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: This scholarship is endowed through the will of the late Kennett Y Spencer.

This Scholarship is administered by the Office of the Registrar

Value
$3,000
Eligibility
The Scholarship is open to residents of northern Alberta (as defined by the Northern Alberta Development Councill), Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Awarded annually to a student registered full-time or part-time in a graduate degree program at the University of Alberta whose focus of enquiry is in the field of northern studies.Map (

https://arcg.is/1KL5ra)

Application Procedures

Your application should include the following:

  • One copy of the completed application form (see below)
  • A transcript emailed to northres@ualberta.ca
  • Evidence of original research (e.g., course paper, thesis, research paper), and reference letters (minimum of 3) must be received no later than Extended - November 1st, 2021 October 1st

To submit your application, fill out the form and follow the instructions outlined in the document.

Nomination Procedures
The recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic achievement (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale). 
Adjudication Procedures
The award is granted to a student at the University of Alberta for high academic attainment and original research carried out in any discipline pertaining to northern studies. UAlberta North will review the letters of application and forward the name of one nominee to the Graduate Scholarship Committee for final approval.
Deadline
 October 1st each year. Extended in 2021 to November 1st

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Ashley and Janet Cameron Graduate Scholarship in Northern Studies and Research

Purpose: This scholarship is endowed by the estate of Ashley and Janet Cameron. The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student in a graduate degree program at the University of Alberta whose focus of enquiry is in the field of northern and circumpolar studies.
Value
$3,000
Eligibility
The Ashley and Janet Cameron Graduate Scholarship in Northern Studies and Research ($3,000)* is awarded annually to an outstanding student in a graduate degree program at the University of Alberta whose focus of enquiry is in the field of northern and circumpolar (considered to include that part of Canada which lies north of the southern limit of the discontinuous permafrost zone; and the other seven Arctic countries) studies. See map (https://arcg.is/1KL5ra ). The scholarship is renewable. The decision to renew will be based on a report from the recipient's supervisor on their progress in their studies/research. The holder of the scholarship may not hold the award for more than two consecutive years. The recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic achievement (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale)
Application and Renewal Procedures

Your application should include the following:

Completed application form, which asks for a description of the research to be undertaken (maximum of 2 pages)

  • A transcript over the last two years emailed to northres@ualberta.ca
  • Reference letters (minimum of 3) must be received no later than October 1st

 Application to renew should include the following:

  • Completed application form, which asks for a description of the research to be undertaken (maximum of 2 pages)
  • A transcript

The supervisor's report must be received no later than October 1st  Extended to November 1st, 2021, can be sent to northres@ualberta.ca.

To submit your application, fill out the form and follow the instructions outlined in the document.

Nomination Procedures
The recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic achievement (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale). Granted for two years (subject to review after one year) the renewal will be approved on the basis of a report from the recipient's supervisor on the progress achieved in their studies and research. The scholarship may not be held by a recipient for more than two consecutive years.
Deadline
October 1st each year. Extended to November 1st, 2021

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Ashley and Janet Cameron Northern Studies Undergraduate Scholarship

Value
$1,000
Eligibility
The scholarship is awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of study for any undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta.
Application Procedures
1. Completed Google application form
2. Copy of your transcripts over the last two years. Please email a copy to northres@ualberta.ca
3. One letter in support of your application from a faculty member of the University of Alberta who knows about your interests and goals. Please have the letter emailed to northres@ualberta.ca with subject line "student last name - Cameron UG". 
The letter of support must not exceed ONE page.
Adjudication Procedures
Selection will be based on academic standing and demonstration of strong interest in northern studies.
Deadline
October 1st each year.

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